Business Development, Navigation/Harbor Development, Operations
2 Year Degree
The Assistant Superintendent monitors, inspects and coordinates vessel and warehouse traffic, the use of Port properties and equipment, terminals and facilities, and supervises the day-to-day operations of all dockside and warehouse facilities.
Application Packet Submission Deadline: September 22, 2017 by 5:00PM
All Assistant Superintendents in this position are required to perform the duties listed below and other related duties that may be assigned.
Warehouse and Terminal:
Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with Port staff, tenants, customers, and service providers providing exceptional customer service and exhibiting exemplary professionalism at all times.
Collaborates with Operations Manager and other Port Staff to plan, develop and implement methods and procedures to improve operations, minimize operating costs, and effect greater utilization of labor, equipment and materials; assists in formulating departmental policies and procedures.
Compiles, prepares and maintains a variety of reports and documentation for cargos, products and storage; prepares and maintains a wide variety of manual and computer-based records, logs, and reports related to the use and operation of the Port’s marine terminals and related facilities.
Coordinates with the Maintenance department to ensure that the necessary equipment and machinery are available and functioning safely and properly.
Inspects assigned terminal areas and facilities with regard to environmental, fire, health, safety and cleanliness; reports the need for repairs to the Safety Officer and monitors and inspects their completion. Orders supplies, materials, and services including tools, equipment, and janitorial supplies and services.
Monitors work areas for security and safety purposes to include dust emission, cargo spillage, and vessel fueling operations ensuring compliance with state and local environmental regulations; reports suspicious occurrences to Port Police.
Note: Assistant Superintendent may be required to perform duties of both positions.
Interfaces with stevedore superintendents to ensure efficient dockside operations; monitors and inspects the loading and unloading of cargo; ensures cargo is placed in compliance with all relevant safety and environmental rules and regulations.
Works closely with Port Police in monitoring vessel traffic and coordinates vessel positioning on arrival with pilots, tugs, steamship agents, stevedore agents and line handlers; ensures vessels are properly berthed.
Ensures that the ships’ officers, vessel crew or agents are aware of the Port’s security requirements, environmental regulations, vessel traffic, and other necessary information.
Coordinates the receiving, warehousing, and shipping of freight to include the following: placement of cargo to ensure efficient space utilization; keeping inventories correctly identified and separated; placement of conveyor belts and hoppers for receiving and loading cargo; manage physical inventory control and reconcile system inventory; manages the maintenance of property and equipment.
Supervises and evaluates the work of hourly warehouse employees (i.e., freight handler, bagging machine operator, scoop operator, lift driver, etc.) and warehouse office personnel, if any; interviews prospective employees; recommends hiring, disciplinary action, and termination as appropriate; trains staff in appropriate work and safety procedures.
Establishes and maintains operational procedures for activities such as verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling and disposition of materials, and keeping the warehouse and office organized and clean.
Develops and maintains professional customer relations by understanding customer needs and implementing plans to address those needs. Customers include but are not limited to the following: clients, truck drivers, and outside vendors. Recommends changes to management to enhance customer satisfaction as appropriate; addresses and resolves customer complaints.
Provides close supervision and regular feedback to subordinate staff; conducts regular meetings with staff to provide instruction, updates, and regularly emphasizes strong customer service and adherence to safety practices and guidelines (i.e., pre-shift, daily safety meetings).
Identifies, plans, and secures daily labor needs to include scheduling and assigning work to ensure operational efficiency and to provide excellent customer service.
Conducts new hire employee orientation ensuring required documentation is completed accurately and timely and promptly coordinates the safety orientation with the Safety Officer.
Keeps abreast of safety requirements and ensures compliance; reports and investigates unsafe conditions and injuries.
Reviews and approves employee timesheets; manages general requests for time off per the labor contract.
Interprets and ensures compliance with Port policies, procedures, and labor contract related to managing assigned employees; verifies and confirms that truck drivers are in compliance with applicable regulations.
Performs all of the necessary office duties for the warehouse, which may include operating various office equipment and providing optimal customer service.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Assistant Superintendent, Warehouse and Terminal, directly supervises the Warehouse hourly workers in accordance with established policies, procedures, and applicable labor contract. Responsibilities include interviewing, selecting, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
In the Central Valley, all roads lead to the Port of Stockton. Located near Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers, the Port of Stockton's unique position at the intersection of waterways, highway, and railways has made it a booming center of economic activity and a gateway for imports and exports across the West Coast. The Port of Stockton imports and exports over 4 million tons annually and trades w...ith more than 55 countries around the world. The Port of Stockton is also home to one of the cleanest biomass facilities in the country. The Port serves as the economic hub for the City of Stockton and San Joaquin County by attracting industry and creating family wage jobs. The Port supports more than 5,500 jobs in the San Joaquin County area, generating about $180 million in annual salaries and benefits. Our specialty is bulk, break bulk and liquid bulk products. The Port of Stockton has more than eighty years' experience moving and storing all kinds of commodities from bagged rice, to prilled sulfur, to molasses.