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Ministry of Transportation
Operations Division, Transportation User Services Branch, Remote Airports Office
Thunder Bay
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
5A011 - Technical05
$68,057.00 - $98,065.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Are you an expert in implementing and supporting management systems?

Do you have a passion to play a leadership role in the delivery of exceptional services to support MTO's Safety Management System (SMS)?

If so, you may want to consider this opportunity to play a key role in ensuring proper management of federal regulatory and airport certification requirements for airport operations, safety and security programs at remote airports.

If you are experienced in the regulations and legislation requirements governing Code II remote airports and have experience in compliance analysis, then consider this unique position with the Ministry of Transportation's Remote Airports Office (RAO) and join the team leading the Safety, Regulatory Compliance, Emergency Management and Training requirements where you will coordinate the review, preparation and implementation of the RAO's SMS, airside safety, airport procedures and policies.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this position, you will;

• Coordinate the Safety Management System (SMS) and security program activities including analyzing and assessing incident/accident reports and providing support for airports accident/incident investigation
• Develop and provides advice on the implementation of the Safety Management System (SMS)
• Coordination of quality assurance (QA) activities for RAO's operations
• Develop and/or provide advice on organization's security programs at airport (including security management systems, training and liaising with managers and airport contractors on security regulations, concerns and issues)

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge:

• You have knowledge of regulations and legislation governing airport operations, safety, and security (e.g., Canadian Aviation Security Regulations (CASRs), provincial airports act and regulations, Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs), etc.).
• You have knowledge of aviation accident/incident investigation techniques and protocols to complete reporting and analysis of accident/incidents and take corrective action.
• You have knowledge of adult education instruction techniques to coordinate and deliver practical training and facilitate workshops

Analytical and Research Skills:

• You have the ability to interpret, analyze and investigate issues related to airport safety, airport security, emergency incidents and accidents to provide expert advice.
• You have knowledge of risk identification, mitigation and industry loss prevention techniques.
• You have the ability to prioritize issues, recommend action to senior staff/management and manage concurrent issues among stakeholders and clients.
• You have the ability to meet financial/regulatory requirements, assess operational and administrative needs, monitor performance and manage issues and program areas.
• You utilize analytical and research skills to evaluate data, trends, standards, policies and protocols using multiple sources of information to identify requirements, develop options and make recommendations.

Relationship Management and Consultation Skills:

• You have strong relationship management skills to work with a diverse workforce and culture found in northern Ontario and as a point of contact for day-to-day Safety Management System (SMS) and security issues.
• You have developed relationship management and consultation skills to work effectively with partners and stakeholders in soliciting and providing information.
• You utilize negotiation and persuasion skills to get buy-in from various parties when implementing SMS plans and to ensure SMS program objectives are achieved.

Communication Skills:

• You have developed written communication skills to communicate effectively with airport management, staff and external stakeholders.
• You utilize strong oral communication and presentation skills to provide advice and guidance on day to day matters to senior management, managers, airport staff and other personnel.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 623 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Administrative and Support Services
Posted on:
Wednesday, December 2, 2020
  • T-MT-158022/20
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, December 16, 2020 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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