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In this position you will be primarily responsible for all aspects and needs of sea-going vessels while in port during loading/discharging operations in a steamship agency, Nova, residing in the Grain & Oilseed Supply Chain North America (GOSCNA) business unit. As a boarding agent you will be required to perform all necessary tasks on behalf of the owner/charterer to ensure an efficient and economical port call.
35% Handle daily vessel operations including scheduling and coordinating of vessel movements, setting up pilots, tugs, launch boats, delivery of stores, and bunkers, lind handling, etc, as needed.
25% Prepare cargo documents (cargo manifest, statement of facts, stow plans, bills of lading, etc.) as well as all required government forms for entering/clearing of vessel, cargo and crew.
25% Attend inspections by various regulatory bodies (USCG, USDA, NCB). File berth applications and notice of readiness. Attend the vessel on arrival and sailing from the terminals.
10% Communicate/update owners, charterers, vessel, port authorities, govt. entities, and terminals concerning vessel schedule, conditions, etc. in a timely manner
5% Perform ad hoc duties, special projects assignments, and personal career development and training activities.
·High School diploma or equivalent
·A valid drivers license
·Willingness to work irregular hours
·Ability to climb stairs & gangways
·1+ years vessel boarding or maritime operations experience
·Proficiency in Microsoft software applications
·Have strong communications skills (verbal & written)
·Bilingual skills - fluency to read, write, and speak another language
Cargill was founded in 1865 out of a single grain facility in Iowa. Today, we’re headquartered outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota, but we have offices spanning the globe. Our purpose is to be the global leader in nourishing people. With over 149,000 employees in 63 countries, Cargill is a company committed to using its knowledge and experience to collaborate with customers in five key areas: crops and livestock; food; health and pharmaceuticals; industrial; and financial and risk management.
Cargill is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.
At Cargill, we believe it’s up to you to make your career your own. With our ever-expanding business ventures and presence in the global marketplace, the opportunities are endless. To be considered, please apply online at www.ichoosecargill.com and reference job #NEW00181.