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Job Description

Deckhand – Bluenose II

  • Be at least 19 to 30 years of age during the 1st year as a Deckhand
  • No Experience Necessary
  • Work and live on board continuously April 1st through October 15th
  • Be able to pass a Transport Canada Seafarer’s Medical
  • Hold a valid Canadian Passport that will not expire within the current year
  • Agree to a Criminal Check and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Perform maintenance of Bluenose II
  • Sail handling
  • Steering the ship
  • Seamanship including knots, bends and splicing as required
  • Assist the Chief Cook as required on a rotational basis
  • Assist the Chief Engineer as required
  • Stand watch on a “4 hours on” – “8 hours off” basis at sea and as required in Port
  • Participate as required, the Ship’s security plan
  • Take whatever specialized training is required under Transport Canada regulations

 for Bluenose II

  • Continuously promote Bluenose II and what it stands for as well as promote Lunenburg, Nova Scotia and Canada
  • Answer any and all questions that visitors may have relating to the Bluenose II
  • Participate in duties, drills and exercising of sail training on a regular basis as required
  • Be prepared to participate in physically demanding duties on a regular basis