Tropical Shipping

Tropical has been rated as a "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.

Open Positions at Tropical Shipping

Import Specialist

JOB SUMMARY Coordinates and processes all the necessary requirements for importation of freight into the Port of Palm Beach, FL. Function include completing the arrival notification process, providing logistical support, completing  the carrier release requirements, invoicing for services provided outside of the scope of the BOL (contract of carriage) and provide customer care support.EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalentEXPERIENCE: Three years experience in traffic documentation, cust...

Senior Accountant

JOB SUMMARY Responsible for preparing and or reviewing general ledger account analysis; preparing and or reviewing internal and external financial reports; assisting in the development, documentation and implementation of processes to ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial information; performing GAAP research to determine the proper accounting treatment for proposed transactions; and assisting in the financial analysis and accounting implementation for new services and/or investment ...

Junior Accountant – Barbados

JOB SUMMARY Responsible for leading the daily work activities of the Accounting Clerks in all functions of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.  Prepares general ledger entries, monthly reports, payroll time keeping report and ensures compliance with requirements of various government agencies.EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalentEXPERIENCE: One to three years experience in Accounting procedures.LICENSE: Valid Local Driver's License and Valid PassportTRAVEL: 5% Travel to other Tro...

Documentation Specialist, USVI – St. Croix

JOB SUMMARY Input all cargo information in the system to crate a bill of lading.  Coordinate the clearance of inbound documentation with port authorities.  Provide customer notification of cargo arrival.  Collect monies when necessary, request release for the prepaid shipments and distribute this information to accounting.EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalentEXPERIENCE: One year experience in office or clerical operations.LICENSE: Valid Local Driver's License.TRAVEL: N/A

Warehouse Person I, USVI – St. John

JOB SUMMARY Check, stores and loads out trailer-load freight.  Deliver customer cargo.  Clean warehouse.EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalentEXPERIENCE: N/ALICENSE: Valid Local Driver's License.TRAVEL: N/A

Equipment Control Checker / Clerk, BVI – Tortola

JOB SUMMARYResponsible for dispatching and receiving containers, computer data entry of equipment activity, releasing vehicles to customers, printing load list and manifest for general distribution, in addition to calculating and printing demurrage invoices.EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalentEXPERIENCE: Six months to one year experience in a related field.  Computer experience required.LICENSE: Valid Local Driver's License.TRAVEL: N/APHYSICAL: Operations - Manual dexterity to perform...

Documentation Coordinator

JOB SUMMARY Responsible for obtaining all documentation from Customers or Freight Forwarders to ensure the timely movement of cargo from pick up through vessel loading.  Reviews all documents for compliance to all applicable governmental regulations.  Enters documentation into TLink and updates Customer and shipment information as required.    EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalentEXPERIENCE: One to Three years of related experience.LICENSE: Valid Local Driver's License.TRAVEL: N/A

Customer Svc Representative

JOB SUMMARY Acts as a liaison between sales representative and customers.  Quotes rates, assists with bookings, follows-up on customer complaints, traces cargo, initiates FCNs, releases documents on southbound/inter-island shipments and responds in a timely manner to customer inquires.  Researches, follows up and maintains current customer accounts.EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalent.EXPERIENCE: Three years work experience in Sales, Customer Service or Traffic.LICENSE: Valid Local Dr...

Traffic Representative-Barbados

JOB SUMMARY Responsible for shipment verification process from tally receipt until cargo is cleared to load.  Maintains successive customer contact to expedite cargo movement to clear to load status, ensuring appropriate export documents have been received and verified. Coordinates documentation process from the time cargo physically received from shipper until cargo is unstuffed from the container at the final port of discharge warehouse.  Supports Sales Representatives as needed through cor...

Utility Person/Painter, USVI – St. Thomas

JOB SUMMARY Maintain facilities and buildings.  Clean, lubricate and paint all equipment as required.EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalentEXPERIENCE: Six months experience in building cleaning, or heavy equipment painting and maintenance.LICENSE: Valid Local Driver's LicenseTRAVEL: N/A

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