Website Fisheries and Oceans Canada
As a Deckhand with the Canadian Coast Guard, no two days will be the same. Under the direction of the Navigation Officer, you will carry out maintenance, operational and custodial services for a Canadian Coast Guard ship, as well as duties in the marine environment as part of the Canadian Coast Guard’s federal mandate.
- 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;
- Participates in shipboard safety drills (fire, ship abandonment, damage control, recovery of persons overboard), and assists in the testing of safety equipment and systems;
- 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.
Canadian Coast Guard offers a challenging and diverse work environment. Our employees include mariners, office workers, technician, labourers and marine communications officers.
- Our employees are swimmers, skiers, dancers and musicians.
- We have family people, single people, and most of all great people. Whatever your interests, whatever your background, you will fit in at CCG.
- 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 work shiftwork
- 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 perform Overtime work as required, often on short notice
- 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 travel by air, land, or by sea
- All employees of 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.
- 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)
- Valid Medical (Transport Canada Marine Medical or Health Canada Periodic 3)
- Must be willing and able to be deployed
Company: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Prince Rupert, British Columbia, CA
Application Deadline: N/A