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Mechanical Assistant - Pelee Island Transport
Posted date [2022-Jun-02] (ID: 2514)

Mechanical Assistant


Are you interested in a career opportunity that offers an excellent work / life balance on board a modern vessel?

The Owen Sound Transportation Company / Pelee Island Transportation Services is currently accepting applications for the position of Mechanical Assistant on the MV Pelee Islander II vehicle / passenger ferry.

In service since the fall of 2018, the Pelee Islander II is a 62 metre RORO ferry capable of carrying 36 vehicles from the Ontario mainland (Leamington / Kingsville) to Pelee Island, Ontario on Lake Erie.

A typical work rotation consists of 7 days on / 7 days off during the sailing season.



OSTC offers a competitive wage – $26.40

Benefits and enrollment in the Open Access Pension program are also part of the compensation package.



OSTC is looking for a mechanically inclined self starter.

A valid marine medical with no restrictions is required prior to starting employment on board.

An Engine Room Rating is desired, but the candidate has 6 months to obtain the Transport Canada credential.

MED Basic Safety and Proficiency in Survival Craft is also required.  OSTC will consider applicants who do not currently have the training.  The applicant has 6 months to obtain the Transport Canada credentials.

The successful candidate will become a member of Unifor Local 444.


Please submit resumes to paul.mancini(at)

Job Title Mechanical Assistant - Pelee Island Transport
Job Details
Posted By Pelee Island Transport
Start Date Immediate
Salary $ 26.40 Hr
Location Pelee Island Transport Services
Deadline for Application 2022-Jul-02
Contact Phone # 5193246149
Contact Email paul.mancini(at)
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 -> Mechanic's Assistant