At Marine Atlantic, we do so much more than get people from point A to point B. Whether it’s reunions, long-awaited trips home, or the start of a new adventure, we bring people together. We couldn’t bring people together every day without our own dedicated employees. Our employees embody our core values; they are safety oriented team-players who exhibit integrity and commitment, and always strive for excellence. Their understanding and commitment to our values make our employees an invaluable part of our organization.
We are currently looking for a Marine Superintendent to work with our Operations Department located 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.
Additional 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.
What qualifications do I need to be considered for this opportunity?
Education, Certification and Experience
A minimum, Master Near Coastal Certificate or equivalent. A Master Mariner Certificate would be an asset.
Minimum 5 years’ experience sailing in a Senior Officer role
Strong understanding of ISM
Strong understanding of Canadian Flag requirements and regulations,
classification society rules and regulations and the Delegated Statutory Inspection Program
Strong communication skills, both written and oral
Customer Service Oriented
Comfortable using Microsoft Applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel, Power point, and Project
Experience working with passenger vessels
Experience in dry-docking and vessel inspections
Why work for the Marine Atlantic team?
As part of the Marine Atlantic team, you will participate in a variety of ongoing training programs and development opportunities to navigate your career and chart your course for success. We provide a positive and inclusive work culture that is dedicated to creating an environment which promotes employee growth, career development, and job satisfaction. Some benefits of working with Marine Atlantic include competitive salaries, defined benefit pension plan, comprehensive health benefit packages, and professional development opportunities. Come experience the pride of working with an organization with newly constructed and revitalized infrastructure that has positioned itself for the future.
How do I become a part of the team?
If you meet the listed qualifications, are interested in this opportunity and exemplify our core values, please apply online.
All applicants must apply online:
For your application to be considered, all questions must be completed.
Marine Atlantic is a Federal Crown Corporation that provides a vital ferry service link between Newfoundland and Labrador and mainland Canada.
Marine Atlantic Inc. is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity and invites applications from Women, Indigenous People, Persons with Disabilities, and Visible Minorities.