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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Provincial Services Division/Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services Branch
City:    Dryden, Garson, Muskoka, Thunder Bay, Timmins
Job Term:    1 Temporary seasonal recurring contract duration up to 42 weeks
Job Code:    17267g - Pilot 4 (G29 Salary Note)
Salary:    $1,363.42 - $1,658.41 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    49774
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Are you a self-motivated, organized, and people oriented helicopter pilot looking for a diverse and rewarding career opportunity in an environment that encourages continuous learning and career growth?

If so, then consider this exciting opportunity with the Ministry of Natural Resources. The benefits of this career include excellent compensation while working scheduled weekly rotations from both a home base location and remote operating facilities in northern Ontario.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• act as Pilot-in-Command on AS 350 B2 and/or EC 130 B4 single-engine rotary winged aircrafts
• 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

To learn more about working for the Ministry of Natural Resources, explore our website at www.mnr.gov.on.ca

NOTE: There is currently one vacancy in Timmins.

The results of this competition will be used to create an elgibility listing to fill any upcoming seasonal recurring rotary wing pilot vacancies that may be available in Dryden, Garson, Muskoka, Timmins, and Thunder Bay locations during the next 12 months.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:
In order to qualify for an interview, you will need to demonstrate that:
• You have a valid commercial rotary wing pilot licence.
• You have a valid restricted radiotelephone operator's certificate.
• You have the ability to pass Canadian and U.S. Transport Agency Security Screening.
• You are in possession of a valid passport or have the ability to acquire.
• You have the ability to acquire firearms acquisition certificate.
• You have a minimum 2000 hours experience as pilot-in-command on single-engine rotary winged aircraft.
• You must have the ability to travel out of province.

Technical knowledge and skills:
• You have knowledge of the Canadian Air Regulations (CAR's).
• You are proficient in flying AS 350 B2, and/or EC 130 B4, and other single-engined type helicopters.
• You are able to become proficient in executive transport, fish planting, vertical reference long line and external load operations, and animal capture.
• You have knowledge of weather, fire behaviour, suppression strategies and methods.
• You have an understanding of work responsibilities as outlined in the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

General skills:
• You have sound judgment and decisiveness in stressful/emergency situations.
• You have strong communication, public relations and report writing skills.

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 42 weeks, Garson, North Region or Dryden, North Region or Muskoka, Central Region or Timmins, North Region or Thunder Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   6
Category:   Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:   Monday, January 28, 2013
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, February 11, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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