Marine Search and Rescue (SAR) Coordinators at the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) in Halifax provide an invaluable service to people in need of assistance on the federally controlled waterways of the Halifax Search & Rescue Region. Maritime SAR Coordinators oversee the activation, planning, and coordination, of Maritime Search and Rescue with the help of strategically located Canadian Coast Guard SAR vessels, Royal Canadian Air Force resources, and partners like police, fire, and emergency medical services (EMS).
Why work with us?
The Search and Rescue Coordinator is a shore opportunity that allows you to:
- Keep your Transport Canada Watchkeeping Mate (or higher) certificate
- Spend more time with family and friends. The work schedule at a JRCC is 4 days on and 4 days off.
- Enjoy generous paid time off.
- In addition to generous paid time off, you will also start contributing to one of the best pension plans in Canada and benefit from excellent insurance coverage.
What qualifications do I need to be considered for this opportunity?
High school diploma or acceptable combination of education, training and experience;
Watchkeeping Mate certificate OR Watchkeeping Mate, Near Coastal certificate of Competency;
12 months sea time experience as navigation officer in charge of a watch.
$70,213 to $79,832 - -Coordinators are eligible to an annual allowance in the amount of $3,154 and hourly bonuses for evenings, nights and weekends shifts.
How do I become part of the team?
If you meet the listed qualifications, are interested in this opportunity and exemplify our core values, please apply online!