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Facilities Technician

Argentia Port Corporation, Argentia, NL

Argentia Management Authority Inc. (AMA) is a private not-for-profit corporation operating within the municipality of Placentia, with a mandate to provide effective stewardship of the seaport and adjacent industrial property at Argentia, NL. Argentia Port Corporation (APC) is a wholly owned subsidiary of AMA, with responsibilities for operation of the Port of Argentia.

APC is currently seeking a Facilities Technician to support the Port Facilities & Operations Officer (PFOO) in the operations of Port of Argentia, and the execution of a variety of maintenance and repair activities on buildings, equipment, grounds and other infrastructure.

Key areas of responsibility will include: coordinating with port users and other stakeholders to ensure safe and efficient operations within the Port per establishing policies and procedures, supporting continuing compliance with the Port Security Plan, carrying out maintenance and repair activities as part of the maintenance team, providing other advice and supports to the PFOO, and demonstrating a commitment to the Occupation Health & Safety Program.

The ideal candidate will have a recognized certificate or diploma in a technology or skilled trades program combined with two (2) or more years of professional experience in port operations and facilities maintenance or a related field. Some knowledge of existing tenants, port users and other stakeholders in the Argentia operating environment is preferred. The position requires good verbal and written communications skills, organizational abilities, and the ability to participate in and support a team work environment. The successful candidate will be comfortable in an environment characterized by continually changing priorities.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply to:

Facilities Technician Recruitment
P.O. Box 95, 12 Marquise Ave
Argentia, NL A0B 1W0
or by confidential email to:

Please note: Deadline for receipt of applications is Friday, August 14, 2015 at 12:00 Noon.

Argentia Northside Development Plan

For Immediate Release:

View Argentia Northside Development Plan, Terms of Reference, July 17th 2015

Welcome to Argentia!

We are delighted that you have taken the time to visit our web site and learn more about the tremendous advantages and opportunities available at Argentia.

Formerly occupied by the United States as a military base, Argentia has been returned to the local community and under the leadership of Argentia Management Authority Inc. (AMA), is redeveloping Argentia with a diverse group of port users and tenants involved in marine transportation, construction, manufacturing, steel fabrication, information technology, oil & gas, mining and other activities.

Argentia is a port and industrial site located on the southeastern portion of the Island of Newfoundland, in Placentia Bay. Argentia is situated within the municipal boundaries of the Town of Placentia. For further information on Port Argentia and Placentia Bay, click on

The Marine Atlantic ferry service in Argentia commenced June 15, 2012.

For further information on the Marine Atlantic Ferry Service from North Sydney, NS to Argentia, NL, please click North Sydney, NS – Argentia, NL.

With a strategic location in the center of the world’s major shipping lanes, Argentia offers well-maintained infrastructure, a highly skilled local workforce, and significant cost advantages.

Argentia Management Authority and its subsidiary Argentia Port Corporation are mandated to manage, market and develop Argentia as a catalyst for the economic growth of the Placentia area.

We encourage you to browse our web site and learn more details about the Argentia Advantage.

Why Argentia?

These are just a few of the reasons why you should choose Argentia as the location for your business venture:

*Strategic Location – A superb location in the centre of major North Atlantic shipping lanes and access to the world’s most affluent markets.

*Ice-Free-Port – One of the finest ice-free deep water ports in Eastern Canada.

*Industrial Land - 900 hectares of developed, flat land zoned for industrial use adjacent to the port.

*Skilled Workforce– A highly skilled and motivated workforce on the Avalon Peninsula.

*Government Incentives – Major Federal, Provincial and Municipal Government Incentives.

*AMA Team - A professional business development team to support your start up at Argentia.

*Cost Savings – Port fees and land lease rates positioned favourably to compete with other port and land authorities.

These key selling points combine to provide a compelling value proposition for your company.

Argentia wants your business. Talk to us about your business needs today, and you can have the “Argentia Advantage” working for you too!

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