Instructors - Offshore Safety & Survival Centre Marine Institute

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Memorial University of Newfoundland

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Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2023


Offshore Safety & Survival Centre

Marine Institute

(Contractual On-Call Positions)


The successful applicant(s) will deliver theoretical and practical instruction and training in marine, offshore, and industrial emergency response courses as per the Offshore Safety and Survival Centre’s (OSSC) Integrated Management System and applicable governing standards and guidelines. Courses will be primarily delivered at the OSSC, Foxtrap Campus, Marine Base, Holyrood, and occasionally at various locations within Newfoundland & Labrador, and the Northwest Territories/Nunavut. As an instructor, you will be required to deliver classroom instruction followed by practical demonstrations in firefighting, marine survival, and rescue craft including fast rescue boats.  This will include practical exercises including live fire evolutions, open water exercises in a Survival Tank or open water environment.  Instructors provide a supervisor role in all practical exercises with a responsibility for life safety including the expectation of ensuring risk management practices are followed.  In addition to theoretical instruction and training, instructors are responsible for administrative duties including, but not limited to, the development of new and existing courses under the direction of applicable standards and the Director of OSSC, and perform other related duties as required.  The duties outlined above are not intended to be exhaustive and the successful candidate(s) will be familiarized on the roles and responsibilities including reviewing of a comprehensive job description during the hiring process.


The successful applicants must have at least four (4) years relevant experience in a marine or offshore environment, relevant three (3) year diploma or approved equivalent, possess a valid Transport Canada Marine medical or approved equivalent; and demonstrated ability to work in and around an aquatic environment. The successful applicant shall hold at a minimum a valid Transport Canada Marine Emergency Duties (MED) certificate and/or current Basic Survival Training (BST) certificate meeting the requirements of the Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board of Transport Canada. Preference will be given to candidates with superior education, relevant Transport Canada certificates of competencies, previous teaching experience, and/or additional related qualifications. Equivalent qualifications or experience with the Department of National Defence, an emergency organization or a safety and survival training organization may be considered.  Compliance with Memorial’s Procedure for Vaccination Requirement (COVID – 19) is a condition of employment.

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

**CLOSING DATE:         **June 30, 2023

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, 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.

Memorial University of Newfoundland is an equal opportunity employer.

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