Finding a Career For You

Secunda Canada welcomes employment applications from seafarers with a maritime work ethic and who share our enthusiasm for a career at sea. Applicants must submit a resume, current Transport Canada certificate of competency with STCW certification, a valid seafarers medical, passport, and recent criminal records search. Preferred candidates will have previous experience in the offshore industry.

Secunda Canada is committed to the principle of employment equity. We encourage applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal personal, and persons with disabilities who have the qualifications, experience and capabilities for all positions.

We are interested in hearing from applicants for the following positions:

Master Mariner

The Master is Secunda's representative aboard the vessel and reports to the Vice President (Superintendent), Vessel Operations. He/she is responsible for the vessel, crew and operations in meeting charterer requirements. Working closely with the Chief Engineer, the Master is responsible for the budget, security, and seaworthiness of the vessel. Working closely with the Chief Officer and Bridge Management Team, the Master is responsible for the safe and efficient navigation of the ship. A Master Mariners Certification plus a minimum of three years of Offshore Vessel experience including anchor handling, towing and ice management is required.

Chief Officer

The Chief Officer is the Master's delegate and second in command of the vessel. The Chief Officer will assist the Master in all shipboard duties. The Chief Officer must make themselves familiar with those aspects of the ship's affairs, which are the concern of the Master so as to be prepared for the assumption of command, if necessary. A Chief Officer Certification plus a minimum of three years of Offshore Vessel experience including anchor handling, towing and ice management is required. As Secunda's Ship Security Officer, he/she is responsible for the implementation and maintenance of the ship security plan and liaison with the Company Security and Port Security Officers.

Second Officer

The Second Officer is directly responsible to the Master for navigational and bridge watch keeping duties and for any special tasks assigned by the Master. The Second Officer is directly responsible to the Chief Officer for general deck department duties. The Second Officer assists the Chief Officer as needed with inspections and maintenance of the safety equipment. The Second Officer makes safety a priority and under guidance from the Chief Officer, rectifies any known deficiencies immediately. The Second Officer is also the vessel Safety Officer. A Watchkeeping Mate Unlimited Certification is required.

Able Seafarer

The Able Seafarer is responsible for the safe and efficient care and maintenance of the vessel and cargo, including forming part of the navigational watch, operating and maintaining deck equipment and performing other deck and bridge duties under the direction of deck officers. A Bridge Watch Rating or Able Seaman Certificate is required.

Chief Engineer

The Chief Engineer, in team with the Master, plays a significant role as a Manager of the vessel. The Chief Engineer is responsible for the technical management of the vessel. This includes the safe and efficient operation, maintenance and repairs of the propulsion unit, all auxiliary, hotel and galley equipment, cargo handling equipment and all machinery and electrical items onboard. A First Class Engineer Motorship Certification plus a minimum of three years medium speed diesel engine experience is required.

Second Engineer

The Second Engineer reports directly to the Chief Engineer and shall undertake work as directed by the Chief. The Second Engineer may be employed in watch keeping or day work roles, as required. The Second Engineer shall at all times understudy the Chief Engineer and be prepared to take over the Chief's duties and responsibilities. A Second Class Motorship Certification plus a minimum of three years medium speed diesel engine experience is required.

Engine Room Assistant

The primary job duties and responsibilities for the Engine Room Assistant include operations connected with the safe operation of the engine room and assisting engineering staff as required by the Chief Engineer. Completion of the Marine Engineer program from an accredited school is required.

Cook

The Chief Cook is responsible to the Master for the preparation of meals, and the safe, efficient, and economical running of the catering department. The Cook's responsibilities include providing varied, appetizing, nutritious, fresh and economically prepared meals. A Ship's Cook Certificate is required.