• Vessel Captain

    Job Locations CA-NB-St. George
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/10/2019 10:11 AM)
    Job ID
    Large Vessel
  • Overview

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    Vessel Captain


    Kelly Cove Salmon Ltd., a division of Cooke Aquaculture Inc., a dynamic and growing east coast family company, with Platinum Member status in the Canada’s Best Managed Companies Program has an opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join the Company’s vessel fleet.


    Cooke is a global seafood company with operations in North America, Europe, and South America. Our company’s success is driven by our dynamic, highly-skilled and innovative management team, supported by dedicated employees who live in coastal communities and contribute to the local area’s economy and sense of community.


    The Role:

    As a result of our robust growth, we are adding a Vessel Captain to our team of professionals. This position requires a degree of specialized expertise and skill in maintaining established standards of safety, quality and accuracy.  The successful candidate will have the drive, determination and a self-disciplined approach to achieving results that meet the established criteria. As a leader of the vessel crew, you must be able to exercise the necessary authority to assure policies and procedures are followed and time frames are met.  Excellent people management and communication skills are essential to build effective crew and organizational relationships.  



    • Fishing Master III (Minimum) / Or Master 3000 GT Domestic
    • Certificate of Competency that complies with Flag State requirements for trading area 
    • STCW endorsement,
    • MED A1,
    • ROC–MC Restricted Operator Certificate - Maritime,
    • Transport Canada Marine Medical Standard First Aid and CPR,
    • WHMIS,
    • Five (5) years’ experience in a relevant field (or a combination of experience and training) 
    • Valid passport with the ability to enter the United States 

    Salary commensurate with experience which includes a competitive health and dental benefit package.


    The Opportunity:

    The role description is just one part of the story.  This is an opportunity to grow, to stretch, to work within the parameters of the role but stretch to your fullest potential.  We are a team that counts performance, we reward contribution and we recognize talent.  It is about being at the center of the fastest growing company in New Brunswick and knowing you are part of that growth.  The ability to bring your passion for learning, desire for growth, and energy for moving your career forward is what we offer.  


    The Why:

    Why Cooke…simple because we are a company that rewards initiative, resourcefulness and work ethic.  We will champion your growth and provide you with the platform to create your path, your career, and your future.



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