Furniture Porter, Clevedon


Description of a Porter’s duties:

• Unloading our vehicles, our client’s vehicles or any third-party vehicles that are on site. This could be at the end job, returning to our client’s premises or the warehouses. Some items are very heavy.

• Loading our vehicles, our client’s vehicles or any third-party vehicles. As part of our business, we regularly pick up materials from our clients and deliver/deliver and install them at a site. This also includes tools and other items required to complete the job.

• Opening all boxes and containers containing materials and other items required to complete the job. This will require a Stanley knife and other tools. Proper training will be provided.

• Positioning of unpackaged items in accordance of any site plans and/or under the supervision of the Site Manager.

• Rubbish clearance. Once a job has been fully unloaded and correctly positioned out, Porters are required to clear the leftover packaging from the site and into the relevant vehicle. Depending on the client/job, will take all of the waste from site. This will NEED to be clearly divided into: (Cardboard, Plastic, Metal, Chipboard) and “general waste”.

• Site Clearance. offer our clients an initial site clearance to remove any existing furniture and general waste from the site, excluding any dangerous materials/chemicals such as asbestos for example.

• Tidying up during and after the job is complete. Anything from sweeping & dusting down newly-installed surfaces to the general upkeep of premises and vehicles.


 CSCS qualified (or working towards it) is definitely preferable.

expectations of ALL of it’s employees:

o Professional – we conduct our work in a thoroughly professional manner which has allowed us to win and keep many great clients

o A great work ethic – the willingness to knuckle down, be a great team player, work hard and get the job done well is key.

o Customer friendly – the customer is always key! Always try and go above and beyond to exceed their expectations.

o Helpful to client’s and others – whether it is a member of public, a customer, a customer of a customer or one of the team, try to help where possible. It makes the day run much smoother!

o Be vigilant – there are many hazards in the various workplaces in which we operate. Always be wary of these and ensure that you are properly
equipped to do your job safely and productively. If in doubt, ASK YOUR



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