BC Ferries

  • Senior Manager, Navigation Safety

    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/30/2018 4:38 PM)
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  • Job Description

    Come Aboard!


    At BC Ferries, our employees are our most important assets in delivering our commitment to customer safety, service and satisfaction.


    We offer a unique West Coast working environment with diverse challenges and opportunities. Whether your goal is to work behind the scenes, onboard our ships, or within our land based operations, you are a key contributor to the BC Ferries team.


    With 47 ports of call and around 500 sailings every day, BC Ferries is the largest independently-owned ferry company in the world. Dedicated to safety, excellence, innovation, and people, we are committed to continuously improving the west coast travel experience of our customers.




    To Be Determined


    In this newly created role, you will act as a key member of the Fleet Operations Team; responsible for setting and monitoring the fleet standard in marine navigation. Reporting to the Director, Fleet Standards, you support the key objectives of ensuring that all navigation policies and procedures are effective and clearly communicated throughout the Fleet and that vessel bridge teams are maintaining the fleet standard.


    You will serve the Fleet as the primary coach and mentor for bridge and navigation standards. You will also manage the Fleet Navigation Assessment Team, coordinate the fleet navigation assessment process and conduct navigation assessments and bridge team evaluations. You will also support the Bridge Simulation team by teaching navigation courses and assist in the development of the course curriculum.


    This role is ideally suited for an experience mariner with deep specialist knowledge in navigation and you have had success and experience teaching navigation. You are an effective communicator and effective problem-solver with an ability to anticipate, identify, and initiate appropriate solutions in a cohesive, team-oriented environment.


    Your exemplary credentials include a certification as a Navigation Officer and a Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma. An Adult Education certificate or Instructor certification in a relevant field or equivalent work experience as an instructor is preferred. This position requires a valid driver’s license and travel is required.


    Please apply by December 14, 2018.


    We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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