Centerline Logistics Corporation

Dispatcher

Job Location US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 1 month ago(11/5/2021 5:19 PM)
ID
2021-1824
Company
Seattle, WA
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Schedule and coordinate workflow for Centerline Logistics vessels. Schedule and coordinate flow of work based on customer orders, establish priorities and availability of personnel, equipment, and resources. Select and schedule marine personnel for tugs and barges. Maintain records, process paperwork to ensure proper billing for services to customers. Maintain communications with vessel Captains and barge PICs regarding change of orders via radio, computer or cell communications. Assist in developing and monitor procedures and programs to track company and crew activities. Dispatch personnel in response to incidents and emergency requests from vessels. 

Responsibilities

  • Accuracy of prepared paperwork.
  • Employee feedback on scheduling courtesy and communications.
  • Adherence and understanding of Centerline Logistics operating policies and procedures.
  • Perform related administrative duties as assigned. 
  • Preparation of morning customer reports daily.
  • Facility Security and crew POC throughout the evening watch hours.
  • Perform in Centerline Logistics Incident Command System as assigned.
  • Incident and spill free operations.
  • Customer satisfaction.
  • Equal distribution of work among marine personnel.

Qualifications

  • Extensive knowledge of the local operating area.
  • Four (4) year college education in Maritime or related studies; or equivalent experience.
  • Three (3) years at sea on tugboats, tankers, or oil barges or equivalent military experience preferred.
  • Three (3) years of increasingly responsible management in maritime industry.
  • Knowledge of tugboat and oil transportation industry.
  • Knowledge of tug and barge maintenance systems and equipment preferred.
  • USCG license and PIC endorsement on Merchant Mariner Document preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel applications.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all sensitive materials and communications.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal or no guidance.
  • Must be capable of calculating barge load and discharge plans or learn within the first month
  • Ability to understand and execute complex oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to interface with others using courtesy, tact, and good judgment.
  • HAZWOPER training preferred.
  • Valid First Aid/CPR/AED training.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Must be able to read, speak, write, type, and understand English in person and over telephone.
  • Must be 18 years of age and eligible to work in the United States.

Job Condition and Environment

  • Required to sit for long periods of time.
  • Infrequent light physical effort required
  • Work with computers, fax machines, copiers.

Expected Hours of Work

Scheduled dispatchers work twelve-hour shifts totaling 5 shifts per week, including nights and weekends

or twelve-hour shifts totaling 4 shifts per week, including nights and weekends. Please note the hours and schedule is subject to change based on the needs of the organization.

Company Overview

Centerline Logistics currently has companies operating across three US coasts in every major Jones Act marketplace providing world-class safe and efficient transportation. In an industry where the unexpected can arise at every turn, Centerline is committed to leading the charge by continually providing exceptional customer service, lowering its environmental impact and deepening its stewardship in the communities it serves.

 

Centerline Logistics offers competitive benefit and compensation packages. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity and Drug Free Work place. Pre-employment drug testing is required.

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