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Dock Person
Posted date [2022-Jun-23] (ID: 2549)

The Owen Sound Transportation Company is currently accepting applications for the position of Dockperson for the Tobermory terminal.


Location: Tobermory Terminal

Hours per week: 40 hours/week (with potential for overtime; position requires weekend work)

Pay Range: $19.16-$21.29

The Dockhand reports directly to the Terminal Supervisor.

The Dockhand will work according to his/her designated shift. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Marshaling vehicles in loading and standby zones as instructed by the Ticket Agent.
  • Securing and casting off the vessel as directed.
  • Engaging/disengaging the passenger ramp and raising/lowering the vehicle transfer bridge as directed.
  • Maintaining safe and clean access to and from the vessel for passengers and vehicles.
  • Maintaining general hygiene of the terminal building and property.
  • Assisting and directing passengers during loading and unloading to ensure their safety, with special attention being paid to those individuals who may require extra assistance. 
  • Performing Emergency Response Plan duties when required.
  • Maintaining strict compliance with all safety regulations regarding procedures and equipment as outlined in company policies and procedures.
  • General maintenance tasks to the terminal and grounds.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer experience and efficiently address customer concerns to resolve complex issues.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Punctual

How to Apply
Please apply by submitting your cover letter and resume to Maria Minutti at maria.minutti(at) Please enter “Tobermory Terminal – Dockhand” in the subject line.

Job Title Dock Person
Job Details
Posted By Owen Sound Transportation Company
Start Date Immediate
Salary 19.52 after probationary period
Location Tobermory
Deadline for Application 2022-Aug-31
Contact Phone # 5193768740 ext. 232
Contact Email maria.minutti(at)
Categories and Description
Ship's Main Trading Area Ship's Main Trading Area -> Great Lakes / St-Lawrence River
Term Term -> Seasonal
Position / Rank Position -> Shore Job