General Worker (Port)


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Operating Division: TPT Port Elizabeth MPT

Position Title: Port Worker

Employee Group: Non Permanent

Department: Operations

Location:bPort Elizabeth

Reporting To: Chief Operations Manager

Grade Level: HRLYL1

Reference Number: 203218

Position Purpose:

The provision of labour as directed by Supervisor in order to ensure a safe and clean working environment or optimized cargo operation.

Position outputs:

  • Cleaning of operational equipment (such as ship to shore cranes windows, cranes’ cabins etc. )
  • Inspection of container condition
  • Reefer monitoring operation
  • Opening and Closing of rail wagons twist locks
  • Loading, off loading and stacking of cargo in compliance of standard operating procedures
  • Hooking / unhooking
  • Tarping / untarping where applicable
  • Place / remove dunnage
  • Cleaning of operational areas, rail trucks, plant, workshops, offices, sheds and ablution facilities as instructed
  • Complete applicable documentation such as accident reports
  • Identification of correct cargo handling equipment / gear

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Matric / NQF Level 4 with a minimum of 2 years working experience as Port Worker or General Worker


  • Terminal Layout
  • Safety
  • Stack Positions

Skills Required:

  • Attention to detail
  • Cleanliness
  • Adhering to instructions

Closing date: 04.Aug.2023

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