Ship Captain

Join the Heritage Park Team

Posted January 24, 2023 | Seasonal, Full-Time

Job Summary

The Ship Captain ensures scheduled passenger service on the S.S. Moyie operates in a safe and efficient manner. Supervises staff and ensures the ship is operated in accordance with all government regulations and Heritage Park Policies. This is a seasonal full-time position running from May 2023 to Sept. 2023.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Navigates the vessel in designated areas;
  • Provides customer service and information to passengers in a courteous and friendly manner, accepts tickets and deals with any passenger problems;
  • Maintains scheduled passenger service;
  • Assesses weather, vessel and other conditions; suspends service if passenger or vessel safety are at risk;
  • Ensures the vessel is properly maintained, serviced and repaired in accordance with Department of Transports standards and regulations, and that the vessel successfully passes inspections;
  • Assists in the selection of staff and evaluates aspects of their job performance as required;
  • Responsible for ensuring all pre and post season vessel preparations are completed;
  • Schedules staff for private functions held on the vessel after regular Park hours;
  • Provides support to the Reservoir Safety Patrol Boat by reporting problem situations and specifying their location;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education

  • Completion of High School.
  • Training in relevant areas of seamanship.
  • Minister’s Certificate versed of Master limited for a vessel for a 60 gross tonnage or more.

Experience

  • Three (3) years of job-related experience.
  • Well versed and knowledgeable in marine safety procedures.

Skills

  • Possession of supervisory skills, the abilities to spot and solve problems.
  • Excellent judgement and decision making.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

How to Apply

Please fill out the form below or send your resume and cover letter by email to hr@heritagepark.ca


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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