Arrow Transportation Systems Inc.

Deckhand - Adams Lake

Job Locations CA-BC-Kamloops
Company Arrow Log Towing


In Business since 1919 and still growing, Arrow is a leader in bulk commodity hauling, reload operations, freight management, logistics, consulting, and technology with operations throughout Canada and the U.S.


Arrow's Log Towing Division is located in Adams Lake, BC. approximately 1 hour Northeast of Kamloops and is one of the most beautiful pristine lakes in Canada. Arrow's Log Towing Division tows logbooms on the lake to the Interfor Adam's Lake Sawmill. Adams Lake is virtually uninhabited and is situated very close to the famous Shuswap Lakes recreational area.


We are looking for a Deckhand to join our team and work primarily at the South end of Adams Lake. 


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For more information please visit Arrow Careers

We Offer

  • Competitive pay: $35.36 per hour (after training)
  • Full Benefits including dental, life insurance, pharmaceutical, vision care, chiropractor, massage, EAP, and more.
  • Pension
  • Year-round work
  • A career with a strong and growing organization
  • A dynamic work environment
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Shift: Monday-Friday, days
  • Overtime available 

As advocates of equal opportunity, we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds. We firmly believe that diversity fosters innovation and contributes to the success of Arrow.


  • Working as a deckhand towing log booms from the North end of the lake.
  • Working as a deckhand to provide the mill the required log booms.
  • Removing towing gear from the booms.
  • Operating the sidewinders and dozer boats at the mill to sort wood.
  • Keep inventory of boom sticks, boom chains, and swifter ropes.
  • Keep bundles and booms organized and free of unsafe debris.
  • Keep hand tools in good working condition.
  • Continuously step on/off boats to bundles and boom sticks.
  • Inspect towing gear and lifesaving equipment.
  • Ensure compliance with industry regulations and company policies and regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

You Possess

  • Previous experience working in the booming industry is an asset
  • A valid Marine emergency duties (MEDs) or higher certification is an asset
  • A valid Small Vessel Machinery Operators (SVMO) certificate is an asset
  • Marine emergency first aid is an asset
  • Strong safety mindset
  • Solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Excellent problem solving capability
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills
  • Responsible, accountable and dependable
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Quality oriented
  • Ability to adapt to and learn quickly
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • High degree of motivation, resourcefulness, flexibility and adaptability
  • Mechanical inclination
  • Hard working and physically fit
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions


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