Engine Room Assistant / Oiler

Canadian Coast Guard based in Fleet Victoria (British Columbia) is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Engine Room Assistant / Oiler. Canadian Coast Guard can be said as a federal institution, that is responsible for safeguarding waters and managing Canada’s fisheries and oceans resources. We are known to ensure healthy and sustainable aquatic ecosystems through habitat protection and sound science. We are known to support economic growth in the marine and fisheries sectors, and innovation in areas such as aquaculture and biotechnology. 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 permanent employment. The shifts the candidate has to work are yet to be determined. When the candidate applies to this selection process, he/she is not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. The positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Canadian Coast Guard
Position: Engine Room Assistant / Oiler
No of Vacancies: To be determined
Salary: $59,436 per year
Employment Type: Full time
Location: Fleet Victoria (British Columbia)
Last Date of Application: 31st December 2022
Shifts: To be determined

Requirements:

Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language.
Education: Candidates need standard educational qualification such as a valid Marine Basic First Aid or Marine Advanced First Aid
Note 1: Any of the candidates holding the First Aid qualifications other than the requested certification (ie. certification which does not include a marine component) may be deemed partially qualified with the expectation that, at minimum, the Marine Basic First Aid training be obtained prior to hire
Note 2: The candidate must have a Basic Safety training course completed within the last 5 years OR valid Marine Emergency Duties, Certificate of Proficiency in STCW Basic Safety
Note 3: The candidate should have a valid Marine Emergency Duties STCW – Survival Craft training course completed within the last 5 years OR valid Marine Emergency Duties Certificate of Proficiency in STCW Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats
Note 4: The candidates with expired MEDs are still encouraged to apply. Upon successful completion of the process, applicants with expired MEDs would be placed into a pool of partially qualified candidates. Once MED refreshers are obtained, the candidates would be moved into the pool of fully qualified candidates and be considered for appointment
Experience: Candidates need a professional experience of approximately 3 months or greater in mechanical, electrical, welding or other similar trades. The other experience details are mentioned below.
Note: Professional can be defined as a within a workplace setting

Physical Requirements:

To be determined

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should have judgement skills
  • The candidate should be someone who can be relied on
  • The candidate should have a Marine Medical Care, OFA 3 or other First Aid certification without a marine component
  • The candidate should have a Fourth class marine engineering certificate.
  • The candidate should have a certificate of Competency as Engine Room Rating.
  • The candidate should have a certification (any) in mechanical, electrical, welding or other similar trades.
  • The candidate should have experience working in a Marine environment.
  • The candidate should have experience working at sea.
  • The candidate should have experience working with DFO/CCG departmental Engineering databases.
  • The candidate should have a Valid Marine Medical (with no limitations).
  • For Canadian Citizens, the candidate should have a Valid Canadian Passport or for Canadian Permanent Residents, A Valid Passport from a recognized Passport Issuing Authority.
  • The candidate must be willing and able to wear a Respiratory Protection device and meet the standard of the CCG Respiratory Protection Program –RPP.
  • The candidate must be willing to wear and maintain a uniform per Canadian Coast Guard standards, inclusive of CSA approved safety footwear, and maintain job related personal safety equipment.
  • The candidate must be willing and able to be deployed.
  • The candidate must be willing and able to perform Overtime work as required, often on short notice.
  • The candidate must be willing and able to work shift work.
  • The candidate must be willing and able to work aboard a vessel for up to 42 consecutive days.
  • The candidate must be willing and able to travel by air, land, and by sea.
  • The candidate must hold a Transport Canada Marine Medical valid for the occupation group to which they have applied (Deck, Engine, or Catering) prior to initial hire. A Health Canada Occupational Health Medical must be completed after initial hire and must be maintained as an ongoing condition of employment.
  • The candidate should be available on the provided email for updates and answer job related questions
  • The candidates who are hired as the core public administration are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.

Responsibilities:

  • The candidate should be able to carry out maintenance, operational and custodial services for the Watchkeeping Engineer of a Canadian Coast Guard ship, as well as duties in the marine environment as part of the Canadian Coast Guard’s federal mandate
  • The candidate must be able to assist in operating, maintaining and repairing ship machinery and equipment
  • The candidate must be able to participate in fueling, lube oil transfer and waste oil products handling, and the production, transfer, testing and treatment of potable water
  • The candidate should be able to conduct rigging in support of engine room lifting activities
  • The candidate should be able to participate in damage control, firefighting, environmental response and other drills, exercises and operations

Benefits:

  • 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 to work in accordance to flexible work arrangements, volunteer days, and family-related leave
  • The employees get learning and training opportunities to get support in their current and future career
  • The employees get to work with one of the Canada’s top employers

Company Overview:

The Canadian Coast Guard is known to be entrusted to deliver valuable programs and services to Canadians that save lives, protect the environment and support our Canadian economy. The company is known to offer an exciting sea-going and shore-based career opportunities in the delivery of critical maritime safety, security and response services. The company has also received a special recognition as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People.

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 and being prepared for the screening questions) through below mentioned details.

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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!

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