Do you have a water view at work? Always wanted one? What about a workplace with incredible co-workers and an in-house Café with the best scrambled eggs and avocado breakfast? Clipper is calling!

We are always looking for talented people to join our team. But we want to make sure that our culture is right for you! So, ask yourself:

  • How awesome are you?
  • How entrepreneurial, strategic and innovative are you?
  • Are you ready to learn and develop new skills?

Check out our benefits below and learn more about how much we value work-life balance and personal time.

  • Free trips on the Victoria Clipper ferries!
  • Generous PTO, Paid Holidays
  • Comprehensive Benefit Plan
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Parking and transportation subsidy
  • Membership to Life Balance Program
  • Growing our staff through internal career opportunities
  • Training opportunities (internal and external)
  • Employee discount at the Clipper Café
  • Travel benefits with Virgin America, Frontier, Harbour Air Seaplanes & Kenmore Air
  • Industry rate discounts with our hotel and tour partners
  • Access to Port of Seattle TightReach Exercise Facility
  • 20% off at 5th Avenue Theater

See a current position below that fits your vision? Let’s have a chat!

Summary of Key Responsibilities (not limited to the following):

  • Manage and update Clipper Vacations’ hotel, tour and transportation product information and rates using Excel.
  • Support with annual product contracting process.
  • Generate product performance and sales reports on a regular basis.
  • Identify and communicate product gaps and needs, by analyzing sales data and customer experience.
  • Communicate via phone or email with Clipper Vacations’ hotel and tour partners, as needed.
  • Coordinate with Marketing team on implementing product updates and new product content into website.
  • Identify and assist Product Department with developing new product opportunities that have potential to deliver additional revenue.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Highly detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to analyze and summarize data.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office suite- specifically, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication ability.
  • Professional phone and email etiquette.
  • Self-motivated; ability to work as part of a team with minimal direct supervision.
  • Ability to travel regionally and in Canada, occasionally.
  • Flexible work schedule for students; ideally at least 3-4 business days per week.

Years of Experience: 0

Salary: $15.00 per hour

Company Overview:

Clipper Navigation, Inc. dba Clipper Vacations – is well known as the travel experts for the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. Since 1986, Clipper has provided transportation, tours and accommodation packages for over 8 million customers. Clipper Vacations offers opportunities to experience picturesque and popular destinations such as: cosmopolitan Seattle or Vancouver, quaint Victoria, the peaceful San Juan Islands, the hub of Portland and the beauty of Vancouver Island.

Disclaimer statement:

This job description is intended only to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee in this position. It is not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills or abilities required or persons so classified or assigned.

It is the policy of Clipper Navigation, Inc., not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, marital status, citizenship, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, ancestry, national origin, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities or employment as required by law.

To apply for this position, please follow the link below and complete our online application via ADP. Please include a resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=clipper&jobId=64105&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Job Summary:

The Chief Engineer is designated by the Company as the senior engineering officer of each vessel. The Chief Engineer is responsible for the management of shipboard engineering systems and equipment, the day to day activities of the engineering crew, and is responsible for representing, enforcing, and preserving Company interests, policies and procedures to the crew and sub-contractors.

Summary of Key Responsibilities (not limited to the following):

  • Responsible for implementing the safety and environmental protection policies of the Company; motivating the crew in the observation of those policies; issuing and communicating appropriate orders and instructions in a clear and simple manner; verifying that specified requirements of the SMS, Code of Conduct, and Company policies are observed.
  • Ensure the safe operation of the vessel and to provide a link between the Company and those on board, the Company has designated a person or persons ashore having direct access to the highest level of management. The Chief Engineer (and all crew members) has been provided contact information for Clipper’s Designated Person. The Chief Engineer has the responsibility to monitor the safety and pollution-prevention aspects of the operation of the vessel and to ensure that adequate resources and shore-based support are applied, as required. Any deficiencies must be immediately reported to the Master and Company Designated Person.
  • As directed by the Master, the Chief Engineer has the authority under his/her licensure to perform responsibilities aboard their vessel or when otherwise engaged in the business of the Company in the capacity of a Chief Engineer in a manner consistent with this job description.
  • As directed by the Master, the Chief Engineer serves as the OICEW and is responsible for the management and direction of other OICEWs to ensure the safe operation and efficient maintenance of the vessels engineering systems in compliance with the applicable laws and regulations of the vessel’s flag state, coastal state, and the Company SMS in a manner consistent with maintaining the safety of the crew and the protection of the environment.
  • Manages the engineering officers, engineering crew, vendors and subcontractors as directed by the Master, including service delivery, safety management, human resource management, and cost management in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Company.
  • Manage the engineering officers and engineering crew aboard his/her vessel under the direction of the Master.
  • Cooperate and work closely with flag state, port state and regulatory agencies such as “BV” Bureau Veritas, Transport Canada, Port Engineer and Operations Coordinator as well as any other relevant personnel necessary for the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the vessels engineering systems as directed by the Master.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • All certifications of competency, licenses and experience required by law for a Chief Engineer as determined by Transport Canada or any other Canadian regulatory body. Current medical certificate from an authorized marine medical examiner as required under the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and regulations thereunder confirming fitness for sea service.
  • Possess all valid flag state (and coastal state as applicable) credentials required by law for service as Chief Engineer on the route and class of vessel appointed to (examples: Merchant Mariners Credential, Medical Certificate, etc.).
  • A valid Driver’s License.
  • A valid Passport.
  • Marine Advanced First Aid.
  • Ability to read and write English as well as render, understand and react to commands given in English.
  • 5 years’ experience as a Chief Engineer in the similar vessels.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

Education Required: Successful completion of Grade 12 is required.

Other Information and Requirements:

Clipper is establishing a year-round passenger ferry service between Vancouver Harbour and Victoria Harbour.

It is anticipated that the operating schedule will require that successful applicants for this position will work a split shift involving 12 hours work with a 3 hour rest period in Victoria between shifts. Clipper will provide a rest location. The vessel will return to Vancouver each evening.

The weekly hours of work will likely vary between 36 and no more than 48 hours per week. It is likely that Clipper will seek approval of an hours of work averaging agreement compliant with the Canada Labour Code.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

To apply for this position, please follow the link below and complete our online application via ADP. Please include a resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ClipperCAD&jobId=189299&lang=en_CA&source=CC2

Company Overview:

Clipper Navigation, Inc. dba Clipper Vacations – is well known as the travel experts for the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. Since 1986, Clipper has provided transportation, tours and accommodation packages for over 8 million customers. Clipper Vacations offers opportunities to experience picturesque and popular destinations such as: cosmopolitan Seattle or Vancouver, quaint Victoria, the peaceful San Juan Islands, the hub of Portland and Vancouver Island.

Disclaimer statement:

This job description is intended only to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee in this position. It is not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills or abilities required or persons so classified or assigned.

It is the policy of Clipper Navigation, Inc., not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, marital status, citizenship, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, ancestry, national origin, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities or employment as required by law.

Job Summary:

A Chief Mate at Clipper Vacations Canada acts as the second in command aboard the vessel. The Chief Mate assists the Master with the responsibility of safe navigation and operation of the vessel and acts as the emergency scene leader in the event of an emergency. The Chief Mate facilitates the loading and unloading of passengers and cargo and ensures the vessel is secure for sea. Clipper Vacations Canada expects the Chief Mate to ensure the highest-level of safety and customer satisfaction.

Summary of Key Responsibilities (not limited to the following):

  • Deputizing for the Master in their absence and assuming command if the Master is incapacitated.
  • Project a professional image when dealing with the customer and vessel crew.
  • Safekeeping a navigation watch.
  • The operation of preventative maintenance system and upkeep of the hull, decks, superstructures.
  • Ensure all applicable statutory and specified company rules and regulations are observed.
  • Directs vessel operations using navigational aids to determine the ship’s speed and location.
  • Ensure that all Safety and Environmental Protection regulations and policies of the company are being followed.
  • Maintain stability of the vessel.
  • Responsible for safe loading, unloading of passengers and cargo.
  • Overseeing and directing the deck department’s daily duties.
  • Maintenance of log books and ship’s day to day business.
  • Ensuring company’s ISM Safety Management System policies and procedures are followed.
  • Other duties assigned.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Valid Chief Mate, Near Coastal certificate of competency and any other certification, license or experience required for Chief Mate, Near Coastal by Transport Canada or any other Canadian regulatory body.
  • Previously held a High Speed Craft Type Rating. (Desired)
  • 5 years’ experience as a Chief Mate in the similar vessels.
  • Current medical certificate from an authorized marine medical examiner as required under the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and regulations thereunder confirming fitness for sea service.
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Marine Advanced First Aid.
  • A valid Driver’s License.
  • A valid Passport.
  • Ability to read and write English as well as render, understand and react to commands given in English.

Education Required: Grade 12 Diploma. Recommend a degree in Marine Transportation or equivalent experience.

Other Information and Requirements:

Clipper is establishing a year-round passenger ferry service between Vancouver Harbour and Victoria Harbour.

It is anticipated that the operating schedule will require that successful applicants for this position will work a split shift involving 12 hours work with a 3 hour rest period in Victoria between shifts. Clipper will provide a rest location. The vessel will return to Vancouver each evening.

The weekly hours of work will likely vary between 36 and no more than 48 hours per week. It is likely that Clipper will seek approval of an hours of work averaging agreement compliant with the Canada Labour Code.

Salary: Commensurate with experience or competitive hourly wage.

To apply for this position, please follow the link below and complete our online application via ADP. Please include a resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ClipperCAD&jobId=189298&lang=en_CA&source=CC2

Company Overview:

Clipper Navigation, Inc. dba Clipper Vacations – is well known as the travel experts for the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. Since 1986, Clipper has provided transportation, tours and accommodation packages for over 8 million customers. Clipper Vacations offers opportunities to experience picturesque and popular destinations such as: cosmopolitan Seattle or Vancouver, quaint Victoria, the peaceful San Juan Islands, the hub of Portland and Vancouver Island.

Disclaimer statement:

This job description is intended only to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee in this position. It is not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills or abilities required or persons so classified or assigned.

It is the policy of Clipper Navigation, Inc., not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, marital status, citizenship, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, ancestry, national origin, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities or employment as required by law.

Job Summary:

A Master at Clipper Navigation has full authority over the vessel when under command. The Master or Captain has the ultimate authority and responsibility for the safe operation and regulatory compliance of the vessel. Clipper Navigation expects the Master to ensure the highest-level of safety and customer satisfaction.

Summary of Key Responsibilities (not limited to the following):

  • Project a professional image when dealing with the customer and the vessel crew. Navigate the vessel safely and professionally in accordance with all marine regulations protecting the passengers, the crew, cargo, the vessel itself and the environment.
  • Ensure all specified company rules, regulations and policies are observed.
  • Directs the piloting of the ship using navigational aids to determine the ship’s speed and location.
  • Ensure that all Safety and Environmental Protection regulations and policies of the company are being followed.
  • Ensure the Health and Safety programs are in place to minimize risk to all crew members, vessel, environment and cargo.
  • Motivate the crew in the observance of all company policies.
  • Issue appropriate orders and communication in a clear and precise manner.
  • Review the company’s ISM Safety Management System.
  • Other duties assigned.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Valid Master, 3000 Gross Tonnage, Near Coastal certificate of competency issued by Transport Canada or greater and all other certificates and licenses required to operate as a Master 3000 Gross Tonnage, Near Coastal.
  • Previously held a High Speed Craft Type Rating. (Desired).
  • 5 years’ experience as a Master in the similar vessels.
  • Current medical certificate from an authorized marine medical examiner as required under the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and regulations thereunder confirming fitness for sea service.
  • Excellent leadership, supervision, coaching and planning skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to read and write English as well as render, understand and react to commands given in English.
  • A valid passport.
  • A valid Driver’s License.
  • Marine Advanced First Aid.

Education Required: Grade 12 Diploma. Recommend a degree in Marine Transportation or equivalent experience.

Other Information and Requirements:

Clipper is establishing a year-round passenger ferry service between Vancouver Harbour and Victoria Harbour.

It is anticipated that the operating schedule will require that successful applicants for this position will work a split shift involving 12 hours work with a 3 hour rest period in Victoria between shifts. Clipper will provide a rest location. The vessel will return to Vancouver each evening.

The weekly hours of work will likely vary between 36 and no more than 48 hours per week. It is likely that Clipper will seek approval of an hours of work averaging agreement compliant with the Canada Labour Code.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

To apply for this position, please follow the link below and complete our online application via ADP. Please include a resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ClipperCAD&jobId=189297&lang=en_CA&source=CC2

Company Overview:

Clipper Navigation, Inc. dba Clipper Vacations – is well known as the travel experts for the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. Since 1986, Clipper has provided transportation, tours and accommodation packages for over 8 million customers. Clipper Vacations offers opportunities to experience picturesque and popular destinations such as: cosmopolitan Seattle or Vancouver, quaint Victoria, the peaceful San Juan Islands, the hub of Portland and Vancouver Island.

Disclaimer statement:

This job description is intended only to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee in this position. It is not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills or abilities required or persons so classified or assigned.

It is the policy of Clipper Navigation, Inc., not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, marital status, citizenship, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, ancestry, national origin, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities or employment as required by law.

Job Summary:

The terminal manager assists the Director in managing vessel and shore side employees and provides administrative support to the Operations department.

Summary of Key Responsibilities (not limited to the following):

  • Communicates employment standards and expectations, assists with appraising performance and results, and assists in providing counselling and corrective action when necessary.
  • Assists with recruitment, selection, orientation, and training of cabin crew members and shore support personnel.
  • Create all monthly schedules for cabin crew and shore support departments.
  • Maintain a weekly schedule and ensure proper labor coverage for daily workload.
  • Assist Director in running the day-to-day operations of the Vancouver Clipper vessels by managing logistics and staffing.
  • Answers feedback from passengers with written and/or verbal correspondence on behalf of the Director of Marine Operations and CEO’s.
  • Respond to employee inquiries and requests in regards to scheduling, specific tasks and duties.
  • Improve processes and policies in support of organizational goals. Formulate and implement organizational policies and procedures to maximize output. Monitor adherence to rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Data entry and filing
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Able to meet strict deadlines and operate in a fast paced, ever changing environment.
  • A dedicated commitment to providing a work environment that allows positive energy, creativity and teamwork among employees.
  • Excellent listening skills and English communication skills in both verbal and written.
  • Capable of working without direct supervision.
  • Knowledge of human resource principles and practices.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style.
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Conflict management experience.
  • Effective time management, prioritizing, attention to detail and multi-tasking is key.
  • Ability to change focus from one task to another quickly and easily when unexpected and pressing matters need immediate attention.
  • A demonstrated commitment of aligning company-wide goals and objectives to the Operations Department.
  • Five years of customer service or sales leadership experience.
  • A valid Driver’s License.
  • A valid Passport.

Education Required: Successful completion of Grade 12 is required. Recommend a Bachelor’s or Associates degree in relevant field with equivalent experience. Experience in marine operations an asset.

Other Information and Requirements:

Clipper is establishing a year-round passenger ferry service between Vancouver Harbour and Victoria Harbour.

Applicants may be asked to consent to a background check related to the position posted as a condition of employment.

Upon being hired, as a condition of continued employment applicants may be asked to submit to searches of their person and personal effects for items prohibited by Company policies and applicable laws and regulations.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

To apply for this position, please follow the link below and complete our online application via ADP. Please include a resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ClipperCAD&jobId=189331&lang=en_CA&source=CC2

Company Overview:

Clipper Navigation, Inc. dba Clipper Vacations – is well known as the travel experts for the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. Since 1986, Clipper has provided transportation, tours and accommodation packages for over 8 million customers. Clipper Vacations offers opportunities to experience picturesque and popular destinations such as: cosmopolitan Seattle or Vancouver, quaint Victoria, the peaceful San Juan Islands, the hub of Portland and Vancouver Island.

Disclaimer statement:

This job description is intended only to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee in this position. It is not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills or abilities required or persons so classified or assigned.

It is the policy of Clipper Navigation, Inc., not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, marital status, citizenship, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, ancestry, national origin, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities or employment as required by law.

David Gudgel, Chief Executive Officer

David joined Clipper in April of 2014 as the VP of Business Development, was promoted to COO in January of 2015 and then promoted to co-CEO in May of 2017. David has been involved in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska travel industry for more than 27 years.  He began his career working for Holland America Line as a tour bus driver in Juneau, Alaska as a summer job during college.

David stayed with Holland America Line in several different capacities for over 15 years, spending the last 6 of those as the General Manager for Gray Line of Seattle and Horizon Coach Lines.  It was during this period that he first began working with Clipper as a partner in providing Northwest Getaways and in providing emergency services. David is a graduate of Gonzaga University and earned a B.S. in Business Administration.

Tobias Haack, Chief Executive Officer

Tobias Haack joined Clipper in August 2016 with more than 15 years working experience in the maritime industry. Prior to his new role at Clipper, Tobias has been working for FRS as Director of Business Development since 2015, supporting the General Management team in identifying new business opportunities and developing international expansion strategies for the FRS Group.

Tobias worked as Project Engineer for Flensburg Schiffbau-Gesellschaft, a shipyard based in Flensburg, Germany, and as Head of Sales for Rolls-Royce Marine Germany in previous years.

Tyrone Huff, Chief Financial Officer

Ty has been Chief Financial Officer of Clipper Navigation since May 2015. Previously, Ty was the CFO at Red Hawk Casino from May 2013 through May 2015. He was with Snoqualmie Casino initially as Vice President of Finance from September 2007 to December 2011, and then as Chief Financial Officer from January 2012 to August 2012.

Ty has approximately 20 years of experience in the gaming industry and holds a Certified Public Accountant designation in Oregon and earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting from Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon.

Ileana Prado, Vice President of Human Resources

Ileana Prado, Vice President of Human Resources, North America, is an accomplished HR professional with over 18 years of experience in the public and private sectors.  Ileana joined Clipper Vacations in 2015 as its first Human Resources leader, reporting to the CEO. After building a best in class HR department, her responsibilities have expanded to include senior leadership, not only of Clipper but for other sister companies within the FRS Group.

Prior to joining Clipper Vacations, Ileana was a senior executive at Sesame Communications, where she played a pivotal role in preparing the company for a successful M&A. Ileana is a graduate of Loma Linda University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with minors in psychology and marketing.

Careers with a Water View

Do you have a water view at work? Always wanted one? What about a workplace with incredible co-workers and an in-house Café with the best scrambled eggs and avocado breakfast? Clipper is calling!

We are always looking for talented people to join our team. But we want to make sure that our culture is right for you! So, ask yourself:

  • How awesome are you?
  • How entrepreneurial, strategic and innovative are you?
  • Are you ready to learn and develop new skills?

Benefits

Check out our benefits below and learn more about how much we value work-life balance and personal time.

  • Free trips on the Victoria Clipper ferries!
  • Generous PTO, Paid Holidays
  • Comprehensive Benefit Plan
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Parking and transportation subsidy
  • Membership to Life Balance Program
  • Growing our staff through internal career opportunities
  • Training opportunities (internal and external)
  • Employee discount at the Clipper Café
  • Travel benefits with Virgin America, Frontier, Harbour Air Seaplanes & Kenmore Air
  • Industry rate discounts with our hotel and tour partners
  • Access to Port of Seattle TightReach Exercise Facility
  • 20% off at 5th Avenue Theater

See a current position below that fits your vision? Let’s have a chat!

Current Job Openings

Summary of Key Responsibilities (not limited to the following):

  • Manage and update Clipper Vacations’ hotel, tour and transportation product information and rates using Excel.
  • Support with annual product contracting process.
  • Generate product performance and sales reports on a regular basis.
  • Identify and communicate product gaps and needs, by analyzing sales data and customer experience.
  • Communicate via phone or email with Clipper Vacations’ hotel and tour partners, as needed.
  • Coordinate with Marketing team on implementing product updates and new product content into website.
  • Identify and assist Product Department with developing new product opportunities that have potential to deliver additional revenue.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Highly detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to analyze and summarize data.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office suite- specifically, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication ability.
  • Professional phone and email etiquette.
  • Self-motivated; ability to work as part of a team with minimal direct supervision.
  • Ability to travel regionally and in Canada, occasionally.
  • Flexible work schedule for students; ideally at least 3-4 business days per week.

Years of Experience: 0

Salary: $15.00 per hour

Company Overview:

Clipper Navigation, Inc. dba Clipper Vacations – is well known as the travel experts for the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. Since 1986, Clipper has provided transportation, tours and accommodation packages for over 8 million customers. Clipper Vacations offers opportunities to experience picturesque and popular destinations such as: cosmopolitan Seattle or Vancouver, quaint Victoria, the peaceful San Juan Islands, the hub of Portland and the beauty of Vancouver Island.

Disclaimer statement:

This job description is intended only to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee in this position. It is not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills or abilities required or persons so classified or assigned.

It is the policy of Clipper Navigation, Inc., not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, marital status, citizenship, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, ancestry, national origin, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities or employment as required by law.

To apply for this position, please follow the link below and complete our online application via ADP. Please include a resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=clipper&jobId=64105&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Job Summary:

The Chief Engineer is designated by the Company as the senior engineering officer of each vessel. The Chief Engineer is responsible for the management of shipboard engineering systems and equipment, the day to day activities of the engineering crew, and is responsible for representing, enforcing, and preserving Company interests, policies and procedures to the crew and sub-contractors.

Summary of Key Responsibilities (not limited to the following):

  • Responsible for implementing the safety and environmental protection policies of the Company; motivating the crew in the observation of those policies; issuing and communicating appropriate orders and instructions in a clear and simple manner; verifying that specified requirements of the SMS, Code of Conduct, and Company policies are observed.
  • Ensure the safe operation of the vessel and to provide a link between the Company and those on board, the Company has designated a person or persons ashore having direct access to the highest level of management. The Chief Engineer (and all crew members) has been provided contact information for Clipper’s Designated Person. The Chief Engineer has the responsibility to monitor the safety and pollution-prevention aspects of the operation of the vessel and to ensure that adequate resources and shore-based support are applied, as required. Any deficiencies must be immediately reported to the Master and Company Designated Person.
  • As directed by the Master, the Chief Engineer has the authority under his/her licensure to perform responsibilities aboard their vessel or when otherwise engaged in the business of the Company in the capacity of a Chief Engineer in a manner consistent with this job description.
  • As directed by the Master, the Chief Engineer serves as the OICEW and is responsible for the management and direction of other OICEWs to ensure the safe operation and efficient maintenance of the vessels engineering systems in compliance with the applicable laws and regulations of the vessel’s flag state, coastal state, and the Company SMS in a manner consistent with maintaining the safety of the crew and the protection of the environment.
  • Manages the engineering officers, engineering crew, vendors and subcontractors as directed by the Master, including service delivery, safety management, human resource management, and cost management in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Company.
  • Manage the engineering officers and engineering crew aboard his/her vessel under the direction of the Master.
  • Cooperate and work closely with flag state, port state and regulatory agencies such as “BV” Bureau Veritas, Transport Canada, Port Engineer and Operations Coordinator as well as any other relevant personnel necessary for the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the vessels engineering systems as directed by the Master.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • All certifications of competency, licenses and experience required by law for a Chief Engineer as determined by Transport Canada or any other Canadian regulatory body. Current medical certificate from an authorized marine medical examiner as required under the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and regulations thereunder confirming fitness for sea service.
  • Possess all valid flag state (and coastal state as applicable) credentials required by law for service as Chief Engineer on the route and class of vessel appointed to (examples: Merchant Mariners Credential, Medical Certificate, etc.).
  • A valid Driver’s License.
  • A valid Passport.
  • Marine Advanced First Aid.
  • Ability to read and write English as well as render, understand and react to commands given in English.
  • 5 years’ experience as a Chief Engineer in the similar vessels.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

Education Required: Successful completion of Grade 12 is required.

Other Information and Requirements:

Clipper is establishing a year-round passenger ferry service between Vancouver Harbour and Victoria Harbour.

It is anticipated that the operating schedule will require that successful applicants for this position will work a split shift involving 12 hours work with a 3 hour rest period in Victoria between shifts. Clipper will provide a rest location. The vessel will return to Vancouver each evening.

The weekly hours of work will likely vary between 36 and no more than 48 hours per week. It is likely that Clipper will seek approval of an hours of work averaging agreement compliant with the Canada Labour Code.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

To apply for this position, please follow the link below and complete our online application via ADP. Please include a resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ClipperCAD&jobId=189299&lang=en_CA&source=CC2

Company Overview:

Clipper Navigation, Inc. dba Clipper Vacations – is well known as the travel experts for the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. Since 1986, Clipper has provided transportation, tours and accommodation packages for over 8 million customers. Clipper Vacations offers opportunities to experience picturesque and popular destinations such as: cosmopolitan Seattle or Vancouver, quaint Victoria, the peaceful San Juan Islands, the hub of Portland and Vancouver Island.

Disclaimer statement:

This job description is intended only to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee in this position. It is not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills or abilities required or persons so classified or assigned.

It is the policy of Clipper Navigation, Inc., not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, marital status, citizenship, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, ancestry, national origin, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities or employment as required by law.

Job Summary:

A Chief Mate at Clipper Vacations Canada acts as the second in command aboard the vessel. The Chief Mate assists the Master with the responsibility of safe navigation and operation of the vessel and acts as the emergency scene leader in the event of an emergency. The Chief Mate facilitates the loading and unloading of passengers and cargo and ensures the vessel is secure for sea. Clipper Vacations Canada expects the Chief Mate to ensure the highest-level of safety and customer satisfaction.

Summary of Key Responsibilities (not limited to the following):

  • Deputizing for the Master in their absence and assuming command if the Master is incapacitated.
  • Project a professional image when dealing with the customer and vessel crew.
  • Safekeeping a navigation watch.
  • The operation of preventative maintenance system and upkeep of the hull, decks, superstructures.
  • Ensure all applicable statutory and specified company rules and regulations are observed.
  • Directs vessel operations using navigational aids to determine the ship’s speed and location.
  • Ensure that all Safety and Environmental Protection regulations and policies of the company are being followed.
  • Maintain stability of the vessel.
  • Responsible for safe loading, unloading of passengers and cargo.
  • Overseeing and directing the deck department’s daily duties.
  • Maintenance of log books and ship’s day to day business.
  • Ensuring company’s ISM Safety Management System policies and procedures are followed.
  • Other duties assigned.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Valid Chief Mate, Near Coastal certificate of competency and any other certification, license or experience required for Chief Mate, Near Coastal by Transport Canada or any other Canadian regulatory body.
  • Previously held a High Speed Craft Type Rating. (Desired)
  • 5 years’ experience as a Chief Mate in the similar vessels.
  • Current medical certificate from an authorized marine medical examiner as required under the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and regulations thereunder confirming fitness for sea service.
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Marine Advanced First Aid.
  • A valid Driver’s License.
  • A valid Passport.
  • Ability to read and write English as well as render, understand and react to commands given in English.

Education Required: Grade 12 Diploma. Recommend a degree in Marine Transportation or equivalent experience.

Other Information and Requirements:

Clipper is establishing a year-round passenger ferry service between Vancouver Harbour and Victoria Harbour.

It is anticipated that the operating schedule will require that successful applicants for this position will work a split shift involving 12 hours work with a 3 hour rest period in Victoria between shifts. Clipper will provide a rest location. The vessel will return to Vancouver each evening.

The weekly hours of work will likely vary between 36 and no more than 48 hours per week. It is likely that Clipper will seek approval of an hours of work averaging agreement compliant with the Canada Labour Code.

Salary: Commensurate with experience or competitive hourly wage.

To apply for this position, please follow the link below and complete our online application via ADP. Please include a resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ClipperCAD&jobId=189298&lang=en_CA&source=CC2

Company Overview:

Clipper Navigation, Inc. dba Clipper Vacations – is well known as the travel experts for the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. Since 1986, Clipper has provided transportation, tours and accommodation packages for over 8 million customers. Clipper Vacations offers opportunities to experience picturesque and popular destinations such as: cosmopolitan Seattle or Vancouver, quaint Victoria, the peaceful San Juan Islands, the hub of Portland and Vancouver Island.

Disclaimer statement:

This job description is intended only to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee in this position. It is not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills or abilities required or persons so classified or assigned.

It is the policy of Clipper Navigation, Inc., not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, marital status, citizenship, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, ancestry, national origin, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities or employment as required by law.

Job Summary:

A Master at Clipper Navigation has full authority over the vessel when under command. The Master or Captain has the ultimate authority and responsibility for the safe operation and regulatory compliance of the vessel. Clipper Navigation expects the Master to ensure the highest-level of safety and customer satisfaction.

Summary of Key Responsibilities (not limited to the following):

  • Project a professional image when dealing with the customer and the vessel crew. Navigate the vessel safely and professionally in accordance with all marine regulations protecting the passengers, the crew, cargo, the vessel itself and the environment.
  • Ensure all specified company rules, regulations and policies are observed.
  • Directs the piloting of the ship using navigational aids to determine the ship’s speed and location.
  • Ensure that all Safety and Environmental Protection regulations and policies of the company are being followed.
  • Ensure the Health and Safety programs are in place to minimize risk to all crew members, vessel, environment and cargo.
  • Motivate the crew in the observance of all company policies.
  • Issue appropriate orders and communication in a clear and precise manner.
  • Review the company’s ISM Safety Management System.
  • Other duties assigned.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Valid Master, 3000 Gross Tonnage, Near Coastal certificate of competency issued by Transport Canada or greater and all other certificates and licenses required to operate as a Master 3000 Gross Tonnage, Near Coastal.
  • Previously held a High Speed Craft Type Rating. (Desired).
  • 5 years’ experience as a Master in the similar vessels.
  • Current medical certificate from an authorized marine medical examiner as required under the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and regulations thereunder confirming fitness for sea service.
  • Excellent leadership, supervision, coaching and planning skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to read and write English as well as render, understand and react to commands given in English.
  • A valid passport.
  • A valid Driver’s License.
  • Marine Advanced First Aid.

Education Required: Grade 12 Diploma. Recommend a degree in Marine Transportation or equivalent experience.

Other Information and Requirements:

Clipper is establishing a year-round passenger ferry service between Vancouver Harbour and Victoria Harbour.

It is anticipated that the operating schedule will require that successful applicants for this position will work a split shift involving 12 hours work with a 3 hour rest period in Victoria between shifts. Clipper will provide a rest location. The vessel will return to Vancouver each evening.

The weekly hours of work will likely vary between 36 and no more than 48 hours per week. It is likely that Clipper will seek approval of an hours of work averaging agreement compliant with the Canada Labour Code.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

To apply for this position, please follow the link below and complete our online application via ADP. Please include a resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ClipperCAD&jobId=189297&lang=en_CA&source=CC2

Company Overview:

Clipper Navigation, Inc. dba Clipper Vacations – is well known as the travel experts for the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. Since 1986, Clipper has provided transportation, tours and accommodation packages for over 8 million customers. Clipper Vacations offers opportunities to experience picturesque and popular destinations such as: cosmopolitan Seattle or Vancouver, quaint Victoria, the peaceful San Juan Islands, the hub of Portland and Vancouver Island.

Disclaimer statement:

This job description is intended only to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee in this position. It is not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills or abilities required or persons so classified or assigned.

It is the policy of Clipper Navigation, Inc., not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, marital status, citizenship, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, ancestry, national origin, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities or employment as required by law.

Job Summary:

The terminal manager assists the Director in managing vessel and shore side employees and provides administrative support to the Operations department.

Summary of Key Responsibilities (not limited to the following):

  • Communicates employment standards and expectations, assists with appraising performance and results, and assists in providing counselling and corrective action when necessary.
  • Assists with recruitment, selection, orientation, and training of cabin crew members and shore support personnel.
  • Create all monthly schedules for cabin crew and shore support departments.
  • Maintain a weekly schedule and ensure proper labor coverage for daily workload.
  • Assist Director in running the day-to-day operations of the Vancouver Clipper vessels by managing logistics and staffing.
  • Answers feedback from passengers with written and/or verbal correspondence on behalf of the Director of Marine Operations and CEO’s.
  • Respond to employee inquiries and requests in regards to scheduling, specific tasks and duties.
  • Improve processes and policies in support of organizational goals. Formulate and implement organizational policies and procedures to maximize output. Monitor adherence to rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Data entry and filing
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Able to meet strict deadlines and operate in a fast paced, ever changing environment.
  • A dedicated commitment to providing a work environment that allows positive energy, creativity and teamwork among employees.
  • Excellent listening skills and English communication skills in both verbal and written.
  • Capable of working without direct supervision.
  • Knowledge of human resource principles and practices.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style.
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Conflict management experience.
  • Effective time management, prioritizing, attention to detail and multi-tasking is key.
  • Ability to change focus from one task to another quickly and easily when unexpected and pressing matters need immediate attention.
  • A demonstrated commitment of aligning company-wide goals and objectives to the Operations Department.
  • Five years of customer service or sales leadership experience.
  • A valid Driver’s License.
  • A valid Passport.

Education Required: Successful completion of Grade 12 is required. Recommend a Bachelor’s or Associates degree in relevant field with equivalent experience. Experience in marine operations an asset.

Other Information and Requirements:

Clipper is establishing a year-round passenger ferry service between Vancouver Harbour and Victoria Harbour.

Applicants may be asked to consent to a background check related to the position posted as a condition of employment.

Upon being hired, as a condition of continued employment applicants may be asked to submit to searches of their person and personal effects for items prohibited by Company policies and applicable laws and regulations.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

To apply for this position, please follow the link below and complete our online application via ADP. Please include a resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ClipperCAD&jobId=189331&lang=en_CA&source=CC2

Company Overview:

Clipper Navigation, Inc. dba Clipper Vacations – is well known as the travel experts for the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. Since 1986, Clipper has provided transportation, tours and accommodation packages for over 8 million customers. Clipper Vacations offers opportunities to experience picturesque and popular destinations such as: cosmopolitan Seattle or Vancouver, quaint Victoria, the peaceful San Juan Islands, the hub of Portland and Vancouver Island.

Disclaimer statement:

This job description is intended only to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee in this position. It is not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills or abilities required or persons so classified or assigned.

It is the policy of Clipper Navigation, Inc., not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, marital status, citizenship, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, ancestry, national origin, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities or employment as required by law.

Leadership

David Gudgel, Chief Executive Officer

David joined Clipper in April of 2014 as the VP of Business Development, was promoted to COO in January of 2015 and then promoted to co-CEO in May of 2017. David has been involved in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska travel industry for more than 27 years.  He began his career working for Holland America Line as a tour bus driver in Juneau, Alaska as a summer job during college.

David stayed with Holland America Line in several different capacities for over 15 years, spending the last 6 of those as the General Manager for Gray Line of Seattle and Horizon Coach Lines.  It was during this period that he first began working with Clipper as a partner in providing Northwest Getaways and in providing emergency services. David is a graduate of Gonzaga University and earned a B.S. in Business Administration.

Tobias Haack, Chief Executive Officer

Tobias Haack joined Clipper in August 2016 with more than 15 years working experience in the maritime industry. Prior to his new role at Clipper, Tobias has been working for FRS as Director of Business Development since 2015, supporting the General Management team in identifying new business opportunities and developing international expansion strategies for the FRS Group.

Tobias worked as Project Engineer for Flensburg Schiffbau-Gesellschaft, a shipyard based in Flensburg, Germany, and as Head of Sales for Rolls-Royce Marine Germany in previous years.

Tyrone Huff, Chief Financial Officer

Ty has been Chief Financial Officer of Clipper Navigation since May 2015. Previously, Ty was the CFO at Red Hawk Casino from May 2013 through May 2015. He was with Snoqualmie Casino initially as Vice President of Finance from September 2007 to December 2011, and then as Chief Financial Officer from January 2012 to August 2012.

Ty has approximately 20 years of experience in the gaming industry and holds a Certified Public Accountant designation in Oregon and earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting from Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon.

Ileana Prado, Vice President of Human Resources

Ileana Prado, Vice President of Human Resources, North America, is an accomplished HR professional with over 18 years of experience in the public and private sectors.  Ileana joined Clipper Vacations in 2015 as its first Human Resources leader, reporting to the CEO. After building a best in class HR department, her responsibilities have expanded to include senior leadership, not only of Clipper but for other sister companies within the FRS Group.

Prior to joining Clipper Vacations, Ileana was a senior executive at Sesame Communications, where she played a pivotal role in preparing the company for a successful M&A. Ileana is a graduate of Loma Linda University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with minors in psychology and marketing.