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Tracking Code Cargo Terminal Supervisor
Job Code 18-0681
Posting Title Cargo Terminal Supervisor
Post Date 4/16/2018
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
City Seattle
State WA
Description Supervise Seattle and Prudhoe Bay Marine Cargo Operations. This position includes the periodic requirement to fly or ride the tug or landing craft between villages and remote site locations for cargo delivery related activities as needed. Supervisor may be called upon to provide remote site supervision for various joint venture projects located in the vicinity of Prudhoe Bay. This is a permanent full-time position.

Essential Functions:
• Supervise Seattle and Prudhoe Bay staff with receiving cargo including but not limited to vehicles, boats, containers, platforms, and machinery.
• Provide visual inspection of cargo and notation of any damage or unsatisfactory conditions.
• Communicate with customers and trucking companies to coordinate cargo deliveries between Deadhorse/Prudhoe Bay and West Dock as required.
• Call in to daily North Slope Operations meetings.
• Update and e-mail daily work plans to Cargo Operations Manager.
• Track vessel schedules and update position reports as required and distribute to all necessary parties.
• Conduct and document daily safety briefings.
• Ensure that all applicable documentation such as cargo manifests, stowage plans, hazardous material manifests, etc. are generated in an accurate and timely manner and provided to the designated responsible party or vessel crew member prior to vessel departures.
• Verify manifests to ensure all listed cargo has been loaded aboard vessels in an efficient manner and inspect loads to be safely and properly stowed, secured, and placarded when required.
• Maintain or verify records of time, materials, expenditures, or crew activities.
• Complete incident and damage claim report when required.
• Other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Expertise:

• Strong supervisory and direction skills.
• Must be self-motivated and able to work independently without direct supervision.
• Must be punctual, reliable, and exhibit strong time management skills.
• Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills including legible handwriting and the ability to effectively communicate information and ideas so others will understand.
• Must possess the knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service, and the ability to establish and build relationships necessary to advance freight movement.
• Must possess a demonstrated ability to represent the organization in advanced transportation systems matters, and serve in a consulting and coordinating capacity when necessary.
• Possess the ability to adapt to changing conditions to maintain project schedules.
• Must have familiarity with applicable regulations that apply to marine transportation of general and hazardous cargo.
Requirements Required Experience:

• Minimum of three years of supervisory cargo handling experience.
• Minimum of two years of cargo handling experience in Prudhoe Bay.
Mandatory knowledge of shipping documentation including Bills of Lading, Dangerous Cargo Manifests, and an understanding of a vessel load plans is required.

Preferred Experience:

• Previous forklift and machinery operations experience is preferred.
HAZWOPER, and First Aid/ CPR training is preferred.


• Must possess a valid driver’s license.
• Must possess or be able to obtain a North Slope Training Cooperative (NSTC) certification.
• Must possess or be able to obtain a BP Transit Badge.

Environmental Conditions:
• This type of work may involve ascending and descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, and ramps, and may involve walking or standing for extended periods.
• The noise level in these work environments may be moderate to very loud
• Must have good balance while working on uneven surfaces and maneuvering obstacles.

Environmental Conditions:
• The outdoor work will require wearing protective gear PPE.
• Work environment is includes an office setting, a freight staging yard, and a marine transportation beach loading area and dock site.
• Exposure to environmental conditions of cold, wind, rain and changing weather may be experienced.
• Exposure to environmental conditions of noise exposure, changing work environment, irregular and slippery surfaces, working in close proximity of moving equipment, and general marine industry hazards may be experienced.
• The nature of the work environment may produce moderate levels of stress.
Job sites may contain people sitting, standing, walking, talking and signaling, and outdoor conditions containing wildlife.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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