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Boarding officer

Hidd, Al Muḩarraq, BahrainShipping

Job description

GAC Bahrain is looking for candidates for the role of Boarding officer, based in Bahrain. If you are a natural leader with what it takes to coordinate and support the range of agency services GAC offers its customers, monitor the various clearance services required in a safe and timely manner, and create a professional impression, then we have the perfect job for you!

Job Description

  • Arrange customs clearance of different types of marine craft during arrival and departure at ports in Bahrain.
  • Communicate with authorities (Customs, Immigration, Security, Port etc.) as part of the vessel and cargo clearance and other related matters.
  • Arrange Customs clearance of ships at sea (anchorage).
  • Liaise with Ship Master and representative to arrange required services.
  • Supervise cargo movement and visit ships at port as and when required.
  • Ensure adherence to all safety, health & environmental rules and regulations.
  • Prepare customs bayan for cargo and other tasks associated with vessel stay at port.
  • Maintain good working relationship with officials and other stakeholders regarding vessel arrival and movements.

Job requirements

  • Must have valid license for Customs clearance.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a related field.
  • Good understanding and knowledge on the Customs clearance procedures, laws, and regulations.
  • Able to visit ships at sea.
  • Able to work in flexible working hours.
  • Time management skills – outstanding organizational and time management skills.
  • Communication Skills: Good English and Arabic (mandatory) written & spoken.

If you think you have what it takes to become part of the GAC Bahrain team, we look forward to receiving your application.