Stevedore

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Tasks

The job title of stevedore is used synonymously with many other career titles including longshoreman, dockworker and ship loader. His/Her duties are:

• to load and unload ship cargo efficiently and safely
• to control and guide passengers and their vehicles
• the physical loading, securing and unloading of cargo
• to drive vehicles to transport
• to operate highly technical loading and unloading equipment

Career path