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Marine Traffic & Operations Assistant

Operations Center Duties:

  • Schedules and coordinates flow of work based on customer orders, establishes priorities and
  • availability of personnel, equipment and resources;
  • Ensure tugs are properly crewed and operated;
  • Develop and monitor procedures and programs to track company and crew activities;
  • Maintain the Daily Towing Forecast;
  • Maintain Daily Log in a professional and complete manner;
  • Track Great Lakes cargo vessel traffic;
  • Communicate with Customer/agents;
  • Research, preparation and distribution of weekly forecast;
  • Execute Work Rules for tug crews in accordance with their respective Labor Agreements;
  • Carry out and complete any assignments assigned by Supervisor;
  • Coordinate chemical testing of individuals as required;
  • Notify designated individuals of significant events occurring during shifts;
  • Assignment to special projects as necessary.

Operations Department Duties:

  • Daily supervision and operation of Company tug fleet including union relations, tracking personnel qualifications, hiring and training of personnel, respond to company problems and emergencies on a 24-hour per day basis;
  • Management of crews for repair & maintenance of company tugs, in addition to assigned towing;
  • Servicing company customers;
  • Identify and develop new business opportunities;
  • Continue to develop & implement policies and procedures.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer Skills: MS Office Software Suite; Internet-based networking;
  • Knowledge of Local and Federal regulations pertinent to the tugboat and towing industry;
  • General knowledge of tug maintenance systems and equipment;
  • Ability to deal with others using courtesy, tact, and good judgment;
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all sensitive communications;
  • Ability to understand and execute complex oral and written instructions;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal or no guidance;

Performance Measurements

  • Safe and efficient operation of Company tugs;
  • Effective utilization of company assets;
  • Customer satisfaction;
  • Employee feedback on scheduling, courtesy and communications;
  • Accuracy of prepared paperwork and files.


Highlights

We offer an excellent benefits package that includes healthcare, dental, vision, short-term and long-term insurance, 401(k) profit sharing plan, vacation time, sick time and company paid holidays.

How to Apply

Submit your application online or print and email or mail in by visiting our Careers page.

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Apply by Mail

Submit cover letter and resume with salary requirements to:

Attn: Human Resources
The Great Lakes Towing Company
4500 Division Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102

Miscellaneous

Candidates must be able to pass background check and have E-verify authorization.

The Great Lakes Group is an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; M/F/V/D.

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Senator Rob Portman Named 2019 Great Lakes Legislator of the Year

Painter/Blaster

General Description

Must have the ability to perform the essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posting a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others.

 

Position Requirements Duties & Responsibilities

Knowledge, Education, Skills, and Abilities Required

Minimum Work Environment Requirements 

Other

The first ninety (90) days of employment will be an introductory period including on the job training. Successful completion of the introductory period is required for continued employment.

Highlights

We offer an excellent benefits package that includes healthcare, dental, vision, short-term and long-term insurance, 401(k) profit sharing plan, vacation time, sick time and company paid holidays.

Apply Online

Upload cover letter and resume with salary requirements here:





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Apply by Mail

Submit cover letter and resume with salary requirements to:

Attn: Human Resources
The Great Lakes Towing Company
4500 Division Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102

Miscellaneous

Candidates must be able to pass background check and have E-verify authorization.

The Great Lakes Group is an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; M/F/V/D.

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The Great Lakes Towing Company Celebrates 120 Year Anniversary with Christening of New Tug MICHIGAN

Outside Machinist

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Apply by Mail

Submit cover letter and resume with salary requirements to:

Attn: Human Resources
The Great Lakes Towing Company
4500 Division Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102

 

Benefits

We offer an excellent benefits package that includes healthcare, dental, vision, short and long-term disability insurance, 401(k) profit sharing plan, vacation time, sick time, and company paid holidays.

Candidates must be able to pass background check and have E-verify authorization.

The Great Lakes Group is an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; M/F/V/D.

 

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USCG Issues Certificates of Inspection to Great Lakes Towing Fleet Under Subchapter M

WATCH: The Towing Company Celebrates 120 Years

Great Lakes Towing Company Hosts American Maritime Partnership Press Conference Announcing American Maritime Industry Job Numbers

The Great Lakes Towing Company Christens New Tug OHIO as Historic Tug OHIO is Dedicated to Museum