Ferry Operator - County of Frontenac

Job Details

Ferry Operator

  • City City: Kingston
  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Hourly
  • Rate of Pay Amount / Range Rate of Pay Amount / Range: $26.36
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 2
  • Type Type: Part Time
  • Duration Duration: Permanent
  • Avg. Hours/Week Avg. Hours/Week: No guaranteed hours
  • Education Education: High School

Position/Status: Permanent Part-time Ferry Operator (Hiring x2 positions)

Hourly Rate: $26.36 per hour

Position Summary:

The Ferry Operator directs and assists the loading and unloading of all vehicles and passengers onto the Ferry and collects all ferry tolls. The Ferry Operator is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Ferry in accordance with all relevant federal, provincial and municipal regulations, legislation and standards. The Ferry Operator will carry out the duties in alignment to the organizations mission, vision and values, and work to further its priorities.

Education and Experience:

  • Grade 12 diploma; an equivalent combination of related education and experience may be considered
  • Must hold all required licenses regulated by Transport Canada Marine Safety (Marine Emergency Duties, Restricted Radio, Telephone Operators License (Maritime), Marine First Aid Certificate
  • Maintain an acceptable bi-annual Transport Canada Marine Medical from a certified doctor
  • Marine emergency duties training required

Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of all legislation and regulations pertinent to the role as well as an understanding of policies and legislation affecting the department
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills, both written and verbal and ability to communicate information to a diverse audience base
  • Demonstrated respect for individual differences and competencies
  • Demonstrated commitment to client-centered service
  • Demonstrated professional work ethic and behaviours in interaction with internal and external contacts and the ability to express ideas clearly and concisely with ease and confidence in a professional, consistent and positive manner
  • Demonstrated time management and prioritization skills with the ability to function within a fast-paced environment, responding with flexibility to changing priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to change within an environment with a continuous process improvement mindset
  • Demonstrated ability to be a team player who is able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, clients/resident/patients and the public
  • Demonstrated ability to build resiliency and be aware of own strengths and limitations
  • Proven willingness to learn and acquire new information and skills
  • Ability to problem solve using factual information
  • Basic computer proficiency using Microsoft Office (e.g. Outlook) and the ability to use other software applications
  • Demonstrated ability to adhere to confidentiality while exhibiting discretion and good judgement
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to health and safety policies, procedures and applicable legislation
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis
  • Must hold a valid Class G drivers license
  • Satisfactory Criminal Reference Check and Vulnerable Sector Screen
  • Demonstrated ability to meet the physical demands of the position

Working Conditions:

  • Varied hours of work based on the requirements of the position
  • Possible exposure to client/ aggressive/defensive/agitated/disruptive behaviours
  • Periods of time standing and walking
  • Ability to lift up to 22 kilograms
  • Bending, lifting, reaching required
  • Exposure to heat/cold temperatures
  • Exposure to noise
  • Possible exposure to dirt/dust
  • Possible exposure to chemical products used in cleaning

The County of Frontenac is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process and applicants must make their needs known in advance.

The County of Frontenac values a diverse workforce and the unique differences that each individual brings to the workplace. We welcome all qualified applicants.

Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for the purpose of selecting candidates for the interview process and ultimate selection.

Questions regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information Pursuant to MFIPPA may be directed to the Manager of Legislative Services/Clerk.

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Frontenac is a region of nearly 4,000 square kilometers surrounding the City of Kingston and includes the townships of North Frontenac, Central Frontenac, South Frontenac and Frontenac Islands. Residents enjoy incredible quality of life in one of the most naturally beautiful parts of Ontario. and businesses here benefit from strategic access to major urban centres.