Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is hiring a Shipping Coordinator to join the Facilities and Services team. This position utilizes customer service skills to accomplish all aspects of international and domestic shipment logistics required to meet the needs of the scientific staff, operations groups, and administrative functions in accordance with budgets, schedules, and all domestic and international transportation laws and regulations. Resolves problems in a professional manner to satisfy client expectations. This is a full-time, non-exempt position, and is eligible for benefits.
Associates degree, plus minimum of five years experience in Shipping or Traffic Management (all modes of transportation) or equivalent combination of education/experience preferred. Thorough familiarity with computer use including database, word processing, spreadsheet, software and interactivity with the Internet. Demonstrated excellence in customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills.
WHOI has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy in effect, where you must register your full vaccination status [vaccination plus booster] in order to begin your employment. The registration process is confidential and entails submitting your official vaccination records, or requesting to engage in the interactive exemption process for either a medical or religious reason.
Physical requirements include lifting to 30 lbs. and carrying 10 to 25 lbs. 10 times per day. Physical requirements also include frequent prolonged standing and walking, repetitive motion, kneeling, bending, stooping, twisting, climbing ladders/stools, use of hands for basic grasping/manipulation, use of hands for fine manipulation, and reaching above and below the shoulders. Occupational requirements include hearing, talking, understanding verbal instructions and safety warnings, working around others, working with others, and working alone. Must have manual dexterity for common packing equipment such as banding and strapping machines. Ability to read, write and speak English. All are welcome to apply!
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