Tuesday, 13 March 2018 16:20

Spill Response Technician (Deckhand)


Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC) is a Transport Canada certified Response Organization, whose mandate is to ensure there is a state of preparedness in place and to mitigate the impact when an oil spill occurs. This includes the protection of wildlife, economic and environmental sensitivities, and the safety of both the responders and the public.

WCMRC is recruiting for a Spill Response Technician (Deckhand) to join our South Coast operations team, located in Burnaby, B.C.

Our operations team is comprised of professionals with diverse skills and experience. Their ability to effectively manage and direct spill response procedures within the first few hours after response activation significantly reduces the negative impacts oil can have on the surrounding environment. On a spill site, WCMRC personnel work to ensure that the situation is thoroughly assessed, response strategies are carefully devised, and resultant countermeasures are quickly deployed.

The specific responsibilities for this position include providing safe, prompt and efficient support to spill incidents, exercises and preparedness projects, maintaining spill response equipment to ensure all equipment is operational and response ready at all times, and ensuring that all activities are carried out with due regard to personal safety, the safety of others, and in line with company policies and procedures.

The successful candidate will possess a MED A1 or MED A3 certificate, a completion of a high school diploma, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, a minimum of three years of previous experience with marine and small power equipment maintenance, working knowledge of local coastlines, and emergency response training and/or experience. You will also need to be a collaborative team player who thrives on coordinating and interacting with multiple people on multiple projects, and who is able to manage shifting priorities. A Class One Drivers’ License or an Endorsement 20 (heavy trailer) will be an asset.

At WCMRC we value open and honest communication that fosters a climate of trust, integrity in all our business practices, success through competency, creativity and teamwork, and being a steward of the environment. We believe that putting our values into practice creates long-term benefits for our employees, shareholders, stakeholders, suppliers and the communities we serve.

If you share our company values and have the necessary knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to succeed in this position, then we would like to hear from you. Apply with a cover letter and detailed resume at http://adr.to/tmpsy.

We thank you in advance for your response and regret that only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.

To find out more about us, visit our website at www.wcmrc.com.


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