Job descriptionRecruitment Information
Recruitment Number DOT-HAR-2022-08
As a condition of employment with the State of Hawaii, all qualified external candidates who have been given a conditional offer of employment must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and shall be fully vaccinated by his/her/their employment start date. A reasonable accommodation will be provided if requested by a candidate and it is determined through an interactive process that pregnancy, a qualifying disability, or a sincerely held religious belief prevents the candidate from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination
Note: The starting monthly salary is at the minimum rate of pay advertised above.
This job posting is for the State of Hawaii, Department of Transportation (DOT). If you have any questions regarding this civil service recruitment, contact the DOT Personnel Office at (808) 587-2145 - Monday - Friday, 7:45 am - 4:30 pm (HST). The Department of Human Resources Development - State Recruiting Office will refer all inquiries regarding this recruitment to the DOT Personnel Office.
This continuous recruitment may be closed at any time. The notice of the last day to file applications will be posted on the State of Hawaii's Civil Service Job Opportunities Listing page of the Department of Human Resources Development's website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hawaii Duties Summary
The Marine Cargo Specialist is responsible for the day to day activities of coordinating, controlling and assuring the expeditious and safe movement, handling and stowage of incoming and outgoing cargo and coordinating traffic movement at terminal areas to prevent undue congestion and delay within assigned harbor areas and performs other related duties as assigned.
Applicants must be available to work rotating shifts, including evenings, weekends and holidays.
Minimum Qualification Requirements To qualify, applicants must meet ALL of the following requirements:
Basic Experience: One (1) year of work experience which demonstrated the ability to read, comprehend and apply oral and written directions, and perform basic arithmetic computations. Graduation from high school, or equivalent, may be substituted for the experience.
General Experience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in waterfront cargo handling or waterfront cargo layout and planning operations. The experience must demonstrate knowledge of cargo loading and unloading aboard ships, and familiarity with marine terminal activities.
This type of experience may be gained in such positions as ship checker, dock checker, lead stevedore, vessel timekeeper, boatswain, or as a junior deck officer, performing the duties mentioned above.
Specialized Experience: Two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in one or a combination of the following activities:
A. Preparation of preliminary marine cargo stowage plans;
B. Overseeing marine loading, stowage, and discharge operations to make certain that these activities conform to preliminary plans.
In either case, the experience MUST have included work involving vessels of not less than 5,000 deadweight tons and clearly demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of marine rules and regulations pertaining to cargo movement. In addition, the experience must demonstrate the ability to solve problems, make recommendations and write reports.
Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements, will apply.
Driver's License: Some positions require possession of a valid driver's license at the time of appointment. The immediate vacancy has this requirement.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Clearance - Federal Criminal History Records Check: In accordance with Federal regulations, persons who are being considered for employment in positions which require unescorted access to secured areas at the harbor must undergo a pre-employment fingerprint-based criminal history record check. In order to be granted the TWIC clearance, prospective employees must not have been convicted, or found "not guilty by reason of insanity," of a disqualifying criminal offense within seven years from the date of appointment. Upon recommendation for hire, prospective employees will be required to successfully undergo the fingerprint-based criminal history record check and be found free of disqualifying convictions during the preceding seven years.
The cost for the records check will be the applicant's responsibility. However, upon hire, the employee will be reimbursed provided he/she submit the TWIC receipt to his/her supervisor.