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Posted Date 6 days ago(8/3/2022 1:42 PM)
“We connect communities and customers to the people and places important in their lives”     SHIPBOARD MANAGEMENT POSITION SENIOR CHIEF ENGINEER LIttler River   We are currently seeking applications from individuals interested in being considered for a Shipboard Management position as Senior Chief Engineer based out of Little River.   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.  Your experience will include proficiency in marine engineering with relevant operating systems and a demonstrated knowledge in safe work practices, leadership & development of employees and an understanding of financial and budget processes.   Interested employees holding a Valid Transport Canada 2nd Class Motor Certificate may be considered for this opportunity based on meeting the qualifications, experience and suitability requirements determined by the Company.   Please apply by August 9, 2022.   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.   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.      
Job Type
Full Time
Location
Comox
Closing Date
8/9/2022
Posted Date 7 days ago(8/2/2022 5:15 PM)
“We connect communities and customers to the people and places important in their lives”     ASSISTANT ENGINEERS/ENGINE ROOM ASSISTANTS Swartz Bay Casual You are a self-starter and a positive team player providing essential vessel safety and operation expertise. You have an ability to prioritize and complete tasks in a safe and timely manner while monitoring and maintaining mechanical, electrical, and propulsion systems.   Marine Emergency Duty (MED) STCW Basic Safety and Survival Craft certificates are required. Preference will be given to those with a 4th Class Motor Certificate or completion of ELTT in Diesel Mechanics or Transport Canada Engine Room Rating certificate.   Please apply by August 16, 2022.   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.   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.  
Job Type
Casual
Location
Sidney
Closing Date
8/16/2022
Posted Date 7 days ago(8/2/2022 5:05 PM)
“We connect communities and customers to the people and places important in their lives”     ASSISTANT ENGINEER/ENGINE ROOM ASSISTANT Salt Spring Island Casual You are a self-starter and a positive team player providing essential vessel safety and operation expertise. You have an ability to prioritize and complete tasks in a safe and timely manner while monitoring and maintaining mechanical, electrical, and propulsion systems.   Marine Emergency Duty (MED) STCW Basic Safety and Survival Craft certificates are required. Preference will be given to those with a 4th Class Motor Certificate or completion of ELTT in Diesel Mechanics or Transport Canada Engine Room Rating certificate.   Please apply by August 16, 2022.   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.   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.  
Job Type
Casual
Location
Salt Spring Island
Closing Date
8/16/2022
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/28/2022 7:10 PM)
“We connect communities and customers to the people and places important in their lives”     ENGINE ROOM ASSISTANTS Tsawwassen Casual You are a self-starter and a positive team player providing essential vessel safety and operation expertise. You have an ability to prioritize and complete tasks in a safe and timely manner while monitoring and maintaining mechanical, electrical, and propulsion systems.   Marine Emergency Duty (MED) STCW Basic Safety and Survival Craft certificates are required. Preference will be given to those with a 4th Class Motor Certificate or completion of ELTT in Diesel Mechanics or Transport Canada Engine Room Rating certificate.   Please apply by August 12, 2022.   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.   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.  
Job Type
Casual
Location
Delta
Closing Date
8/12/2022
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/25/2022 6:14 PM)
"We connect communities and customers to the people and places important in their lives”   PROJECT COORDINATOR, TERMINAL CONSTRUCTION Victoria or Tsawwassen   A team player and detail-oriented professional, you perform a comprehensive range of project and technical coordination activities in support of the Terminal Engineering team during the planning and construction of terminal and marine projects, as well as other engineering related tasks. You will assist in planning and assessments, design development and review, procurement of services and materials, tender and contract preparation, and site supervision. Other duties include using Maximo applications, maintaining document control, and developing project schedules and monthly progress reports that highlight key issues of scope, schedule and budget variances. With guidance from your supervisor, you will also take responsibility for all processes of planning, contracting and executing smaller projects, as required.   You are energetic with a positive attitude, displaying strong time management skills and judgement in all aspects of your work. You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, allowing you to build and maintain relationships with the project team, department, contractors and other stakeholders. You also bring a demonstrated willingness and ability to undertake additional training and duties required for the position.   We have an ambitious and growing capital plan with projects across our 47 terminals for marine structures, buildings, and civil work.  Projects typically include a variety of engineering disciplines and are constructed in operating facilities, which requires additional planning.  The ideal candidate is a generalist with a strong technical background and ability to learn and manage new technical areas.   You bring a diploma or degree in civil or mechanical engineering with the ability to be registered with ASTTBC or EGBC. You also possess two to five years of related engineering or construction industry experience. You have excellent organizational and time management skills, along with demonstrated technical ability and thorough understanding of applicable building codes, standards and regulations, and planning, design and construction methods relative to terminal construction. You have a valid BC driver’s license and are willing to travel throughout coastal British Columbia. Please apply with a cover letter and resume by August 19, 2022. You will be required to create a profile which you can use to apply on future career opportunities.   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.   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.  
Job Type
Full Time
Location
Various
Closing Date
8/19/2022
Posted Date 1 month ago(7/6/2022 4:19 PM)
"We connect communities and customers to the people and places important in their lives”   FIRST ENGINEER, 2nd CLASS MOTOR CERTIFICATE Horseshoe Bay   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.  We require individuals with a 2nd Class Transport Canada Motor Certificate.    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. This position requires travelling with the vessel.   Please apply by August 31, 2022.    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.   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.    
Job Type
Full Time
Location
West Vancouver
Closing Date
8/31/2022
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/28/2022 2:57 PM)
“We connect communities and customers to the people and places important in their lives”     FIRST ENGINEER, LARGE VESSEL (SPIRIT) 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.   Please apply by August 31, 2022.   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.   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.  
Job Type
Full Time
Location
Sidney
Closing Date
8/31/2022
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/27/2022 12:51 PM)
  Full time, permanent Chief Engineer opportunities on our exciting new electric hybrid ferries.   Come work with us and experience:  - Hybrid electric vessels with state of the art technology - Latest propulsive machinery - Challenging and rewarding engineering position - Full training and support - Excellent benefits and pension - Expenses paid when you travel away from the home point of assembly  - Relocation support - Room to grow in organization – constant opportunities available for training & movement - Annual Scheduled Time Off – know your schedule for the year, option on some routes to take more time off or more financial compensation “We connect communities and customers to the 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. 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.   CHIEF ENGINEER, MINOR Island Class Vessel    We are currently seeking applications from individuals interested in a Shipboard Management Position as Chief Engineers. You can be based in the Comox Valley, or a nearby community and travel to work to the following Northern Gulf Islands.    Quadra – Campbell River                 -4 days on 4 days off                 -12 hr shifts                 -Excellent Time Off Options - MINIMUM 40 days                  -Commute from Campbell River   Texada – Sunshine Coast                 -7 days on 7 days off                 -10hr shifts                 -Live on the Sunshine Coast or Lower Mainland    Alert Bay – North Island                 -7 days on 7 days off                 -10hr shifts                 -Engineering Living Allowance   Quadra – Campbell River                 -4 days on 4 days off                 -12 hr shifts                 -Excellent Differential/Time Off Options                 -Commute from Campbell River     The successful applicant is a passionate, innovative engineer who brings the technical, interpersonal, developmental, administrative and leadership skills as well as the experience required for safe and efficient management and operation of the ship’s machinery and equipment.  You are committed to the Company’s vision and values including safety, exceeding customer expectations and performance efficiency.  Your experience includes proficiency in marine engineering with relevant operating systems and a demonstrated knowledge in safe work practices, leadership & development of employees and an understanding of financial and budget processes.   Interested employees holding a Transport Canada 3rd Class Motor Certificate will be considered for this opportunity based on meeting the qualifications, experience and suitability requirements determined by the Company.   Please apply by August 31, 2022     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.      
Job Type
Full Time
Location
Various
Closing Date
8/31/2022
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/28/2022 2:55 PM)
Permanent full time opportunities for First Engineers based in Central Vancouver Island. Come live, work and play on the West Coast.   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.   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.   Taking care of our employees is a top priority for us, and to do that, we offer benefits that help you stay healthy in all ways. Some of our great benefits include:   - Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits package - Public Service Pension Plan (a paycheque every month when you retire!) - Vacation starting at a minimum 3 weeks - Maternity leave employer top up - Passes for ferry travel - Amazing colleagues who share a common goal - Discounts in our gift shops and with many businesses on Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland - Career progression and training and development opportunities   FIRST ENGINEER, LARGE Nanaimo   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 Nanaimo terminal, 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.   Please apply by August 31, 2022.   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.    
Job Type
Full Time
Location
Nanaimo
Closing Date
8/31/2022