Duties / Accountabilities
Comply with all company policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) at all times. Ensure that all officers and crew understand and follow all policies, procedures, orders, and instructions.
Ensure the vessel is being run in compliance with relevant Canadian legislation.
Ensure that all dispatches are carried out safely, efficiently, and to the highest standards possible.
Liaison with engineers to ensure cooperation and teamwork between the deck and engine room personnel.
Maintain open communication about all vessel machinery with the Chief Engineer or Shore Engineer.
Ensure that all personnel are trained and familiar with their duties and carry them out safely, efficiently, and effectively.
Maintain and foster a high standard of teamwork and communication with all crew members on board the vessel.
Be familiar with the company Health, Safety, Wellness, Environmental, and Quality Policies.
Respond to all incidents and emergencies.
Report all incidents and emergencies immediately as per the incident reporting protocol
Education and Experience
A minimum 500 Ton Masters certificate, up to a Master Foreign Going
Experience on ASD Ship Assist Tug Boats
All Marine Emergency Duty courses including C and D
Senior Officers’ courses
Marine Advanced First Aid
Transport Canada Medical
Asset - knowledge of the BC coastline, including Vancouver Harbour and the Fraser River
Ongoing renewal of safety related courses, upgrading certificates as required by Transport Canada, and staying current with changing technology is expected.
Skills, Knowledge and Required Competencies
Good interpersonal skills
Strong leadership skills
Applicants need to be a member in good standing with the Canadian Service Merchant Guild.