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Chief Wharfinger - Full Time

Port of Long Beach - Long Beach, CA

Posted on 07/10/20 (Ref: )

Chief Wharfinger

The purpose of the Tenant Services Division is to support Port of Long Beach customers in their efforts to move cargo swiftly, safely, and efficiently through the Port in a way that maximizes stakeholder profitability while delivering market leading customer service and demonstrating environmental stewardship.

The Port of Long Beach is seeking a Chief Wharfinger to fill an open position in the Tenant Services Division.

Under the general supervision of the Manager of Tenant Services, the Chief Wharfinger plans and directs the activities of the Terminal Services Representatives, ensures that Port of Long Beach Tariff requirements and marine terminal lease terms are enforced, and that Port assets are inspected, and maintained. The Chief Wharfinger acts as liaison between the Port's tenants and the various divisions and bureaus within the Port by coordinating activities and communications related to operational issues, cargo flow efficiencies, and regulatory protocols. The Chief Wharfinger objectively represents the interests and concerns of Port tenants, customers and supply chain stakeholders at Port meetings, functions, and in port planning efforts when appropriate.

The Port of Long Beach, one of the world's busiest seaports, is an international gateway for the reliable, efficient and sustainable movement of goods and is a leader in environmental stewardship. Credited with moving $194 billion in trade, the Port serves as a critical hub for international commerce and is a major transportation center. East Asian trade accounts for the bulk of Long Beach shipments, with the top trading partners being China, South Korea, Japan, Vietnam and Taiwan. Port-related international trade has wide-ranging economic impact, supporting millions of jobs that benefit the region and entire country.

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