Dispatcher/Operations

Technical Area Marine Transportation
Location
Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc
Melville, NY
United States
Job Summary

Dispatchers are the points-of-contact for 24 hour communication with the fleet, terminals and customers to ensure an efficient and safe operation. The Senior Dispatchers work to oversee the entire dispatch team.

Full Job Description

Responsibilities:
• Oversee the entire operations desk
• Log all voyage times, sea conditions, and weather
• Perform charter party negotiations and execution
• Responsible for keeping terminals, refineries and customers updated of voyage times, delays, etc
• Assign voyages to vessels
• Answer multiple phones in a professional and timely manner
• Maintain daily communication with all vessels (tugs & barges)
• Regular contact with office employees and managers
• Daily communication with external customers
• Support the ongoing development of a safety first culture

Knowledge & Skill Requirements:
• Ability to multi-task while maintaining careful attention to detail.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of all aspects of job responsibilities.
• Ability to effectively resolve issues in a timely manner using sound judgment and critical thinking skills.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to demonstrate high degree of professionalism.
• Proficient skills with Microsoft Office software.
• Ability to learn new programs and software.
• Strong written, listening and verbal communication skills.
• Effective problem solving and organizational skills.

Education & Experience:
• Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Business, Logistics, or related field required.
• Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in all aspects of vessel management including vessel operations.
• Experience working within the Maritime industry preferred.

Hours:
• Work first four (4) Saturdays for training period from 0800 – 1200.
• Saturday & Holiday rotation schedule.

Benefits:
• Major Medical
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• 401k
• Life Insurance
• Health Savings Account

Compensation Based on experience
Contact Information humanresources@bouchardtransport.com