Port of Grays Harbor

Employment Opportunities

Information Technology Manager

Located on Washington's Pacific Coast, and the closest deep-water U.S. mainland port to the Pacific Rim, the Port of Grays Harbor is recruiting a dynamic and innovative individual to join its management team and lead our information technology management efforts.

The Port’s IT Manager will operate from the Port’s Satsop Business Park location in Elma, Washington, and travel between Port facilities in Westport, Aberdeen, Hoquiam and Elma.

Benefits:

• Health plan – Port pays 100% of the medical, prescription, dental and vision insurance premium for employees and their eligible dependents.
• Life and disability insurance is provided, as well as coverage through the State worker’s compensation program.
• Port employees are covered by the WA State Public Employees Retirement System.
• PGH employees have access to 457(b) savings accounts for personal retirement savings.
• Leave benefits – Sick, vacation and holiday leave plans are provided.

Minimum Requirements:

• Education – Bachelor’s Degree with emphasis in computer sciences or information systems management, or equivalent.
• Experience – 7+ years progressively responsible job experience in technology/systems administration.
• Any equivalent combination of experience, education and training that provides the level of skills, knowledge, and abilities required for this position will be considered.

How to Apply:

A Port application form and resume are required. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Applications received by August 20, 2015 may be given priority over applications received after this date. Open until filled. Mail application and resume to: Director, Finance and Administration, PO Box 660, Aberdeen, WA 98520, or email to mnelson@portgrays.org.

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Primary Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director of Operations at the Satsop Business Park, this position is responsible for planning, design, implementation and maintenance of the Port’s IT systems, including local and county-wide wide area networks, application and data servers, workstations, virtual and mobile devices, communications systems, security and backup solutions, user training and helpdesk support. A member of the Port’s management team, the IT Manager works closely and collaboratively with all managers to recommend, implement and support cost-effective technology solutions. The Port’s IT systems serve fast-paced, diverse business interests including general office, leased properties, marine terminals, pilotage services, marina, airport, public recreation facilities, and facility development projects.

Ideal Candidate Attributes:

The Port is seeking a candidate with outstanding technical knowledge and background, who can work collaboratively with team members to analyze and develop the Port’s IT systems to best meet the Port’s short- and long-range business objectives. The Port manages more than five diverse lines of business. The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of both business and information management issues, and have a proven track record developing IT budget plans and closely managing IT resources.
The Port is interested in candidates who not only demonstrate applicable technical skills, but are also a strong working manager. Candidates who can show a history of success in managing diverse enterprise information technology systems, while analyzing developing trends and implementing innovative solutions are preferred. The Port values an individual who displays an impeccable work ethic, is honest and models a high level of integrity.

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IT Sytems Manager Job Description
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Westport Marina Office Supervisor

Located on Washington's Pacific Coast, the Port of Grays Harbor is recruiting an experienced and self-motivated individual to join its Westport Marina team and lead our customer service, and business office functions.

The Marina Office Supervisor will operate from the Port’s Westport Marina Office location in Westport, Washington.

Benefits:

• Health plan – Port pays 100% of the medical, prescription, dental and vision insurance premium for employees and their eligible dependents.
• Life and disability insurance is provided, as well as coverage through the State worker’s compensation program.
• Port employees are covered by the WA State Public Employees Retirement System.
• PGH employees have access to 457(b) savings accounts for personal retirement savings.
• Leave benefits – Sick, vacation and holiday leave plans are provided.

Minimum Requirements:

• Education – Associate’s Degree, or equivalent, with emphasis in business, accounting, general office studies, or related field.
• Experience – 5+ years progressively responsible job experience in administrative, general office, and bookkeeping. Supervisory experience is preferred, and prior work in a marina, small boat and/or commercial fishing operations is desired.
• Any equivalent combination of experience, education and training that provides the level of skills, knowledge, and abilities required for this position will be considered.

How to Apply:

A Port application form is required. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Applications received by August 20, 2015 may be given priority over applications received after this date. Open until filled. Mail application to: Director, Finance and Administration, PO Box 660, Aberdeen, WA 98520, or email to mnelson@portgrays.org.

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Primary Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Westport Marina Manager, this position is responsible for overseeing the Marina’s customer service functions, moorage contract and tariff administration, slip assignments, cashiering and bookkeeping, and other business office operations. Duties also include public relations, supervising and training seasonal staff, proficient use of the Marina software and Microsoft Office programs, and providing administrative support to the Marina Manager. The position works closely with a diverse group of customers, as well as Port Commissioners, managers and staff, in an often demanding, fast-paced, boisterous environment.

Ideal Candidate Attributes:

The Port is seeking a candidate with outstanding people and detail oriented skills, excellent judgment and problem solving abilities, and the capability to accurately manage the Marina’s cashiering, account management and bookkeeping requirements. The successful candidate will have outstanding oral and written communication skills, and experience working with all Microsoft Office software applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, databases, email and scheduling.

The Port is interested in candidates who demonstrate a superior work ethic, a positive attitude, and are able to interact professionally and effectively both with customers and all levels of the organization.

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Marina Office Supervisor Job Description
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