Stevedoring Container Handler

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Port Nelson - Nelson City - Nelson/Marlborough
  • Do you have proven experience in operating large forklifts, empty container handlers or full container handlers?
  • Do you enjoy working outdoors, and don’t mind physical work?
  • Are you a team player with the ability to train and develop others?

At Port Nelson we are the maritime gateway for the Nelson Marlborough region, a vital hub for economic activity and a key stakeholder in the region’s continued growth and prosperity. We currently have a vacancy for an experienced Forklift Operator to join our Stevedoring team.

You will be a team player with effective communication skills. Ideally you will have proven experience in a Container yard or Stevedoring operation driving large forklifts, empty container handlers and/or full container handlers. You will be able to train and develop others in similar roles, and have a strong safety focus at all times.

Responsibilities include operating Container handlers (particularly full and empty container handlers) facilitating the movement of containers and break bulk cargo shipside. In return for your hard work, you will receive competitive wage rates, flexible working conditions so that you can make the most of the enviable climate and outdoor activities the region has to offer, and ongoing training & development.

This is a permanent position with 120 hours over 4 week guarantee. 

At Port Nelson Ltd, irrespective of our position, we all strive to uphold our “ASPIRE” values: accountability, safety, passion, integrity/honesty, respect and excellence.

We operate a drug and alcohol testing programme.

Applications close: Sunday 24th March 2019

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