PRPA is responsible for the overall planning, development, marketing, and management of the commercial port facilities within the Port of Prince Rupert. The Harbour Master maintains safe, orderly and efficient marine operations through adherence to prescribed orders and standards, and conventional marine operating procedures. The incumbent ensures the smooth and efficient turn-around of all vessels calling on the Port by close co-ordination with shipping agents, terminal operators, Pacific Pilotage Authority, BC Coast Pilots, and local agencies. The Harbour Master is responsible for all the waters of Prince Rupert Harbour.