Have you ever wondered what it's like to work for one of the most well-connected ports in the North East?

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work for one of the most well-connected ports in the North East?

It’s not just about our great location and exceptional facilities– it’s the variety of careers available at Port of Middlesbrough that makes us stand out. From finance to fitting, we have a career to suit almost everyone. Being one of the largest employers in the Teesside region, there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to career path here at Port of Middlesbrough.


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"AV Dawson is a brilliant company, the people really do believe in you."

Driving Careers

We want to help steer your career in the right direction and reach your full potential as you become an integral member of the team. Reviewing your progress on a regular basis with your manager, will allow you to achieve everything you want and having the chance to sit down with your line manager to ensure you are happy within your role. We want our people to be multi-skilled allowing them to rotate between different departments allowing them to broaden their skillset and become multidisciplined.

"AV Dawson is a business where people matter. We spend more time with work people than we do at home. How everyone treats each other makes all the difference. AV Dawson is a good example of a company that gets this right."


Another career path we provide is apprenticeships – from leaving school or going back to school – we currently have many colleagues who are embarking on their apprenticeship journey at different ages. We’ve seen colleagues’ from all different departments beginning their apprenticeship journey – from finance to HGV driving, the list is endless. Inspiring people from all walks of life is important, whether you are 19 or 49 – there is always time to improve and become the best version of yourself. Our aim is to ultimately inspire the next working generation.

"I wish I came here to work years ago. It's the best working culture I've worked in."

Bringing benefits to you

Here at Port of Middlesbrough, you aren’t just a colleague, you are a part of the family.

As family does, we aim to support you during your journey with us and you will enjoy a wealth of benefits including:

  • Access to BenefitHub and enjoy discounts and deals at Highstreet and online shops, restaurants plus much more!
  • Health care plan via Healthshield – eligibility for discounts for chiropody, optical care and dentistry. 
  • Progression and training opportunities.
  • Colleague app – access to the latest news, events and documents across the business.
  • Ability to purchase annual leave days. 
  • Matched pension contribution – up to 6% and the company will match this. 
  • Free gym and fitness studio.
  • Plenty of social events and internal colleague events 

We are a Living Wage Accredited Employer.

By paying the real Living Wage, employers are voluntarily taking a stand to ensure their employees can earn a wage which is enough to live on. That basic fairness is at the heart of what the Living Wage campaign is trying to achieve and why great businesses and organisations choose to go further than the government minimum.


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