Employment Opportunity


July 15, 2022



School of Fisheries

Marine Institute




In preparation for training requirements for Fall 2022, CBED is creating an eligibility list of qualified instructors  to deliver Fishing Masters IV (https://www.mi.mun.ca/shortcourses/transportcanadacourses/) and other industry short courses in locations in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut, the North West Territories.  Successful candidates will be required to instruct the following: Chartwork and Pilotage Level 1, Navigation Safety Level 1, ROC-MC, SEN Limited (SEN-L), Ship Construction and Stability Level 1, and General Seamanship (FM4-0).

CBED is also creating an eligibility list for Bridgewatch instructors in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. Successful candidates will be required to instruct coursework in General Ship Knowledge, Communication Skills, Basic Safety and General Seamanship to prepare individuals for writing their Transport Canada Bridgewatch exam. 



Fishing Masters IV: minimum possession of a Fishing Masters III Certificate of Competency a diploma of technology or a university degree in a fisheries related field; an equivalent combination of education and training may be considered. 


Bridgewatch: Minimum possession of a Watchkeeping Mate Certificate of Competency, a diploma of technology or a university degree in a maritime studies related field; an equivalent combination of education and training may be considered. 


Excellent oral and written communication skills and computer skills are required. Proven leadership qualities and the ability to work with a motivated, multi-disciplinary team are also required.  This position may require travel within Newfoundland & Labrador, Nunavut and Northwest Territories. Qualification to teach Small Vessel Operator Proficiency and Small Non-pleasure Domestic Vessel Basic Safety would be considered an asset. Previous teaching experience at the post-secondary level is an asset.


SALARY:                      Commensurate with Marine Institute’s Instructors’ Collective Agreement


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities and racialized people; and people with disabilities.


The personal information requested in your application is collected under the authority of the Memorial University Act (RSNL 1990 c M-7) for the purpose of identifying and recruiting candidates; assessing applicant qualifications; and maintaining records pertaining to the administration of employment with Memorial University of Newfoundland.

If you are a successful candidate, this information will form part of your permanent employment record and will be used for other activities related to the employment process. This information may be disclosed to government departments and agencies as legally required; and to third party service providers, as necessary to administer programs and activities.

If you have any questions about the collection, use and disclosure of the information on this form, please contact MyHR, Department of Human Resources, at (709) 864-2434.

For further information concerning this opportunity, email humanresources@mi.mun.ca, or contact the Human Resources Office, Marine Institute, Room E3306C or by telephone at (709) 778-0440. 


Please be advised that we are unable to provide updates on current competitions.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.