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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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Posted date [2019-Dec-04] (ID: 1720)

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

Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Essential Qualifications:



1. Marine Emergency Duties Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) – Basic Safety
2. Marine Emergency Duties STCW – Survival Craft
3. Radio Operator's License - Maritime with DSC Endorsement (ROC-M), or
Radio Operator's License - Maritime Commercial (ROC-MC)
4. Marine First Aid (can be Marine Basic First Aid, Marine Advanced First Aid, or Occupational First Aid Level 3)


1. Dependability
2. Judgement
3. Teamwork
4. Initiative

Asset Qualifications:


1. Bridge Watch certificate
2. Able Seafarer Certificate (Able Seaman, Watchkeeping Mate or higher)
3. Marine Advanced First Aid or Occupational First Aid (OFA) level 3
4. Possession and Acquisition License
5. Small Vessel Operator Proficiency (SVOP) certificate or higher
6. Small Vessel Machinery Operator (SVMO) certificate or higher



1. Working in a Marine environment
2. Working at sea
3. Using power tools in an industrial setting*
*Industrial setting is defined to include, but not be limited to, the following: factories, shipyards and farms


• Reliability Status security clearance
• Valid Medical (Transport Canada Marine Medical or Health Canada Periodic 3)
• Valid Canadian Passport
• Must be willing and able to wear a Respiratory Protection device and meet the standard of the CCG Respiratory Protection Program – RPP
• Must be willing to wear and maintain a uniform per Canadian Coast Guard standards, inclusive of CSA approved safety footwear and maintain job related personal safety equipment
• Must be willing and able to be deployed
• Must be willing and able to perform Overtime work as required, often on short notice
• Must be willing and able to work shiftwork
• Must be willing and able to go to sea for prolonged periods of time (including Arctic Waters) in adverse weather conditions, and on various classes of vessels (Up to 42 days)
• Must be willing and able to travel by air, land, or by sea

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Job Title Deckhand
Job Details
Posted By Western Canadian Coast Guard - Fleet
Start Date TBD
Salary $54072
Location Victoria, BC
Deadline for Application 2020-Jan-05
Contact Phone #
Contact Email CCGSeaSuper(at)
Categories and Description
Ship's Main Trading Area Ship's Main Trading Area -> West Coast
Term Term -> Long-term
Position / Rank Position -> Ordinary Seaman / Deckhand