Pacific Coastal Airlines First Officers

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Pacific Coastal Airlines

Pacific Coastal Airlines is seeking First Officers who are looking to enjoy a family oriented, dynamic and rewarding work environment that permits a true work-life balance.  They are excited to welcome safety-oriented and customer service minded pilots to continue their career with their growing company at our next ground school being held in September 2017.

Pacific Coastal Airlines is headquartered at the South Terminal building at Vancouver International Airport. They fly scheduled and charter service between busy international airports, remote destinations, and beautiful communities in the province of British Columbia.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 750 hours total time
  • CPL with IATRA or ATPL
  • Current Multi Engine IFR
  • Valid Cat 1 Medical Certificate
  • Ability to travel away from home, including overnights
  • Flexibility to work varying shifts
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Restricted Area Identity Card
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Canadian Passport or the ability to legally work in Canada
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds unassisted

Please note: As pilot applications far exceed job vacancies, preference will be given to candidates with qualifications beyond the minimum requirements, including but not limited to:

  • Graduate of a recognized degree program
  • Aviation College degree or diploma
  • Flight experience in addition to the minimum
  • Commercial or military flight experience
  • Jet and/or turbo-prop multi-crew experience

Why Pacific Coastal Airlines?

Company Culture: They honour our company motto of People Friendly, People First for both their employees and their passengers. They encourage a positive, caring workplace and put a high value on collaboration, accountability, and loyalty. They are inclusive, respectful, and have a friendly corporate culture.

Lifestyle:  Their pilots average 16 days per month, are home most nights, fly out of the communities where they live, and fly diverse and interesting routes primarily within a single time zone.  Flight crews are offered confirmed seats to commute and/or may operate from the communities they serve enabling them to live anywhere within the Pacific Coastal Airlines route network with ease.  This includes beautiful areas like Victoria, Comox, Campbell River, Powell River, Port Hardy, Cranbrook and more.

Compensation: They offer competitive compensation with long term pay progression to recognize years of service as well as a company match Group RRSP for retirement planning.

Health Benefits: They offer a standard benefits package for permanent employees consisting of health, dental, vision, travel medical, BC MSP, life insurance, AD&D, short-term disability, long-term disability, an employee and family assistance program, and paid sick days.

Travel Benefits: They offer excellent travel perks within the Pacific Coastal network for employees, their families, and their buddies. Also available to employees and their eligible family members is standby travel on other airlines across the world and reciprocal jumpseat agreements for pilots with major Canadian airlines including Air Canada, WestJet, Air Transat, Sunwing, Jazz, and more. Additionally, employees are eligible for discounts with various hotels and restaurants within the communities they serve as well as steeply discounted cargo shipping within the Pacific Coastal network.

Employee Programs: They have employee recognition and reward programs, a milestone service recognition program, employee appreciation events throughout the year, and an online learning and development program.

Applications are online.