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  • Frequently Asked Questions


  • Simply visit the Current Opportunities section of our webpage and click on the link to the job you wish to apply for.

    Candidates being contacted for job interviews will be advised that Marine Atlantic has an accommodation policy. Candidates will be asked if they need accommodation in order to attend the interview. We will also inform all candidates of the evaluation methods that will be used in their selection process.



  • Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada (as defined by Citizenship & Immigration Canada) to be eligible. For shore-based positions you must be at least 16 years of age. For sea-based positions you must be at least 18 years of age to hold a valid "Proficiency in Survival Craft Certificate."



  • You must answer all questions in the application so we can fully assess your suitability for the position. 



  • A confirmation page will be displayed confirming that Marine Atlantic has received your online application.



  • After the competition closes, applications are reviewed and those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants selected for an interview must forward the necessary certificates, diplomas, etc., to our Human Resources department prior to the interview. Candidates not selected for an interview will be notified by e-mail.



  • Career opportunities with Marine Atlantic are posted on our webpage and can also be found in newspapers and other career websites. Generally, postings are on the webpage for two weeks. You should check our webpage often for new career opportunities.



  • You may contact us here if you have problems submitting an online application.



  • Yes. Candidates being contacted for job interviews will be advised that Marine Atlantic has a policy to accommodate individuals who have special needs during the recruiting process. We will also inform all candidates of the evaluation methods that will be used in their selection process so they may make an informed request for appropriate accommodation.

    Please note that provision of special accommodations will not affect any decisions regarding the merits of candidates.



  • All applications are confidential and the candidates’ right to privacy is assured.