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Port Logistics Stevedoring Opportunities - Timaru

Apply now Job no: 492766
Work type: Full time
Location: Canterbury
Categories: Stevedoring

We are looking for individuals seeking to join our team of stevedores based on the Timaru waterfront.  Duties for this role are varied and can include loading and discharging logs and bulk cargoes, and working shipboard. In addition, stevedores perform a number of wharf duties and many of these involve being trained to operate machinery, including excavators, loaders and forklifts.  If you have had machinery operating experience (specifically Crane, or grapple), you will be remunerated accordingly to your skill.

The successful applicants will be provided a training program, which will provide them a pathway into operating plant and equipment. No prior experience is necessary to start out, as we love to train people with potential but if you do have operating experience this would help you fast track into skilled roles. 

The successful candidate will need to be prepared to work an irregular shift pattern in a 24/7 roster.


Among other benefits, you get to work with a great team within a great company and you get variety. No one day is the same for a stevedore. You also get to gain valuable experience in a specialized industry and this can lead to a valuable long-term career in a very secure permanent working environment. ISO staff are also provided: 

  • Medical insurance
  • Top pay rates
  • Job security
  • Advancement opportunities


  • Keen to learn new skills
  • Love for the outdoors
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to get along with a variety of people
  • Safety focused

NFA (A division of ISO Ltd) is an established South Island based waterfront logistics service provider specializing in log marshalling and stevedoring and more recently have added bulk products and project cargo.

Stevedoring candidates will need to provide proof of COVID vaccination status prior to commencing work, and be prepared to pass a pre-employment drug test

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