Assistant Chief Pilot

Assistant Chief Pilot
Thunder Bay or Sioux Lookout
As per operational requirements
Flight Operations
Anticipated Start Date
Anticipated Training Start
Deadline To Apply
Until Filled

Job Summary

The Assistant Chief Pilot assists the Chief Pilot(s) in managing the flight operations of Wasaya Airways LP.   

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Foster a healthy working environment and promote a positive climate within the workplace.
  • Perform and uphold Wasaya’s Customer Care Commitments to both internal and external customers.
  • Complete flight operations duties as assigned by the Chief Pilot or Director of Flight Operations, including but not limited to:
    • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures and policies.
    • Assist with the development and implementation of all required approved training programs for the flight crews.
    • Draft, issue, and manage compliance by pilots with directives and notices to the flight crews as required, including compliance with CARS and any additional regulatory obligations.
    • Determine the operational suitability and requirements of all aerodromes and routes served by the company.
    • Initiate action and distribute SMS reports dealing with flight crews and obligations of the same to comply with company policies and related duties.
    • Exercise administrative, managerial, and supervisory control over pilots.
    • Monitor the performance of pilots.
    • Participate in interviewing, hiring and termination process of flight crew.
    • Liaise with all company departments and outside agencies as required.
    • Perform disciplinary actions as per Company Policy and Collective Bargaining Agreement
    • Assist in all assigned flight safety accident/incident investigations.
    • Perform line checks and flight duties as required.
    • Any other flight operations related duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications

  • ATPL
  • Valid IFR
  • Valid Category 1 Medical.
  • Current PPC (or ability to obtain) on an aircraft currently operated by Wasaya Airways.
  • Ability to effectively plan and organize the activities of others.
  • Ability to maintain accurate and confidential records.
  • Excellent computer skills, MS-Office preferable, proficient in use of internet and email.
  • Ability to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally always.
  • Strong understanding of Canadian Aviation Regulations and Standards.

Preferred Experience

  • Graduated from an Aviation College degree or diploma program.
  • Two crew multi-engine turbine.
  • Flight Management System (FMS) and/or glass cockpit.
  • Northern Ontario flight operations.
  • Previous aviation supervisory or training roles.
  • Able to work in a team environment, as well as unsupervised.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.

Working Conditions

  • Travel is required.
  • Flexible working conditions as required.

 Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift or move up to 20lbs.
  • Manual dexterity is required to use desktop computers and peripherals.


If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources
Wasaya Airways LP
201 Kelner Place
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 6V3
Fax: (807) 789-1645