Warehouse Person I

Location: St Thomas Usv

Company: Tropical Shipping

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Caribbean

Job Category: Warehouse

Publish Date: February 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.


  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Applications have closed

Tropical Shipping

Checks, stores and loads out container-load freight. Determines if freight is acceptable or should be refused.



Count, cube and place freight on pallets.

Facilitate freight storage and record on checker’s tally.

Process information on tally when hazardous materials are received.

Coordinate and tag freight according to marks or ports.

Operate fork-lift to load and unload freight.

Load containers with cleared freight, making sure no discrepancies exist.

Perform preventative maintenance on fork-lift.

Coordinate cleaning of equipment, warehouse and work area.

Answer phones, deliver office supplies, take measure to maintain security of cargo.

Deliver freight to customers.

Perform all other duties as assigned.





High School Diploma or equivalent.


One year of experience in fork-lift, warehouse and receiving.


Valid Local Driver's Licence.




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 on a daily basis. Able to withstand constant exposure to extreme weather conditions.