Reports to: Vice President & General Manager, Moran Charleston
Direct Reports: None
Classification: Salaried, Exempt
The Dispatcher schedules and dispatches tugs and coordinates tug movements in support of port operations. The Dispatcher uses discretion and independent judgement while working closely with the Operating Unit Manager (OUM) and shoreside employees, tug crews, customers, agents, and docking pilots to effect the safest, most timely and advantageous use of company assets. Responsibilities include using knowledge of tug capabilities to achieve optimum match of tugs to the needs of the vessel assisted by using phone, radio, and computer communications to efficiently and accurately transmit assignments. The Dispatcher also develops reports and compiles statistics on vessel job assignments to assist the Company’s decision on future tug jobs. This position requires the ability and willingness to work different hours of the day or night, weekends, and overtime days/hours as business needs require.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited, to:
· Prior marine and/or dispatch experience.
· Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.
· Valid TWIC and USCG MMC.
This job description does not cover or contain a complete list of responsibilities or activities. Responsibilities and activities may change, or other responsibilities and activities may be assigned, at any time with or without notice.
Contact: Jonathan Archer- Jona@morantug,com