Dangerous / Hazardous Goods recruitment agency listing

The shipping of hazardous and potentially dangerous goods requires specially trained operatives, secure containers and various precautions that make such a movement legally compliant.

People who work with hazardous goods on liners and cargo ships usually come from standard shipping backgrounds. However, they have received special training in order to be compliant with the International Maritime Organisation(IMO) regulations as well as the regulations set out by both the Health and Safety Executive and various Acts of Parliament, so should be attuned to safety procedures. Recruitment agencies are looking for responsible candidates with a traceable and reputable work history. As the nature of these goods can be highly volatile, some companies will insist that all staff undergo criminal record checks.

Most of the UK's major shipping companies have employment opportunities in this area, including DHL, FedEx and UPS. Applicants will usually need to be physically fit, due to the potential for intensive physical labour and some employers will insist on a full physical check before an offer of employment is made. Shipping is a 24-hour operation, so candidates should be prepared to work unsociable hours for periods of over 7 days.

Salaries in this sector will vary depending on seniority rankings. Manual workers will often be paid by the hour, and they will often have the opportunity to earn hourly bonuses for working through the night or during unsociable hours. Supervisors and managers can earn anything up to £35,000 per year in related jobs.

 
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  • Recruit Mint Ltd

    With over 70 years experience in recruitment, Recruit Mint understand that a perfect match between candidate and post is as important as any business plan. Whether you’re in the commercial, technical or industrial sectors, we go the extra mile to find the right fit – which means less time wasted and better staff retention. With offices in Peterborough and Huntingdon, improving lives is our goal, for the employer and the jobseeker.
    Coverage 60 mile radius of Peterborough
    • 118 Culley Court, Orton Southgate, Peterborough, Cambs, PE2 6WA
    • 5 High Street, Huntingdon, Cambs, PE29 3TE
  • Berry Recruitment - Commercial Division

    From senior director level to more junior within finance, HR, marketing, sales, customer service and administration our Office and Contact Centre service is geared towards matching candidates with opportunities which precisely suit their capabilities. We have an established pedigree within the sector and our specialist teams are well qualified to advise and assist your career development.
    Coverage UK wide
    17 Offices Nationwide
  • Activus Recruitment Ltd

    The birth of Activus was conceived from the vision that there is always room in any industry for an organisation to lead from the front through true customer service excellence. We are currently active in all industry sectors and are keen to expand both our candidate and client profiles.
    Coverage Scotland, Ireland
    • Office 2 The Steading, Craigearn Business Park, Morrison Way, Aberdeen, Kintore, Aberdeenshire, AB51 0TH
  • Options Recruitment (Scotland) Ltd

    Within our diverse organisation we have expertise in a number of areas, and within these areas we recruit the full spectrum of candidates. We have a renowned reputation of providing a first class service to both clients and candidates alike.
    Coverage Throughout the United Kingdom
    • Comely Park Business Centre, 16 Comeley Park, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7HU
  • McBarron Wood Recruitment Specialists

    Our shipping functional practice is headed by an ex Operations Director from a Freight & Logistics background. Supported by a superb research team, this practice area boast over 20 years experience of recruiting critical hires for our clients positions. We truly are specialists within this arena, call us NOW!
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Unipart House, Garsington Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2PG
    • Cooper House, 2 Michael Road, London, SW6 2AD
    • MBW-i, McBarron Wood House, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP178PB
  • HRGO Recruitment Limited

    Recruiting within all Shipping vocations from Manufacturing to Freight Forwarding, HR GO Recruitment can provide the unique solutions to address all employment demands. Our expert team of Shipping consultants deliver local expertise from nationwide offices, using a combination of traditional and digital techniques. We have access to all industry professionals including Transport Managers, Export Coordinators and Shipping Planners.
    Coverage All locations in in England and scotland
    21 Offices Nationwide
  • Brightwork Ltd

    With one of Scotland’s largest and most experienced recruitment teams, Brightwork have been able to supply high quality temporary and permanent staff to companies from start up SME’s to major multinational Blue Chips.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
    • 20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
  • Westray Recruitment Consultants Ltd

    Westray Recruitment Consultants are a team of knowledgeable and experienced recruitment specialists based in Gateshead. We offer our full consultancy services across the North East in the Manufacturing & Industrial, Commercial, Technical & Engineering and Professional sectors.
    Coverage North East
    • Valley House, Kingsway South, Team Valley, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 0JW

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