Public Employment Opportunity

Wharf Attendant

Competition Details

Referral Number
TW.EL.19.20.R0987
Employment type
Eligibility List
Division
Marine Services - Regional Services
Department
Department of Transportation and Works
Location
Bell Island
Closing Date
30 Jan 2020
Salary (scale)
$18.15- $19.56 per hour (CG-18)
Benefits

Position Details (What is this?)

Duties
This position requires the safe performance of on-shore duties in relation to the operation of a ferry. The successful candidate will be responsible for receiving and releasing tie-up lines during arrivals and departures of vessel; loading and unloading freight, mail and other materials and supplies and deposits in appropriate storage on vessel or at ferry headquarters; performing a variety of janitorial and cleaning functions as required on on-shore facilities and on the vessel; cleans washrooms and waiting areas; performing a variety of minor maintenance duties around on-shore facilities including removal of snow and ice and other debris from walkway areas around on-shore facilities; collecting fares and issues tickets to passengers at ticket booths in advance of boarding the ferry; depositing fares collected and accompanying records with Purser/Deckhand onboard vessel; dealing with the public, sometimes in confrontational and stressful circumstances; occasionally operates light duty vehicles when purchasing and delivering supplies and answering telephone enquiries during absence of Ferry Services Manager; use of a computer in the function of duties will be required. Other related duties as assigned.

Merit Criteria (What is this?)

Screening Criteria
  1. Experience in marine related operations including safe rope handling
  2. Experience in janitorial and caretaker duties
  3. Experience in security of property
  4. Completion of high school.  Equivalencies will be considered
  5. Valid Class 05 Driver’s License
  6. Valid First Aid Certificate including AED training
  7. WHMIS Certificate (asset)
  8. ROC-Marine Commercial Certificate (asset)
  9. Completion of Passenger Safety Management Course (asset)
Assessment Criteria
  1.  Knowledge of marine related operations including safe rope handling
  2. Knowledge of janitorial and caretaker duties
  3. Knowledge of security of property practices and procedures
  4. Computer skills
  5. Ability to make decisions, sometimes in confrontational circumstances
  6. Ability to deal with stressful situations.
  7. Ability to manage time
  8. Client-Service Oriented
  9. Ability to work in a team
  10. Commitment to safety

Conditions of Employment(What is this?)

Conditions of
Offer
  1. Submission of recent Driver’s Abstract that is acceptable to the Employer
  2. Certificate of Conduct and the Vulnerable Sector Query satisfactory to the Employer may be required
Conditions of Acceptance
  1. Applicants are advised that positions will be of variable duration and terminate on or before March 31, 2020, subject to possibility of extension
  2. These positions are short term, casual call-in
  3. Participation in any safety course training, as offered and required by the Department
  4. Lifting or moving objects over 50 lbs such as freight, mail and other materials and supplies occurs on an occasional basis and standing for prolonged periods in the performance of daily activities. Walking, driving and climbing is performed on a regular basis is a requirement of this position, sometimes in adverse weather conditions
Applicant Information

Applicants must submit copies of valid Class 05 Driver’s License and valid First Aid Certificate with AED training with their application. 

Failure to submit all the required certificates will result in an application being screened out.

Applicants can submit the required documents and credentials by either:

  1. a) Scanning all documents into ONE PDF and uploading it to the online job portal at the time of application

OR

  1. b) Fax them in with a cover page indicating the competition number for which you had applied on through the online job portal

For more information about this opportunity, please call Christine Nurse, Marine Manager, at (709) 466-4027.

  • The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador values diversity in the work place and is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Disability related accommodations and alternate formats are available upon request at any stage of the recruitment process by contacting recruitment@gov.nl.ca, 709-729-0130 or toll free at 1-888-729-7690.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Applications must be received on or before the closing date stated for this job posting.
  • It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit an application that demonstrates the required merit criteria.
  • Applications that do not clearly demonstrate the required criteria will be screened-out.
  • All applications must contain accurate contact information, including current mailing address, email address and phone number.
  • All information submitted as part of this application must be factual, complete and current to date of submission.
  • This competition may be used to fill future similar vacancies with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

How To Apply

Applications, quoting Competition Number TW.EL.19.20.R0987, should be submitted

Online
By Mail
Human Resource Secretariat, Strategic Staffing Division
50 Mundy Pond Road
P.O. Box 8700
St. John’s, NL, A1B 4J6
By Fax
(709) 729-6737

Applicants must submit copies of valid Class 05 Driver’s License and valid First Aid Certificate with AED training with their application. 

Failure to submit all the required certificates will result in an application being screened out.

Applicants can submit the required documents and credentials by either:

  1. a) Scanning all documents into ONE PDF and uploading it to the online job portal at the time of application

OR

  1. b) Fax them in with a cover page indicating the competition number for which you had applied on through the online job portal

For more information about this opportunity, please call Christine Nurse, Marine Manager, at (709) 466-4027.