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.

How to enter the profession

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.

Main employers and desired skills

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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Displaying 5 of 20 Agencies that recruit for Dangerous / Hazardous Goods jobs in the Shipping industry.

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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
Temple Court, 13A Cathedral Road, Cardiff, Wales, CF11 9HA
291 293 High Street, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 4RR 20 Woodland Road, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 7PL 4 Providence Court, Pynes Hill, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5JL Courtyard House, Mill Lane, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1EY Offices 10-11, Quay West Business Centre, Quay Lane, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4LJ 26 Terminus Street, Harlow, Essex, CM20 1EY 5 Town Centre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 0JZ 383 Hendon Way, London, NW4 3LP 110 Cranbrook Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 4LZ 67A High Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1AY Limehurst House, Bridge Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1NH 16 Pudding Lane, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1LT 56 Sheep Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 2LZ 4th Floor, Unipart House, Garsington Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2PG 13-15 Rumbridge Street, Totton, Southampton, Hampshire, SO40 9DQ Mitre House, 9/15 High Street, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 1DF First Floor, Charles House, Charles Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2PQ
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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
5 High Street, Huntingdon, Cambs, PE29 3TE
17 Church Walk, Peterborough, Cambs, PE1 2TP
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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
MBW-i, McBarron Wood House, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP17 8PB
Cooper House, 2 Michael Road, London, SW6 2AD 17 Black Bourton Road, Carterton, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX18 3HQ
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Brightwork Ltd

Are you a Freight business with a desire to add new talent to your growing operations? Then Brightwork Recruitment should be your first choice of staffing consultancy. Shipping has a major economical impact both at home and internationally and that's why we believe it's our duty to supply our Glasgow and Edinburgh clients with expert candidates. We recruit for roles on land, air and sea, making us a valuable extension to your functions.
Coverage  Scotland
20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
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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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