Wednesday, 08 June 2016 08:56

Marine Superintendent

 

Marine Superintendent

 

Marine Atlantic is a vital transportation link providing a daily ferry service between the ports of Port aux Basques, NL and North Sydney, NS.  We also provide a seasonal ferry service between the ports of Argentia, NL and North Sydney, NS.

 

Marine Atlantic is dedicated to creating an environment which promotes employee growth and career satisfaction.  Some benefits of working with Marine Atlantic include competitive salaries, defined benefit pension plan, comprehensive benefit packages, professional development opportunities, and travel pass privileges on our vessels.

 

We are currently looking for a Marine Superintendent to work in our North Sydney, NS location.

 

The Marine Superintendent, working under the direction of the Director of Fleet Operations, provides functional support to vessel Masters and Chief Officers. Having a strong understanding of ISM, the Marine Superintendent may be required to act as the Designated Person Ashore as laid out in the International Safety Management Code.  The incumbent will work with vessel Masters to ensure that operations are carried out in accordance with Company policy, government regulations, prescribed budgets, and shipboard management concepts. The Marine Superintendent functions as senior consultant to shipboard management personnel providing the quality management advice necessary to solve key problems and operate efficiently and effectively.

 

 

 

OTHER KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

 

 

 

  • Work to develop and reinforce a safety culture on all Marine Atlantic vessels as well as other divisions of the Operations Department.

  • Play a role in planning and developing refit specifications and scheduled dockside maintenance programs.

  • Required to be on call 24 hours a day and act as a resource to Masters during emergency situations. 

  • Review shipboard meeting reports; liaise with the vessel team on actions and closure.

  • Participate and support in effective planning of vessel inspections, new equipment procedures and repairs.

  • Review Master end of shift report and notes for any Operations related matters and ensure close dialogue with different departments on follow up actions and closure.

  • Support and provide input to the Company Emergency Response Team during maritime emergencies.

  • Be prepared to lead, coordinate, or participate in inspections; audits; incident investigation; as required.

  • Keep updated on new and retroactive laws and regulations affecting marine operations and keep abreast with best industry practices.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Essential

 

    • Must have sailed in a Senior Officer role for a minimum of 5 years

    • Must have a strong understanding of ISM

    • Must have a strong understanding of Canadian Flag requirements and regulations, classification society rules and regulations and the Delegated Statutory Inspection Program

    • Must have strong communication skills, both written and oral

    • Must be Customer Service Oriented

    • Must be comfortable using Microsoft Applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel, Power point, and Project

 

 

 

Assets

 

  • Masters and shore experience

 

  • Experience working with an Integrated Management System

  • Experience working with passenger vessels

 

    • Experience in dry-docking and vessel inspections

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

 

 

Must hold, as a minimum, a Master Near Coastal Certificate or equivalent.  A Master Mariner Certificate would be an asset.

 

 

 

All applicants must apply on line

 

 

 

 

 

www.marine-atlantic.ca/careers.asp

 

 

 

 

 

Please note: For your application to be considered, all sections and questions must be completed.  

 

 

 

Why Marine Atlantic?

 

 

 

We are dedicated to creating an environment which promotes employee growth and career satisfaction.  Some benefits of working with Marine Atlantic include competitive salaries, defined benefit pension plan, comprehensive benefit packages, professional development opportunities, and travel pass privileges on our vessels.

 

 

 

 

 

Important Messages:

 

 

 

Marine Atlantic Inc. is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity and invites applications from Women, Aboriginal People, Persons with Disabilities, and Visible Minorities.

 

 

 

To receive this job poster in an alternative format, please contact the Marine Atlantic Human Resources Department.

 

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