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Posted Date 5 days ago(9/25/2020 3:57 PM)
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.     Shipboard Management Position Senior Master, Major Tsawwassen   We are currently seeking applications from individuals interested in being considered for the Shipboard Management position of Senior Master, Major at Tsawwassen.   As a Senior Master, Major, you are responsible for the overall management of employees and the vessel, including managing and leading the Shipboard Management Team. The Senior Master, Major coordinates the effective performance of the vessel and its personnel in providing safe, efficient, economic, and timely transport of passengers and vehicles. The Senior Master, Major is responsible for creating, forecasting, and balancing the deck and overall budget for the vessel. You will also participate in ensuring high standards of employee engagement and customer service in accordance with company objectives.   As a Senior Master, Major, 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); - hold relevant post-secondary education or a combination of education and experience; - have a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Master of a vessel over 350 GRT, including management of the activities of deck and shipboard employees; - must successfully clear on a BC Ferries vessel within 180 days of appointment; - have 1 year of experience in shore-side management experience - in a marine business setting; - 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 October 9, 2020.   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
Delta
Closing Date
10/9/2020
Posted Date 6 days ago(9/23/2020 5:11 PM)
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.     FIRST ENGINEER, LARGE VESSEL Swartz Bay As a first engineer you will stand a watch and monitors the operation of the ship's machinery and equipment; and supervise staff. In this capacity, your watch keeping duties including monitoring the levels of fuel, lube oil and water; monitoring all operating systems and domestic services including plumbing and ventilation; reporting any abnormalities to the Chief Engineer. In addition, you confer with the previous watch regarding the condition of machinery; conducting inspection rounds of the ship's systems; and reviewing engine room log and computer data for problems. Collecting data and maintaining a variety of logs and reports; assisting with annual refits; monitoring external contractors; ordering and ensuring sufficient stores, parts, and tools are also components of your responsibilities.   As a leader, you supervise staff in scheduled maintenance; repair of machinery and equipment; cleaning of engine room spaces; and responding to repair requests from the deck and catering departments; conducting hands on diagnosis and repair of complex machinery and equipment; and overhauling all main and auxiliary machinery. You oversee the training of staff; assessing performance; allocating work; and conducting engine room control exercises and safety drills.   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 October 9, 2020.   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
10/9/2020
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/17/2020 5:00 PM)
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.   SHIPBOARD MANAGEMENT POSITION Chief Engineer, Major Salt Spring Island   We are currently seeking applications from individuals interested in being considered for the Shipboard Management position of Chief Engineer, Major at Salt Spring Island.   The successful applicants are passionate, innovative engineers who bring 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 1st or 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 October 2, 2020.   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
Salt Spring Island
Closing Date
10/2/2020