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.
Marine Atlantic is currently looking for Quartermasters to work onboard our vessels that operate from the ports of Port aux Basques NL and North Sydney NS year round; and Argentia NL during the summer season. These positions are permanent full-time spare and relief positions that are scheduled across our fleet and each tour based on operational requirements.
Reporting to the Chief Officer, the main function of the Quartermaster is helmsman duties, entering and departing port and as required at sea. When not performing helmsman duties at sea this position will act as an additional lookout and assist the OOW as required. In port the Quartermaster will act as gangway or bridge watch.
All crew members at Marine Atlantic must be familiar with and have a clear understanding of the Muster list, emergency duties, Vessel Emergency Plan and SOLAS training manual. Crew members are also responsible for taking reasonable measures to ensure the safety of passengers, other crew members and themselves.