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Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Provincial Services Division - Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
17267g - Pilot 4 (G6 Salary Note)
$1,382.51 - $1,681.63 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
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.

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:

You will:
• perform Pilot-in-Command flight and related duties on small single and multi-engine fixed wing aircraft operating under visual and instrument flight rules
• operate amphibious multi-engine water bomber aircraft as Pilot-in-Command
• operate multi-engine aircraft engaged in off-airport Short take-off and landing (STOL) operations as Pilot-in-Command
• 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 and Forestry, explore our website at

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:

• valid Canadian Airline Transport Pilot License endorsed for single and multi-engine land and sea fixed wing aircraft
• 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 the 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:

  • 1 Permanent, Rr 2 Timmins Airport, Timmins, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
  • N-NR-103479/17
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, January 24, 2017 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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