Careers at Flinders Port Holdings

Flinders Port Holdings careers

When it comes to port and logistics services, the Flinders Port Holdings group leads the way in best practice for safety and environmental management.

Over the last 10 years the business has expanded from port management into a group offering clients logistics, container terminal management services and additional marine services, such as ship surveys.

Current Vacancies

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About the role

Reporting to the General Manager of Flinders Ports this role is responsible for overseeing commercial vessel activities within Flinders Ports Operations. It also covers the day to day management of marine and port operations both locally in Adelaide and in our Regional Ports.

Your team will include Vessel Traffic Services and Regional Operations Managers within the State. You will also receive assistance from the Group in the form of financial, legal, human resource and risk advice and services as required.


Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the General Manager by acting as a deputy Port Security Officer under the Maritime Transport and Offshore Security Act and responsible for all security functions within the company and advise visiting ships on all aspects of port security and ensuring compliance
  • In conjunction with the General Manager and group CEO, address media and customer enquiries relating to Flinders Ports activities while developing and fostering relationships with Government personnel and industry groups
  • Manage and monitor the vessel traffic operations statewide by managing the VTSO team and related services.
  • Assisting the General Manager Flinders Ports in pilotage related matters and at times may be required to perform a “hands on” pilotage role and carry out pilotage duties
  • Responsible for managing a team to ensure the area of operations are met in a cost effective and productive manner with a high focus on safety, environmental compliance and risk management
  • Participate in and oversee the management of Port Authority emergency response activities


About you

To be successful in this role, you will have previous extensive experience in the port industry as well as Master Class 1 Certificate of Competency.

You will also have:

  • Excellent leadership skills, able to communicate a clear strategy and direction and support employees to achieve organisational and personal goals
  • Understanding the practices associated with the management of a port including pilotage, mooring, launch operations and towage operations
  • Experience in the control and coordination of the functions of personnel engaged in marine activities
  • Management skills including the ability to plan, develop and utilise human, financial, physical and technical resources
  • Demonstrated change management involvement and proven ability to drive positive cultural change within the organization

The ideal candidate will live by our Core Values of Honesty, Integrity, Respect and Dignity.


Working Hours

This is a permanent full time position working Monday to Friday with out of hours work as required at times to perform “hands on” pilotage and support regional operations.


How to apply

To apply for this position please click on the link below.

All applications must be received by 0800 Monday 18th November 2019.


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Future Opportunities


Flinders Port Holdings has a range of group-wide professional, technical and administrative roles. Based at the group’s Head Office in Port Adelaide, future opportunities may include the following areas:

  • Accounts – Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll
  • Administrative Support Staff
  • Human Resources
  • Legal
  • Management and Financial Accounting Support
  • Marketing
  • Project Management

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Flinders Port Holdings has a range of group-wide professional, technical and administrative roles. Register your interest here to work at one of our regional ports in an Administrative or Professional position.

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Marine pilots are employed by Flinders Ports to help Captains safely navigate their vessels to the berth once they enter the port’s waters.

This role is a crucial role for Flinders Ports because a marine pilot’s skill and knowledge ensure that ships arriving in port do not run aground, collide with other vessels or run into infrastructure, such as navigation buoys.

All marine pilots are required to hold a Master Class 1 Certificate of Competency.

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A Marine Services Team employee may be employed to carry out mooring, deckhand or maintenance related duties as well as Pilot Launch Master duties at any of Flinders Ports locations. Employees are required to work on an as needs casual basis when shipping operations demand and are remunerated in accordance with the Enterprise Agreement.

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As with all operational roles at companies within the Flinders Port Holdings group, applicants must be available to work on a 24/7 roster. Marine Services roles at Whyalla are offered on a casual basis.

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Flinders Adelaide Container Terminal is the only container terminal in South Australia, located at Outer Harbor in Adelaide.
The container terminal offers a wide range of roles involving the use of high risk equipment, maintenance and general stevedoring.

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Townsville Bulk Storage and Handling is a supply chain management company with a difference. The company is part of the Flinders Port Holdings Group as a subsidiary of Flinders Logistics in Queensland and is a supply chain management company with a difference.
Our reputation as one of North Queensland’s most trusted providers of stevedoring, transport and warehousing solutions has been built on our strong relationships with customers around the globe. Positions include stevedoring and general transport and distribution roles to name a few.

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Flinders Logistics offers material handling and transport logistic services, providing scoping and feasibility studies on tailored logistics solutions to meet a range of client needs. Services provided are as a mobile plant operator and are part of a multi-skilled team based in Port Pirie.
The team will also be involved in loading and unloading of cargo in which Flinders Logistics has an involvement.

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Provide services as a mobile plant operator and a range of other services as part of a multi-skilled team at Flinders Logistics locations but predominantly based in Port Adelaide.
The team will also be involved in rail yard operations at 29 Berth, Port Adelaide and loading and unloading of ships using mobile harbour cranes.

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Flinders Warehousing & Distribution is new a division of Flinders Logistics, offering a solution for customers to their warehousing needs with close access to import and export transport facilities. Future opportunities in this multi skilled team will include clerical duties, forklift operators, reach stacker operators and general labourers.

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Career Frequently Asked Questions

To register your interest, create an ‘online applicant account’ by clicking on the position you would like to apply for, then follow the prompts on screen.

You will be asked to create a user login which you can use at any time to log into your ‘online applicant account’. You will be asked a range of questions as part of the application process. You can also upload a copy of your CV, cover letter or copies of your qualification certificates as additional information. This is an optional extra, but it is recommended because it will make it easier for our human resources team to assess your application.

When you register, there may not be any vacancies and it could take some time before a job that matches your requirements comes up. But please keep your contact details and other information up to date. Whenever we have a new role to fill, our first step is to search our database for suitable candidates.

If you already have a job seeker account with us, but your details have changed and you want to make some updates, log into your account by clicking on the link below:

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Click on ‘Job Status’ shown on the left-hand side menu, then click ‘Update’. All the information that you supplied when you first applied will be there. Click ‘Continue’ on each page until you reach the part of the application form where new information is needed. Answer the questions, then press ‘Save’ and ‘Exit’.

Flinders Port Holdings’ online recruitment centre is operated on the group’s behalf by Revelian. All registrations on the system are reviewed every two years.

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Once you receive a job offer, you will need to undertake a medical and pass a drug and alcohol screening test before you start your employment with us.

We will arrange for you to receive a port-user access card and apply for a Maritime Security Identification Card (MSIC) on your behalf. You will be required to complete our detailed online inductions which are assessed. All employees need to complete these and renew their inductions every two years.

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South Australia’s gateway

Flinders Port Holdings is a privately owned port, logistics and container terminal services group based in Port Adelaide, South Australia.

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296 St Vincent Street, Port Adelaide South Australia, 5015, Australia

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