Employment Opportunity



School of Maritime Studies

Marine Institute 

Miawpukek First Nation, Conne River, NL 

(Contractual Position to June 16th, 2023)




The successful applicant will provide instruction in the Bridgewatch program located at the Miawpukek First Nation, Conne River, NL. Duties include developing course materials; evaluating student performance; providing feedback to students; providing practical, hands-on training in the rigging room facility and onboard the Marine Institute provided training vessel; and performing other related duties as required.  



Experience (5-10 years) as a ship’s officer in the marine transportation industry; possession of a Transport Canada certificate of competency at the Watch Keeping Mate level or higher; an equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered. Good oral and written communication skills are required.  Previous teaching experience at the post-secondary level would be an asset. 


SALARY:       Commensurate with Marine Institute Instructors’ Collective Agreement (NAPE Local 7405)


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.caor 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.