Fisheries and Oceans Canada – Canadian Coast Guard based in Prince Rupert (British Columbia) is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Rigger. Fisheries and Oceans Canada – 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: Fisheries and Oceans Canada – Canadian Coast Guard
Position: Rigger
No of Vacancies: To be determined
Salary: $31.30 to $34.01 per hour
Employment Type: Full time
Location: Prince Rupert (British Columbia)
Last Date of Application: 7th October, 2022


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language.
Education: Candidates don’t need standard educational qualification such as a high school, bachelor’s degree, a certificate or a diploma
Experience: Candidates need experience of working in various departments the details to the same are explained below

Physical Requirements:

To be determined

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates need a current and valid Rope Access or Fall Arrest Certification (SPRAT or IRATA Level 1)
  • The candidates need a minimum of 1 years’ experience working on guyed or self-supporting communication towers and other antenna supporting structures.
  • The candidates need experience in the installation, removal, and maintenance of antennas and transmission line systems respective to land based communications infrastructure.
  • The candidate should have the ability to communicate effectively orally
  • The candidate should have the ability to communicate effectively in writing
  • The candidate should be able to work with an initiative
  • The candidate should have judgement skills
  • The candidate should be someone who can be dependent on
  • The candidate should have Reliability Status security clearance – Valid Health Canada Medical
  • The candidate should have a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License.
  • The candidate should be willing and able to climb towers and work at heights in excess of 2.4m.
  • The candidate should be willing and able to travel for up to 3 week periods of time to remote sites via; trucks, boats and aircraft.
  • The candidate should be willing and able to access remote sites over rugged terrain and work outdoors in extremes of environmental conditions
  • The candidate should be willing and able to climb towers and work at heights in excess of 2.4m.
  • 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.


To be determined


  • 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) through below mentioned details.

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