The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Skilled Trades and Labour
$35 - $37 / hour

The Truck and Transport/ Vessel Technician is a team player who assists with planning, preventative maintenance, reactive maintenance and other associated tasks as outlined below. The Technician assists with maintenance for the fleet of amphibious vehicles while supporting vessel maintenance in conjunction with our marine department to provide our guests as well as our team with a safe, reliable and aesthetically pleasing fleet.


  • Assists with maintenance of Transport Canada Inspected Passenger Vessels in a manner that ensures the Safety and Security of the Crew, Enjoyment of the Passengers, and Respect for the Environment.
  • Our Technicians adhere to all company policies.
  • Directly supervises apprentices, labourers and contractors.
  • Maintains apprentice paperwork as required.
  • Inspects and maintains vessels to ensure they meet standards laid out by Transport Canada and the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board.
  • Routinely inspects all areas of the vessels for unsafe conditions.
  • Assists in maintaining the companies assets including the Cable Wharf and any associated outbuildings.
  • Maintains and updates maintenance logs.
  • Maintains and updates work orders in Upkeep
  • Maintains and replenish inventory and takes part in annual inventory audits.
  • Throughout the day, at beginning and at ending of shifts; will ensure that a clean workplace.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Standing, bending, stooping, and lifting weights up to and including 50lbs may be required. The marine hospitality business functions seven (7) days a week, twenty-four hours a day. During the operating season, hours outside of a regular Monday- Friday schedule can be expected.

What you'll need


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following skill sets to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Valid Red Seal Truck and Transport Trade Certification and other trade tickets.
  • Clean drivers abstract
  • Problem solving-the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Demonstrated ability- maintains Transport Canada and NSUARB inspected vehicles and vessels.
  • Communications - the individual must speak clearly so listeners can understand and recognize and understand the speech of another person.
  • Customer service-responds to requests for service and assistance and meets commitments.
  • Physical demands - the individual occasionally may have the ability to move or lift up to 50lbs.
  • Planning/organizing-the individual prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently.
  • Quality control-the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, monitors own work to ensure quality and applies feedback to improve performance.
  • Quantity-meets productivity standards and completes work in a timely manner and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Dependability-the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
  • Safety and Security-the individual observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.

A little bit about us

Ambassatours Gray Line Ltd.

For over three decades, Ambassatours Gray Line has stood as a leader of excellence in sightseeing in Canada's East Coast, offering award winning land and water tours across Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island. Our heart beats in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where our journey began and continues to flourish.

As a distinguished Gray Line affiliate, we're not just about tours; we're about creating extraordinary experiences. Our mission is to enrich lives through exceptional journeys that leave lasting impressions. From our celebrated Harbour Hopper Tours and Boat Cruises in Halifax, to the serene beauty of Peggy's Cove and the Annapolis Valley, each experience is crafted to offer a unique perspective of Eastern Canada's charm and rich history.

Our purpose is clear: To Create and Deliver Exceptional Experiences to Enrich the Lives of our Team, Customers, and Communities. This purpose echoes in every tour we conduct, every story we share, and every smile we bring to our guests' faces.

Please join us in exploring the natural wonders and vibrant sea and landscapes of Eastern Canada, and discover why at Ambassatours Gray Line, we do more than just tours - we create memories that we hope will last a lifetime.

Ambassatours Gray Line is proudly Rainbow Registered: Canada's national accreditation for 2SLGBTQI+ inclusive, welcoming and safer spaces for all. Learn more about this program at

Ambassatours Gray Line is proud to be an Age-Friendly Institute's Certified Age Friendly Employer (CAFE). This program is the nation's only certification program that identifies organizations committed to being the best places to work for employees aged 50+.

Our Purpose

To Create Exceptional Experiences to Enrich the Lives of our Team, Customers and Communities.

Our Core Values

We Do the Right Thing - Always
Our team acts with integrity and honesty and focuses on putting ourselves in the shoes of others. Our commitment to safety for our team and guests is uncompromising.
We Step Up and Own It
We empower each other to take ownership of our actions. We are accountable for ourselves, our colleagues, our clients, and our company.
We Communicate Clearly and Honestly
We're honest, transparent, and committed to doing what's best for our guests and our company. We collaborate openly in pursuit of the truth.
We Work as a Team
We are committed to building an encouraging, caring, and supportive environment. We share a responsibility to support our team members and enrich their lives.
We Find a Better Way
We actively seek continuous improvement by challenging the status quo with open minds, focus, and creativity.
We Exceed Expectations
We pursue excellence with pride, commitment, and reliability. We consistently deliver high quality work, both internally and externally.

Ambassatours Gray Line is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of employment equity for all applicants and employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Ambassatours are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, regardless of age, race, colour, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, or any other of the protected characteristics as per the Human Rights act of Nova Scotia. Ambassatours will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

Are you interested?

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Job Types

Full-time, Permanent


  • Extended Health
  • RRSP match
  • Wellness program


  • 8 hour shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability