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.


  • 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.


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


  • 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

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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