Entry Level Port Labour (On Board Lashers)


More than workmates - real mates! Come and join our family friendly team in a supportive work environment. Are you looking for an opportunity to get a foot in the door to start an entry level career working on board container vessels at the Port of Tauranga?

In this role you are responsible for the safe and accurate stowage of container cargo on board vessels at the container terminal. We require motivated, energetic staff who are safety conscious to join our team.

For this position you need to be physically fit as the primary duties involve manual labour, working on the wharves and on board vessels to assist with loading and securing containers by lashing and unlashing containers on vessel decks. 

Working outside in all weathers is also part of the job, so you need to be comfortable in an outdoor environment as well as constantly working at heights.

As vessels can arrive at any time of the day or night flexibility to work a variety of shifts over a 24/7 week is a requirement. On offer is permanent employment with competitive pay rates and a guaranteed minimum number of hours.

To be considered for this opportunity with C3 you will need to:

  • Have flexibility to work hours over a 24/7 working week
  • Be a strong team player
  • Act in accordance with Occupational Health and Safety requirements
  • Have good communication skills
  • Pass a pre-employment medical and drug & alcohol test
  • Have a positive and reliable attitude to work
  • Be committed to a safe work environment and adhere to health & safety procedures
  • Be legally entitled to work in NZ with a valid work visa, residency or citizen status

C3 is a market leader in New Zealand’s port related product and cargo handling, adding value to our clients businesses by providing solutions to their logistics and transport needs. C3 employ over 1200 staff in 13 locations across New Zealand.

Applications close 29 March 2023.

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: 2339

Location: Tauranga

Closing Date: Wednesday, 29 March 2023

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