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General News · 7th December 2021
Gordon Nettleton
Job Description

"We connect communities and customers to the people and places important in their lives”

At BC Ferries, our employees are our most important assets in delivering our commitment to customer safety, service and satisfaction. We offer a unique West Coast working environment with diverse challenges and opportunities. Whether your goal is to work behind the scenes, onboard our ships, or within our land based operations, you are a key contributor to the BC Ferries team.

With 47 ports of call and around 500 sailings every day, BC Ferries is the largest independently-owned ferry company in the world. Dedicated to safety, excellence, innovation, and people, we are committed to continuously improving the west coast travel experience of our customers.

Cortes Island

You are an energetic, customer-minded individual acting as a primary point-of-contact to the public. You represent the Company in a professional and courteous manner while playing a critical role in vessel operation and safety, loading and unloading vehicle and passenger traffic, and vessel maintenance. This position is a Training/Development sponsorship opportunity for prospective employees that reside on Cortes to obtain their Transport Canada issued STCW and Proficiency in Survival Craft certifications to qualify for employment with Deck Operations. The successful applicant will hold residence on Cortes and upon successful completion of MED training will be willing and able to be scheduled/respond to Casual Work Assignments as required in the role of Deckhand on Cortes.

Please apply by December 20, 2021.

BC Ferries supports employment equity and diversity in the workplace and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (LGBTQ2S+), and others who reflect our ever-changing workplace.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.