On this page, you will find current employment opportunities and Certified boatyards in the boat building industry.

For Potential Apprentices

If you are looking for a certified Boat Builder (BB) or Marine Service Technician (MST) to mentor you through an apprenticeship, you can find a list of NSBA members with certified BBs or MSTs here: Complete list. Please note that other companies have certified BBs and MSTs who are not NSBA members but it is more difficult for us to maintain information about non-NSBA members.

Member Employment Opportunities


Please apply directly to the company that owns the job ad and not to the Nova Scotia Boatbuilders Association. 

Shelburne Diesel – Fibreglass Laminator/Labourer

Shelburne Diesel – Marine Mechanics 

Superport Marine Services – Marine Engineer-Canadian Arctic

Icon Marine Services – Fibreglass Boat Assembler

Spartan Industrial Marine – Service Technician-Life Rafts

Baddeck Marine – Marine Service Technician Trainee

A. F. Theriault & Son – Various Positions

Spartan Industrial Marine – Warehouse Associate

Spartan Industrial Marine – Sales Representative

Jastram Technologies Ltd – Technical Sales and Support Representative

Toromont Cat (Maritimes) – Shop Technician A (Heavy Equipment)

Toromont Cat (Maritimes) – Inside Sales Representative Parts and Service – Energy Division

Toromont Cat (Maritimes) – Yard Person (Shipper/Receiver)

Canadian Maritime Engineering (Dartmouth) – Welder/Fitter

Canadian Maritime Engineering (Dartmouth) – Industrial Labourer

Canadian Maritime Engineering (Dartmouth) – Machinist

Canadian Maritime Engineering (Dartmouth) – Paint and Coatings Manager

All About Hydraulics and Marine Ltd – Hydraulic Technician

Canadian Maritime Engineering – Industrial Painter

Shining Waters Marina – Marina Service Coordinator & Supervisor

Jastram Technologies Inc – Technical Sales Support Representative

Lloyd’s Register Americas – AOPS Project Manager (ISI)

Want to read some provincial specs on the industry check out the NS website.

Keep Checking back as you never know what might float by 😉