Port Operations Manager, (Bethel Alaska)
UIC, Bowhead Transport is expanding operations in Western Alaska and we are looking for qualified applicants to organize and direct cargo and vessel operations in Bethel, Dillingham and potentially other areas in the region. This seasonal (April – October) position requires operational management of two (2) river vessels, three (3) river barges, cargo and Bowhead Transport staff.
Bethel Port Ops Manager will work directly with the Bowhead Transport company’s management staff to schedule sailings, track and receive cargo from other Bowhead Transport tugs and barges arriving in the region as well as assisting in the loading of cargo, creating manifest reports and providing daily weather / position reports for vessels and clients.
The Port Operations Manager in Bethel is a management level position and a vital component of Bowhead Transport’s key to success.
About Bowhead Transport and the UIC Corporation:
UIC is one of Alaska’s largest companies with 4,000 employees and fifty-four subsidiaries, UIC is proud of our expanding operations which currently span over twenty-five different industries and business lines throughout most of the United States and in many foreign countries. UIC and its subsidiaries are committed to and strive for safety, quality, business ethics, and shareholder values. Bowhead Transport is the Northwest marine division of the UIC organization. We have a diverse fleet of vessels that provide our customers with comprehensive marine solutions in challenging environments throughout Alaska.
Headquartered in Anchorage, AK, Bowhead Transport Company offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees.
Port Operations Manager Essential Functions Include:
Licenses, Credentials, Requirements and Experience:
Physical Demands: The work environment varies and includes, but is not limited to: dock, port, bay, beaches, waterways, office space, equipment rooms, warehouse space, construction zones, and outdoor environments. Work hours may fluctuate outside of normal duty hours. While performing the duties of this job, the individual is: