Peen Nigeria Limited is licensed to provide stevedoring services in Nigeria, and we are presently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Dock Worker

Job Description

  • We are looking for Dock Workers with vast experience in terminal and stevedore operations.

Job Requirements

  • Load and unload vessels
  • Operate heavy vehicles and machinery, such as straddle carriers, forklifters and ship cranes, to load and unload cargo from trucks, ships and rail transport services
  • Position goods in the holds of the ship
  • Secure cargo on ships using braces to hold it in place
  • Carry out safety checks on equipment
  • Secure and release mooring lines of ships
  • Clean out ship’s tanks and holds
  • Knowledge of health and safety procedures
  • Possess skills on how to handle different types of cargo, particularly containers of dangerous substances
  • Knowledge of basic customs and shipping company documents
  • Ability to interpret ship loading plans.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

By Jane Okoth

One of the biggest mistakes that job seekers make is using the same CV for every single job application.

In order to land an interview for the job you are applying for, you need to customize your CV so as to fit the required job description.

The following Key points will guide you if you want to write a CV to match the job description.

3 tips on how to tailor make a CV

1. Read the Job Description carefully
Most importantly, read through the job description thoroughly and understand what the prospective employer is looking for.

You need to make the employer know that you fully understand the job requirements and what will be expected of you. This will in turn give you a better chance of getting a call for an interview.

2. Your Experience Should Match With The Job Description

Speaking to Melody Mwendwa, a Professional CV Writer at Corporate Staffing Services, you have to ensure that your experience matches with the job description

“First and foremost, review the requirements listed in the job description and confirm that you have the skills and experience the recruiter is looking for”, she says.

“Also check and see if your current skills are a match,” she adds.

If your previous job is not in line with what the Job description, consider matching your skills from past experiences like volunteer work, relevant hobbies, extracurricular activities and even temporary jobs.

3. Be Honest with yourself
Many job seekers make the mistake of applying for a job they are not qualified for and assume that they can tailor make the CV to fit that particular job.

According to Ms Mwendwa, no amount of tailoring will cover for the fact that you are only an entry level and not a professional with 10 years of experience.

As much as you are trying to make your employer understand you are the best candidate, don’t forget to keep it real.

Applying for a job in this competitive market can be intimidating, but once you figure out what is required of you, you are this close to landing your dream job.