Essential Qualifications must be met in order to be considered for an appointment.
Assessed on application:
- English Essential
Stream 1: SO-MAO-06
- Transport Canada Certification of Competency, 3rd Class Engineer Motor Ship with valid STCW Continued Proficiency of Endorsement.
Stream 2: SO-MAO-07
- Transport Canada Certification of Competency, 2nd Class Engineer Motor Ship with valid STCW Continued Proficiency of Endorsement.
- Ability to communicate in writing.
Assessed at a later date:
Key Leadership Competencies:
- Uphold Integrity and Respect
- Create Vision and strategy
- Collaborate with partners and stakeholders
- Mobilize people
- Promote innovation and guide change
- Achieve Results
- Ability to communicate orally.
Qualifications that are not essential to perform the work, but that would benefit the organization or enhance the work to be performed currently or in the future. Depending on the position being staffed, any of the following qualifications may also be deemed an essential qualification and only candidates and persons with priority entitlement who possess these qualifications will be considered for that specific vacancy.
Assessed on application:
- Transport Canada Certification of Competency, 1st Class Engineer Motor Ship with valid STCW Continued Proficiency of Endorsement.
- Operational experience as an Engineer on Coast Guard Class A or higher vessels**
- Operational experience as a First or Senior Engineer (or higher) on Coast Guard Class C or higher vessels**
- Operational experience as a First or Senior (or higher) Engineer, on a vessel with a minimum of 575 KW propulsion power**
- Experience in vessel refit and/or dry-docking and/or Self Maintenance
- Experience in Marine Engineering Shore based positions
- Experience in the use and maintenance of a computer based Safety Management System
**Sea testimonials may be sought for verification purposes.
Conditions of Employment
- Valid Secret Security Clearance;
- Valid Marine Medical – no limitations**;
- Valid Canadian passport or other valid travel documents/visas permitting entry to Canadian and United States Ports of Calls;
- Must be willing and able to wear a Respiratory Protection device and meet the standard of the CCG Respiratory Protection Program – RPP;
- Willingness to wear and maintain a uniform per Canadian Coast Guard standards, inclusive of CSA approved safety footwear, and maintain job related personal safety equipment;
- Must be willing and able to be deployed;
- Must be willing and able to perform overtime work as required, often on short notice;
- Must be willing and able to work shiftwork, rotating hours, and variable hours of work;
- Willingness to go to sea for prolonged periods of time (including Arctic Waters) in adverse weather conditions, and on various classes of vessels; and
- Must be willing and able to travel by air, land and sea.
**Candidates must hold a Transport Canada Marine Medical valid for the occupation group to which they have applied (Deck, Engine, or Catering) prior to initial hire. A Health Canada Occupational Health Medical must be completed after initial hire and must be maintained as an ongoing condition of employment.
Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and women.
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