Dash 8-300 First Officer

Dash 8-300 First Officer
Thunder Bay
Full Time
Flight Operations
Anticipated Start Date
August 2024
Deadline To Apply
June 28, 2024

Job Summary

DH8 First Officers are responsible for the safe operation of company aircraft in accordance with all applicable Transport Canada Regulations, Wasaya Company Policies and the Wasaya Airways LP Company Operations Manual.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Edited to reflect Basic Aviation Risk Standard times (BARS)
    • 500 Total Time
    • 50 Hours on Type
    • 100 Hours multi
    • IATRA/ATPL exams written and current
    • Valid Instrument Rating
    • Valid Commercial Pilot License
    • Valid Transport Canada Class 1 Medical
    • Must be able to obtain an Airport Restricted Area Access Clearance (RAIC)
    • Must hold a current passport at time of hire
    • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
    • Must have completed a High School diploma
    • Candidates must meet Transport Canada English proficiency standard

Skills and Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with qualifications beyond the basic requirements:

  • Applicants who possess a Canadian ATPL
  • Applicants which possess a current Dash 8 Type Rating
  • Applicants which possess a Dash 8 Type Rating
  • Applicants with Experience on 705 Aircraft
  • Applicants with two crew multi-engine turbine experience
  • Graduates from an Aviation College degree or diploma program
  • Applicants with commercial or military flight experience
  • Applicants with Flight Management System (FMS) and/or glass cockpit experience

Some of the benefits Wasaya offers, include:

  • Competitive salary: as of the date of this posting, base salary: $60,745.90 as per CBA
  • Northern premium allowance for Northern residence
  • Comprehensive health care plan including health, dental and disability benefits.
  • Defined contribution pension plan
  • Employee travel benefits program
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Jump seat privileges.



Applications must reference the Posting Number and be submitted by 4:30PM on the closing date. 

Applications can be emailed to pilotcareers@wasaya.com 

Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.