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Amended - Marine Engineer

Ministry of Transportation
Eastern Region - Marine Services
Job Term:
1 Permanent, 2 Temporary irregular on-call contracts for up to 6 months with the possibility of extension
Job Code:
17286 - Senior Marine Engineer 1
$28.49 - $30.97 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
NOTE: **Posting has been extended, revised posting dates are: March 4, 2022 to April 7, 2022.

This is a continuous posting and will be posted until an adequate pool of candidates is received. Screening and selection processes will begin after March 18th, 2022. This posting may be extended but could close at any time after this date without notice. Please only submit your application ONCE under this Job ID.

The Ministry of Transportation requires a certified Marine Engineer for the position at theGlenora Ferry Service.

You enjoy the vast openness of the water. You are someone comfortable getting their hands dirty and want everything to be ship shape and running properly. You are a tinkerer by nature. If life on the open waters has ever piqued your interest, this type of water vessel job may be your calling.

You'll love living inPicton! The working location is enough to make you want to make this career move!

What a career in the OPS can offer you

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
• We provide on-the-job training to support your success in the role

What can I expect to do in this role?

Under the supervision of the Ferry Captain, and technical guidance of the Chief Marine Engineer, you will be responsible for operating and maintaining all vessel engines, pumps and related equipment on two end-loading ferries by: inspecting, testing, oiling and greasing equipment; replacing worn parts; recording maintenance activities and malfunctions; maintaining vessels plumbing system; assisting in engine rebuilding and overhauls; assisting in repairing and maintaining terminal and facility equipment.

How do I qualify?


You must have the following licensing and certifications:
• Certificate of Competency as a Restricted Marine Engineer (for specified vessels)
• Marine Emergency Duties Certificate to the level required by Transport Canada
• Valid Continued Proficiency Endorsement Certificate

Technical Knowledge

• You have knowledge of Seamanship principles and practices
• You can ensure the mechanical operation of the vessel in a safe and lawful manner
• You have knowledge of safe and efficient operating and maintenance procedures for shipboard and shore equipment
• You have knowledge of the signs of wear or malfunction in machinery and maintenance/repair procedures to deal with these problems

Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills

• You can detect problems or potential problems in equipment
• You can respond appropriately to emergency situations
• You have the mechanical ability to make adjustments, part replacements or minor repairs
• You can respond appropriately in emergency situations and assess priorities of action

Other Essential Skills

• You are organized and can plan ahead in regard to supply needs
• You can be courteous with passengers regarding complaints or concerns

OPS Commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti-racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit theOPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

OPS COVID-19 Safe Workplace Directive

Effective October 1, 2021, the OPS COVID-19 Safe Workplace Directive requires all Ontario Public Service employees to provide proof they are fully vaccinated, meaning they are fully vaccinated as defined by the Ministry of Health (refer to: COVID-19 Fully Vaccinated Status in Ontario), including 14 calendar days have passed since receiving their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Employees who do not provide proof of full vaccination will be deemed ‘not vaccinated' under the Directive and will be required to attend a vaccine education program and undergo regular rapid antigen testing. Employees who are not vaccinated under the policy with a valid medical exemption will not be required to attend a vaccine education program but must undergo regular rapid antigen testing.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent - Full Time, 35 Hatchery Ln, RR 4, Picton, East Region
  • 2 Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 6 months, 35 Hatchery Ln, RR 4, Picton, East Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Science and Engineering
Posted on:
Thursday, March 24, 2022
  • T-MT-175184/22

    Effective, January 1, 2022, the updated salary range for this position is $28.49 to $30.97 per hour in alignment with the recently ratified OPSEU Unified 2022-2024 collective agreement.

    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.
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, April 7, 2022 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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