The North West of England's Newest Waterfront Development


Welcome to Jobs on The Waterfront.

There are two parts to Jobs on The Waterfront:

Part One - Jobs in The Waterfront (Construction), which details jobs associated with all the construction work.

Part Two - Jobs on The Waterfront (Existing Employers) which exhibits jobs in existing firms and those moving into The Waterfront area.


Part One - Jobs in The Waterfront (Construction)

Here is your guide to job vacancies that may be currently available with companies involved in the construction  and design of The Waterfront Barrow in Furness Business Park development  and within existing companies which are located at and adjacent to The Waterfront, Barrow in Furness.

There are no Current Vacancies on the Waterfront as construction of phase one is completed.

You may however wish to contact Thomas armstrong which is building Dong's support base.

Furness enterprise delivers a job access service in Barrow Borough "THE WORKSHOP" . Find out more about The Workshop here

Part Two - Jobs on The Waterfront (Existing Employers)

There are potentially a great number of job opportunities for your partner and family members in the Furness area particularily in Barrow the administrative and retail centre for south west Cumbria and surrounding Bay area, which is home to around 310,000 people.

Many of the permanent jobs with firms located or locating on The Waterfront which arre normally advertised in the local media, such as the

  • Northwest Evening Mail (Monday and Thursday) ( ,
  • Westmorland Gazette (Friday) and
  • The Advertiser (Thursday).

Vacancies are also advertised by Job Centre Plus in Job Centres in Millom, Ulverston and Barrow. 

Recruitment agencies are another way of finding work.

The largest local recruitment drive underway is that for Baesystems which requires a range of engineering skills to help deliver new defence and submarine programmes.

You can also look at or call in at our Waterfront Information Centre and workshop outlet on Dalton Road where you can access expert advice on the docklands development and available job vacancies.

We currently are also looking for Engineers, click here to learn more about the jobs available and job descriptions.

To view what other Skills are in Demand click here

Manufacturing, professional, skilled manual, technical, health care, nursing, retail and clerical and administrative employment opportunities are available to people of all age groups and many firms have apprentice and graduate openings.

To give you an idea about the type of employment in the area you may wish to note that the working population is made up as follows:

  • Manufacturing                                            25.6% 
  • Distribution and hotels                                21.0%
  • Public administration, education and health   24.4%
  • Banking and finance                                     9.0%

Online Job Vacancy Search

To search our online databases of current vacancies, either select 'All vacancies' or a company name from the drop down box below or have a look at Go Furness.


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