Operations Assistant

Operations Assistant
Pickle Lake
Full Time
40 hours per week
Ground Operations
Deadline To Apply
Open Until Filled

Job Summary

The Operations Assistant is responsible for ensuring the on-time departure of all flights from YPL –Pickle Lake. This will be accomplished by coordinating personnel and resources in conjunction with SOCC.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate resources surrounding On Time departure of aircraft
  • Liaise with SOCC for accurate information on arriving/departing aircraft
  • Direct phone calls
  • Coordinate with cargo to ensure freight receivers are called
  • Arrange de-icing as required
  • Coordinate fuel deliveries
  • Relaying weather and operational information to flight crew
  • Prioritize loading duties to direct and assist ramp staff
  • Collect and assign accurate On Time Performance codes
  • Check in arriving and departing guests as required
  • Any other related duties as assigned
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision

Skills and Qualifications


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 3-4 years previous airline Operations experience or an equivalent combination of related post-secondary  education and work experience
Skills and Abilities:
  • Must be a self-starter with proven ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Must have excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent computer skills, MS-Office preferable and proficient in use of internet and email
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Flexible, able to deal with change
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Very organized, with excellent multi-tasking and problem solving skills
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude


  • Ability to communicate in Oji-Cree or Ojibway is an asset
Accommodations and Working Conditions: 
  • Rotational 2 weeks on/ 2 weeks off 
  • Food and accommodations are provided 
  • Transportation to and from Thunder Bay to Pickle Lake provided 

Conditions of Employment: 

  • Ability to lift or move up to 10lbs 
  • Manual dexterity is required to use desktop computer and peripherals 
  • Overtime as required 
  • Weekend work may be required 
  • Some travel may be required 


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) 475‐7093
Email: careers@wasaya.com