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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Provincial Services Division - Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services
City:    Mississauga, Sault Ste Marie
Job Term:    Permanent
Job Code:    17267g - Pilot 4 (G29 Salary Note)
Salary:    $1,363.42 - $1,658.41 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    57153
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Are you an experienced, self motivated and highly client-service oriented fixed wing pilot looking for a diverse and rewarding career opportunity? If so, then consider this exciting opportunity with Aviation Services.

PLEASE NOTE: The total number of positions to be filled and locations have not been identified at this time. The results of this competition will be used to create an eligibility list for any upcoming King Air Captain vacancies that may be available in Sault Ste. Marie or Mississauga during the next 18 months.

What can I expect to do in this role?

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.

You will:
• act as Pilot-in-Command on a King Air B350 aircraft supporting passenger transport to a wide variety of locations including busy metropolitan areas, and remote northern communities
• assist clients in planning their flight requirements
• ensure the safe and efficient operation of the aircraft during all phases of flight
• work with the Aviation Service Centre to update on flight requirement schedules and duty time limitations
• be required to travel away from base, sometimes for extended periods

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

How do I qualify?

In order to qualify for an interview, you will need to demonstrate:

Mandatory licensing/requirements:
• valid Airline Transport Pilot License endorsed for single and multi-engine land endorsement fixed wing aircraft
• valid Group 1 Instrument Rating
• valid Category 1 Medical
• valid Restricted Radio Telephone Operator's Certificate
• ability to pass Canadian and U.S. Transport Agency Security Screening
• valid passport or ability to acquire
• 4,000 hours minimum fixed wing flying time

Technical skills:
• you have extensive knowledge and proficiency in instrument flight rules (IFR) transport flight operations
• you have knowledge of the Canadian Air Service Standard and Business Aircraft Operations Safety Systems
• you have knowledge of Canadian Business Aircraft Association private operator's certificate requirements
• you have knowledge of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act
• you have the ability to understand ministry air operations to safely operate aircraft according to regulations
• you have extensive knowledge of the Aeronautics Act and the Canadian Aviation Regulations
• you have an understanding of worker responsibilities as outlined in the Occupational Health and Safety Act

General skills:
• you have strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively liaise with air service staff and a wide variety of client groups
• you understand the need for tact and diplomacy, and to maintain confidentiality
• you have proven group leadership
• you have good judgment in order to apply sound pilot decision-making

The results of this competition will be used to create an eligibility list for any upcoming King Air Captain vacancies that may be available in the identified locations during the next 12 months.

When submitting you application, please indicate which location(s) you are applying for.

Additional information:

  • Permanent, 2-275 Airport Road, Sault Ste Marie, North Region or Pearson Int'l Airport, Mississauga, Central Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   6
Category:   Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:   Friday, November 1, 2013
  • The number of positions to be filled has not been identified at this time. This competition will be used to create an eligibility list of qualified candidates to fill upcoming opportunities within the next eighteen months following the closing date of the job ad posting.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, November 25, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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