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Full Time First Mate/ Relief Captain

Salaried, liveaboard position.


   This is a fantastic/, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sail aboard the Tall Ship St. Lawrence II, a storied, purpose built, Transport Canada inspected and certified Sail Training Vessel. The vessel operates a hands-on, experience based sail training program for youth & undertakes team building charters.

    The ship is operated by a not-for-profit charitable organization with a sizable volunteer base and community ties, operating from of Portsmouth Olympic Harbour in Kingston, Ontario.

   The vessel is maintained to a high level, and has recently undergone substantial upgrades and has well-maintained machinery and rigging. Locally built at Kingston Shipyards in 1953, the ship is an unbeatable platform for undertaking her mission of training youth to become stronger, more confident people.

   We would live to hear from you if you feel that you meet the requirements of the position and are interested in working with North America's oldest youth sail training program!

Position:

The position involves serving as the vessels First Mate & relief Captain between June and October 2018. The position requires you to work well with youth in a mentor-ship role, have some command experience, be comfortable working with volunteers, and take pride in your work.

The berthing is fo'c'sle style, and the candidate needs to be comfortable living in close quarters with others.

There is the option to live aboard - there are cooking facilities and heads aboard, as well as showers in the adjacent building.

The position is salaried, and the salary is consummate with experience.


Responsibilities:  

  • Safe operation of the vessel

  • Working with youth crew and volunteers

  • Maintenance of a traditionally rigged sailing vessel

  • Upkeep of ships systems, engine, and power generation equipment

  • Upkeep of ships paperwork and Safety Management System

  • Making sure safe working practices are being observed

  • Other duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Mate 150GT domestic

  • SVMO-R

  • Minimum 1 year experience aboard a traditionally rigged sailing ship, preferable square-rigged

  • Criminal record check

Please apply by cover letter and resume to:

Chris Chafe, Program Manager, chafe@brigantine.ca

and questions please call 613-544-5175


Part Time Relief Captain

   This is a fantastic/, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sail aboard the Tall Ship St. Lawrence II, a storied, purpose built, Transport Canada inspected and certified Sail Training Vessel. The vessel operates a hands-on, experience based sail training program for youth & undertakes team building charters.

    The ship is operated by a not-for-profit charitable organization with a sizable volunteer base and community ties, operating from of Portsmouth Olympic Harbour in Kingston, Ontario.

   The vessel is maintained to a high level, and has recently undergone substantial upgrades and has well-maintained machinery and rigging. Locally built at Kingston Shipyards in 1953, the ship is an unbeatable platform for undertaking her mission of training youth to become stronger, more confident people.

   We would live to hear from you if you feel that you meet the requirements of the position and are interested in working with North America's oldest youth sail training program!

Position:

The position involves serving as the vessels relief Captain for 4-10 day intervals between June and October 2018. The position requires you to work well with youth in a mentor-ship role, have some command experience, be comfortable working with volunteers, and take pride in your work.

There is a small Captain's cabin, but the candidate needs to be comfortable living in close quarters with others.

The position is live aboard - there are cooking facilities and heads aboard, as well as showers in the adjacent building.

The position is salaried (weekly, pro-rated), and the salary is consummate with experience.


Responsibilities:  

  • Safe operation of the vessel

  • Working with youth crew and volunteers

  • Maintenance of a traditionally rigged sailing vessel

  • Upkeep of ships systems, engine, and power generation equipment

  • Upkeep of ships paperwork and Safety Management System

  • Making sure safe working practices are being observed

  • Other duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Mate 150GT Domestic, preferred Master 150GT Domestic

  • SVMO-R

  • Minimum 1 year experience aboard a traditionally rigged sailing ship, preferable square-rigged

  • Minimum 2 years command expereince

  • Criminal record check

Please apply by cover letter and resume to:

Chris Chafe, Program Manager, chafe@brigantine.ca

and questions please call 613-544-5175



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