Job Duties:

The Captain is the company’s management representative on board the vessel and they are charged with the responsibility to support and protect the best interests of the Corporation in all areas of their job role.

The Captain’s over responsibilities include but are not limited to the safety of the crew and the safe operation of the vessel whilst at the same time responsible for protecting the owner’s commercial interests. The Captain has the overriding authority and responsibility to make decisions with respect to safety and pollution prevention. The Captain is expected to perform his or her duties in accordance with the Canada Shipping Act and Regulations, Canada Labour Code, Company Policies and Procedures.

This is a management position and is non-unionized.

Wages and benefits are outlined in the company’s Terms of Reference and Benefits Booklet.


• Master Mariner (preferred) or Master, Near Coastal
• General Operator’s License (GOC)
• GLPA certificate (preferred)
• Ship Security Officer (preferred)
• MED training with respect to STCW Basic Safety
• MED training with respect to proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats
• MED in advanced fire fighting
• Marine Medical
• Personnel with Security Duties

Skills, Abilities and Experience

• Minimum 2 years recent experience working on dry-bulk vessels
• Experience with Safety Management Systems
• Excellent leadership skills
• Knowledge of English language is required


Algoma Central Corporation encourages application from designated group members identified under the Federal Employment Equity Act. We wish to thank all applicants in advance, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Algoma Central Corporation is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Algoma will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact


Algoma Central Corporation – #600-63 Church Street – St. Catharines – Ontario – Canada – L2R 3C4

Salary: Bulker – $871.00-$909.00 (depending on vessel type)


Transport Canada has signed reciprocal arrangements with the following countries to accept and recognize their STCW certificates:

  • Australia
  • France
  • Georgia
  • Jamaica
  • Norway
  • Republic of Panama
  • Republic of the Philippines
  • United Kingdom
  • Ukraine

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63 Church Street, Suite 600
St. Catharines, Ontario,

+1 (905) 687-7888