Airport Response Specialist

February 12 2018
Industries Public administration
Categories Building & facility maintenance, IT - Systems - Software - Telecom, Professional and Administration Positions
Kuujjuaq, QC


The Kativik Regional Government (KRG), a supra municipal body with jurisdiction over the territory located north of the 55th parallel, is now looking for a self-motivated and dynamic individual interested in joining the KRG to work in the capacity of:

Airport Response Specialist

(Permanent / Full-Time)

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director, works as a rapid response specialist responding to staffing deficiencies at Northern Village airports. Providing support for airports radio communications, weather observing/reporting, and runway maintenance by following various operational directives and procedures to ensure the operational integrity of the airports and their various systems.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Add visual hourly weather observations to Human Weather Observation System (HWOS) data that is transmitted electronically to NavCanada;
  • Communicate with pilots and vehicle operators on local weather conditions, air traffic, runway conditions, emergency situation and other information, as requested or required;
  • Inspect and report runway surface conditions during winter operations;
  • Provide on-site re-certification training to Observer/Communicators;
  • Provide training and certification on Restricted Radio Operators License (aeronautical) to all Transportation Department staff;
  • Operate heavy and light equipment in a safe and effective manner;
  • Maintain runway surfaces, maneuvering areas, navigational aids and airport access roads;
  • Complete as required Safety Management System (SMS) reports;
  • Provide airport related training in all Nunavik communities;
  • Perform other duties as required.

The selected candidate will:

  • Possess a Heavy Equipment Operator training diploma or equivalent education & experience;
  • Have been an Observer/Communicator for at least 3 years.
  • Ability to work long hours alone;
  • Demonstrate a high standard of dependability, reliability, safety as well as good judgement, planning and problem solving skills;
  • Possess or obtain a valid Restricted Radio Operator's License from Industry Canada;
  • Must be bilingual in Inuktitut-English with good working knowledge of English both written and spoken;
  • Have a very good knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook);
  • Possess a valid provincial or territorial driver's license;
  • Be available to travel frequently in the Nunavik region.

Place of work: Kuujjuaq and Puvirnituq

Salary: Min.: $45 476– Max. $77 849 yearly (Class 9)

Other benefits:  Cost of living differential: minimum of $8 500/year

  • Food allowance: minimum of $3 453/year
  • Annual leave trips: minimum of three
  • Simplified Pension Plan: 6% employer, 4% employee
  • Group insurance
  • Vacation: 20 days/year
  • Statutory holidays: 18 days
  • Please send your resume before February 16, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to:
  • Kativik Regional Government

P.O. Box 9
Kuujjuaq QC J0M 1C0                                                                                                                   
Fax: 819-964-2975
Email: **************@***.ca

The KRG is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with this and with the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement, conditions may vary to promote the employment of Inuit candidates.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

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