The Canadian Coast Guard is looking for people to work as an assistant lighthouse keeper. The offer included not only fabulous views from the “office” windows, but also a good salary.
Have you ever dreamed of leaving it all behind and starting a completely new life in a far away place? The Canadian Coast Guard gives you this opportunity. In addition, recently, in order to tempt interested people, she raised the salary for such a daredevil. Now you can become an assistant lighthouse keeper in one of the lighthouses in Canada. Get to know the terms of this cooperation.
Canada is looking for lighthouse keepers
A job advertisement for lighthouse keeper’s assistants on the coast of British Columbia, Canada, appeared online. In fact, it has been available for a long time, but the conditions of this position have recently been changed. First of all, the salary for potential lighthouse keepers was increased.
The previous salary range of $45,241 to $60,707 was increased to $49,813 to $66,842. This means that in the best version you can earn as much as PLN 270,000. PLN per year.
The original offer included accepting applications until December 31, 2023. This deadline has been extended to December 31, 2024.
“The Western Region lighthouses ensure the safe passage of mariners in some of the most beautiful and remote locations on British Columbia’s breathtaking coast. As a deputy lighthouse keeper, you will be responsible for maintaining a station watch to ensure mariners’ safety as they traverse Canada’s beautiful coastal regions,” the job description said.
Who can become a lighthouse keeper in Canada?
To qualify, applicants must have experience in electrical and mechanical equipment maintenance, grounds maintenance and must be able to use Microsoft Office.
Applicants should be willing to live in “isolated or semi-isolated” locations and “be able to work shifts covering 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in all weather conditions.”
The job posting is not for one specific location, but rather to join a group of candidates who could be sent to any of dozens of lighthouses along the coast of British Columbia.