SUMMARY: Loads, unloads and transfers cargo from barges, warehouse, equipment, and customer vehicles to facilitate the shipment of freight to, from and within Alaska.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and physical demands in the work environment.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or GED preferred. Previous forklift certification, freight operations and warehouse experience preferred.
Ability to read and interpret such as safety rules, technical procedures, procedure manuals, operating and maintenance instructions and governmental regulations. Ability to write clearly and be understood. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentage and apply those concepts to work related situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Valid driver’s license and good driving record is preferred. Must be eligible to apply and be issued a TWIC (Transportation Workers Identification Card). Able to meet forklift certification requirements.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee is regularly required to talk and hear while communicating with employees and customers either in person or radios. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and climb or balance while inspecting freight. The employee is regularly required to use legs to walk and stand: use hands and fingers to lash, band, sweep and move freight or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is regularly required to talk and hear and see while working around moving machinery. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch during the freight loading and unloading processes. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 70 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus during the normal course of the job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; and vibration.
The noise level in the work environment is moderate in the office to very loud in the barge operation.
This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.
Federal law requires Alaska Marine Lines to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Alaska Marine Lines will provide the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Details: http://bit.ly/2nk3jWa
A post conditional offer of employment physical, drug test and background investigation are required. Random drug testing is required of all Alaska Marine Lines employees.
Alaska Marine Lines, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or national origin.
Veterans and Minorities are encouraged to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Priority referrals for protected veterans.