Ontario Province Jobs – FERRY MATE

Website Ministry of Transportation

Job Description:

The Ministry of Transportation’s Ferry Services requires two individuals to serve as Ferry Mate. To assist in the operation and navigation of a vessel transporting vehicles and passengers between Glenora and Adolphustown.

Job Responsibilities:

  • provide direction and guidance to deckhands
  • ensure vessel and shore facilities are maintained in a safe, clean and efficient condition
  • assume duties of Captain or Deckhand on assigned shift, as required (as certified)
  • maintain passenger discipline
  • respond to public enquiries and/or complaints
  • assist in the operation and maintenance of a Ferry Vessel transporting vehicles and passengers by deciding upon appropriate parking spaces for vehicles
  • investigate accidents/incidents and report to supervisor
  • assist Captain in wheelhouse during poor visibility and emergency situations, as required
  • supervise the loading and unloading of vehicles and the securing and casting-off of vessel
  • check condition and accessibility of fire-fighting and life-saving equipment

Job Requirements:

  • You have organization skills to carry out daily routines as well as complete non-routine activities.
  • You have verbal, written and visual communication skills when supervising the direction of vehicles and to effectively communicate with co-workers.
  • Valid Transport Canada Marine Medical
  • You have knowledge of seamanship practices/principles and experience to ensure the operation of the vessel in a safe and lawful manner.
  • You have demonstrated ability to interpret policies and procedures relative to marine operations to ensure the operation of the vessel in a safe and lawful manner.
  • You must have a valid class ‘G’ driver’s licence or equivalent, as recognized by the Province of Ontario. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof that s/he has a valid driver’s licence upon being hired.
  • You have the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy when responding to unlawful situations.
  • You have decision-making skills to ensure the proper trim and stability of the ship appropriate to prevailing weather conditions and in investigating accidents involving vehicles.
  • You must be courteous with the public and when responding to public inquiries.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Minimum Transport Canada Certificate of Competency as Mate Limited (for the specified vessel)
  • Marine Emergency Duties Certificate to the level required by Transport Canada
  • You have demonstrated experience in the delivery of quality customer service to deal courteously with complaints and concerns of passengers.
  • Radiotelephone Operator’s (Restricted) Certificate

Job Details:

Company: Ministry of Transportation

Vacancy Type: Temporary

Job Location: Picton, Ontario, Canada

Application Deadline: N/A

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