City of Toronto

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Toronto, Ontario
Entry Level, Early Career


Job Stream: Parks , Recreation & Forestry

Assessment Information:

Applicants are required to demonstrate in their resume that their qualifications match the following:  Failure to do so will result in elimination from the assessment opportunity.

Your resume must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

Major Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Captain, the Deckhand is required to perform duties of a varied nature on a vessel which include:

  • Handles mooring lines and assists in the mooring of vessels
  • Performs general maintenance and related work as assigned on vessels, ramps and docks
  • Assists passengers getting on and off the vessel
  • Provides information to the public and responds to public enquiries
  • May be required to load and unload freight
  • May be required to collect tickets from passengers boarding the vessel and counts passengers, when required

Key Qualifications:

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  1. Experience and versatility on marine vessels.

You must also have:

  • Preference will be given to candidates in possession of a valid MED Certificate (Marine Emergency Duty Certificate).
  • Must be in possession of a valid First Aid/CPR certificate and be willing to obtain and maintain an Advanced Marine First Aide Certificate.
  • Ability to handle freight and assist passengers boarding and leaving vessels.
  • Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with the public.
  • Must be familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Marine Occupational Safety & Health (MOSH) regulations that apply to this work.
  • Must be physically capable of performing life saving and emergency duties. A Certificate of Fitness as prescribed by Transport Canada may be required.
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions.
  • Must be available to work shift/weekend/overtime.