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Vehicle Receiving Clerk
Seaboard Marine
Port of Miami, FL
Equipment Receiving
Port of Miami
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POSITION SUMMARY:                

In this position, the employee inspects all in-coming vehicles (such as trucks, cars, buses, etc.) and enters information into the hand-held computers. The employee is responsible for driving the vehicle to the staging area and for loading onto containers/car racks. Vehicles may include cars, trucks and buses. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Please note applicants out of the geographic region for position applied will not be considered.





  • Minimum one (1) year experience working as a receiving clerk in an industrial environment such as warehouse or marine terminal receiving cargo and/or vehicles.
  • A valid driver’s license with clean driving record.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English at a Basic level.
  • Must possess basic computer skills.
  • Must possess strong communications skills.  
  • Must be able to accurately process alpha/numeric information.
  • Ability to obtain internal forklift certification within 90 days of employment.
  • Ability to work extended hours, weekends, holidays, as needed.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and strong initiative.
  • Ability to work in high paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers, vendors and fellow employees.
  • Ability to think logically and make sound decisions.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a TWIC card within 30 days of employment.


  • Familiarity with vehicle components.
  • Data entry experience.
  • Experience operating a forklift at OSHA standards.




  • Responsible for receiving transporters and providing assistance during the check-in process.
  • Checks booking number before receiving vehicles and/or cargo to ensure accuracy.
  • Contacts supervisors and/or the Dispatch department to inform and resolve any discrepancies with the booking.
  • Inspects all in-coming vehicles and enters information into the hand-held computers.
  • Records all discrepancies and/or damages on the Vehicle Dock Receipt and hand-held computer.
  • Documents with label date received, booking number, serial number and D/R number.
  • Loads/drives the vehicle into the container/car racks and sets up ramps and straps, which are used to secure the vehicles once in the container/car racks.



  • Operates a forklift to maneuver inoperable vehicles to the staging areas and setting up ramps. Must be able to perform set up for containers/car racks including setting up racks, opening gates, staging straps, secure cars with straps, prepare for malfunctions of vehicles including dead batteries and/or parts and equipment.
  • Responsible for identifying and placing Tag Flag (color coded) in which they label vehicles by flags for specified location.
  • Must maintain a clean work area, free of debris or safety hazards.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.



  • The employee is continuously required to walk, grasp, reach forward, talk, hear and use eye-hand coordination.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, twist, pinch, bend forward, and use eye-hand-foot coordination, repetitive wrist motion, finger dexterity.
  • The employee must continuously use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is frequently required to lift/carry up to 10lbs and push/pull up to 30lbs.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, squat, reach overhead, lift/carry up to 20lbs and use repetitive foot motion.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



  • Report safety hazards.
  • Immediately report incidents involving injury, illness, or property damage.
  • Wear appropriate PPE as instructed by immediate supervisor.
  • Comply with all company safety policies, procedures, and rules.
  • Refuse any unsafe task or operation.
  • Participate in safety meetings and training.
  • Be constantly aware of their personal safety and that of their coworkers.



Receives direct supervision form the Vehicle Receiving Supervisor and Team Leader. Does not exercise supervision over any position.



  • Work is performed primarily in outdoors; exposed to changing weather (temperature & humidity) and outdoor environments, during day and night shifts.
  • The employee continuously works near moving vehicles (cars, trucks, etc).
  • The employee is continuously exposed to dust, fumes, and airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to noisy. 



  • The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
  • The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

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