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


About the role

We are seeking to appoint a Marine Maintenance Team Member (Team E) at Flinders Ports.

Reporting to the Maintenance Team Leader you will be required to assist with performing repairs to Flinders Ports Infrastructure in and around the Berths and also repairs, maintenance and minor capital works on Flinders Ports Facilities.

You will also be required to:

  • Conduct works on wharf infrastructure including Fender Repairs and Maintenance
  • Undertake workshop fabrication works to assist maintenance/repair activities
  • Conduct Bulk & Detailed Earthworks
  • Fence Construction and Maintenance
  • Undertake pile wrapping and surface treatment works to marine structures
  • Undertake Pavement Repairs
  • Footing and Foundation Construction
  • Concreting
  • Building Repairs
  • Demolition of structures
  • Operate medium sized mechanical plant, i.e. cranes, skid steer loaders, forklifts


About you

To be successful in this position you will possess a good working attitude and be confident in problem solving, whilst working both autonomously or within a team and able to demonstrate a strong work ethic.

You will also have experience with Risk Assessments (JSEA) and are committed to safe work practices.

Essential Qualifications and Experience

  • Formal trade qualifications as a Boilermaker/ Steel Welders/ Maintenance Fitter etc. or Certificate III in Engineering Production
  • Relevant formal trade qualifications with the building and construction industries
  • Have a High Risk Licence – LF, EWP, C2, DG
  • Experience working in construction and fabrication and maintenance
  • Experience with using a variety of power tools
  • Certificates in WHS particularly risk and hazard management
  • Ability to conduct and interpret JSEAs
  • Intermediate PC skills – operation of Maximo, use of spreadsheets etc
  • Strong communication and team skills
  • Already hold, or be eligible for, a Maritime Security Identification Card (MSIC).  This involves obtaining a National Police Check

Desirable Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience in OXY/ MIG/ ARC/ TIG welding
  • Be able to interpret, read and understand drawings and the instructions
  • Experience in welding Stainless Steel/ Aluminium
  • Structural welding experience to AS1554
  • Coxswains certificate of competency
  • Bobcat, Reach Stacker and/ or Truck Licence


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

Working Hours

This is a Full Time – contract opportunity until September 2021 and will require the successful applicant to work as a day worker (Monday to Friday) in accordance with the Enterprise Agreement.

Normal operation hours for this position would be Monday to Friday day shift (38 hours per week).

This position may also require the successful candidate to travel to intrastate ports when required on an ad-hoc basis as well as drive to various locations in Adelaide (for this you must hold a current drivers licence).

The remuneration will be aligned to the Flinders Ports Enterprise Agreement.

How to apply

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

All applications close 0800 Monday 17th August 2020.



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

Register your interest

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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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.

Register your interest

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.

Register your interest.

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.

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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.

Apply to join our fast growing, dynamic team today!

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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