Stevedore I

Location: West Palm Beach

Company: Tropical Shipping

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Florida

Job Category: Operations

Publish Date: May 3, 2019

Company Description: Tropical has been rated as "best place to work" in the shipping industry for 10 years in a row. Employees enjoy our team spirit & work ethic and many have been with us for as long as 30 years. From those in the office to the team loading docks and conducting ship work, Tropical employees across the US, Canada, Bahamas and Caribbean reflect both the local communities we serve and the people with whom we do business. We see diversity and inclusiveness as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, and competitive advantage. We hire great people and our teams feel a lot like family. Together we do outstanding work and we enjoy a fun healthy work life balance.


Responsible for performing work associated with stevedoring, including checking and recording containers and equipment being loaded or discharged from vessels, and or cargo movement through operation of jockey truck and forklift. Verifies receipt of equipment between receive locations and ensures all equipment moves are logged.







High School Diploma or equivalent


One year trucking, stevedoring or shipping operations experience.


Valid State of Florida Commercial Driver’s License, Class A or ability to obtain within 30 days. Certified to operate a forklift.




Operations - Manual dexterity to perform repetitive motion tasks on computer or handheld. Ability to frequently twist, bend, reach, squat, kneel, climb on equipment, push/pull 50 pounds, crawl, lift and carry at least 80 pounds and push/pull 200 pounds on a daily basis. Able to withstand constant exposure to extreme weather conditions. Must pass DOT physical