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Bay Ferries Limited
We offer multiple ferry services taking our passengers to Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Maine.

GP Deckhand with BWR
Posted date [2024-Jun-05] (ID: 3393)

Bay Ferries Limited is currently accepting resumes for Deckhands with BWR.

Bay Ferries Limited operates the Fundy Rose between Digby, Nova Scotia and Saint John, New Brunswick. This is a year-around ferry service that employs approximately 150 people. The typical schedule is one week on, one week off.

What to expect:

  • Training incentives.
  • Work-life balance.
  • Competitive salary (as per collective agreement).
  • Company Pension (as per collective agreement).
  • Group Benefits Plan (as per collective agreement).

Desired qualifications:

  • Bridge Watch Rating Certificate.
  • Experience in the passenger ship industry.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proven track record of safe operations.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Valid CDN # and marine medical.
  • MED - STCW 6.1 & STCW 6.2 (Mandatory).

Bay Ferries Limited is committed to employment equity and actively recruits candidates from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act (women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities)

NOTICE: In order to work on Canadian ships, seafarers must be legally allowed to work in Canada (through citizenship, permanent residency).

*** Please send copies of your certifications and marine medical with your resume. ***

Job Title GP Deckhand with BWR
Job Details
Posted By Shawna Smith
Start Date ASAP
Salary 25.73/hour
Location Saint John, New Brunswick
Deadline for Application
Contact Phone #
Contact Email gcolborne(at)
Categories and Description
Ship's Main Trading Area Ship's Main Trading Area -> East Coast / Gulf
Term Term -> Relief / Temporary
Position / Rank Position -> Ordinary Seaman / Deckhand