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POST DATE 10/12/2017
END DATE 1/10/2018

Weeks Marine Inc Cranford, NJ

Cranford, NJ
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


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Towing Dispatcher



Job Description

A Towing Dispatcher facilitates the communication of information between vessel and shore side personnel including transmission of orders, gathering of traffic and coordination of dockside activities.

Essential Job Functions

Conducts weekly vessel status meetings for the Towing group
Outsource and hire additional tug vendors as needed to support operations
Process all invoices for tug services and fuel purchases
Maintain equipment utilization files
Compile and distribute monthly internal billings
Create job initialization reports
Distributes and files Towing Safety Management paperwork, daily tug and engine room logs and associated operational documents
Follows company and work site safety policies/procedures and commits to an incident and injury free work environment


2 + years in dispatch operations
High School Diploma or equivalent required
Knowledge of planning, allocation and coordination of people and resources
Knowledge of marine industry preferred
Ability to work a 40 hour work week M-F, 4 p.m. - 12 a.m., On call rotational weekends
This position requires fluent use of the verbal and written English language

Physical Requirements

Ability to remain in seated stationary position for long periods of time
Ability to walk around office to use equipment as needed
Light lifting (Up to 20 lbs) as needed

Additional Duties

This Job Description does not cover all of the required duties, activities, functions and responsibilities of the position, any of which may change at any time according to the sole and absolute discretion of Weeks Marine, Inc., with or without notice.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Weeks Marine, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination, hostility, harassment, and retaliation.

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

* Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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* The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)