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Watch Keeping Mate
Posted date [2022-Jan-26] (ID: 2346)

Watchkeeping Mate

The Owen Sound Transportation Company, an Agency of the province of Ontario, is currently accepting resumes for the position of Second Mate on the Pelee Islander II, a vehicle/passenger ferry operating from Leamington/Kingsville, ON to Pelee Island, ON and Sandusky, OH.

The successful candidate will also act as a First Mate on the Pelee Islander

This is a seasonal position for the summer (June to September).

Duties include maintaining a bridge watch, supervising the loading and unloading of vehicles and freight and supervision of regular deck maintenance and crew.

A typical rotation is 1 week on, 1 week off.


The position requires a valid Watchkeeping Mate or Watchkeeping Mate – Near Coastal certificate. Please include a copy of your CoC with your resume.

A valid marine medical and Marine Advanced First Aid certification are also required.


Term of Employment

Summer seasonal (June to September)



$22,000 (3 month contract)


Please submit resumes to maria.minutti(at)

Job Title Watch Keeping Mate
Job Details
Posted By Owen Sound Transportation Company
Start Date Immediately
Location Leamington / Kingsville / Pelee Island on Lake Erie
Deadline for Application 2022-May-01
Contact Phone #
Contact Email maria.minutti(at)
Categories and Description
Ship's Main Trading Area Ship's Main Trading Area -> Great Lakes / St-Lawrence River
Term Term -> Relief / Temporary
Position / Rank Position -> Mate (Other)