KFTL’s People

KFTL is a young, dynamic and innovative organization, building a unique culture based on a foundation of integrity and responsibility. We strive to live our values of:

Respect for Employees Respect for the Environment Respect for suppliers and service providers
Respect for Customers Compliance with applicable legislation Respect for the Company, workplace, and equipment

Top reasons for a career at KFTL

As the leading transshipment terminal in the Caribbean, KFTL offers a unique opportunity for talented, dynamic, self-motivated individuals to learn new skills, build an exciting career and make a valuable contribution not only to personal growth, but also to national development.

What we expect of prospective employees

  • Integrity and accountability
  • Creativity and fresh thinking in your approach to work and life, regardless of your role.
  • Team players who understand the need for everyone to pull in the same direction to reach common goals.
  • Respect for diversity, understanding that tolerance of differences allows our lives to be enriched.
  • Pragmatism and a commercial mindset.

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Job Opportunities

Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL) invites qualified, dynamic, energetic and results-focused individuals to join our team in the following positions:


Job Purpose

Partner with a variety of key stakeholders to develop and implement organization and talent solutions to develop employees, create an engaged learning culture, and build organizational strength. Lead the various organizational development programs such as employee professional development, leadership development and employee engagement.

 General Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Design and implement tools to enhance the knowledge and capability of key talent to enable managers to effectively lead the organization toward achievement of business objectives
  • Assist the management team as well as business leaders in creating development plans for key talent to prepare for organizational growth
  • Develop and implement a leadership development program in collaboration with internal resources/stakeholders
  • Design and implement the talent review and succession planning process and work with Human Resources Partners to support and lead succession planning initiatives
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders on developing and implementing an on-boarding framework
  • Be a key player and champion of the performance management program
  • Assist in the design and implementation of appropriate evaluation tools and report and determine the impact of training on employee performance
  • Develop train-the-trainer programs and provide train-the-trainer sessions for internal resources
  • Provide classroom-led training support and on-site support for training exercises, tests, or evaluations
  • Develop mechanism to monitor individuals’ post-training engagement

Education and Experience

  • Minimum Undergraduate Degree in a related field such as Organizational Development, Learning and Development, or Training Management
  • 5 years’ related experience, 3 at the management level
  • Knowledge in design and implementation of learning technology solutions. Experience working with an LMS and building an online training presence from the ground up would be an advantage
  • Experience with psychometric instruments (i.e. DISC). Certification would be considered an asset
  • Familiarity with traditional and modern training methods and techniques
  • Good platform skills (e.g. Presentations, Teaching and Demonstrations)
  • Ability to complete full training cycle (assess needs, plan, develop, coordinate, monitor and evaluate)

Other Competencies

  • Experience in managing change; clear understanding of the implications of transformation
  • Strong project management skills
  • Collaborative and inclusive mind-set
  • Excellent communication skills; confident facilitator with the ability to develop and deliver presentations for all audiences from Employees to Executives
  • Self-motivated and results oriented



Job Purpose

Maintains, repairs and evaluates mechanical, electrical/electronic and structural systems on all the Terminal’s Heavy-duty Container Handling Equipment.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Executes preventative and corrective maintenance procedures and schedules in conformance with engineering standards and codes and the relevant statutory regulations
  • Completes all relevant documentation to support execution, accurately and in a timely manner
  • Tests equipment to ensure compliance with specifications and safety standards and identifies components to be overhauled
  • Participates in the analysis/research of the performance of electrical systems and other components and recommends modifications where necessary to improve efficiency
  • Executes all activities while ensuring compliance with all safety policies and procedures
  • Executes disaster contingency plans and participates in securing all equipment in the event of impending natural disasters such as hurricanes or storms
  • Works on assigned shift and in all areas of the Engineering department, as required by management

 Education and Experience

  • Diploma in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial Maintenance from a recognized institution;
  • At least two (2) years’ experience in maintenance and repair activities and evaluations for relevant equipment and machinery
  • Successful completion of the company’s Junior Maintenance Technician’s programme
  • Experience working with PLC systems
  • Diesel engine maintenance experience
  • Knowledge of industrial safety practices
  • Sound knowledge of relevant mechanical/pneumatic/electronic engineering systems and safety practices
  • Skilled in preparing and interpreting technical drawing/sketches;
  • Problem solving and analysis skills
  • Must possess a valid general driver’s licence


Contact Us

More Contact Info
1 876 923-5141-5
1 876 923-3100 (fax)


Operating Hours

Vessel Operations are 24/7

Gate Operations – 7am – 3pm (closed on weekends & public holidays)

Warehouse Operations – 8am – 4pm (closed on weekends & public holidays)


Berths 9-11, Port Bustamante
PO Box, 214 G.P.O. Kingston
Jamaica W.I.