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West Coast Powerboat Handling since 1994.


Following are some available positions as a Small Non-Pleasure Vessel Operator. West Coast Powerboat Handling has no involvement with the organizations listed below and is offering this listing as a courtesy.

Please contact the organizations directly with regard to any positions listed.

Therapeutic Lake Cruises Society

Accredited 60 ton Captains sought for work out of Sidney, B.C., amongst the Southern Gulf Islands of British Columbia. Long established business.

Please Note: Only applicants with a valid 60 ton Transport Canada certificate will be considered.

Pilot Launch to Serve Commercial Shipping

Commercial deep sea freighters use the designated anchorages surrounding the Gulf Islands while awaiting a berth at Vancouver cargo docks. Gulf Islands Water Taxi regularly transports B.C. coast pilots to and from these ships. The taxi is also used to ferry ship's agents, Canada Customs officials, ship's surveyors, inspectors, crew and supplies.

Applicants are asked to send their resume and highlight any relevant experience.

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A Transport Canada Recognized Institution for
SDV-BS and SVOP courses.

Recognized Examiner for

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
and CPS-ECP. 

Sail Canada - Senior Powerboat & Senior Cruising Instructor Evaluator and Member School.