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Extra Second Engineer
Posted date [2022-Apr-14] (ID: 2450)

The Owen Sound Transportation Company is accepting resumes for the position of Extra 2nd Engineer on the vehicle / passenger ferry MS Chi-Cheemaun. Job term is (1) season contract starting immediately. Job is potentially renewable. Boarding location is Tobermory. Meals and accomodation inclusive.

The Chi-Cheemaun is a 365' ferry capable of carrying 140 vehicles from Tobermory on the Bruce Peninsula to South Baymouth on Manitoulin Island.

A typical work rotation consists of 3 weeks on / 1 week off following season start May 6th. 

The working obligation is an immediate start spanning through Nov 1, 2022. Compensation is 2nd Engineer daily rate 611.11 per day.



OSTC requires, at minimum, a valid 2nd Engineer Motor certificate.  A copy of your CoC and discharges is to be included with your resume. An applicant with 3 to 5 years in this capacity is preferred.

The Owen Sound Transportation Company is an Agency of the Province of Ontario.

The Owen Sound Transportation Company is an equal opportunity employer.

Resumes are to be forwarded to Joe Ostrander - VP Engineering at joe.ostrander(at)  The email title is to be called - Resume - Extra 4th Engineer - MS Chi-Cheemaun.

Job Title Extra Second Engineer
Job Details
Posted By Owen Sound Transportation Company
Start Date Immediate
Salary 2nd Eng Daily Rate
Location Georgian Bay / Lake Huron
Deadline for Application 2022-Jun-01
Contact Phone #
Contact Email joe.ostrander(at)
Categories and Description
Ship's Main Trading Area Ship's Main Trading Area -> Great Lakes / St-Lawrence River
Term Term -> Relief / Temporary
Position / Rank Position -> Watchkeeping Engineer