Shipping Operations/Boarding Officer

Fully Maintained Fleet Vehicle, Stable position in a secure company, Geraldton Location.

Monson Agencies Australia is the leading privately owned Shipping Agency company in Australia with our head office and centralised customer support hub being based in Fremantle, Western Australia. Our company has been built on the solid foundation of providing outstanding service to our customers.  We currently employ over 95 staff in 18 company owned offices within reach of all Australian ports and have offices located in Singapore, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Vietnam and Japan.

There is currently a position available within our Geraldton office for an experienced Vessel Boarding Officer.

This position reports directly to the Geraldton Branch Manager. Main duties include, but are not limited to:-

  • Attending to vessel and Master's requirements, including physical attendance of a variety of bulk vessels in the Port of Geraldton and Useless Loop/Shark Bay.
  • Control and reporting of vessel movements within the Port of Geraldton and surrounding ports
  • Ensuring Customs, AQIS, Port and Terminal requirements are met at all times
  • Dealing with overseas and local principles on a daily basis
  • Data entry and maintenance of vessel files, including inputting, updating and maintaining relevant information in our internal databases

This is not a typical 8.30am to 5.00pm role. There is out of hours and rostered weekend work required which is customary for the industry. This position also requires some travel to Shark Bay.

Previous experience as a boarding officer or experience in the shipping industry is a requirement. 

The successful applicant must:

  • Hold a current driver's license;  
  • Have 2 - 3 years experience in the shipping industry;
  • Possess, or be eligible to obtain, a Maritime Security Identification Card (MSIC);   
  • Be able to demonstrate sound computer knowledge, with prior experience in an office based environment preferred;
  • Have excellent communication skills;
  • Be well presented;
  • Be able to pass a drug and alcohol test;
  • Have a desire to join a growing company.

Monson Agencies Australia takes pride in maintaining work-life balance and ongoing training and development opportunities to staff.

If you possess the requisite skills and experience and have a desire to join a growing and high achieving company, please submit your application, including a cover letter and resume to:

25/11/2019 $0 Geraldton, Gascoyne & Midwest 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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