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Marine Cargo Surveyor

Shoreside Operations
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Employment type
Full Time
Mid Career

National Cargo Bureau, Inc., is presently seeking applicants for a full time Staff Surveyor positions in our New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Houston offices.  Other openings may also come up periodically in other ports for full time or part time positions.

National Cargo Bureau, Inc., is a non-profit organization, established in 1952, dedicated to the safe loading, stowage and carriage of maritime cargoes, with 16 offices covering all coasts of the United States. See our website at

Candidates with a Master or Chief Mates License and sailing experience are preferred, but applicants with other grades of Unlimited sea-going licenses are welcome to apply. Graduation from a recognized Maritime Academy (e.g. Texas A&M, Kings Point, SUNY, etc or International equivalent) is preferred.

Bulk carrier/draft survey experience and/or Container Ship/Hazmat Cargo experience is desirable, but not essential as full training will be provided to the right candidate. Good verbal and written communication skills are essential as well as good theoretical knowledge and practical experience in Ship Stability.

Residence in the USA is required, as well as a valid US Drivers License and valid TWIC (Transportation Workers Identity Credential) Card.


The position of Marine Cargo Surveyor is hands-on. You will be attending onboard vessels or at terminals on a daily basis. Approximately 80% of the time will be in the field and 20% in the office. A 90 day training period is provided.

Annual compensation (base salary, COLA, weekend comp and bonus) is generally $80,000+ for the first full year of employment. Excellent benefits, including company vehicle, medical/insurance, defined pension plan and 401K plan.

Apply Instructions

Please forward your resume for consideration. For more information or application form, please contact Capt. Davies at (212) 785-8300 Ext 05 or email or

National Cargo Bureau, Inc


180 Maiden Lane - Suite 903
New York, NY, 10038 USA