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first officer - air transport

Source: Job Bank


Mount Hope, ON


$77,286.00 annually

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 80 hours bi-weekly
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Work site environment

  • Commercial aviation

Work setting

  • Relocation costs not covered by employer


  • Fly fixed wing aircrafts or helicopters
  • Monitor operation of engine and aircraft systems during flight
  • Co-ordinate flight activities with ground crews and air-traffic control, inform crew members of flight and test procedures and direct activities of aircraft crew during flights
  • Conduct in-flight tests and monitor functioning of aircraft equipment and systems during flights
  • Conduct pre-flight inspection of aircraft and check passenger and cargo distribution to ensure that weight and balance specifications are met
  • Contact control towers for takeoff clearances, arrival instructions and other information
  • Maintain communications with flight dispatchers and weather forecasters and respond to and report in-flight emergencies and malfunctions

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Commercial Pilot Licence - fixed wing
  • Airline Pilot Transport Licence - fixed wing
  • Multi-instrument Flight Rating

Security and safety

  • Basic security clearance
  • Criminal record check
  • Airport security clearance
  • Medical exam

Transportation/travel information

  • Own vehicle
  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Public transportation is available
  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel internationally

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Manual dexterity
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Hand-eye co-ordination

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • As per collective agreement
  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Long term benefits

  • Maternity and parental benefits
  • Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA)

Other benefits

  • Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP)
  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer

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