Pacific Coastal Airlines
  • 06-Sep-2017 to 15-Nov-2017 (PST)
  • Vancouver/Richmond, BC, CAN
  • Full Time

Pacific Coastal Airlines is seeking direct-entry Captains who are looking to enjoy a family oriented, dynamic and rewarding work environment that permits a true work-life balance.  We are excited to welcome safety-oriented and customer service minded pilots to continue their career with our growing company at our next ground schools being held in late November 2017.    

Pacific Coastal Airlines is headquartered at the South Terminal building at Vancouver International Airport. We fly scheduled and charter service between busy international airports, remote destinations, and beautiful communities in the province of British Columbia.

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, are home most nights, 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 to commute and/or may operate from the communities we serve enabling them to live anywhere 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.

Compensation: We recognize and value industry experience by offering competitive compensation commensurate with prior experience.  We offer long term pay progression to recognize years of service as well as a company match Group RRSP for retirement planning.     

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

Travel Benefits: We offer excellent travel perks within the Pacific Coastal network for employees, their families, 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:

  • ATPL with 3000+ total time
  • 2000+ PIC
  • 500+ Multi PIC
  • Prior turbine engine experience required
  • Valid Cat 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
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Canadian Passport or ability to legally work in Canada
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds unassisted

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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.

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

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