Official carrier of the Îles de la Madeleine since 1944

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CTMA : One of the largest employers in the Îles de la Madeleine

Navigation and mechanics

CTMA operates four ships, with many positions related to navigation and ship mechanics.

Capitaine Leblanc

Navigation job types

  • Master
  • First Mate
  • Second Mate
  • Third Mate
  • Chief Seaman
  • Seaman
  • Wheelsman
  • Navigation Cadet/Trainee

Mechanic job types

  • Chief Mechanic
  • Second Mechanic
  • Third Mechanic
  • Fourth Mechanic
  • Oiler
  • Mechanic's Cadet/Trainee 

Restaurant and hotel services

For those who enjoy the high seas as well as restaurant and hotel services, CTMA offers many job opportunities.

resto 1

Job types

  • Head Cook
  • Second Cook
  • Third Cook
  • Assistant Cook
  • Dishwasher
  • Server (dining room, bars)
  • Busboy
  • Housekeeper
  • Housekeeping Attendant
  • Hostess
  • Porter

Customer service

Providing quality customer service is a priority at CTMA. To achieve this goal we have many jobs devoted to this sector. Whether on land or at sea, CTMA employees strive to provide all customers with a unique experience.


Job types

  • Reception Clerk
  • Social Director
  • Purser
  • Assistant Purser
  • Ticket office Clerk
  • Sales Clerk
  • Reservations Clerk
  • Wharfinger
  • Warehouse Clerk
  • Dockworker
  • Lines Man


Highway transportation

In addition to its fleet of ships, CTMA has more than 100 trucks carrying freight to the Islands. The highway transportation sector therefore provides a variety of jobs.

CTMA Transport

Job types

  • Long-haul Driver
  • Local Driver
  • Delivery Person
  • Dispatcher
  • Head, Transportation Logistics


Administrative servies

CTMA's administrative sector manages the cooperative's various subsidiaries to ensure smooth operations. Some employees in this sector work onboard ship, but most are land-based, primarily in the Îles de la Madeleine.


Job types

  • Head, Computer Services
  • Computer Technician
  • Head, Procurement
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Office Clerk
  • Head, Communications & Marketing
  • Supervisor/Manager
  • Director, Services
  • Executive Secretary
  • Payroll Technician
  • Accounts Receivable Technician
  • Accounts Payable Technician
  • Accounts Clerk
  • Human Resources Adviser

Maintenance and construction

With a great deal of equipment and many buildings, CTMA has a department to maintain all these assets. Some employees also work in construction and ship repair.


Job types

  • Carpenter
  • Welder
  • Mechanic
  • Electrician
  • Day Labourer
  • Hydraulic Mechanic
  • Plumber

Traversier CTMA

Holding a seasonal position aboard a CTMA ship means :

  • Joining a stimulating and innovative work environment
  • Being part of a work team with a special sense of family and solidarity
  • Having a stable job thanks to recurring seasonal positions
  • Having career advancement opportunities
  • Benefiting from flexibility in both your work schedule and choice of vacation time during the summer season
  • Enjoying freedom of action thanks to managers’ open-mindedness
  • Benefiting from a unique work setting on the Islands, which facilitates work-life balance
  • Being proud to work for a large, well-known cooperative

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