Bring your expertise in seamanship and organizational skills to the Wolfe Island Marine Services where you will be a key member of the team.

The Ministry

The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) strives to be a world leader in moving people and goods safely, efficiently and sustainably to support a globally competitive economy and a high quality of life. MTO focuses its efforts on five key strategies:

  1. Increase transit ridership by working with our partners to make transit an attractive, affordable alternative by expanding services and promoting integration.
  2. Promote a multimodal transportation network to support the efficient movement of people and goods.
  3. Promote road safety and remain among the safest jurisdictions in North America by improving safety and security for all road users through enforcement, education, legislation and regulation.
  4. Improve Ontario’s highway, bridge and border infrastructure through strategic investments.
  5. Integrate the principle of sustainability into the ministry’s decision-making, programs, policies and operations by implementing the ministry’s sustainability strategy and continuing to build awareness.

The Division

The Operations Division provides leadership related to ministry transportation activities by developing operational policies, providing end-user focused services for the transportation network, and maintaining and operating assets, infrastructure and services. Our division manages regional corridors, emergency management, maintenance and operations. We also play a pivotal role in building and managing transportation-related stakeholder relationships and partnerships in the province and advocate for regional needs.

Why work for the Ontario Public Service?

The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is committed to being an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment.

We offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Flexible work arrangements including flexible hours, telework (remote work), compressed work week, or job sharing (if applicable)
  • Collegial and professional work culture
  • Career growth and development opportunities across multiple business areas
  • On-the-job training to support your success in the role

What can I expect to do in this role?

Under the direction of the Ferry Captain and the technical guidance of the Chief Marine Engineer, work involves maintaining and operating all vessel engines, pumps and related equipment on an end-loading ferry operating between Kingston and Wolfe Island by:

  • conducting regular shift inspections, checking and testing equipment
  • oiling and greasing equipment
  • removing and replacing worn parts
  • checking for oil, water and fuel leaks
  • reporting malfunctions to Captain or Chief Engineer
  • maintaining vessel’s plumbing system
  • assisting in the operation and maintenance of terminal equipment, compressor station equipment and various equipment overhauls as required
  • providing direction and guidance to Oilers

Location: Kingston

How do I qualify?

Mandatory

You have a:

  • Certificate of Competency as a Marine Engineer, 4th Class Certificate issued by Transport Canada
  • Marine Emergency Duties Certificate to the level required by Transport Canada (STCW Level Minimum)
  • Marine Medical Certificate to the level required by Transport Canada

Technical Expertise

You have:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of seamanship principles and practices
  • Knowledge of routine and emergency procedures relative to Marine Operations
  • Knowledge of operation and maintenance of engines, generators, water and power supply, hydraulic systems and ramps, and other mechanical equipment
  • Familiarity with use and maintenance of all lifesaving and firefighting equipment aboard ferries

Analytical Skills

You have:

  • Problem-solving and analytical skills to detect problems or potential problems in equipment and respond appropriately in emergency situations
  • Proven ability to make decisions involving routine operation, maintenance and repair of all marine equipment in ferry operation
  • Planning and organizational skills to conduct shift inspections of onboard equipment and other equipment maintenance

Communication Skills

You have:

  • Interpersonal and communication skills in dealing courteously with passengers and other members of the public, and a commitment to delivering quality customer service
  • Ability to communicate effectively as part of a crew responsible for safety of passengers, fellow crew members and ship

Salary Range: $28.31 – $30.84 per hour

Additional Information

  • 1 Permanent, 295 Ontario St, Kingston, East Region

Note:

  • The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.

How to apply:

  1. You must apply online.
  2. Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources. 3. Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us. 4. Read the job description to make sure you understand this job.
  3. OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
  4. If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please Contact Us to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours.

Please apply online only, at www.ontario.ca/careers, quoting Job ID 155339, by Wednesday, November 4, 2020. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx  to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.