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Marine Communications and Traffic Services Officer - job post

Canadian Coast Guard
102 reviews
Northwest Territories
$48,616–$76,088 a year - Permanent, Full-time
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  • $48,616–$76,088 a year

Job type

  • Permanent
  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Weekends as needed
  • Nights as needed
  • Night shift
  • Evening shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


Northwest Territories

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  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Paid vacation

Full job description


  • An experience of a lifetime serving Canadians
  • Paid training at the Canadian Coast Guard College in Sydney, NS
  • Inclusive, flexible and exciting workplace
  • Paid vacation & sick leave and competitive wages
  • Hands-on training and career development
  • Health & dental care for long-term employees
  • Canada Pension Plan for long-term employees

Job description:

Our Marine Communications and Traffic Services (MCTS) officers are the eyes and ears of Canada’s waterways. They ensure mariners’ safety 24/7 in one of our 12 MCTS centres across Canada, from Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL, to Victoria, BC.

To become an MCTS officer, we offer fully paid training at the Canadian Coast Guard College in Sydney, Nova Scotia. The 6-month training program is offered in English and French and is followed by 4 to 12 months on-the-job training in one of our 12 MCTS centres across Canada.

About us:

At the Canadian Coast Guard, we work to ensure the safety of mariners in Canadian waters and help protect Canada's marine environment. To do this important work, we rely on the expertise of our skilled personnel. From our at-sea marine navigators and engineers, to our onshore response specialists, we’re here to serve Canadians and everyone in Canadian waters.

Find out more information about the Canadian Coast Guard by visiting our website at

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Listening for and answering distress and safety calls from mariners on the water
  • Monitoring and coordinating marine traffic to prevent accidents
  • Broadcasting safety information to vessels in Canadian waters, like weather and navigational warnings
  • Preventing the entry of defective or deficient vessels into Canadian waters
  • Ensuring compliance with Canadian maritime policies and regulations

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Secondary school diploma or a combination of education, training, and experience
  • Skills in memory, coding, spatial reasoning, and more
  • Able to type at least 30 words-per-minute with 95% accuracy
  • Works well in a team
  • Organized and flexible
  • Enjoys quick decision making

The Canadian Coast Guard: Live the experience of a lifetime every day.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $48,616.00-$76,088.00 per year


  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekends as needed

Work Location: In person

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