Response Readiness Coordinator

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Response Readiness Coordinator

Job Information
Author mjhnationtalk
Date April 1, 2015
Type Full Time
Company Western Canada Marine Response Corporation
Location Duncan, BC
Category Admin / Office
Contact Information
Email to or by fax to 604-293-3021.

Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC) is a Transport Canada certifiedResponse Organization, whose mandate is to ensure there is a state of preparedness in place and to mitigate the impact when an oil spill occurs. This includes the protection of wildlife, economic and environmental sensitivities, and the safety of both the responders and the public. Included among WCMRC’s customer base are oil handling facilities, barging companies, freighters visiting our ports, ferries, cruise ships, and US bound vessels traveling through Western Canadian waters.

We are seeking a Response Readiness Coordinator to join our Response Readiness team. This position is based in Duncan, B.C.

The Response Readiness Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the Response Readiness team in the planning and execution of certification and training activities. This position will also assist in developing geographic response strategies, stratification of sensitive areas, and developing and maintaining Area Plans and ICS tools.

To be successful in this role you will bring a minimum of one to three years of previous business experience, preferably in a response readiness or emergency response setting, completion of a post-secondary degree or diploma with a specialization in Biology, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You will need to be a collaborative team player, able to coordinate and interact with multiple people and projects, and skilled at managing changing and shifting priorities. In addition, strong computer skills, including proficiency with all MS Office applications are required.

At WCMRC we value open and honest communication that fosters a climate of trust, integrity in all our business practices, success through competency, creativity and teamwork, and being a steward of the environment.  We believe that putting our values into practice creates long-term benefits for our employees, shareholders, stakeholders, suppliers and the communities we serve.

If you share our company values and have the necessary knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to succeed in this position, then we would like to hear from you.  To apply, send a cover letter and detailed resume by email to or by fax to 604-293-3021.

We thank you in advance for your response and regret that only those individuals who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

To find out more about us, visit our website at or watch a short video @ WCMRC on YouTube

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