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Trainee Ship Agent - GAC Denmark

Esbjerg, Syddanmark, DenmarkDKK 16,000 per monthGAC Denmark

Job description

Could you be one of GAC Denmark’s next trainee ship agents?

Due to increased demand for ship agency services in Denmark and GAC’s commitment to develop tomorrow’s talents today, we are looking to fill two full-time vacancies for Ship Agent Trainees at our offices in Esbjerg and Kalundborg. The positions are two-year contracts consisting primarily of hands-on training at the office and include seven weeks on site at Rybners in Esbjerg. Learn more about the course here and here.

Daily tasks

  • Documentation and clearance of ships on arrival and departure
  • Communication with all parties involved with ships’ port calls
  • Coordination of services
  • Assisting the logistics department with warehousing and other tasks
  • Providing input to aid the continuous improvement of processes and procedures
  • Miscellaneous administrative tasks such as invoicing for services provided

Other job details

  • Most tasks can be completed during regular work hours. However, as we provide a 24/7/365 service, there will be busier periods requiring you to work outside of normal hours, especially during the summer season.
  • We provide services to vessels during port calls at ports throughout Denmark. The responsibilities may include a significant amount of travel to other ports in your region.
  • This position provides a unique development opportunity to apply your competencies and participate in enhancing the high-quality service we provide. Increased responsibilities will be assigned with demonstrated competencies.

We offer

  • Opportunities for personal and professional development
  • Be part of a growing company that is part of globally recognised shipping and logistics group
  • Internal ISO-certified training academy
  • Cellphone, laptop and home internet
  • Base salary for trainees below the age of 25: First year 16.000,00 DKK/month, second year 17.000,00 DKK/month (with possibility of bonus).
  • 8% pension and health insurance after successful completion of trial period.

Job requirements

Desired qualifications

  • HHX, EUS or EUX
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in Danish and English
  • Driver’s license
  • Maritime experience an advantage


  • Sociable with strong interpersonal skills
  • Team player with great cooperative skills
  • Structured and organised
  • Problem-solving abilities and thrives under pressure
  • Great cooperative skills