Car Drivers (full-time)

Closing: Thursday 30th June 2022
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£25,626 per annum plus overtime and benefits

Who are we?

The Bristol Port Company is the UK’s premier car handling port with a current throughput of 650,000 vehicles per annum.  We have achieved this position against very keen competition from other ports by concentrating on the quality of our service, delivered through a committed workforce.  We intend to build on this success by strengthening our team of permanent operatives, whose principal focus is the car trade, although other duties are undertaken when requirements arise.




Key responsibilities

  • Driving motor vehicles on and off vessels and between compounds
  • Lashing and unlashing vehicles
  • Marshalling drivers.
  • Monitoring quality standards

Skills and experience

  • Full, clean driving licence with 2 years' proven driving experience
  • Well-presented, enthusiastic and physically fit individual
  • Able to demonstrate a highly developed awareness of our customers’ quality requirements
  • Able to commit a fully flexible shift system which operates over 7 days per week


The basic working month will be 169.5 hours, which will be worked in any combination of the comprehensive range of shift patterns which operate at the Port, and which are varied from time to time in order to meet changing requirements. Shifts operate over 24 hours per days and 7 days a week.

Shifts may be ordered in any combination, over 7 days, at the Company’s option; thus, rest days may fall on any day of the week. Overtime payments will be made after 169.5 hours per month have been worked. Overtime will be paid at time plus time a quarter for the first 24 hours in any month and at a rate of time plus one and a half thereafter.

Salary and benefits

  • Basic starting salary is £25,626 per annum plus overtime and benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus an additional 8 days for Bank Holidays 

To apply, please contact our reception desk on 0117 982 0000 during office hours, or e-mail [email protected], and ask for an application form.  Altneratively, the application form can be downloaded here.