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Assistant Chartering Manager

Shoreside Operations
Based on Experience
Employment type
Full Time
Mid Career
  • Bachelor of Science in Maritime Transportation
  • Minimum 3 years working with Jones Act charter party
  • Strong knowledge and experience negotiating and managing charter parties
  • Strategic mindset with strong ability to grow business and relationships
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, multi-task and work in a fast pace environment
  • The ability to conduct complex negotiations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Neat & professional in appearance
  • Self-motivated

The Assistant Chartering Manager assists the Vice President of Chartering in the Bouchard Transportation corporate office with all charter party negotiations and deals, charter party

management, voyage plans and customer relations.


  • Calculate voyage plans for charter parties
  • Negotiate and draw up spot and long term charter parties with customers  
  • Manage assigned charter party deals
  • Work closely with dispatch to ensure a safe and efficient operation of all voyages
  • Work to maximize potential earnings in the most cost effective manner
  • Manage relationships with customers and act as their daily contact
  • Develop and present monthly market reports
  • Evaluate potential new business opportunities to ensure profitability and competitiveness
  • Travel to meet with existing customers and new customers
  • Attend industry and customer events, API conference, AFM conference, API tanker conference, harbor supply, Fuel oil buyers
  • Support the ongoing development of a safety first culture
  • Major Medical
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401k
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account


FLSA Status

  • The position is Exempt. 
  • Must comply with all Company policies and procedures, including those that pertain to the Jones Act
  • Requires travel and the ability to work long hours to meet required deadlines 


Mission: Safety First, the Only Bouchard Way

Bouchard recognizes safety as the top priority.  It is the most important service that we can provide our crew, customers and the environment. It is the mission of all Bouchard employees to diligently work to always achieve the following:

  • Maintain the safest working environment possible
  • Achieve zero incidents impacting the environment
  • Achieve zero injuries within the fleet and ashore
Apply Instructions
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Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc.

Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc.

Bouchard Transportation’s history dates back 100 years ago to its incorporation in 1918 by founder, Capt. Fred Bouchard, the youngest tugboat captain in the Port of New York. Bouchard is a family owned business and the nation’s largest independently owned ocean-going petroleum barge company. The company’s areas of operation span all four coasts of the United States: East, Gulf, West and Great Lakes. The fleet consists of 24 barges ranging from 25,000 to 255,000 barrels and 25 tugs ranging from 3,000 to 10,000 horsepower. As the industry goes through a period of great change, Bouchard looks towards the future with progress and adaptation in mind.

Founded in 1918
For general information about careers at: Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. contact
Human Resources
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Work :631 390 4900
58 South Service Rd. Suite 150
Melville, NY, 11747 USA


58 South Service Rd. Suite 150
Melville, NY, 11747 USA

Work Phone : 631 390 4900
58 South Service Rd. Suite 150
Melville, NY, 11747 USA