Operations Assistant

Position
Operations Assistant
Location
Pickle Lake
Status
Full Time
Shift
40 hours per week
Department
Ground Operations
Union
Non-Union
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

Education/Experience:

  • 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
 

Assets:

  • 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 

Contact

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