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Jetty Operator - Belfast

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, BelfastGAC UK

Job description

GAC UK is looking for candidates for the role of Jetty Operator to be based in Belfast Port.  Could it be you?


GAC UK employs over 200 experts across more than 20 physical offices covering all of the UK, Ireland and Gibraltar. We deliver a wide range of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services to the energy and shipping industries. We also serve specialised sectors like marine leisure, sports and events, automotive and aviation providing complex and time-critical logistics solutions. We apply the highest standard of customer services to everything we do and aim to be industry leaders within all our services.


Due to expansion, GAC UK are currently recruiting for Jetty Operators in Belfast Port.

Equivalent experience would be preferred but is not essential as full training will be provided.


A brief summary of the role and requirements are as follows :-

  • Ensuring vessels are moored correctly and in alignment with shore loading arms and connections
  • Ensuring vessels provide safe access via correctly rigged gangways, which must be monitored and maintained throughout discharge operations
  • Connection and disconnection of ‘off-loading equipment’ (hoses/loading arms/spool pieces etc.)
  • Monitoring and adjusting connections as required
  • Ensuring valves are opened/closed for the safer and efficient discharge of client products
  • Taking ship samples as required
  • Performing line walks and repetitive checks during discharge operations
  • Completion of documentation as required

Job requirements

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A good understanding and appreciation of a proactive safety culture
  • Strong communication skills
  • A positive attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Marine or Terminal experience desired but not necessary as all full training will be provided
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Manual handling certificate (desired but not essential)
  • First Aid certificate (desired but not essential)

GAC UK is passionate about diversity and inclusion. We joined the Diversity in Maritime Charter to underline our commitment to take tangible steps to optimise the diversity within our organisation, resulting in positive change for the benefit of all. We are committed to encouraging our people and partners to celebrate diversity and to continually review their personal and professional actions and behaviour with regard to equality.

In 2021, we launched our ten-year sustainability programme – MARS25. Our first target date of end 2025 encourages evidenced behavioural change in line with the actions set out in our strategy, for the improved well-being of our people, and to reduce our impact on the planet.

The MARS25 mission statement is: “We are committed to significantly reducing our environmental impact, improving the well-being of our people, and influencing our stakeholders to do the same.” Watch our short video to find out more.

We are also committed to promoting understanding, change and better mental health for all. Alongside our internal mental health and well-being initiatives, we also support SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) and Mind, working with adults and children across the UK to provide mental health social care, information and advice to people with mental health problems.


If you think you have what it takes to become part of the GAC UK team, we look forward to receiving your application.

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