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Canadian Coast Guard - Dredging Operations Officer and Project Officer, Hydrographic Data Processing
Posted date [2020-Dec-17] (ID: 1971)

Canadian Coast Guard

Dredging Operations Officer and Project Officer, Hydrographic Data Processing (EG-06)

Selection process number : 20-DFO-CEN-EA-CCG-301346


Why work with us?

By joining the Canadian Coast Guard Waterways team as Dredging Operations Officer or Project Officer, Hydrographic Data Processing you take the opportunity to :

  • Contribute directly to the accessibility of waterways and the safety of boaters.
  • Take advantage of maternity, paternity, adoption, sick and family-related leave.
  • Contribute to one of the best retirement plans in Canada, and enjoy excellent health and dental insurance coverage.


Number of positions to be filled : 2

Location : Quebec City

Salary : $72,406 to $88,091

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

Closing date : January 11, 2021  


Dredging Operations Officer

Essentially, you will be responsible for establishing a program to monitor and maintain the St. Lawrence waterway. Project management will be at the heart of your work. You will have to maintain a good communication between the various partners, ensure rigorous follow-ups and be solution-oriented when adjustments become necessary. It's a dynamic job that will keep you energized and motivated.

“During the dredging operations, it's quite dynamic! We are in constant communication with the contractors. There is a lot of problem-solving in this position but coming up with solutions is the most appealing and fulfilling part of the job!''   -Pierre Dion


Project Officer, Hydrographic Data Processing

You will be the team's hydrographic data specialist, the one who has in-depth and technical knowledge of bathymetry and hydrography concepts. You will be responsible for data quality control, analysis, and ringing the bells in case of anomalies. Are you a data cruncher? This position will feed your computer curiosity!


Qualifications required for both positions :

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma specializing in civil engineering, geomatics or a related field, or a combination of training and experience relevant to the position being staffed.
  • Minimum experience of 2 years in developing plans for marine work, geomatics, hydrographic surveys or mapping, involving the use of various tools in these fields.
  • Experience preparing project management documents, e.g. statements of work, requests for proposals, service agreements and submissions of deliverables.
  • Ability to communicate orally.
  • Ability to communicate in writing.
  • Ability to analyze, solve technical and operational problems, and make recommendations.
  • Ability to provide service to clients – 1st Level.
  • Judgment 
  • Autonomy 
  • Effective interpersonal skills.

Essential qualification only for the Dredging Operations Officer position :

  • General knowledge of project management principles.

Essential qualification only for the Project Officer, Hydrographic Data Processing position :

  • Knowledge of principles and practices used in geomatics and nautical charting.




If you have any questions, please contact : Human resources, Quebec at rhqbc(at)

Job Title Canadian Coast Guard - Dredging Operations Officer and Project Officer, Hydrographic Data Processing
Job Details
Posted By Canadian Coast Guard
Start Date
Salary $72,406 to $88,091
Location Quebec, QC
Deadline for Application
Contact Phone #
Contact Email rhqbc(at)
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