Pacific Coastal Airlines
  • 29-Nov-2019 to 29-Dec-2019 (PST)
  • Calgary, AB, CAN
  • Full Time

Pacific Coastal Airlines is seeking First Officers to join our operations team in CALGARY, VANCOUVER and other locations.  We are excited to welcome safety-oriented and customer service minded pilots to continue their career with our growing company for ground schools starting in commencing in January 2020 and beyond.

Pacific Coastal Airlines is headquartered at the South Terminal building at Vancouver International Airport. Under the Pacific Coastal banner we fly scheduled and charter service between busy international airports, remote destinations, and beautiful communities in the province of British Columbia. Our new operations in Southern Alberta create an exciting opportunity for candidates desiring to be based in the region to join the Pacific Coastal team.

Why Pacific Coastal Airlines?

Company Culture: We honour our company motto of People Friendly, People First for both our employees and our passengers. We encourage a positive, caring workplace and put a high value on collaboration, accountability, and loyalty. We are inclusive, respectful, and have a friendly corporate culture.

Lifestyle:  Our pilots average 16 days per month, fly out of the communities where they live, and fly diverse and interesting routes primarily within a single time zone. Flight crews are offered confirmed seats on flights under the Pacific Coastal Airlines banner to commute and/or may operate from the communities we serve enabling them to live within the Pacific Coastal Airlines route network with ease. This includes beautiful areas like Victoria, Comox, Campbell River, Powell River, Port Hardy, Cranbrook and more. We offer confirmed commuting on Pacific Coastal Airlines and WestJet Link route networks. 

Compensation: We offer competitive compensation with long term pay progression to recognize years of service as well as a company match Group RRSP for retirement planning.    

Health BenefitsWe offer a standard benefits package for permanent employees consisting of extended health, dental, vision, travel medical, life insurance, AD&D, short-term disability, long-term disability, an employee and family assistance program, paid sick days, and paid personal emergency days.

Travel BenefitsWe offer excellent travel perks within the Pacific Coastal network for employees, their eligible family members, and their buddies. Also available to employees and their eligible family members is standby travel on other airlines across the world and reciprocal jumpseat agreements for pilots with major Canadian airlines including Air Canada, WestJet, Air Transat, Sunwing, Jazz, and more. Additionally, employees are eligible for discounts with various hotels and restaurants within the communities we serve as well as steeply discounted cargo shipping within the Pacific Coastal network.

Employee Programs: We have employee recognition and reward programs, a milestone service recognition program, employee appreciation events throughout the year, and an online learning and development program.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 750 hours total time
  • CPL with IATRA or ATPL (IATRA must be completed within last 18 months)
  • Current Multi Engine IFR
  • Valid Category 1 Medical Certificate
  • Ability to travel away from home, including overnights
  • Flexibility to work varying shifts
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Restricted Area Identity Card
  • Must be Canadian citizen or Canadian permanent resident
  • Ability to travel to/from the United States without restrictions
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds unassisted

Please note: As pilot applications far exceed job vacancies, preference will be given to candidates with qualifications beyond the minimum requirements, including but not limited to:

  • Graduate of a recognized degree program
  • Aviation College degree or diploma
  • Flight experience in addition to the minimum
  • Commercial or military flight experience
  • Jet and/or turbo-prop multi-crew experience

While we thank all pilots interested in joining the Pacific Coastal Airlines team, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Pacific Coastal Airlines is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to a policy of non-discrimination in all of our employment practices. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of ethnicity, gender, age, disability or any other identifying characteristic.

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