Posted: May 30, 2017/Extended June 13, 2017

Job posting:SEAS SKIPPER

Employer: Kitasoo/Xai’xais Integrated Resources Authority

Duration of Employment and Hourly Wage: Depending on experience. Wages will be paid on a per hour basis. This posting is for the availability of full time hours with a schedule beginning Tuesday, July 4, 2017 for eight weeks.

Summary of duties: Working with the Kitasoo/Xai’xais Integrated Resources Authority, the SEAS skipper will safely navigate our vessel to various locations throughout the Kitasoo/Xai’xais territory. Extensive experience skippering vessels throughout the territory is critical. The skipper will be responsible for tracking weather, safe operation and daily cleaning of the boat, and finding safe locations to drop the crew to shore.

Responsibilities:     Safe boat operations

Driving the crew from Klemtu to various locations throughout the territory

Fueling the boat

Tracking of marine weather trends

Pre-departure boat preparations

Required qualifications:

  • SVOP – Small Vessel Operator’s Certificate
  • ROC-M – Radio Operators Certificate – Marine
  • MED A3 – Marine Emergency Duties

Preferred qualifications:

  • Wilderness First Aid training
  • Bear safety training

Mandatory skills:

  • Safe boat operation and the ability to make route and weather-day decisions based on marine weather forecasts and observations
  • Familiarity with the waters and marine hazards of Kitasoo/Xai’xais territory
  • Superior boat handling skills
  • Adaptable to a flexible schedule
  • Ability to read and interpret marine charts

Application: Please apply with 1) typed cover letter and 2) typed resume to Melody Robinson, Kitasoo Band Council Human Resource Officer at the Kitasoo Band Administrative Office. Applicants will be contacted for interview.


**NOTE: applications must be submitted by 12:00pm Monday, June 19, 2017**