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Marine Manager

Position: Marine Manager

Department: Marine Operations

Reports To: Director Marine Operations

Date Written/Revised: September 2018

FLSA Designation:  (Exempt)


Position Summary: Responsible for managing safe and efficient vessel operations.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Direct involvement in the management of the ILA workforce to include work practices, productivity and discipline that are consistent with company policies.
  2. Minimize the operating cost by eliminating redundancies, refinement of processes and utilization of resources.
  3. Effectively communicate with customers and internal work force concerning the planning and logistics of the vessel operation.
  4. Effectively identify and comprehend the elements of a problem, and create contingency plans and alternative solutions.
  5. Ensure that all terminal systems and reporting accurately reflect all empty and loaded equipment and/or cargo concerning a specific vessel operation.
  6. Responsible for timely and accurate Vessel Performance Reports.
  7. Responsible to maintain a clean and safe working environment.



Supervisory responsibilities:

Supervision of all ILA labor in conjunction with ILA foreman during vessel Operations.


Minimum Qualifications:  Individuals must possess strong communication, organizational, and decision making skills.  Must be able to handle multiple tasks and be proficient in basic mathematics and computer skills.


Education:  College Degree or Maritime Schooling preferred


Experience: Marine terminal experience a plus.  Recent grads with the right tools given strong consideration.



Working conditions and physical requirements:


  • Individual will be required to work outdoors throughout the year.
  • Individual will be required to work overtime, weekend hours and regular shift rotations (flexible hours).
  • Must be able to work in extreme outdoor temperatures of hot and cold, and conditions of high levels of noise.
  • The ability to work in an environment that may be hazardous to persons unable to see and hear fast moving equipment.
  • The ability to climb up and down a steep vessel gangway multiple times within a shift.
  • Required to observe all safety and health requirements for container terminal environment.
  • Driving a pick-up truck to various terminal locations, including vessel births.
  • Approximately 90% of a Marine Manager’s time is spent outside.


**         The above conditions are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessary all inclusive.


Tools: Microsoft office, NAVIS, general office equipment.  Must possess a valid driver’s License in order to drive company vehicle in terminal and TWIC card.



GCT provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GCT complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

GCT expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of GCT’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.


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