Manager, Safety Services

Manager, Safety Services
Thunder Bay
Full Time
Flight Operations
Anticipated Start Date
April 2017
Deadline To Apply
March 28, 2017 by 4:30 EST

Job Summary

Posting: FLT-15-17

The Manager, Safety Services is responsible for investigating all SMS event reports as assigned by the Director of Flight Operations and/or Accountable Executive. The Manager, Safety Services will also track and complete documented follow ups for all published Corrective Action Plans for CAP effectiveness in accordance with procedures outlined in the Wasaya Airways LP SMS procedures manual. The Manager, Safety Services will complete all assigned Safety Case assessments and will be responsible for upkeep of tracking systems. This position will also be responsible for the leadership of all occupational health and safety.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Completes all investigations as assigned through the Company’s Safety Management System in accordance with processes and procedures outlined in the SMS procedures manual
• Provide regular and thorough updates to Senior Management on all SMS Events
• Complete documented follow-ups to all corrective action plans to ensure task completion, implementation, and effectiveness
• Provide feedback to Stations, Management and employees on incidents involving local employees to ensure enhanced and effective operational conditions
• Identify, analyze, and address any trends found within the Safety Management System
• Develop and maintain an open and ongoing dialogue with Transport Canada and any applicable outside agencies
• Act as the liaison/facilitator between the employee group(s) and management
• Lead or provide support on major projects as assigned by the DoO or DoM
• Suggest potential short and long corrective action plans to address safety event reports and,
• Employ and monitor progress of Safety Goals and Objectives
• Oversee the Occupational Health and Safety program. Including maintenance of the current Occupational Health and Safety manual and compilation of OH&S records obtained through OH&S monthly meetings

Skills and Qualifications

• 3 + years operational aviation experience is an asset

• Safety oriented mindset
• Investigative ability and analytical skills
• Able to keep and reference accurate records
• Skilled with Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
• Able to maintain filing systems and basic databases
• Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
• Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
• Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
• Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with other departments
• Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills
• Ability to communicate in Oji-Cree or Ojibway is an asset

• Ability to lift or move up to 10 lbs;
• Manual dexterity required to us desktop computers and peripherals
• Overtime as required
• Weekend work is required
• Travel may be required


Applications must reference the competition number and be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on the closing date to the attention
People and Culture
Wasaya Airways LP
201 Kelner Place
Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7E 6V3
Applications may be sent by mail, dropped off at the address indicated above, faxed to 807-475-7093 or
emailed to



As a 100% First Nation owned organization, it is the policy of Wasaya Airways LP to hire the most qualified candidate for the position, but to give preference to First Nation candidates, especially those from our owner communities.Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.