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We Will Remember

by Jennifer Christie

For Jennifer Christie November 11th, Remembrance Day has special significance. She started with MAI in 2010 as an Assistant Steward and is currently a Ticket and Reservation Clerk.  Prior to coming to work with us, Jennifer was a Reservist with the Canadian Armed Forces.  She was just 17 when she started as a private with (Read More)

Marine Atlantic Receives Employment Equity Award

by Dave Frew, Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Human Resources

At Marine Atlantic, diversity and inclusion is an important priority for our people, our customers, our community relationships and our company. Our success is driven by our people and we are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace. We recognize the benefits associated with being a diverse and inclusive organization. That is why (Read More)

Our Upcoming Career Fairs

by Stefan Carew

Building upon the success of our recent career fairs held in Port aux Basques, Stephenville, Deer Lake, Sydney and North Sydney, we will be holding additional fairs in St. John’s and Gander to recruit for positions within our Passenger Services Department. Positions include Assistant Stewards, Student Assistant Stewards, and Journeyman Cooks. During these sessions, we (Read More)

International Women's Day

by Dave Frew, Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Affairs

  “Never underestimate the power of a woman,” said Nellie McClung, one of The Famous Five (along with Henrietta Muir Edwards, Emily Murphy, Louise McKinney and Irene Parlby) who launched the historic “Persons Case” in 1927 to allow women to sit on the Canadian Senate. International Women’s Day has grown to become a global day (Read More)

Supporting Our Communities

by Deborah Inkpen

Each year Marine Atlantic sponsors the Atlantic Provincial Trucking Organization’s Good Samaritan award. The award is given to an individual who demonstrates an act of charity and/or provides assistance to those in need. This year’s award winner was Stephen Bartlett of Armour Transportation Systems. The award was presented during the APTA Annual Meeting. The following (Read More)

Marine Atlantic Career Fair

by Jim MacLellan, Director of Human Resources

Are you in the Port aux Basques area tomorrow? Interested in an exciting career sailing on a ferry, enjoying ocean views every day and catch a glimpse of a pod of whales on your break? If this appeals to your adventurous spirit stop by our Career Fair tomorrow! Where: St. Christopher’s Hotel When: From 10:00 (Read More)

2016 Recruitment Campaign underway – Spread the word!

by Jim MacLellan, Director of Human Resources

Our recruitment campaign is underway for Summer 2016. We are looking for Individuals to work on our ferries during our 2016 summer season. We provide great opportunities with comprehensive benefits packages for seasonal and full-time employment.   Last week we held our first recruitment fair in Sydney, NS. Plans are underway for a career fair in (Read More)

Over the past few years, Marine Atlantic has participated in the Global Corporate Challenge (GCC) allowing teams of employees to compete against other Corporations in a simulated online race around the world. The objectives of the GCC are to increase physical activity, improve eating habits, encourage healthier lifestyles and promote team participation. This year’s initiative (Read More)

June 25 is International Day of the Seafarer

by Dave Frew, Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Affairs

Every year on June 25, the United Nations observes the International Day of the Seafarer to recognize the efforts of the many men and women who work in valuable marine careers. Organized by the International Maritime Organization, millions of people around the world learn more about the work and dedication of those who serve on (Read More)

Each year, Marine Atlantic recognizes an employee who volunteers their time and skills to support their community. Through these outstanding volunteer achievements and upholding and representing Marine Atlantic’s values, this employee is presented with the Volunteer of the Year Award.   This year’s recipient is Steven Macdonald who is a founder and dedicated volunteer with (Read More)