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Chief Mate and Second Mate

Second Officer / Second Mate - Bluenose ll

Bluenose II sails out of Lunenburg Nova Scotia and visits ports throughout Nova Scotia and North America. It is regularly open to the public, offering cruises and onboard access to its many admirers.

Bluenose II is managed by the Lunenburg Marine Museum Society on behalf of the Province of Nova Scotia .

Bluenose II is seeking applicants for the 2nd Mate Position beginning on April 1, 2020.

Employee is responsible as third in command of the Schooner Bluenose II.

Successful applicants will possess a minimum of a Watchkeeping Mate license. Several years of prior experience on traditionally-rigged vessels or large yachts and a strong commitment to teaching under sail is preferred.

Year round contract beginning April 1, 2020 and ending March 31, 2021 Operating Season runs from April 1 to October 15. Compensation: $72,000.00 annually or $2769.23 Bi weekly

DUTIES

Employee must stand bridge watches, operate and navigate the vessel safely.

May supervise the deck crew when entering or leaving port or anchorage.

Assist Chief Mate and may supervise boat drills, fire drills, and other emergency actions.

May supervise and assist with loading, unloading and storage of equipment and stores.

Perform regular inspections of vessel including safety, proper storage of gear and equipment, maintenance of watertight integrity, safety of the sailing rig.

May supervise and assist deck crew in cleaning and maintenance of the vessel and equipment.

Assist with storage and inventory of safety, firefighting, lifesaving, and other equipment.

Responsible for compliance with regulations and policies.

This job description reflects the general duties of the job but is not a detailed description of all duties, which may be inherent to the position. The Captain may assign reasonably related additional duties to individual employees .

SKILLS

Excellent organizational skills.

Ability to prioritize and to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Good written, verbal and interpersonal skills required; ability to interact with all levels of staff, and the public

Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations.

High degree of professionalism.

Strong customer service skills.

Professional presentation, appearance and work ethic.

Ability to work irregular/extended hours/weeks, including night and weekend duties as required.

REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Watchkeeping Mate License

Current Marine Medical

MED DVS Marine Emergency Duties or STCW Basic Safety Training

Experience sailing tall-masted ships or yachts preferred

Marine First Aid

Radio License

Fire Fighting

Valid driver’s license, clean record.

Sufficient computer skills to operate shipboard and other automated systems.

Ability to enter USA , and a current passport.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Criminal Records check and Vulnerable Persons Check required.

Smoke-Free workplace (including the vessel and museum property).

PHYSICAL /ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to work aloft.

Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, pols and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized.

Lifting, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, and pulling are required frequently.

Frequent underway periods requiring time away from the home for extended periods: weeks, overnight and weekends.

This work includes sailing and maintenance work in outside areas, hot and cold weather, and exposure to elements such as the ocean, rain, salt spray, dirt, fumes, and loud noises.

Please apply by email to: by January 31, 2020

Anne Bailly, Interim Director of Operations Bluenose II
or by mail
Box 1299 112 Montague St
Lunenburg Nova Scotia B0J2C0

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada we will not consider your job application

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted .

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $72,000.00 /year

Benefits:

  • Vision care
  • Dental care
  • Life insurance
  • Company pension

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $72,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Tall Ships: 1 year (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Watchkeeping Mates (Preferred)

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to director@bluenose2.ca no later than January 31st, 2020 no later than 4pm. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

 

First Officer / Chief Mate - Bluenose ll

Bluenose II sails out of Lunenburg Nova Scotia and visits ports throughout Nova Scotia and North America. It is regularly open to the public, offering cruises and onboard access to its many admirers.

Bluenose II is managed by the Lunenburg Marine Museum Society on behalf of the Province of Nova Scotia .

Bluenose II is seeking applicants for the First Officer / Chief Mate Position beginning on April 1, 2020.

Employee is responsible as second in command of the Schooner Bluenose II.

Chief mate is a key position on the ship, one who assists master and shore management and helps in training crew.

Successful applicants will possess a minimum of a Watchkeeping Mate license. Several years of prior experience on traditionally-rigged vessels or large yachts and a strong commitment to teaching under sail is preferred.

Year round contract beginning April 1 , 2020 and ending March 31 , 2021. Operating Season runs from April 1 to October 19 . Compensation: $80,000 annually or $3076.92 Bi weekly

DUTIES

Act in command when Captain is off the vessel

Prepare Watch schedules and Crew schedules

In charge of setting sails

Standby aft as required

Navigation officer

Employee must stand bridge watches, operate and navigate the vessel safely.

Supervise the deck crew when entering or leaving port or anchorage.

Supervise boat drills, fire drills, and other emergency actions.

Supervise and assist with loading, unloading and storage of equipment and stores.

Perform regular inspections of vessel including safety, proper storage of gear and equipment, maintenance of watertight integrity, safety of the sailing rig.

May supervise and assist deck crew in cleaning and maintenance of the vessel and equipment.

Assist with storage and inventory of safety, firefighting, lifesaving, and other equipment.

Responsible for compliance with regulations and policies.

This job description reflects the general duties of the job but is not a detailed description of all duties, which may be inherent to the position. The Captain may assign reasonably related additional duties to individual employees .

SKILLS

Excellent organizational skills.

Ability to prioritize and to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Good written, verbal and interpersonal skills required; ability to interact with all levels of staff, and the public.

Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations.

High degree of professionalism.

Strong customer service skills.

Professional presentation, appearance and work ethic.

Ability to work irregular/extended hours/weeks, including night and weekend duties as required.

REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Watchkeeping Mates License

Current Marine Medical

MED DVS Marine Emergency Duties or STCW Basic Safety

Experience sailing tall-masted ships or yachts preferred

Marine First Aid

Radio License

Fire Fighting

Valid driver’s license, clean record.

Sufficient computer skills to operate shipboard and other automated systems.

Ability to enter USA and a current passport.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Criminal Background check required

Tobacco-Free workplace (including the vessel and museum property)

PHYSICAL /ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to work aloft

Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, pols and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized.

Lifting, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, and pulling are required frequently.

Frequent underway periods requiring time away from the home for extended periods: weeks, overnight and weekends.

This work includes sailing and maintenance work in outside areas, hot and cold weather, and exposure to elements such as the ocean, rain, salt spray, dirt, fumes, and loud noises.

Please apply by email by January 31st, 2020

Anne Bailly, Interim Director of Operations Bluenose II
or by mail
Box 1299 112 Montague St
Lunenburg Nova Scotia B0J2C0

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada we will not consider your job application

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $80,000.00 /year

Benefits:

  • Vision care
  • Dental care
  • Life insurance
  • Company pension

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $80,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • TallShips: 1 year (Preferred)
  • WatchKeeping Licence: 1 year (Required)

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to director@bluenose2.ca no later than January 31st, 2020 no later than 4pm. Only successful applicants will be contacted.