BC Ferries

First Engineer

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/8/2024 2:59 PM)
Number of Positions
Location City
Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Fleet Operations
Closing Date
CAD $60.69/Hr.

Job Description


Swartz Bay


Working at BC Ferries as a member of our engineering team, means you will work with us as we plan for our goal to have a more resilient service by increasing the capacity and interoperability of vessels in our fleet. We are more than a marine transportation company: We connect communities and customers to the people and places important in their lives.


As a first engineer at our Swartz bay terminal, you will have an opportunity to be trained on some of our most technically advanced vessels, including working on the LNG duel-fuel Spirit of Vancouver Island.  In this capacity, you bring a wide scope of technical, interpersonal and leadership experience to a role central to the safe and efficient operation of the ship’s machinery and equipment, including all operating systems and services, and possess considerable knowledge of safe work practices. 


The successful applicant is a passionate, innovative engineer who brings the technical, interpersonal and leadership skills as well as the experience required for safe and efficient management and operation of the ship’s machinery and equipment. You will be committed to the Company’s vision and values including safety, exceeding customer expectations and performance efficiency.


Interested employees holding a Transport Canada Second Class Motor certification or higher may be considered for this opportunity based on meeting the qualifications, experience and suitability requirements determined by the Company.


Join us!

If this sounds like your next great career move, please apply online by July 1, 2024.


"We connect communities and customers to people and places important in their lives”


At BC Ferries, our employees are our most important assets in delivering our commitment to customer safety, service and satisfaction. BC Ferries supports employment equity and diversity in the workplace and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (LGBTQ2S+), and others who reflect our ever-changing workplace.


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


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