TITLE: Ship’s Agent/Clerk
BUSINESS FUNCTION: Vessel Husbandry
HOURS: Core Hours 0900-1730 / shift work / weekends
Our client based in Felixstowe is seeking an experienced shipping clerk who will be responsible for exports and vessel husbandry. The role would suit a candidate who enjoys a good variety of tasks in their working week. Required to work at times solo outside the usual office hours, sometimes at weekends for which time in lieu will be offered. Candidates must be willing to travel regularly as part of their job remit.
What your work environment will be like
Fast paced, busy work environment close to Felixstowe Port where company progression is welcomed and work is interesting and challenging.
What you’ll be doing
Greeting the vessel and meeting with the Ship’s Captain. Attending to export paperwork, dealing with hazardous information as well as handling the arrangements for transhipments.
What we’re looking for
A dedicated, knowledgeable, self-starter who has a passion for shipping and vessel husbandry. Candidates would ideally have a knowledge of CNS, the export process and be able to cope with a role which requires problem solving and thinking outside the box. A driving licence essential.
What you will receive in return
Time in lieu of any overtime worked.
20 days holiday which increase 0.5 days per year up to 25 days.
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