Women's International Shipping & Trading Association

Employment Opportunity – Blue Water Shipping Company

June 1, 2022

Job Title: Operations Assistant / Office Manager
Status: Full-Time Employment
Company: Blue Water Shipping
Posting Date: May 2022
Locations: Houston, TX

Blue Water Shipping is seeking to fill an open position for an Operations Assistant / Office

Job Description:

Manage a four team member office. Efficiently and effectively assist the operations team with the administrative tasks of port calls.


Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:

  • College degree preferred.
  • 1+ years maritime experience preferred. Agency experience strongly preferred.
  • 1+ years office administration experience preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to self-motivate and excel in a fast pace and often rapidly changing environment.
  • Generally comfortable with technology and demonstrated proficiency with email and Microsoft Office applications.

Job Duties:

  • Agency Assistance
    • Manifest preparation & submission
    • ENOA/D Data entry
    • PDA assistance
    • Invoicing
    • Communication assistance
    • Data management
  • Answering the phone / Greeting visitors
  • Office inventory management including, office supplies, copy machines, marketing materials, and kitchen supplies
  • Courier/mail oversite
  • Checkbook management
  • Office event coordination

Company Description:

Founded in 1979, Blue Water Shipping Company quickly evolved into one of the leading agencies in the United States. Our mission has remained unchanged – to provide the finest agency services available with dedicated conscientious professionals, providing rapid and concise communications, utilizing state of the art technology, with unending dedication to our customers.


Applications: Interested and qualified individuals may submit a resume and cover letter via email to jobs@bluewatershipping.com.

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