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Engine Room Assistant / Oiler

  • Full Time
  • victoria, BC
  • $59,436 CAD / Year
  • Salary: $59,436
  • Language Requirements: English Essential

Website Canadian Coas Guard


Under the direction of a CCG Officer, this position carries out maintenance, operational and custodial services for the Watchkeeping Engineer of a Canadian Coast Guard ship, as well as duties in the marine environment as part of the Canadian Coast Guard’s federal mandate. Key duties may include:
• Assisting in operating, maintaining and repairing ship machinery and equipment;
• Participating in fueling, lube oil transfer and waste oil products handling, and the production, transfer, testing and treatment of potable water;
• Conducting rigging in support of engine room lifting activities;
• Participating in damage control, firefighting, environmental response and other drills, exercises and operations.


Essential qualifications candidates must possess:

Assessed on application:

Operational Certification:

Marine Emergency Duties Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) – Basic Safety training course completed within the last 5 years OR valid Marine Emergency Duties, Certificate of Proficiency in STCW Basic Safety.**
Marine Emergency Duties STCW – Survival Craft training course completed within the last 5 years OR valid Marine Emergency Duties Certificate of Proficiency in STCW Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats.**
**Note: Applicants with expired MEDs are still encouraged to apply. Upon successful completion of the process, applicants with expired MEDs would be placed into a pool of partially qualified candidates. Once MED refreshers are obtained, they would be moved into the pool of fully qualified candidates and be considered for appointment.


Professional* experience of approximately 3 months or greater in mechanical, electrical, welding or other similar trades
*Professional is defined as within a workplace setting

Assessed at a later date:

Personal Suitability:
Language Requirements: English Essential

Information on language requirements

To apply for this job please visit dfo-mpo-gc.hiringplatform.ca.

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