Marine Attendant Trainee


Website TransLink Coast Mountain Bus Company

As the largest operating company in the integrated TransLink enterprise, Coast Mountain Bus Company (CMBC) operates a fleet of clean-fuel conventional and community shuttle buses, zero-emission trolleybuses, and passenger ferry SeaBuses in Metro Vancouver, the largest single transit service area in Canada.

At CMBC, one of BC’s Top Employers, we’re committed to providing an innovative, healthy, and engaging workforce. This is reflected in our workforce of over 5,500 employees performing over 400 unique jobs, who are committed and empowered to deliver service that attracts nearly 1.1 million passengers daily and connects people, businesses, and communities in the Metro Vancouver region.

We have the important job of helping our passengers get to work, appointments, visiting with family and friends, and back again every day. Metro Vancouver relies on us, and we take that as a point of pride.


Is responsible for the safety and security of SeaBus passengers. Checks the terminal as per the terminal check sheet, maintains accurate logs, checks tickets, monitors ticket machines and ensures all areas of the terminal are clean.

Operates doors on both ferries, terminals and ramps, ensures proper loading and unloading of passengers, enforces all applicable regulations in the passenger area and maintains the interior of the ferries in a neat and orderly condition. Also required to perform maintenance work, i.e. power-washing, clean-up of grounds and structures, etc. and other related duties as assigned.


  • MEDI 1510 Basic Safety
  • MEDI 1810 Proficiency in Survival Craft
  • Restricted Radio Telephone Operator Certificate
  • Must be in good health and able-bodied. The successful applicant must pass a Seafarer’s Medical Examination
  • Certificates of Competency such as Bridge Watchman, Chief Mate 500 (Domestic) or higher are preferred

Work Schedule

37.5 hours per week.

How to apply:

INSTRUCTIONS: Please save your (1) cover letter, and your (2) resume as one PDF document prior to uploading your application on-line via Indeed. If you are a current employee of TransLink, Coast Mountain Bus Company, BC Rapid Transit Company, or Transit Police, please apply internally.

RECRUITMENT PROCESS: An applicant will be required to demonstrate their suitability for this position by meeting the minimum level of qualifications and experience in order to be invited into the selection process. A standard interview format will be used including general, scenario and behavioral descriptive interview questions.

Questions regarding this competition can be directed to the email address provided.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce that is free of all forms of discrimination. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please reach out! We celebrate our inclusive work environment and welcome members of all backgrounds, skills and perspectives.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email us.

The personal information requested on this employment application and during the recruitment process is collected by the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) and Coast Mountain Bus Company Ltd. (CMBC) pursuant to section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (British Columbia). The information is required to assist in the selection and recruitment of employees and forms a basis for determining employment suitability. In the case of successful applicants, the information will be used by TransLink and CMBC as part of your employment documentation and to confirm that you satisfy any applicable employment requirements. Please direct any questions regarding the collection of this information to TransLink Privacy Officer, 287 Nelson’s Court, New Westminster, BC, V3L 0E7 (Tel: 778-375-7500).

By submitting an application, I confirm that I have read and understand the information presented here and certify that the answers given by me on this employment application and during the recruitment process are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that providing inaccurate or incomplete information on this application or during the recruitment process will be cause for my disqualification from the recruitment process or, in the event of hire, will constitute grounds for termination of my employment. I understand that TransLink reserves the right to retain all documentation provided by me, the applicant.

Reference ID: 20210417

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $23.86 per hour


  • Extended health care
  • Wellness program

Application question(s):

  • Are you legally entitled to work in Canada?
  • Do you have Certificates of Competency such as Bridge Watchman, Chief Mate 500 (Domestic) or higher?

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