Deck Hands (Short Term - 60 days) (49131FortSimpsonNT) Fort Simpson, Canada

With over 46 years of experience in offering freight services, Cooper Barging Services is a family-owned company dedicated to getting the job done right.  

The company completes at least five voyages per season on the Machenzie River for the purpose of serving Fort Simpson, Tulita, Norman Wells and points beyond. The company also runs charter services on the Liard River.

Currently, Cooper Barging Services has an opening for seasonal Deck Hands to work on a fly-in-fly-out basis in Fort Simpson, NT or Fort Simpson NT

You will be working on 50-70 foot shallow draft tugs pushing barges on the Liard and Mackenzie Rivers of Northern Canada. This will involve performing general shipboard duties and barge work including cargo handling.

Previous experience is preferred, however training will be provided. You will be required to pass a drug test before hire. Equipment operation and cargo handling experienced would be highly desirable.

We invite you to apply if you are willing to learn, have a true passion for working in a team-oriented environment, and in all weather conditions.

In exchange for all your hard work and determination, you will receive generous pay of $22/hour. Please note that this is a fly-in-fly-out role working for up to two months (60 days). Travel will be provided by Cooper Barging Services from the airport nearest you as well as return travel upon completion of work.

At Cooper Barging Services, you will find an extremely experienced team of professionals with a keen commitment of training staff - upon joining the team, you will even receive hands-on training.

Employees come to Cooper Barging for the great pay, but stay for the honest people and their exemplary commitment to quality work. 

If you are looking for a group of individuals who will give you the opportunity to prove yourself, with the support to reach your full potential, then Cooper Barging Services is the right place for you!