General Operatives/Plant Operators

Closing: Thursday 30th September 2021
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c£28,800 per annum plus overtime and benefits

Do you want to operate a wide range of equipment from fork-lift trucks to computer controlled cranes costing millions of pounds?  Do you want to work for a company that’s known for giving people great careers?  If you do then this is the job for you. 

Since 1991 The Bristol Port Company has invested over £450 million in equipment and people to create one of the country’s most technically advanced ports.  We are now looking for motivated people to join as General Operatives.


- You will participate in all aspects of cargo handling and store operations at Avonmouth and Royal Portbury Dock. 
- You will have the experience and capability to operate mobile plant, including front end loaders and forklift trucks
- You will be enthusiastic, physically fit and willing to learn new skills
- You will have a full clean driving licence and your own transport


You must have a flexible attitude in order to meet the demands of a busy Port, which operates over 24 hours/7 days per week.  

Benefits Package:

- Basic Salary: c£28,800 per annum

- Holidays: 25 days per annum, plus 8 Bank Holidays
- Profit related pay: A scheme currently operates which rewards all employees with a share of Company profits
- Company Pension Scheme

- Subsidised Canteens

To apply, please email [email protected] to ask for an application form.  Alternatively, our application form can be downloaded here.