Ship Agent

Montship Inc.
Job location: Vancouver - BC, British Columbia
Job ID: #JP247-140024
Employer: Montship Inc.
Job Category: Others
Vacancies: 1
Salary: $52,000
Posting date: May 30, 2022
Expiry date: September 29, 2022


Start date: ASAP
Annual Salary: $52,000
Hours per week: 35
Number of Vacancy: 1
Benefits: Extended health care (medical, dental, long term disability, life insurance, Pension Plan) 
Location:1111 West Hastings Street suite 800, Vancouver, BC

This is an opportunity for the right person to demonstrate their talent. You will be responsible for ensuring that all of your tasks are carried out with excellence, professionalism and in a timely manner.

The main duties of a Ship Agent in the Vancouver region are executing and coordinating all activities for assigned vessels at various ports as well as other related duties:

- Vessel scheduling & emergency contact (24hr on call while in port).
- Overseeing and coordinating all activities for vessels while in port, including boarding and husbanding vessels (all necessary arrangements and co-ordination pre and post vessel's arrival to ensure a smooth and effective port call)
- Order pilots and linesmen
- Coordinate and update all parties concerning all activities related to vessel and its operations
- Proper filing of pre-arrival and transit notices, obtaining custom's clearance
- Work with principals, terminal operators, stevedores, port authorities, government officials and other parties to ensure safe and efficient practices
- Act as a liaison between the Ship’s Master/Crew with government authorities, local pilots, terminal operators, port authorities, stevedores, etc.
- Preparation, submission and monitoring of estimates and port disbursements
- Prepare and secure cargo documentation, i.e. SOF, NOR, B/L, etc.
- Setup and close vessel files/voyages
- Approve invoices for payment
- Assist with crew-change and crew-transportation (use of company van)
- Assist in the delivery of owners’ items to vessel

The right candidate will possess the following skills and qualifications:

- High school diploma (College degree/diploma or equivalent; Marine Transportation Certificate an asset)
- Expertise in marine shipping/local experience preferred
- Minimum 3-5 years industry experience, specifically related to handling of dry bulk, tankers and container ships 
- Strong decision-making capabilities and high accountability for achieving individual and shared goals
- Knowledge of and experience in satisfying regulatory requirements with ability to recognize changing legal trends
- Readiness to continuously focus on identifying and meeting customer current and future needs
- Ability to provide alternatives and optimized solutions to the Customer
- Demonstrate autonomy, team spirit, flexibility and judgment
- High level time management, communication and organizational skills
- Ability to work outdoors and on different work shifts
- Adhere to and promote health and safety guidelines in the workplace
- Language of work (written nd spoken): English

Montship Inc. is an employer who agrees not to discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age. Accordingly, we will make reasonable accommodations to respond to the needs of people with disabilities. Individuals who view themselves as Aboriginals, members of visible minorities, and disabled are encouraged to apply in confidence.

Mandatory Vaccination: Effective November 30th, 2021, all employees will be required to self-declare their vaccination status and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to access to office or participate in in-person business activities. All employees will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment. Accommodation measures will be made for medical or other protected grounds under the Canadian Human Rights Act. Please contact us to discuss any accommodation needs.