Ship Officer

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Job Description:

The Department of National Defence is committed to providing an environment where justice, fairness and the elimination of barriers helps build a skilled, diverse and representative workforce reflective of Canada. We welcome diversity in all its forms, promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply. Please note that preference for hiring will first be given to candidates who are members of the above mentioned designated groups.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience operating harbour tugs;
  • Experience operating small vessels;
  • Experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of steam and diesel marine machinery;
  • Experience working with a budget under the Federal Financial Administration Act;
  • Engine room experience as an Oiler or Motorman;
  • Experience as an oiler or deckhand on tugboat;
  • Experience as a Rigger;
  • Experience operating, maintaining, or working aboard small vessels;
  • Small Vessel Machinery Operator (SVMO)
  • Possession of a Bridge Watchman’s Certificate
  • Cadet Programs (Deck or Engine)
  • Small Vessel Operator Proficiency (SVOP)
  • Possession of an Engine Room Assistant’s Certificate
  • Possession of an Able Seaman’s CertificateExperience in the maintenance, repair, and operation of marine machinery or equipment;
  • Experience performing maintenance, repair or fabrication work in a commercial or industrial environment;
  • Experience working with an environmental response team in the marine environment;
  • Experience in supervision.Experience working with vessel Planned Maintenance Systems;
  • Experience in supervision;
  • Experience overseeing vessel refits and machinery overhauls;
  • Experience in towing;
  • Experience in the repair and maintenance of marine machinery;
  • Experience with pollution control equipment and/or counter measures.
  • Experience working with government or commercial repair facilities and contractors;
  • Watchkeeping or Command experience within the last five (5) years related to the position.
  • Experience performing inspections and trials on vessels and marine machinery;Valid Transport Canada Certificate of Competency as Marine
  • Engineer, Fourth Class Motor or higher; or
  • Valid British Columbia Fourth Class (or higher) Power Engineering Certificate with STCW Basic Safety training or domestic Marine Emergency Duties A1 and B2

Job Details:

Company: Department of National Defence

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Calgary, Alberta, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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