Dock Worker - Marine Job in Cedar Rapids, IA

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

Industry: Marine

Job Type: Temp

Posted: 01/04/2022

Job Ref Code: 37-13-1742

Equal Opportunity Employer


Your Job

Do you like working in a fast-paced, marine environment? Are you detail oriented with an eye for quality? Are you good at tracking and inspecting items? And do you take pride in a job well done? Well if these skills, interests, and abilities describe you, then we’d love to talk to you about a Dock Worker position.

Your Day

Dock Worker responsibilities may include the following:

  • Securing ships that come into port including tying it to the moorings, deploying the oil boom, and hooking up the shore power. Preparing the gangway for loading and unloading cargo.
  • Loading and unloading cargo to and from ships safely and efficiently
  • Inspecting cargo for any defects or damage
  • Keeping the dock areas clean and fully functioning.
  • Maintaining dock machinery.

      You will need to have the following: :
      • Have physical strength, hand-eye coordination, depth perception, and the ability to concentrate on job responsibilities.
      • Have good organizational and time management skills.
      • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
      • Be continually attentive and mindful of your surroundings to keep yourself and co-workers safe.
      • Be able to understand and communicate information. English language is also essential.
      • Follow quality service standards and comply with procedures, rules, and regulations.
      • Carry or lift heavy objects and to squat, kneel, bend, or crawl in awkward positions.
      • Work late or overnight shifts, if needed.

          Your Gain

          What you may gain while on the job:

          • Staying active — This job will keep you busy and constantly moving throughout the day.
          • Communication skills — provide information and coordinating with supervisors and co-workers to carry out daily responsibilities.
          • Learning opportunity — a chance to learn a wide variety of skills and industry knowledge.
          • Teaching & mentoring skills — helping train and prepare new employees for the job.
          • Rewarding career — opportunities for training and advancement to supervisory, management and skilled positions.

          Your Experience

          2 Years

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3200 16th Ave. SW, Suite C

Cedar Rapids, IA


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