When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies.
As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.
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Rates of Pay
SO MAO 03- $28.05 to $31.43 per hour
SO MAO 04-$29.74 to $33.21 per hour
SO MAO 05-$31.67 to $35.33 per hour
SO MAO 06-$33.25 to $36.86 per hour
SO MAO 07-$34.51 to $38.27 per hour
SO MAO 08-$36.31 to $40.26 per hour
Marine engineers have the awesome responsibility of operating, monitoring, and maintaining a ship's engines, electrical systems, and machinery to ensure the comfort and safety of every soul on board a vessel.
Marine Engineers are responsible for operating engineering plants with cumulatively 15000+ horsepower, controlling temperatures that can range between 500C to -
25C and monitoring turbo chargers that can reach up to 25,000 rpm.
Want a career where you help save lives?
protect Canada’s pristine environment; and travel to areas so remote that your only neighbour is wildlife. In short, we are anything but ordinary!
As an organization, we oversee ships of all types; cutting-edge helicopters; and employ about 4,500 people, who work tirelessly to protect and secure 243,000 kilometers of Canada’s vast and rugged coastline.
The Canadian Coast Guard has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2017! Apply now so you don’t miss the boat!
For more information on careers at CCG : http : / / www.ccg-gcc.gc.ca / College-and-Careers / home
For more information about the Canadian Coast Guard : http : / / www.ccg-gcc.gc.ca / eng / CCG / Home
Intent of the process
The intent of the process is to create an inventory of candidates that will be used to staff RELIEF positions on a term (temporary) basis for the Canadian Coast Guard in the Central and Arctic Region -
Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Sector.
The hiring level will be determined based on the depth and breadth of the successful candidate's qualifications, as well as their assessment results.
Indeterminate (permanent) employment may be available once candidates are hired and have obtained Coast Guard Experience.
An indeterminate appointment is an appointment to a permanent position- a permanent job
A term appointment is employment for a specified period of time with a defined end date- a temporary job
The first draw from the inventory will occur on December 18, 2017. Any subsequent draw from the inventory will occur annually or as operationally required.
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)
WHAT YOU MUST BRING TO THE TABLE IN ORDER TO BE SUCCESSFUL : (Essential qualifications)
Valid TC 4th Class Engineer - Motor Certificate (STCW)
Valid Marine Emergency Duties (MED) with respect to Basic Safety-STCW
Valid Marine Emergency Duties (MED) Proficiency in Advanced Firefighting- STCW
Valid Marine Emergency Duties (MED) Proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats-STCW
WHAT WOULD BE NICE TO HAVE AS A CANDIDATE AND COULD BECOME A DECIDING FACTOR : (Asset qualifications)
Valid Marine Advanced First Aid Certificate
Valid Marine Emergency Duties (MED) for Senior Officers-STCW
Valid 3rd Class Engineer Certificate
Valid 2nd Class Engineer Certificate
Valid 1st class Engineer Certificate
180 days experience as an officer in charge of the watch
360 days experience as an officer in charge of a watch
720 days experience as an officer in charge of watch
360 days experience as a senior engineer
Experience as chief engineer
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
English Essential (ON), French essential(Quebec), Bilingual imperative AAA / AAA or BBB / BBB or AAA / BBB (Quebec)
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Valid Driver’s License or mobility associated with a driver’s license.
Accept additional responsibilities associated with the performance of duties applicable to this position.
Must be willing to complete mandatory training related to employment during the rest period.
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance - Security : Reliability or Secret (as applicable to appointment)
Hold a valid Canadian passport
Valid Health Canada medical or a valid Transport Canada Marine Medical.
Valid Occupational Certification required for the position.
Agree to be deployed anywhere in Canada.
Agree to be assigned anywhere in Canada.
Willingness and ability to go to sea for various lengths of time.
Willingness and ability to travel by land, air and water.
Willingness and ability to work overtime.
Willingness and ability to wear and maintain a uniform per Canadian Coast Guard standards, inclusive of CSA approved Safety Footwear (black in colour), and maintain job related personal safety equipment.
Must be willing and able to wear a Respiratory Protection device and meet the standard of the CCG Respiratory Protection Program - RPP.
This pool may be used to staff CCG vessels in the MSET (Marine Security Enforcement Teams) program. In order to be considered for the MSET program, candidates must pass a Law Enforcement Records and Credit Check (LERCC) conducted by the RCMP.
Should you not have the required Certifications, see the following link : https : / / www.tc.gc.ca / eng / marinesafety / mpsp-
Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line are asked to contact 1-800-645-5605.
Travel expenses will not be reimbursed for employees who choose not to relocate (if entitled under the NJC Relocation Directive) to the city where they are appointed when travel to that city is required.
Travel to other areas of operation will be reimbursed on the basis of homeport (city of appointment) to work or the employee’s home to work, whichever is less.
If you do not fully complete the screening questions as instructed, you may be screened out
Reference checks will be sought.
Persons are entitled to participate in the selection process in the official language(s) of their choice.
PLEASE NOTE : For this selection process, our intention is to communicate with applicants by e-mail for screening / assessment purposes.
Applicants who apply to this selection process must include in their application a valid e-mail address and make sure this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users.
The client organization will accept applications on-line only.
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are .
The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.
If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.
Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.