Marine Atlantic is a great place to work. This company puts safety as its top priority, which is the way it should be because everyone wants to make it home in one piece at the end of the day.
A typical day would consist of donning the appropriate PPE. (reflective coveralls, hardhat, safety boots, earplugs, gloves) and "catching the boat". This term refers to tying up the boat when it arrives at the terminal. After this task is complete, we then board the boat and guide traffic safely out of the terminal. Stevedores are also responsible for lashing/unlashing trailers for safe transport.
Excellent work environment, wage
Very few shifts because of lack of seniority (temporary con)