Ship Chief Officer - Groupe Desgagnés

Date Posted: May 06, 2022

Job Detail

Job requirements


English or French

On the road job

Work locations may vary. Frequent or constant travel is required from the employee.


Other trades certificate or diploma

Credentials (certificates licences memberships courses etc.)

Transport Canada Certificate of Competency; Nautical Institute Certificate; Watchkeeping Mate Certificate with Command Endorsement; Marine Advanced First Aid; Marine Emergency Duty (MED) Training Program; Transport Canada Security Awareness Training for All Seafarers


3 years to less than 5 years

Specific Skills
Record vessels progress weather and sea conditions in ships log; Maintain vessels navigational instruments and equipment; Enforce regulations in Canadian waters; Direct and oversee the loading and unloading of cargo; Determine geographical position using navigational instruments maps and charts
Additional Skills
Supervise and co-ordinate activities of deck crews
Security and Safety
Medical exam; Criminal record check
Work Site Environment
Confined spaces; Outdoors; In/on water
Transportation/Travel Information
Willing to travel for extended periods; Travel expenses paid by employer
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Physically demanding; Manual dexterity; Attention to detail; Hand-eye co-ordination; Ability to distinguish between colours; Sound discrimination; Combination of sitting standing walking; Large workload; Tight deadlines
Ability to Supervise
1 to 2 people; 3-4 people
Work Location Information
Staff accommodation available; Staff accommodation provided
Vessel Experience
Tank vessel; Marine transportation company; Container vessel; Bulk cargo vessel
Personal Suitability
Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Dependability; Judgement; Reliability; Organized
Workplace information
On the road job
Financial benefits
As per collective agreement
Other benefits
On-site amenities; Transportation provided by employer; Learning/training paid by employer
Screening questions
Are you willing to relocate for this position?; Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?; Are you available for shift or on-call work?; Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?; Are you available for the advertised start date?