Transnet is hiring a Port Worker

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Transnet Operations division is hiring and invites applications for the post of Port Worker (non-permanent position).

Location : Port Elizabeth

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


The closing date is 15 March 2023. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application before the closing date of the advertisement.

Note: If you have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date of this advertisement please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Any questions regarding the application or recruitment process should be sent in writing to
[email protected].


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