Job Title:                             Safety Administrative Assistant
Position:                              Full-time Hourly/Non-Exempt
Reports To:                         Director of Training       
Division:                              River
Location(s):                        Paducah, KY

About Marquette:
Headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky and founded in 1978, Marquette is a leading provider of inland marine transportation services. Our Company operates over 130 towboats on the Mississippi River System, Gulf-Intracoastal Waterway, and near-shore coastwise market. In addition, the Company controls over 1,000 dry cargo barges. The Company has additional offices in St Rose, LA, Lockport, LA and La Porte, TX. With over 1,500 vessel and shore-based employees, Marquette is the largest provider of independent towing services within the inland waterways. We are the only fully integrated fleet in the industry that can do what we do. 

Principal Responsibilities:
  • Provide a full range of clerical/administrative support including the composition and preparation of routine correspondence, presentations and reports using computer software applications.
  • Support document control and recordkeeping.
  • Maintain a database of training conducted onboard vessels and shore side. Prepare reports and extracts as required.
  • Support new employee orientation classes.
  • Assist with contingency exercises.
  • Support safety managers, directors, and executives in the preparation of meeting and training presentations and follow-up on timelines and deliverables.
  • Advise supervisor of any issues or recommendations to ensure orderly and efficient administrative operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Associate Degree or college coursework and appropriate work experience considered.
  • Strong organizational habits.
  • Demonstrated skills and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Accurate and detail oriented.
  • Motivated self-starter, with excellent communication skills and a high-level of integrity.

Marquette offers competitive pay, health, dental & vision insurance, 401K plan with company match, bonus plan, company paid life insurance, short- & long-term disability, flexible spending account, critical illness, accident insurance, and other incentives!