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McKeil Marine
McKeil Marine is one of Canada's leading marine service providers. Experienced and adaptive, we deliver turn-key solutions that support our customers success in a wide range of transportation and project challenges. Customer service, safety, quality and respect for the environment are the heart of our operations. Manned by highly skilled sailing crew, our ever-growing diverse and versatile feet of tugs, barges, ships, workboats, operate throughout the Great Lakes, St. Lawrence River, East Coast and Canadian Arctic....

Small Vessel Cook/Deckhand
Posted date [2022-May-10] (ID: 2482)

McKeil Marine is one of Canada’s leading marine service providers. Experienced and adaptive, we deliver turn-key solutions that support our customers’ success in a wide range of transportation and project challenges. Customer service, safety, quality and respect for the environment are at the heart of our operations. Manned by highly skilled sailing crew, our ever-growing diverse and versatile fleet of bulkers, tankers, tugs, barges and workboats, operating throughout the Great Lakes, St. Lawrence River, East Coast and Canadian Arctic.

Deckhand / Cook

We are looking for eager and self-starting individuals responsible for providing regular meals of an acceptable standard at the designated times while maintaining the cleanliness and hygiene standard in the galley as well as being an active member of the crew on a smaller vessel.

This is a blended role between Cook and Deckhand responsibilities, as such, your role will require you to spend approximately 50-70% of your daily time with galley responsibilities and the remaining time will be allocated to Deck duties, as directed by the Captain.

Why McKeil:

  • Our crew matter - at McKeil it feels like family
  • We sail safe - your safety is our top priority
  • Certificate upgrade programs and incentives
  • Company paid training
  • Competitive wages and comprehensive group benefits program

Key Responsibilities:

  • General upkeep and maintenance duties including painting, cleaning, and planned maintenance work
  • Support ship-assist, line handling and cargo loading/unloading
  • Perform fire and security rounds and maintain gangway watch while in port
  • Plan and prepare regular meals at the designated times for a small crew 3-6
  • Ensure cleanliness and a high standard of food safety and sanitation throughout the galley, storeroom and freezer
  • Responsible for ordering catering supplies within budget
  • Supervise the handling of stores received while ensuring a satisfactory standard is supplied
  • Adhere to all company health and safety policies and work procedures
  • Work with the deck crew as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bridge Watch Rating or Ship's Cook certificate issued by Transport Canada preferable but not required
  • Valid Marine Medical and Marine Emergency Duties – Basic Safety Training
  • Sound knowledge of food handling and preparation
  • Experience managing a budget and/or inventory and menu planning
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter, analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Team player

You will join a team of passionate colleagues in fast paced, growing organization that supports all communities in which we operate. McKeil Marine offers a very competitive total compensation program.

Job Title Small Vessel Cook/Deckhand
Job Details
Posted By Davita Powell
Start Date
Salary
Location Port Dover
Deadline for Application
Contact Phone #
Contact Email careers(at)mckeil.com
Categories and Description
Ship's Main Trading Area Ship's Main Trading Area -> Great Lakes / St-Lawrence River
Term Term -> Long-term
Position / Rank Position -> Deck (Other)