Seagoing careers with the Canadian Coast Guard
Ship-based jobs in the Canadian Coast Guard including navigators, engine room crew, deckhands and cooks.
Services and information
Pilots ships, operates navigation equipment, reads nautical charts, supervises crew and uses radio.
Installs, maintains, tests and repairs ship’s electrical and electronic equipment.
Ship’s crew roles include deckhand, twinehand, boatswain and helmsman/helmswoman.
Logistics crew roles include cook, steward, clerk and storekeeper.
Maintains ship’s electrical, fuel, and hydraulic systems in good working order and does repairs.
Buys and stores supplies, manages staff and materiel and creates financial statements.
Monitors engine room equipment, checks gauges, keeps log, manages spare parts and repairs equipment.
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