Turbo Beaver Pilot

April 18 2024
Expected expiry date: July 18 2024
Industries Public administration
Categories Pilots
Gravenhurst, ON | Garson, ON | Timmins, ON | Thunder Bay, ON | Dryden, ON • Full time
Are you a self-motivated and highly client-service oriented skilled fixed wing pilot looking for a diverse and rewarding career opportunity? If so, then consider this exciting opportunity with Aviation Services.

The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is committed to being an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment.

We offer:
• a defined benefit pension plan
• comprehensive health plan
• life and disability insurance
• flexible work arrangements
• collegial and professional work culture
• career growth and development opportunities across multiple business areas
• on-the-job training to support your success in the role

This is a continuous posting. Screening and selection processes will begin after May 8th. This posting may be extended but could close at any time after this date without notice. Please only submit your application ONCE under this Job ID.

Effective January 1st, 2024 the salary range for this position is $1,270.53 to $1,537.68 per (hour/week) in compliance with OPSEU Unified Bargaining Unit collective agreement provisions. The new rates, effective retroactive to January 1, 2024, were recently confirmed and dates for implementation of the new salary rates are still to be determined.

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• perform Pilot-in-Command flight and related duties on small single engine fixed wing aircraft operating under visual flight rules
• assist clients in planning their flight requirements
• ensure the safe and efficient operation of the aircraft during all phases of flight
• be required to travel away from base, sometimes for extended periods
• be required to work overtime and to work in adverse conditions

How do I qualify?


You meet the following minimum requirements:

• valid Canadian Commercial Pilot License endorsed for single engine land and sea fixed wing aircraft
• valid Category 1 Medical
• valid Restricted Radio Telephone Operator's certificate
• minimum flight experience 2000 hours total fixed wing flying time with 500 hours float experience as Pilot-in-Command
• ability to pass Canadian and U.S. transport agency security screening
• possession of a valid passport or the ability to acquire one

Technical knowledge:

• You have extensive knowledge and proficiency on float aircraft and transport flight operations
• You have knowledge of the Aeronautics Act, Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) and the Commercial Air Service Standard.
• You have knowledge of Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations.
• You have the ability to understand ministry air operations to safely operate aircraft according to regulations.
• You have an understanding of worker responsibilities as outlined in the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

General skills:

• You have strong communication and interpersonal skills to deal with Nav Canada, flight services, fire and air service staff, and a wide variety of client groups.
• You have proven group leadership skills.
• You have good judgment in order to apply sound pilot decision-making.

Apply now!

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