On this page, you will find current employment opportunities in the boat building and repair industry as well as information about boatyards with certified Boat Builders and Marine Service Technicians.
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.
Job Application Tips
Here are some tips from NSBA for anyone who is job hunting. These are mostly for applying to smaller companies and organizations, as big companies may have many applicants and quite different processes for screening applicants: CLICK HERE
Member Employment Opportunities
**NOTE** Please apply directly to the company that owns the job ad and not to the Nova Scotia Boatbuilders Association.
DSS Marine – Sales/Service Coordinator (West)
West Head Boatbuilders Ltd. – Boat Assembler, Fibreglass
Baddeck Marine – Dock Attendant
Rosborough Boats – Marketing & Sales Associate
Covey Island Boatworks – Shipwright, Mechanic or General Labourer
Atlantic Electronics Limited – Office Administrator
Samson Enterprises – Shipyard Labourer
Jastram Technologies – Technician Sales & Support Specialist
A. F. Theriault & Son Ltd – Stockroom Purchasing Clerk
A. F. Theriault & Son Ltd – Carpenter
A. F. Theriault & Son Ltd – Propeller Technician
Boudreau’s Boat Building – Shipyard Labourer
Toromont CAT – Shop Technician A
Ed’s Hydraulic & Marine Services Ltd. – Truck and Transport Vehicle Mechanic Apprentice
Shining Waters Marina – Boatyard Laborer/Boat Rigger
Boudreau’s Boat Building – Carpentry & Fibre Glass Laminator
Canadian Maritime Engineering – Industrial Painter
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 😉