Senior Dispatcher/Operations

Job category: Office

Location: Melville, Long Island

Work Status: Full Time

Pay Status: Salaried

Description:
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.

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.
  • Will train

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


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Tel: (631) 390 4900 Fax: (631) 390 4905
58 South Service Rd. Suite 150, Melville, NY 11747