Marine Engineer 1 (East Ferry)
Date: Jun 28, 2018
Competition # 14362
Marine Engineer 1 (East Ferry), Permanent, EAST FERRY
Transportation & Infrastructure Renewal
Posting Closing Date: 7/12/2018
Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application form, cover letter, or on your resume.
The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal supports Nova Scotia’s 23,000 kilometers of roads and highways and 4,100 bridges. We are an engaged and supportive workplace ensuring safety of our public service; ensuring all return home healthy and safe.
The Marine Services division of TIR maintains and operates seven provincial ferries: Englishtown, Little Narrows, Country Harbor, LaHave River, Tancook Island, and Digby Neck. Our Ferry staff help further connect and expand Nova Scotia’s transportation network while ensuring the safe and efficient operation of our Provincial Ferries. Our ferries operate 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. If you want an exciting and challenging career with a daily view of our beautiful Atlantic waters, then we have the perfect opportunity just for you.
About Our Opportunity
As a Marine Engineer, you will join an engaged and collaborative team. Hours of work include 12 hour shifts and may require the working of various alternating hours per week in order to maintain the ferry schedule.
You will operate main engines of the Ferry; ensuring that all auxiliaries, pumps, ventilating fans, steering motors and furnaces are functioning in a safe and efficient manner.
You will inspect, repair, and maintain the mechanical and electrical equipment on the ferry.
You will assist directing traffic on the Ferry; arranging vehicles and/or cargo on deck, collecting and recording fares (tickets where applicable), and ensuring that the boat is clean at all times.
You have Grade 10 education, your CP-Continued Proficiency 4th Class Ministry of Transport Marine Engineer Certificate or a valid 4th class marine engineer certificate, or equivalent (small vessel machinery operator’s license), and 3 years’ mechanical experience.
You have your Certificate of Medical Examination of Seafarers Regulations, a valid Marine Emergency Duty Certificate, and valid Marine First Aid.
The ability to lift 50 pounds, as well as ability to stand, shovel, walk, climb and sit for extended periods of time is necessary in the role.
Outstanding teamwork and interpersonal skills are essential, along with your ability to work independently with minimum supervision. Strong ability to exercise independent judgement and initiative in your duties will aid in ensuring the Ferry meets safety standards and maintains schedules.
Pay Grade: MOS 13
Salary Range: $1,716.00 - $1,763.00 Bi-Weekly
This is a bargaining unit position initially restricted to current civil service employees represented by the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union (NSGEU).
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