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Night Dispatcher

Night Dispatcher
313 East F Street, Tacoma, Washington 98421

Location: Tacoma, WA & Red Dog Alaska


January 1 - April 15: In Tacoma, WA assisting Project Manager in procuring, receiving, and tracking supplies for summer lighterage season. Responsible for data input in tracking supplies. Standard workweek is 4 days a week, 10 hours a day and reports to the Project Manager.

June 25 - Nov 1: In Red Dog, Alaska as Night Dispatch. Responsible for receiving, recording, and disseminating information while assisting the Red Dog Operations office, shore-side. The Night Dispatcher works one (1) 12-hour shift per day and reports to the Project Manager.

  • Operate the VHF radio and communicate with attending Foss Tugs, Lighterage Barges, Teck ship loader personnel, and vessels to be loaded.
  • Maintain proper log listing chronology of events and times, cargo quantities, and weather conditions.
  • Will call out lighterage barge load and discharge crews before their respective operations are forecast to begin.
  • Survey and log weather observations every four hours or more often if conditions dictate.
  • Accurately relay all pertinent information to the Project Manager or Port Captain of conditions requiring first hand attention, regardless or the hour or circumstance on a timely basis.
  • Participation in the Lead Compliance Program with respect to monthly blood testing, fitting and proper utilization of respiratory protection (if work entails exposure to ore concentrate).
  • Other duties assigned as specified by the Project Manager.
  • Adherence to work rules and safety issues as given in the Foss Employee Handbook.
  • Compliance with Foss Drug and Alcohol Policy, and company Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Strick adherence to Foss office policies and instruction from the Project Manager.
  • Requires typing and keyboard skills. Familiarity with office equipment, filing of reports and forms.
  • Candidate must be able to work for extended periods of time. Regular and predictable attendance is a requirement.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit/stand; use hands or fingers; handle or feel; talk and hear.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to move between buildings, ascend/descend stairs and go outdoors in all kinds of weather.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be able to fly in a fixed-wing aircraft
  • High school education or equivalent is required.
  • Must possess or be willing to get a valid TWIC card.
  • Computer Literate, ability to operate Excel, Word software.
  • Proficient typing and keyboard skills
  • Familiarity with office equipment: Phone systems, Computer, Copier, Fax machine.
  • Must possess strong written and oral communicative skills.

Foss Maritime Company is an Equal Opportunity - Affirmative Action Employer and a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We are committed to a diverse workforce and taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Foss is a drug-free employer and a participant of the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

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Salary Range
$37,000.00 - $49,000.00
per Year
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Tacoma, WA, 98421, US