Third Officer

Posting Date
March 17, 2020
Closing Date
March 31, 2020

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 Third Officers 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.

Vessel officers are responsible for knowing, understanding, respecting and promoting Bridge Team Management, the Vessel Emergency Plan, Muster Lists, and SOLAS training manual. This includes maintaining the plan; training employees; participating in emergency preparedness training, drills and exercises; and maintaining records of all preparedness activities.

The Third Officer reports directly to the Chief Officer and is responsible as a supervisor for loading/unloading operation, supervising mooring operations, completing job cards as assigned and keeping a navigational watch.