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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Provincial Services Division/Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services
City:    Dryden, Garson, Thunder Bay, Timmins
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:    57154
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Are you a self-motivated and highly client-service oriented skilled 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 Twin Otter vacancies that may be available in Timmins, Dryden, Sudbury and Thunder Bay 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:

• perform Pilot-in-Command flight and related duties on small multi-engine fixed wing aircraft operating under visual and instrument flight rules
• assist clients in planning their flight requirements
• 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

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:
• valid Canadian Airline Transport Pilot License endorsed for single and multi-engine land and sea fixed wing aircraft
• valid Group 1 Instrument Rating
• valid Category 1 Medical
• valid restricted radio telephone operators certificate
• ability to pass Canadian and U.S. Transport Agency Security Screening
• possession of a valid Passport or ability to acquire
• minimum flight experience 3000 hours total flying time with 1000 hours float experience as Pilot-in-Command
• ability to travel out of province

Technical knowledge:
• You have extensive knowledge of float, waterbombing and instrument flight rules (IFR) transport flight operations.
• You have the ability to apply and interpret the Aeronautics Act, Canadian Aviation Regulations (CAR's) and the Commercial Air Service Standard.
• You have knowledge of Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations.
• You have the ability to understand ministry air operations to safely operate aircraft according to regulations.
• You have the ability to interpret and apply worker responsibilities as outlined in the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

General skills:
• You have strong communication and interpersonal skills to deal with Nav-Canada, flight services, fire and air service staff, and a wide variety of client groups.
• You have proven group leadership skills.
• You have good judgment in order to apply sound pilot decision-making.

Additional information:

  • Permanent, Rr 2 Timmins Airport, Timmins, North Region or 149 Ghost Lake Rd, Dryden, North Region or 6150 Skyline Drive, Garson, North Region or 1580 West Arthur St, Thunder Bay, North 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.
  • N-NR-57154/13
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.

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