Deckhand/Relief Mate (Full Time)


Experience the wonder of living in the gorgeous setting of BC’s northwest coast. A majestic city of over 14,000 (with an
annual influx of 250,000 visitors), Prince Rupert abounds with natural beauty and includes a bustling waterfront and
charming heritage buildings. Affordable housing, ocean views and all the amenities for quality living are at hand.

The Digby Island Ferry service is operated by the City of Prince Rupert and connects Digby Island with downtown

Prince Rupert. The successful candidate will be reliable, have a positive attitude and a strong work ethic.

Additionally, they must be able to work as a Mate when the schedule requires it.


  • Mooring the Vessel;
  • Safe Loading & Unloading of the Vessel;
  • Assist in the Safe Navigation of the Vessel;
  • Respond to Emergencies; and
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education: Grade 12 Diploma.

Certification: The minimum requirement is a valid Chief Mate 150 Gross Tonnage, Domestic Certificate

and valid Marine Medical Certificate.

This position is a part of the Canadian Merchant Service Guild.

Closing Date

Jul 9, 2018

How to Apply

Please scan your cover letter, resume and proof of qualifications to:

Or drop of at:
City of Prince Rupert

424 – 3rd Avenue West,
Prince Rupert, BC, V8J 1L7

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be