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Canadian Coast Guard
The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) owns and operates the federal government’s civilian fleet, and provides key maritime services to Canadians such as: marine search and rescue, marine pollution response, marine communications and traffic management services, icebreaking and ice-management services, aids to navigation, channel maintenance and support of other government departments, boards and agencies by providing ships, aircraft and other services.

As a Special Operating Agency of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), the CCG helps DFO meet its responsibility to ensure safe and accessible waterways for Canadians.
La Garde côtière canadienne (GCC) possède et exploite la flotte civile du gouvernement fédéral et fournit aux Canadiens des services maritimes essentiels, notamment les suivants: recherche et sauvetage en mer, intervention en cas de pollution marine, services de communications et de gestion du trafic maritimes, services de déglaçage et de gestion des glaces, aides à la navigation, à l'entretien des canaux et au soutien d'autres ministères, conseils et agences du gouvernement en fournissant des navires, des aéronefs et d'autres services.

En tant qu'organisme service spécial de Pêches et Océans Canada (MPO), la GCC aide le MPO à s'acquitter de sa responsabilité d'assurer des voies navigables sécuritaires et accessibles aux Canadiens....
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Oiler with the Canadian Coast Guard
Posted date [2020-Dec-14] (ID: 1965)

St. John's (Newfoundland and Labrador), Dartmouth (Nova Scotia)

SC-ERD-03 $55,824

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Closing date:8 August 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.

Important messages

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

Work environment Want a career where you help save lives? The Canadian Coast Guard offers a sea of careers that few can emulate. We are an organization that offers its employees the chance to save lives; protect Canada’s pristine environment; and travel to areas so remote that your only neighbour is wildlife. In short, we are anything but ordinary! As an organization, we oversee ships of all types; cutting-edge helicopters; and employ about 4,500 people, who work tirelessly to protect and secure 243,000 kilometers of Canada’s vast and rugged coastline.

The Canadian Coast Guard has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2017, 2018, 2019! Apply now so you don’t miss the boat! Intent of the process An inventory of qualified candidates will be established and may be used to staff positions on an indeterminate, term, casual or acting basis.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.


In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following: 

Possession of valid Marine Emergency Duties certificates (STCW Basic Safety [A1 & B2] + Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats [B1]

A valid Transport Canada STCW 95 endorsed Engine Room Rating or Engine Room Assistant Certificate.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job):

English essential

Effective Interpersonal Skills



The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job):

A Valid Transport Canada STCW 95 endorsed Marine Engineering Certificate of Competency. Valid Marine Basic first aid certificate or higher.

Experience as an Oiler/Engineer on a Coast Guard vessel

Experience on seagoing vessels.


Membership in one of the designated Employment Equity groups. Operational Requirements Requirement to work overtime when required.


Reliability Status security clearance .

Valid Health Canada Medical for seagoing personnel .

Requirement to go to sea for prolonged periods of time (including Arctic Waters) and in adverse weather conditions .

Requirement to wear and maintain a uniform and Personal Protective Equipment to Coast Guard standards .

Compliance with the CCG Safety Management System and Standards .

Adherence to Canadian Coast Guard Respiratory Protection Program .

Willingness to be deployed within the Atlantic Region .

Valid Canadian Passport (for identified positions).

For vessels assigned primarily to Search and Rescue operations, must be within 30 minutes response time to the vessel during assigned work period.

Must be willing and able to travel by air, land or by sea


The retest period for re-assessment within the context of this selection process is 6 months from the date of elimination at either the interview or reference stage of the process. If you submit an application to this selection process before the retest period has elapsed your application will not be considered. If you are eliminated at the screening stage, you are encouraged to resubmit your application once you meet the essential qualifications identified for screening.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.


Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order. Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Please apply online at GCJobs: http://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc-srfp/applicant/page1800?pos ter=11 1572 3


Janine Alcock, Fleet Staffing Officer


Job Title Oiler with the Canadian Coast Guard
Job Details
Posted By Canadian Coast Guard(an Agency of Fisheries and Oceans Canada)- Fleet
Start Date
Salary $55,824
Location St. John's (Newfoundland and Labrador), Dartmouth (Nova Scotia)
Deadline for Application
Contact Phone #
Contact Email Janine.Alcock(at)
Categories and Description
Ship's Main Trading Area Ship's Main Trading Area -> East Coast / Gulf
Term Term -> Relief / Temporary
Position / Rank Position -> Engine (Other)