We are currently accepting applications for the full time, year-round position of Second Mate.
The Second Mate is a member of the Bridge Team and is the Officer on Deck in charge of loading, efficient embarking and disembarking of passengers and vehicles, and securing vehicles. The Second Officer is also responsible for the care and maintenance of a wide range of equipment, including wheelhouse equipment, charts, record books, nautical publications, compasses, clocks, sounding machines, navigational instruments, and aids to navigation. Safety is a top priority for the Second Officer and extends to the care and upkeep of first aid kits, lifesaving and fire-fighting equipment, alarm systems, safety equipment, anchors and windlasses, mooring equipment, and adhering to the Safety Management System.
Bay Ferries Limited operates mv Fundy Rose between Digby, Nova Scotia and Saint John, New Brunswick. This is a year-round ferry service which employs approximately 150 people. The typical work schedule is one week on, one week off.
Bay Ferries Limited is committed to employment equity and actively recruits candidates from designated groups defined in the Employment Equity Act (women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities).