Loading Bay Supervisor

A Loading Bay Supervisor is primarily responsible for providing a supervisory presence at a specific Loading Bay to ensure smooth running and co-ordination of the area.

Wage rate hourly


Typical hours

20 to 48 hours a week usually includes weekends


Door Supervisor Licence

Total cost

Between £340 and £440 including your licence fee

How to become a Loading Bay Supervisor

To become a Loading Bay Supervisor, you must first obtain an SIA Door Supervisor Licence. 

To get an SIA Door Supervisor Licence, you will need to successfully attend the 6 day course, as well as pass all of the multiple-choice exams and practical assessments. The SIA Door Supervisor Licence training starts at £249.99 and has a licence fee of £190.00, which is valid for three years. 

Depending on the company that you are working for, some employers also require that you have Manual Handling Training and Good IT skills.


Become a Loading Bay Supervisor

Start a successful career as a Loading Bay Supervisor by following these steps:

Book your Door Supervisor course

This is the first step to become a Loading Bay Supervisor

Pass the course

Consist of multiple choice exams and includes a physical assessment.

Apply for your SIA Licence

You can apply for your licence through the postoffice after passing the course

Apply for jobs in your area

Once you have your licence, you can start applying for Loading Bay Supervisor jobs in your area






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Typical job description and responsibilities

The daily responsibilities of a Loading Bay Supervisor can vary slightly depending on the company that you are working for. However, some of the most common responsibilities include; 

  • Authorise vehicle parking
  • Ensure safe pedestrian movements within the area
  • Oversee and direct all deliveries 
  • To ensure good housekeeping practices
  • To ensure high standards of health and safety
  • Investigate matters of concern 

In summary, Loading Bay Supervisors are expected to protect the execution of deliveries.

How much does a Loading Bay Supervisor actually earn

The average salary of a Loading Bay Supervisor can vary depending on previous experience and the company that you are working for. 

Typically, Loading Bay Supervisors can make anywhere between £11.00 to £14.00 hourly.

Which personality traits suit this career the most

  • Managing and Leading
  • Multitasker
  • Attention to Detail
  • Trustworthy
  • Communication Skills
  • Strategic Thinking

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