BC Ferries

  • Master, Large Vessel

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/9/2019 2:28 PM)
    Number of Positions
    Location City
    Salt Spring Island
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Category
    Closing Date
  • Job Description

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


    Shipboard Management Position

    Master, Large Vessel

    Salt Spring Island

    We are currently seeking applications from individuals interested in being considered for the Shipboard Management position of Exempt Master, Large at Salt Spring Island


    As Master, you lead the shipboard management team and are responsible for safety; departmental leadership; crew supervision and a strong customer service focus. The Master ensures efficient vessel operations, including navigation, route and ship management, regulatory compliance; maintaining operational records and logs, and supporting the business performance of the vessel. The Master oversees crew training in fire, safety and boat drills, ensure that safety equipment is operational and provide leadership in emergency situations.


    As an Excluded Master, you:

    • ensure regulatory compliance with a high level of importance on overall safety;
    • hold a Transport Canada-approved Master’s Certification (Near Coastal or Master Mariner);
    • have suitable working experience as a Chief Officer or Master of a vessel over 350 GRT including management of the activities of deck and shipboard employees;
    • act as an on-watch management representative for the Company;
    • are computer proficient with a good working knowledge of current software programs;
    • are an innovative leader with a strong focus on customer service and Company objectives; and
    • ensure high standards of mariner professionalism and employee relations at all times.


    Please apply by January 25, 2019.


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


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