Canadian Coast Guard based in St. John’s (Newfoundland and Labrador), Dartmouth (Nova Scotia) is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Commanding Officer. Canadian Coast Guard can be defined as a Special Operating Agency within Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO). We work to embrace proactive culture for 24/7 service to Canadians and for Canadians. We are known to be responsible for duties such as response to on-water and maritime incidents using a variety of vessels, hovercraft, helicopters, and small craft; and providing vital information and assistance to vessels, including navigation support, distress and safety communications and coordination of maritime trade. We have also got an announcement by the government of Canada, an Oceans Protection Plan, a whole of government approach to improve marine safety, to work with Indigenous groups, provinces, territories, and other stakeholders to better co-manage Canada’s oceans. We are known to be dedicated to deliver on this significant initiative and other departmental commitments. We always look for enthusiastic, motivated individuals to join our team in making an impact on the lives of Canadians. The candidates who will get selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to full time or casual employment. The shifts the candidate has to work are yet to be determined.
Employer Name: Canadian Coast Guard
Position: Commanding Officer
No of Vacancies: To be determined
Salary: $42.74 to $55.60 per hour
Employment Type: Full time
Location: St. John’s (Newfoundland and Labrador), Dartmouth (Nova Scotia)
Last Date of Application: 6th January 2024
Shifts: To be determined
Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language.
Education: Candidates don’t need standard educational qualifications such as a high school, bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma
Experience: Candidates need experience in various fields, the details are mentioned below
To be determined
- The candidate should have a valid Transport Canada STCW Certificate of Competency, Master 500GT Near Coastal or higher
- The candidate should have a valid Transport Canada STCW Certificate of Competency Master Near Coastal or higher
- The candidate should have a minimum five years of experience as a Deck Officer, two of which need to be experience as Chief Officer on a large vessel(1000GT or greater)
- The candidate should have a experience in a shore position relating to marine management or marine training
- The candidate should be able to mobilize people
- The candidate should be able to upload integrity and respect
- The candidate should be able to collaborate with Partners and Stakeholders
- The candidate should be able to achieve results
- The candidate should have the ability to manage a Safety Management System
- The candidate should have the ability to manage shipboard operations
- The candidate should have the ability to work under pressure
- The candidate should have the ability to communicate effectively
- The candidate having a Valid Transport Canada STCW Certificate of Competency Master Near Coastal or higher is an asset
- The candidate having a Valid Transport Canada STCW Certificate of Competency Master Mariner is an asset
- The candidates having experience as Master on a large vessel(1000GT or greater) is an asset
- The candidates having experience as Master overseeing a maintenance or refit period is an asset
- The candidates having experience in providing advice to Senior Management with respect to marine operations is an asset
- The candidates having experience in managing employee(s); such as providing advice and recommendations, supervising and motivating staff, preparing performance appraisals and managing Human Resource issues is an asset
- The candidate should have a Health Canada medical required for all seagoing personnel
- The candidate should be able to maintain a valid Certificate of Competency
- The candidate are required to go to sea for prolonged periods of time and in adverse weather conditions
- The candidate are required to travel by air, land or by sea
- The candidate are required to wear and maintain a uniform, safety footwear, and personal protective equipment to Canadian Coast Guard standards
- The candidate are required to work overtime when required
- The candidate should be willing to be deployed within the Atlantic Region
- The candidate should be compliance with the CCG Safety Management System and Standards
- The candidate should adhere to the Canadian Coast Guard Respiratory Protection Program
- The candidate should response within 30 minutes time to the vessel during assigned work period
- The candidate should have a valid Canadian Passport (for identified positions)
All the candidates should be COVID-19 vaccinated
- The candidate must be willing to travel
- The candidate should be able to administer and manage the vessel’s financial, human and material resources to ensure that the vessel is operated within the allocated budget and in accordance with applicable plans, standards, programs, regulations and directives of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.
- The candidate should be able to plan, organizes, directs, controls and coordinates all the operations of the vessel and equipment in the performance of assigned tasks, and provides functional and operational advice on missions and mission objectives to Senior Management.
- The candidate should be able to ensure the safety and security of the vessel in port and at sea, supervises the vessel’s officers, crew and assigned staff, promotes their well-being and productivity as well as identifies the need for and conducts training.
- The candidate should be able to promote and maintain harmonious and mutually beneficial relationships among the employer, crew, client and contractor, and manages the grievance procedure.
- The candidate should be able to direct helicopter and small craft operations as well as programs in Search and Rescue, Icebreaking, Environmental Response, Boating Safety, Conservation and Protection, Science and Marine Aids to Navigation programs.
- The candidate should be able to enforce compliance and investigates acts of non-compliance with various acts and regulations, collects and gives evidence, and prepares court briefs.
- The candidate should be able to provide a thorough Change of Command with the relieving Commanding Officer, including a review of pertinent vessel documents and relevant correspondence.
- The candidate should be able to arrange and provides public guided tours of the ship.
- The candidate should be able to provide all support necessary to ensure CCG meets its mandate.
- The employees get to work in a well known company
- The employees get an inclusive and a barrier free work environment
- The employees get to work in a place who is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve.
- The employees get employment equity at the work environment
- The employees get competitive salary and other financial benefits
- The employees get various paid leave benefits
How to apply:
If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through below mentioned details.
We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!