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Shoreside Operations
Employment type
Full Time
Mid Career
To perform the job successfully, the candidate must be competent in the following areas:
• Ability to speak in front of large groups of people and present ideas, training and learning material in clear and concise manner.
• Ability to read and write technical instructions, including meeting notes/minutes.
• Sustain productivity in a fast-paced environment.
• Show facility in multi-tasking to meet multiple deadlines while maintaining vigilant attention to detail and focus on producing accurate and complete information.
• Strong planning and organizational skills.
• Display flexibility to work effectively in a changing environment and ability to adapt to changes in work environment, work assignments, and/or changes in priorities.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with peers, staff, and management and outside business contacts.
• Possess excellent communication, written, oral, interpersonal and teamwork skills, communicate constructively and confidently, listen openly, and collaborate well with staff and others in different groups.
• Convey a professional and positive attitude with action/results orientation to problem solving.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint); Systems experience desirable. 

Under the supervision of the Training Manager, the Training Supervisor assists in planning and coordinating safety, skill and cognitive cargo handling training for the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) by performing the following duties personally or through instructors.

A Bachelor's degree is preferred.
• Presentation and Public speaking skill desirable. 
Experience in equipment operator training or education programs is desirable.
2-3 years of industry experience desirable.
Valid driver’s license and automobile are required. 

• Must be able to work and sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.
• Will be required to drive to various waterfront locations, walk around marine terminals, climb aboard ships and various cargo handling equipment, transport training material and travel to other locations.
• Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.
• Must be able to crouch, bend and reach on a daily basis.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

The work is performed both inside and outside at PMA training sites, various marine terminal locations, or in temporary offices and classrooms.

Position is based in Oakland; work assignments may require travel to other Northern California sites or travel to regional offices.

Pacific Maritime Association is an equal opportunity employer.

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Pacific Maritime Association

Pacific Maritime Association

The PMA’s mission is to provide industry leadership to our member companies through innovative integrated labor relations, human resources and administrative services. Our membership consists of 70 ocean carriers and terminal operators who operate at the 29 West Coast Ports. These ports are a vital engine for economic activity in the United States

Founded in 1948


555 Market St Ste 300
San Francisco, CA, 94105 USA