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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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Canadian Coast Guard - Maritime Search and Rescue Coordinator
Posted date [2020-Feb-05] (ID: 1790)

Canadian Coast Guard

Maritime Search and Rescue Coordinator

GT-05 - Selection process number: 19-DFO-CEN-EA-CCG-276471


Why work with us?

The Maritime Search and Rescue Coordinator is a shore opportunity that allows you to:

  • Utilize your Transport Canada Watchkeeping Mate (or higher) certificate
  • Spend more time with family and friends. You will work on a rotating shift schedule
  • Enjoy generous paid time off
  • Contribute to one of the best pension plans in Canada as well as benefit from excellent medical and dental insurance coverage.


Position title : Maritime Search and Rescue Coordinator

Position : 4 positions to be filled

Location : Various locations in Quebec

Salary : $70,213 to $79,832

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


Qualifications candidates must have (essential qualifications) :

  • Bilingual imperative BBC/BBC
  • A completed high school diploma or an acceptable combination of acceptable education, training and experience related to the position to be filled
  • Watchkeeping Mate certificate or Valid Watchkeeping Mate, Near coastal certificate of Competency approved under SCTW 95 and issued under the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 Marine Personal Regulations SOR/2007-115 (or equivalent)
  • 12 months experience as a deck officer in charge of the watch OR
  • 12 months experience as a Marine Rescue Co-ordinator or Assistant Coordinator at a Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) or Marine Rescue Sub-Center (MRSC) OR 
  • 12 months experience as an officer in a Marine Communications and Traffic Services Center (MCTS) OR
  • Equivalent experience as defined in section 106 (2) C of the Flight Personnel Regulations (SOR / 2007-115)
  • Knowledge of SAR methods and procedures associated with a maritime / aeronautical incident 
  • Critical Thinking (analyze an emergency situation and be able to take appropriate action) 
  • Decision-making (making the right decisions in a timely manner in multiple situations)
  • Communication skills (ensure that the message is received and understood as intended)
  • Ability to use various computer tools
  • Good interpersonal relations 
  • Judgement
  • Initiative


C onditions of employment :

  • Secret security clearance
  • Valid medical (Health Canada) as per employment requirements
  • Must be able to return to the rescue center within a reasonable time frame
  • Wearing the Coast Guard uniform in the workplace, in accordance with the Canadian Coast Guard Uniform Wear Directive
  • Requirement to assume stand-by periods and to report for work outside normal working hours and work overtime
  • Possibility of traveling by different modes of transport such as a ship / FRC, train, plane and helicopter
  • Consent to work under rotating shift schedule (shifts) to provide 24/7 service
  • The candidate must have successfully completed an on-the-job training program and the following three courses within 12 months of being appointed:
  • Maritime Search Planning Course (MSP);
  • Search and Rescue Mission Coordinator Course (SMC);
  • SAR Mobile Facilities/On-scene coordinator Course (SMF/OSC).


    For any question :

    Human Resources Quebec at rhqbc(at)

    Job Title Canadian Coast Guard - Maritime Search and Rescue Coordinator
    Job Details
    Posted By Canadian Coast Guard
    Start Date
    Salary $70,213 to $79,832
    Location Various
    Deadline for Application
    Contact Phone #
    Contact Email
    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 -> Shore Job