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 13 of 68 Agencies that recruit for Dangerous / Hazardous Goods jobs in the Shipping industry.

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Aspion - Logistics / Shipping / Supply Chain

Aspion Logistics & Supply Chain: Industry Specific Recruiters: We let our statistics speak for themselves: 3:1 interview to placement ratio: 97.5% right first time shortlists: 77% of candidates placed were passive (NOT VIA JOB BOARDS) Temporary & Permanent solutions, including Search & Selection projects delivered by The Advocate Group (Sister Co). We will consult and advise you on the most effective solution to ensure on time project delivery.
Coverage  UK Coverage
4 Temple Row, Birmingham, Midlands, B2 5HG
The Plaza, 100 Old Hall Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 9QJ SW1E 5ER, Greater London, London Imperial Court Exchange Quay, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M5 3EB
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McBarron Wood Recruitment Specialists

12 Month GUARANTEE ON EVERY PLACEMENT: 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
McBarron Wood International, Kemp House, 152 City Road, London, EC1V 2NX MWB Office, Listenal Street, Manchester, M6 6AP 17 Black Bourton Road, Carterton, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX18 3HQ
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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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Berry Recruitment - Office and Finance 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
20 Woodland Road, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 7PL
4 Providence Court, Pynes Hill, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5JL 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 Argyle House, 29-31 Euston Road, London, NW1 2SD 11 - 13 Ravenswood Crescent, High Street, West Wickham, London, BR4 0JH
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Pertemps Office & Professional

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Call Centre / Customer Service, Education, Executive / Management, Graduate, Health Care, Personnel / HR, IT, Marketing, Sales, Shipping, Social Care
20-21 Carillon Ct, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3XA
Suite 2, Hazledine House, Central Square, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4JL Anchor Parade Aldridge, Walsall, West Midlands, WS9 8PT
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Consortio RG

Industries covered: Shipping, Energy / Renewable Energy
16 Basepoint, Anderson Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 5FE

Faststream Recruitment

Industries covered: Executive / Management, Shipping, Energy / Renewable Energy
Waterside Place, 5 Town Quay, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 2AQ

Highfield Professional Solutions

Industries covered: Construction, Facilities Management, Shipping, Energy / Renewable Energy
Botley Mills, Botley, Southampton, Hampshire, SO30 2GY

Kevin Theobald Recruitment

Industries covered: Logistics, Shipping
First Floor, Suite 1B & 1C Ashford House, 41/45 Church Road, Ashford, Middlesex, TW15 2TQ

A & S Recruitment

Industries covered: Administration, Driving, Personnel / HR, Industrial, Marketing, Shipping
12 Summit Business Park Langer Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 2JB

StaffBank

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Engineering, Personnel / HR, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Sales, Shipping
10 Queen St, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 1SS

McGinley

Industries covered: Aviation / Aerospace, Rail, Shipping, Telecommunications, Energy / Renewable Energy
Office 13, Epsilon House Business Centre, West Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 9FJ
Surrey Quays, Unit 46 St Olavs Court, City Business Centre, Lower Road, Rotherhithe, London, SE16 2XB
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Sammons Group

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Catering and Hospitality, Call Centre / Customer Service, Engineering, Executive / Management, Government / Public Sector, Health Care, Industrial, Insurance, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Not-for-profit, Sales, Shipping
39/41 High Street, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 4RH
Warnford Court, 29 Throgmorton Street, City Of London, London, EC2N 2AT 55 Havelock Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1BE
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