The Ministry of Transportation's Glenora Ferry Service requires two individuals to serve as Ferry Mate.
These positions are irregular, on-call; the hours will vary from 0-40 hours a week and are not guaranteed.
What can I expect to do in this role?
Under the supervision of the Ferry Captain, you will:
- assist in the operation and maintenance of a Ferry Vessel transporting vehicles and passengers by deciding upon appropriate parking spaces for vehicles
- supervise the loading and unloading of vehicles and the securing and casting-off of vessel
- ensure vessel and shore facilities are maintained in a safe, clean and efficient condition
- assist Captain in wheelhouse during poor visibility and emergency situations, as required
- check condition and accessibility of fire-fighting and life-saving equipment
- maintain passenger discipline
- respond to public enquiries and/or complaints
- investigate accidents/incidents and report to supervisor
- provide direction and guidance to deckhands
- assume duties of Captain or Deckhand on assigned shift, as required (as certified)
How do I qualify?
You must have a valid class 'G' driver's licence or equivalent, as recognized by the Province of Ontario. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof that s/he has a valid driver's licence upon being hired.
You must possess the following:
- Minimum Transport Canada Certificate of Competency as Mate Limited (for the specified vessel)
- Marine Emergency Duties Certificate to the level required by Transport Canada
- Valid Transport Canada Marine Medical
- Radiotelephone Operator's (Restricted) Certificate
- You have knowledge of seamanship practices/principles and experience to ensure the operation of the vessel in a safe and lawful manner.
- You have demonstrated ability to interpret policies and procedures relative to marine operations to ensure the operation of the vessel in a safe and lawful manner.
Customer service skills:
- You have decision-making skills to ensure the proper trim and stability of the ship appropriate to prevailing weather conditions and in investigating accidents involving vehicles.
- You have verbal, written and visual communication skills when supervising the direction of vehicles and to effectively communicate with co-workers.
- You have organization skills to carry out daily routines as well as complete non-routine activities.
- You have demonstrated experience in the delivery of quality customer service to deal courteously with complaints and concerns of passengers.
- You have the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy when responding to unlawful situations.
- You must be courteous with the public and when responding to public inquiries.
2 Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 12 months, 35 Hatchery Ln, RR 4, Picton, East Region
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
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Maintenance and Trades
Thursday, April 15, 2021
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