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Marine traffic and search and rescue jobs

The Canadian Coast Guard’s marine traffic and search and rescue teams keep mariners safe and Canada’s ocean economy thriving from coast to coast to coast. On an average day, the Canadian Coast Guard responds to 18 search and rescue incidents, helps 47 people, and saves 13 lives. We’re currently hiring for maritime search and rescue coordinators and marine communications and traffic services officers across Canada.

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Marine Communications and Traffic Services officer

Marine Communications and Traffic Services officers are the eyes and ears of Canada’s waterways. They work from 12 centres across Canada, from Happy Valley-Goose Bay, N.L., to Victoria, B.C.

Apply now to a Marine Communications and Traffic Services officer position

Duties

Some of a Marine Communications and Traffic Services officer’s duties are:

Requirements

To apply for an Marine Communications and Traffic Services officer position, you must:

Classification and salary range

Free training

To become an Marine Communications and Traffic Services officer, you must complete:

  • Paid, mandatory 6-month training at the Canadian Coast Guard College in Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • 4 to 12 months on-the-job training at one of our 12 Marine Communications and Traffic Services centres across Canada

Learn more about becoming a Marine Communications and Traffic Services officer.

Assistant maritime search and rescue coordinator

Assistant maritime search and rescue coordinators help organize our responses to marine search and rescue incidents. To help save lives and minimize injuries or damages during incidents, they plan and coordinate search and rescue resources from the Canadian Coast Guard and our partners and volunteers.

Apply now for an assistant maritime search and rescue coordinator position

Duties

Some of an assistant maritime search and rescue coordinator’s duties are:

Requirements

To apply for an assistant maritime search and rescue coordinator position, you must have:

Classification and salary range

Maritime search and rescue coordinator

Our maritime search and rescue coordinators organize our responses to on-water emergencies, including vessels in distress. To help save lives and minimize injuries or damages during incidents, they plan and coordinate search and rescue resources from the Canadian Coast Guard and our partners and volunteers.

Apply now for a maritime search and rescue coordinator position

Duties

Some of a maritime search and rescue coordinator’s duties are:

Requirements

To apply for a maritime search and rescue coordinator position, you must have:

Classification and salary range

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