Marine Navigation Officer Job at Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises – Kingston, ON


At Kingston Destination Group we’re looking for candidates interested in joining a fast-paced, service-focused team in one of Ontario’s most unique and rewarding work environments. Discover why Kingston and the 1000 Islands attracts visitors from around the world, and help create an inspiring tourism experience for our guests.

Season: The Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises operating season begins in late April, and ends in late October.


  • >60 ton limited Mates or Masters or equivalent at TC’s discretion.
  • G driver’s license.
  • Positive attitude and approach.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, guest-focused environment.
  • Strong verbal communication skills in English.
  • Heavy lifting and other demanding physical work is occasionally required.


Responsibilities in Position of Master:

  • Ensure safe operation of vessel at all times.
  • Supervise all crew in safety drills and daily performance.
  • Maintain vessel operation and maintenance logs, crew reports and vessel records.
  • Be accountable for accurate and timely reporting and documentation.
  • Lead training as directed by Senior Master.

Responsibilities in Position of Mate:

  • Lead and participate in emergency drills, maintain all vessel safety equipment.
  • Ensure that crew work in a safe environment and follow safety procedures.
  • Stand underway watches as wheelsman, lookout, and other navigational functions.
  • Act as the On-Scene Person in Charge during onboard emergencies.
  • Handle lines, and supervise others during docking and departing maneuvers.

About Kingston Destination Group:

Kingston Destination Group is committed to hospitality excellence as the portal to inspired visitor experience in the Kingston 1000 Islands destination. We create, sell and operate cruises, tours and experiences through our experiential brands, including Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises, Kingston Trolley Tours, Waterfront Gifts & Apparel, Kingston Walks, and K-Pass.

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract, Seasonal
Contract length: 7 months

Salary: From $15.50 per hour


  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: One location

Expected start date: 2023-04-01

About the Company

Company: Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises –

Company Location:  Kingston, ON

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