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Crewing (Fleet Personnel) Coordinator
Posted date [2024-Mar-27] (ID: 3309)

Who We Are:


Algoma Central Corporation is Your Marine Carrier of Choice. What we carry is more than just cargo; we carry essential goods that become a part of our everyday lives. We move cargo that feeds us, keeps our roads safe, helps to build our communities and moves us forward. Marine transportation is the most sustainable mode of transportation and we take pride in being able to move your cargo not only efficiently but also safely and reliably.


Our head office is located in St. Catharines, Ontario. Candidates would be required to be able to commute to this location.


Job Summary:


This position acts as the coordinator of all crew, handling all aspects of crew management and many human resources tasks. You will arrange crew changes for all crew on assigned vessels, using most cost effective and convenient travel routes and ensuring all crew certification is complete and valid.


Key Responsibilities:

• Works with the Operations Technical department to appoint, assign and schedule appropriately skilled and certificated shipboard employees on the different vessels in compliance with the relevant Collective Bargaining Agreement and relevant regulation.

• Maintains a continuous and professional dialogue with Captains and Chief Engineers with respect to crew requirements.

• Maintains human resource information system records for all shipboard employees.

• Manages vacation and rotation planning for all shipboard employees through vacation tracking modules and ensures cost effective travel for crew joining and departing assigned vessels to meet crew change schedules; informs supervisor of potential employment problems.

• Tracks all salaried leave system shipboard employees in the payroll system to ensure they are paid correctly.

• Maintains up-to-date seniority lists for all shipboard employees and tracks changes to the lists for future reference.

• Provides letters of confirmation of employment for ship board employees and assists as requested in the provision of information required for credit checks or other personal needs.

• Checks and approves all crew expense and travel accounts including invoices from travel agents, taxi and limousine services.

• Meets the requirements as outlined in relevant Collective Bargaining Agreements.

• Participates in a departmental after-hours coverage rotation. This consists of periodically working weekends, holidays, and being available for business inquiries outside of normal business hours.


Skills, Abilities and Experience:

• A post-secondary education with a concentration in maritime studies, business or human resources is preferred.

• Experience in Crew Management or Employee Relations is preferred.

• Thrive in a multi-cultural team environment.

• Proficient with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.

• Effective communication skills (verbal and written).

• Self-motivated with excellent organizational, planning and prioritization skills.

• Confidentiality, discretion and diplomacy on all business matters.

• Strong customer service skills.

• Detail orientated with a focus on accuracy and quality.

• Ability to remain calm under pressure and to meet deadlines and prioritize tasks.


Join the Team:


Our people are the backbone of our operations and the driving force behind Algoma’s progress and success. So come aboard and join our team of dedicated and highly skilled individuals. A rewarding career in the marine industry is out there, the only thing missing is you.


If you are interested in this position, please send your resume directly to recruitment(at) Please include “Crew Coordinator” in the subject line of your email.


Algoma is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We are dedicated to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of business need, qualifications and merit. Algoma encourages applications from designated group members identified under the Federal Employment Act. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in Canada without sponsorship from Algoma.

Job Title Crewing (Fleet Personnel) Coordinator
Job Details
Posted By Algoma Central Corporation
Start Date
Location St. Catharines
Deadline for Application 2024-Apr-05
Contact Phone #
Contact Email recruitment(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