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Mechanical Assistant
Posted date [2022-Jun-22] (ID: 2547)

The Owen Sound Transportation Company is currently accepting applications for the position of Mechanical Assistant  on the MV Chi-Cheemaun vehicle / passenger ferry.

A typical work rotation consists of 7 days on / 1 day off during the sailing season.


OSTC offers a competitive wage - $26.01 Per / hour.


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 the SIU.

Resumes are to be forwarded to Joe Ostrander - VP - Engineering at joe.ostrander(at)  The email is to be called - Resume - Mechanical Assistant - Chi-Cheemaun.

Job Title Mechanical Assistant
Job Details
Posted By Owen Sound Transportation Company
Start Date Immediate
Salary 19.52 after probationary period
Location Georgian Bay
Deadline for Application 2022-Jul-29
Contact Phone # 5193768740 ext. 225
Contact Email joe.ostrander(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 -> Mechanic's Assistant