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JOB DESCRIPTION: By applying for this job offer, you are applying for a MILITARY JOB. Boatswains are the seamanship specialists of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). They are responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of the ship's rigging, shipboard cargo handling equipment, boats and small craft. This trade is also available in the Reserve Force (part time). Before applying, it is strongly recommended to look at the online descriptive information as well as the video for your selected trade: [Register to View]
TASKS: Operate and maintain shipboard equipment associated with cargo handling and inter-ship transfers of personnel, fuel, and materiel while at sea Operate and maintain the ship's equipment for such tasks as anchoring, towing, launching and recovering boats, and surface rescue operations Operate and navigate small craft in all waters Perform required tasks with ship's rigging and lifesaving equipment Organize the storage, training, and use of small arms, demolitions and ammunition Plan, organize and conduct drill and ceremonies Assist and supervise deck crews in maintaining the ship and its equipment Coordinate watch keeping duties at sea and in harbour CONDITIONS: In the Regular Force, your work location is not guaranteed since you may be asked to work anywhere in Canada. Military personnel can be asked to work on atypical schedules. However, if you only want to work in your area, the Reserve Force may be an alternative. Consult this table to find out which Reserve Force units are hiring in your area: [Register to View]
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Salary increases according to the rank and experience of the member according to the rates of pay applicable on April 1, 2017. To know more about the rates of pay: [Register to View]
RELATED CIVILIAN OCCUPATIONS: Tugboat captain Deck hand Boatswain employed by private ships Engines Room Seaman BENEFITS: Accidental death insurance Company supplied uniform Competitive salary Dental insurance Disability insurance Floating leave days Medical and paramedical expenses coverage On-going training Paid leave Paid sick leave Pension plan Professional training and development program Regional disparity bonus Reimbursement of tuition fees Vacation