Senior Master, Minor

Website BC Ferries

Job Description:

As a Senior Master, you are responsible for the overall management of employees and the vessel, including managing and leading the Shipboard Management Team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The Senior Master is responsible for creating, forecasting, and balancing the deck and overall budget for the vessel.
  • The Senior Master coordinates the effective performance of the vessel and its personnel in providing safe, efficient, economic, and timely transport of passengers and vehicles.
  • You will also participate in ensuring high standards of employee engagement and customer service in accordance with company objectives.

Job Requirements:

  • Have minimum 3 years’ experience as a Master of a vessel over 350 GRT including management of the activities of deck and shipboard employees;
  • 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
  • Hold a Transport Canada-approved Master’s Certification (Near Coastal or Master Mariner);
  • 1 year experience of shore-side management experience in a marine business setting;
  • Ensure high standards of mariner professionalism and employee relations at all times.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance with a high level of importance on overall safety;
  • Hold relevant post-secondary education or combination of education and experience;
  • Successful clearance on a BC Ferries vessel within 180 days of appointment;

Job Details:

Company: BC Ferries

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Alert Bay, BC , CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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