TC 1st Class for Ontario Ferry

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TC 1st Class for Ontario Ferry

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Marine Chief Engineer

The Owen Sound Transportation Company is a vehicle / passenger ferry service operating on Georgian Bay / Lake Huron and Lake Erie.

Job description

Are you interested in an career opportunity that offers an excellent work / life balance on board a modern vessel.

The Owen Sound Transportation Company / Pelee Island Transportation Service is currently accepting applications for the position of Chief Engineer on the MV Pelee Islander II vehicle / passenger ferry.

In service since the fall of 2018 the Pelee Islander II is a 62 metre RORO ferry capable of carrying 36 vehicles from the Ontario mainland (Leamington / Kingsville) to Pelee Island Ontario on Lake Erie.

A typical work rotation consists of 7 days on / 7 days off during the sailing season.

The obligation is for 185 operational (Fit out, sailing and lay up) days and 7 shipkeeping days (To be scheduled.)

The Pelee Islander II is powered by a Schottel steer prop (Z Drive) system.


OSTC offers a competitive wage, generous benefit plan and enrollment in the Open Access Pension Plan.


A First Class Engineer's certificate is desired, but, OSTC will also give consideration to Second Class Engineer's certificates. The successful candidate must also demonstrate leadership abilities for both people and processes. The ability to work in a customer service environment is very important. A copy of your CoC is to be included with your resume.

The Owen Sound Transportation Company is an Agency of the Province of Ontario.

The Owen Sound Transportation Company is an equal opportunity employer.

Resumes are to be forwarded to Stephen Shaw - VP - Operations at The email title is to be called - Resume - Chief Engineer - Pelee Islander II.

Application deadline: 2021-07-01

Expected start date: 2021-06-02

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $93,600.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
COVID procedures are enforced for both employees and passengers as per federal and provincial requirements.


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