Marine Atlantic’s mission is to provide a safe, environmentally responsible, and quality ferry service between the Island of Newfoundland and the Province of Nova Scotia in a reliable, courteous, and cost-effective manner. The Corporation provides ferry services on two routes. The first is a year-round, 96 nautical mile daily ferry service between Port aux Basques, Newfoundland and Labrador and North Sydney, Nova Scotia. The second, offered from mid-June until late September, is a 280 nautical mile tri-weekly ferry service between Argentia, Newfoundland and Labrador and North Sydney, Nova Scotia. Marine Atlantic is a Federal Crown Corporation that reports to Parliament through the Minister of Transport.
Reporting to the President and CEO and based in either North Sydney, Nova Scotia or Port Aux Basques, Newfoundland and Labrador, the Vice-President of Human Resources is a member of the Executive Team and is accountable for the overall effectiveness of the Human Resources division. This includes setting the vision for the department, developing key objectives, and monitoring performance for the Human Resource team. This is a core leadership role with a strong focus on employee engagement, succession planning, recruitment, training and development, diversity and inclusion, occupational health and wellness and labour relations.