Large Vessel Mate

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 Mate to our team of professionals. This role is responsible for maintaining a safe and efficient navigational watch in accordance with national and international regulations, Captain's Standing Orders, company policies and procedures; maintaining the deck and radio log books; ensuring that adequate stores and supplies are available while maintaining relevant inventories; and ensuring equipment is properly inspected, tested and certified, in accordance with the vessel's planned maintenance program and applicable regulations and records are kept.
  • Watchkeeping mate near coastal certification,
  • 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

The ideal candidate will have proven strong leadership skills, as well as a thorough understanding of pollution regulations and a commitment to safe work practices and procedures with preference being given to applicants with aquaculture experience. Certification in the Transportation of Dangerous Goods will be considered an asset. 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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