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Employment Opportunity


Tofino Harbour Authority - Tofino, BC

Full Time Salaried Position, $42,000 annually


Tofino Harbour Authority (THA) is a non-profit organization that manages three federal fishing docks in Tofino, Canada. THA is made up of a team of management staff and a volunteer Board of Directors who work collaboratively to manage the facilities in accordance with the Small Craft Harbours, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, mandate to ensure core fishing harbours are kept open and in good repair. 

We currently are accepting applicants to fill a full-time contract as Wharfinger for the Tofino Harbour Authority. Successful applicants should be reliable, professional, motivated, positive, and enjoy working outdoors in all weather. Application deadline is November 29th at 5pm PST.


  • Perform multiple daily foot patrols of all docks and upland facilities to ensure that facilities are safe and functional

  • Perform daily boat counts and manage parking enforcement

  • Provide customer service to Harbour users and members of the public

  • Collect fees for use of the public boat ramp, moorage, and all other services provided by THA using a computer-based POS system

  • Ensure all harbour users comply with all Harbour Authority rules and regulations, and enforce rules and regulations when necessary

  • Enforce harbour policies in a professional manner

  • Daily cleaning of facilites

  • Manage garbage and recycling facilities, sort oil recycling, maintain litter-free facilities

  • Responsible for maintenance of all Harbour equipment and infrastructure

  • Respond accordingly to emergencies onsite

  • Other tasks and duties as required by Harbour Manager


  • Maintenance experience

  • Possess exceptional customer service and conflict resolution skills

  • Must possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license

  • Able to perform extensive foot patrols in all weather conditions

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Ability to problem solve

  • Ability to work independently and as a team

  • Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required 

  • Marine industry experience is an asset.


Please email your resume and cover letter to manager@tofinoharbour.ca Interviews will be held soon after in Tofino. Application deadline is November 29th at 5 pm PST. Email only please do not drop in or call.

Tofino Harbour Authority

Phone: 250 725 4441


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