Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

CV’s will be submitted through the online application form on the website. These will then be shortlisted by the hiring manager and you will be invited to an interview on site.

Depending on the role you are applying for, you may be required to complete psychometric testing. The tests can vary depending on the role, but it is most commonly online numerical and verbal reasoning psychometric testing.

No. However we have a free employee bus service running between Southampton Train Station and DPWS Reception. More information can be obtained from Reception.

There are a variety of shift patterns available depending on the role. The Port runs 24/7 and different shift patterns include 12 hour shifts, 8 hour shifts, days & nights or typical office hours.

Yes. There are different internal & external Learning & Development opportunities within the business that will support and develop employees in their role. There are also opportunities within the business for promotions and change of career.

Yes. The most common Apprenticeship is the Engineering Apprenticeship which is a 4 year programme with the potential to progress within the business. More details can be found on the Early Careers & Opportunities tab on the website.

Yes. There is a prayer room available.

No, we do not accept speculative applications. All applicants must be submitted online for the relevant role you would like to apply for. If there are any queries or issues submitting the CV online, you can contact a member of the People Team on [email protected].