JOB: Tug Captain | Ocean Group - Trois-Rivières

Tug Captain, Trois-Rivières

Tug Captain, Trois-Rivières

  • Company: Océan Remorquage Trois-Rivières
  • Location: Trois-Rivières, Quebec
  • Department: Operations
  • Work schedule: 14 days of work, 7 days of rest
  • Status: Permanent
  • Starting date: Fall 2021



As an incumbent, you will perform towing maneuvers on a tug, lead a crew and ensure the management of the maintenance of the vessel.



  • Lead a crew and ensure the smooth running of maneuvers;
  • Ensure that the vessel and crew are certified for the area of operation;
  • Ensure the proper functioning of the vessel’s equipment;
  • Ensure the seaworthiness of the vessel in all conditions;
  • Prepare and validate repair and modification lists with the Chief Engineer;
  • Inspect material, structure and equipment according to the SINEX maintenance program;
  • Promote and maintain the health and safety of all persons on board the vessel;
  • Implement the company’s safety and environmental protection policies;
  • Implement and audit the company’s SMS system;
  • Operate vessels in compliance with  company and industry recognized practices.



  • Canadian Master certificate , 500T gross tonnage, inland navigation (M500-T3000);
  • Medical certificate issued by Transport Canada;
  • Certificates of competency :
    • MED Basic Safety STCW-BS;
    • Lifeboat and Rescue Boat Operator Proficiency;
    • Advanced Fire Fighting Techniques;
  • Restricted Operator Certificate – Commercial Marine (ROC-CM);
  • Basic Marine First Aid Training Certificate;
  • Knowledge of the operation of a quality system with ISM standards (SMS);
  • Valid driver’s license (class 5);
  • Availability during the day, night and weekends.



  • Three (3) to five (5) years experience as a conventional tug captain;
  • Experience on ASD tugs (asset);
  • Experience in docking vessels (major asset);
  • Experience as an officer on a vessel equipped with a SMS system;
  • Customer service oriented;
  • Leadership and excellent teamwork skills;
  • Good stress management (medium to high);
  • Good organizational skills;
  • Openness to learning and development.



  • Safety equipment and necessary work clothing provided;
  • Full range of benefits;
  • Free employee assistance program accessible to the whole family;
  • Adapted training program;
  • A dynamic and stimulating environment;
  • A very human and respectful work environment;
  • Competitive salaries!

NB: Ocean Group subscribes to an Equality Access Program and invites women, visible minorities, First Nations people and persons with disabilities to apply. The masculine form is used in this document for conciseness purposes only. We are committed to employment equity and open to the application of adjustment measures during the selection process.

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