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.

Navigation job types

  • MasterCapitaine Leblanc
  • 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.

Job typesresto 1

  • 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.

Job typesCTMA Transport

  • 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


Holding a seasonal position aboard a CTMA ship means :

Traversier CTMA

  • 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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