Marine Engineer 1
Date: Oct 18, 2017
Competition # 5569
Marine Engineer 1, Permanent, LAHAVE
Transportation & Infrastructure Renewal
Posting Closing Date: 11/1/2017
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 Marine Engineer operates main engines ensuring that all auxiliaries, pumps, ventilating fans, steering motors and furnaces are functioning if a safe and efficient manner. The Marine Engineer inspects, repairs and maintains the mechanical and electrical equipment on the ferry. The Marine Engineer also assumes duties related to the Mate including arranging vehicles and/or cargo on deck, collecting tickets where applicable and ensuring that the boat is clean at all times. The crews on the ferry work three 12 hour shifts and are off for 3 days to support 24 hour operations, 365 day per year.
Grade 10 or an acceptable equivalent combination of knowledge and experience. A valid 4th Class Marine Engineer Certificate or equivalent, plus three years mechanical experience is required, as well as Marine Emergency Duties (MED) Certificates, a up to date Seafarer’s Marine Medical Certificate and valid Marine First Aid. This position requires that the ability to lift 50 pounds, as well as standing, shovelling, walking, climbing and sitting.
Pay Grade: MOS 13
Salary Range: $1,674.00 - $1,720.00 Bi-Weekly
This is a bargaining unit position initially restricted to current civil service employees represented by the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union. Applicants applying for this opportunity must clearly indicate in their covering letter or resume that he/she is currently a Nova Scotia Government Civil Service Employee and a member of the NSGEU and include their Employee ID. Failure to do so means that your application will not be given first consideration and will only be included if external applications are pursued. Your Employee Self-Serve access will allow you to confirm what your employment status and ID number are prior to applying for this restricted position.
External applicants and current casual Nova Scotia Government employees will only be considered if there are no qualified Nova Scotia Government Civil Service NSGEU bargaining unit candidates.
Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer or will result in termination of your employment.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
For questions or concerns, please contact Competitions@novascotia.ca
https://jobs.novascotia.ca/job/LAHAVE-M ... 355616317/