Anchorage Union Clerical
Anchorage, AK 
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Job Description
Position at Matson Navigation Company of Alaska, LLC

Company Description

Matson, Inc. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol MATX. Founded in 1882, Matson (NYSE: MATX) is a leading provider of ocean transportation and logistics services. Matson provides a vital lifeline to the domestic non-contiguous economies of Hawaii, Alaska, and Guam, and to other island economies in Micronesia. Matson also operates premium, expedited services from China to Long Beach, California, provides service to Okinawa, Japan and various islands in the South Pacific, and operates an international export service from Dutch Harbor to Asia. The Company's fleet of owned and chartered vessels includes containerships, combination container and roll-on/roll-off ships and custom-designed barges. Matson Logistics, established in 1987, extends the geographic reach of Matson's transportation network throughout North America. Its integrated, asset-light logistics services include rail intermodal, highway brokerage, warehousing, freight consolidation, Asia supply chain services, and forwarding to Alaska.

Role Summary

This position is an office relief clerk or a casual worker. The duties include but are not limited to accounting, payroll, customer service, gatehouse, file room, rates department and any other office tasks as assigned. Experience in accounts payable and accounts receivable is highly desired.

Please note that this is a casual position as defined by the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Casual employees currently work 40 hours per week, but there is no guarantee of hours. In addition, as a casual employee, you do not have the opportunity to accrue sick time or personal time, but will receive contributions to the Pension and Health and Welfare plan. You will receive 1 week of vacation after 1 year of employment.

The current rate of pay is $24.00 per hour and will increase based on the contract. In addition, future permanent clerical employees are hired from the casual worker position.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Must be flexible and adaptable with the ability to learn many different aspects of the operation.
  • Ability to perform customer service function in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Ability to read and follow the outlined SOP for each operational area.
  • Ability to multi-task and perform various functions, with emphasis on attention to detail, as needed throughout the day.
  • Ability to work within a team environment.
  • Ability to follow direction.
  • Must have accountability for performance and initiative to ask questions.

Technical Requirements/Competencies

  • Previous experience in an office position.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Previous experience in accounting and or customer service is preferred.

Other Requirements

  • Valid Alaska driver's license.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a TWIC card.
  • Maintain membership in the Union.

Physical Requirements

  • Lifting up to 10 pounds on your own
  • Sitting for up to 50 minutes per hour
  • Standing for up to 30 minutes per hour
  • Walking for up to 20 minutes per hour
  • Twisting
  • Bending
  • Reaching


Matson is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, AIDS/HIV status, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including, but not limited to, the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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