Marine Service Crew

Application Deadline: June 17, 2024

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned artistic, educational and recreational programming across a beautiful 10-acre campus at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront. For more than 45 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world, presenting thousands of events annually from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft and design, to visual arts and more. Welcoming visitors year-round, there is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre!

We are currently looking to bring on board a motivated and reliable Marine Service Crew to support our Marine Services operations throughout summer/early fall 2024.


Position Title: Marine Service Crew 

Department: Site Operations  

Type of Employment: Seasonal/contract, June – October 2024

Hours of Work: up to 35 hours per week, based on operational need. Hours of work may include week days, weekends, day and evening hours

Rate of Pay: $19.50 – $20 per hour

Work Location: At our lakeside campus in downtown Toronto



  • Install and maintain floating docks, Marine Safety equipment and Marine electrical and mechanical facilities. 
  • Observe equipment in operation to detect potential problems and safety concerns.  
  • Assist with Marine programs as required. 
  •  Responsibly and safely operate Harborfront work boats, vehicles and heavy equipment. 
  • Assist with the mooring of visiting ships. 
  • Work with the Marine Crew Lead Hand on installation of new facilities. 
  • Ensure all water lots at Harbourfront are free of debris, garbage and seaweed daily. 
  • Replace worn, damaged, or defective dock boards, posts/rails and all related equipment. 
  • Inspect marina, docks, piers, and report all necessary repairs. 



  • Minimum of a high school diploma.
  • Proficient in using hand tools, power tools, and heavy-duty equipment. 
  • Experience with electrical systems and the loads that can be placed on them. 
  • Knowledge of carpentry, metal work, fiberglass repairs and welding. 
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member. 
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills. 
  • Ability to swim, and a strong understanding of water safety. 
  • Must have a valid G license.
  • Forklift license is desirable.
  • Certified first aid/CPR is considered an asset
  • Availability to work a varying work schedule that includes weekday, evening and weekend shifts. 
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Non-Canadian applicants must have a valid employment Visa and proper documentation authorizing their ability to work in Canada for the full duration of the contract.

Our Values

We’re friendly, welcoming and inclusive, with an experimental attitude that thrives on collaboration.

To achieve our bold ambition we empower and support imaginative risk and we always try to learn from our mistakes.

We are committed to excellence in all we do, ensuring every visitor encounter is safe, memorable and enriching.

We value and respect each other and all our visitors, celebrating difference and striving to realise potential.

How To Apply

Harbourfront is committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply by contacting Applications are being reviewed as they are received and will be accepted until June 17, 2024. Please quote Marine Service Crew in the subject line of your application.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. Suitable accommodations will be available upon request during the hiring process.