Wednesday, 03 April 2019 08:34

Cook - Deckhand (Seagoing Position)



Island Tug and Barge (ITB) is looking to fill Cook - Deckhand positions within the seagoing team.

Some of the main responsibilities for this position are:

  • Handling lines for barge and tug;
  • Handling bridals and manning spooling gear;
  • Proper stowage of all deck gear;
  • Checking equipment for wear and damage;
  • Checking navigation lights, trailing line;
  • Checking security of barge gear;
  • Cleanliness of the vessel;
  • Engine room and security rounds;
  • Familiarity with all safety gear and fire gear;
  • Navigational look-out when required by the conditions, traffic and Masters requirements;
  • Steering relief;
  • Preparing meals for the crew;
  • Ordering of food provisions.

ITB is looking for an individual with the following skills and qualifications: 

  • Valid Bridge Watchman Certificate from Transport Canada;
  • Valid Foodsafe Certificate
  • Marine background is considered an asset for this position;
  • Logical & practical thinker with good computer, analytical, organizational and problem solving skills;
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and in a fluent manner both verbally and in writing;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and shifts;
  • Adapt to working in a fast-paced, customer oriented environment;


To apply for above position, please submit your resume and cover letter clearly indicating your experience to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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