Marine Engineer (Watch Keeping)
Federal Public Service
Nanaimo (British Columbia), CA
2d ago

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PLEASE NOTE, WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT ON-LINE APPLICATIONS RECEIVED VIA THE SITE. Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-

line are asked to contact 1-800-645-5605.

Original proof of your education will be requested and must be provided during the selection process, in order to verify that candidates meet the education requirement.

Candidates who are unable to provide proof that they meet this essential qualification as requested may be eliminated from the process.

Also note, if the name on your education credentials does not match the name on your current photo identification, you will need to provide proof of your name change.

Education obtained outside of Canada must be evaluated. Please contact the International Credential Evaluation Services as soon as possible to initiate the evaluation process http : / / /

Proof of your Canadian Citizenship will be requested and must be provided during the selection process. The original of one of the following documents must be provided for verification :

  • Birth certificate
  • Valid Canadian Passport
  • Citizenship Card
  • Certificates of Retention
  • Citizenship Certificate
  • Naturalization Certificates (issued prior to 01-01-1947
  • Registration of Birth Abroad Certificates (issued between 01-01-1947 and 02-14-1977)
  • Work environment

    This position is located in a law enforcement environment which includes regular contact with uniformed and armed police officers.

    Intent of the process

    The immediate need is to staff one full-time permanent position in Nanaimo.

    A pool of qualified candidates may be established and may be used to staff similar permanent and / or temporary positions at full, part-

    time or shift-work hours located in Nanaimo, BC.

    Should a Civilian Member be found qualified and selected for appointment, the appointment will not result in a change of status to another category for the member.

    Notification regarding the Civilian Member appointment will be sent to all applicable candidates who are within the area of selection and participated in the advertised process.

    Should a Public Servant be found qualified and selected for appointment, notification regarding the Public service appointment will be posted accordingly on

    Your résumé.

    You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed.

    Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification.

    Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.

    In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)


    A secondary school diploma or an acceptable combination of education, experience or training.

    Occupational Certification :

    Possession of a Certificate of Competency; Engineer Third Class, Motor or higher


    Recent and Significant* experience in the maintenance and repair of various marine vessels such as catamarans, zodiacs, rigid hull inflatable boats, basic water transports.

  • Recent and significant experience means depth and breadth of experience normally associated with the performance of duties over a period of approximately 1 year within approximately the last 5 years.
  • The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)


    Knowledge of the operation of marine mechanical, hydraulic and electrical equipment and systems.

    Knowledge of ship's construction.

    Knowledge of engine room and deck machinery maintenance and repair programs and procedures,

    associated regulations and regulatory authorities.

    Knowledge of shipboard safety practices and procedures.


    Ability to direct a predictive / preventative maintenance program.

    Ability to maintain equipment, stores and material inventories.

    Ability to perform repair and maintenance work on marine vessels and prepare reports.

    Ability to operate computer software applications for record keeping, communication and the internet.

    Ability to communicate effectively orally.

    Ability to communicate effectively in writing.



    The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)


    In support of achieving a representative workforce, consideration may be given to candidates who have self-identified as a member of one or more of the designated groups : women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

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