Tuesday , January 31 2023

DFO Careers – Indigenous Deckhand Recruitment

Website Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Job Description:

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participates in shipboard safety drills (fire, ship abandonment, damage control, recovery of persons overboard), and assists in the testing of safety equipment and systems;
  • Maintains deck equipment and machinery, shipboard cleanliness and husbandry, performs seamanship duties, carpentry work and simple repairs to engines;
  • Stands at watch at sea and in port, on the bridge as a lookout, or at the forecastle as a bow lookout;
  • Assists in loading, stowing, securing and discharging of cargo and supplies, and in delivering equipment and stores ashore;
  • Provides all support necessary to ensure CCG meets its mandate.

Job Requirements:

  • Marine Emergency Duties Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) – Basic Safety training course completed within the last 5 years OR valid Marine Emergency Duties, Certificate of Proficiency in STCW Basic Safety*
  • 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**
  • Must be willing and able to be deployed
  • 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
  • Must be willing and able to go to sea for prolonged periods of time (including Arctic Waters) in adverse weather conditions, and on various classes of vessels (Up to 42 days)
  • For Canadian Citizens, Valid Canadian Passport or for Canadian Permanent Residents, A Valid Passport from a recognized Passport Issuing Authority
  • Must be willing and able to wear a Respiratory Protection device and meet the standard of the CCG Respiratory Protection Program – RPP
  • Must be willing and able to perform Overtime work as required, often on short notice
  • Valid Marine Basic First Aid or Marine Advanced First Aid
  • ROC-MC Radio Operator’s Certificate – Maritime Commercial
  • Candidates not meeting this certification are encouraged to apply may be deemed partially qualified while obtaining required certification.
  • Candidates not meeting this certification are encouraged to apply may be deemed partially qualified while obtaining required certification.
  • Must be willing and able to work shiftwork

Job Details:

Company: Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Hay River, Northwest Territories, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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