SkyLink Express Non-Rated First Officers and Captains

SkyLink Express

Recruiting for their bases in Vancouver, Hamilton and Winnipeg

Minimum Flight Crew qualifications:

  • Passport for travel to Canada/U.S.A.
  • US C1/D Crewmember Visa
    (only required for non-Canadian/non-American passport holders)
  • Canadian Category 1 medical
  • Group 1 Instrument Rating

B1900 Captains:

  • Canadian Airline Transport Pilot’s Licence
  • 2500 hours total time
  • 500 hours multi-engine turbine
  • Experience on type or similar type preferred

B1900 First Officers:

  • Canadian Commercial Pilot’s Licence
  • 1000 hours total time
  • 75 hours multi-engine airplane
  • Successful completion of IATRA or ATPL written exam
  • Experience on type or similar type preferred

C208 Captains:

  • Canadian Commercial Pilot’s Licence
  • 1000 hours total time
  • Experience on type preferred

Flight Crew hired with a recent, valid PPC on type:

  • Begin employment at full salary plus per diems, benefits and allowances
  • Do NOT require any training agreement

Flight Crew accepting training / upgrades:

  • Begin employment at full salary plus per diems, benefits and allowances
  • Are provided all necessary training at NO personal cost
  • Agree to remain employed with SkyLink Express for 1 year as a reasonable return on our training investment

Benefits:

Joining SkyLink Express means becoming part of Canada’s leading team of regional air cargo professionals with market competitive compensation/benefits provided in an enjoyable, SMS-driven working environment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
SkyLink Express believes in a safe, relaxed and enjoyable workplace.

  • Safety is first and foremost with a strong, active SMS culture fostered and maintained throughout our entire team and with our courier clients too
  • Management team open door/email policy means real-time accessibility for team questions/feedback
  • Business casual attire in our offices for more relaxed, comfortable atmosphere
  • Flexible schedules, as operations permit, to accommodate personal scenarios
  • Monthly Crew schedules have assigned SDOs (scheduled days off), reserve days and most federal holidays off
  • Regional courier flights have few weekend assignments, ops within the same time zones, and all are daily home base return routes
  • Crew cars provided at most layover stations
  • Free parking at our bases/offices


COMPENSATION
SkyLink Express frequently reviews all our positions in relation to the marketplace to ensure our team wages and per diems remain competitive.

  • PROFIT SHARING:  SkyLink Express believes team success equals team reward.  In each year SkyLink Express posts a profit, our team members enjoy profit sharing payments during the initial few months the following year.
  • PAID SICK / BEREAVEMENT LEAVE:  SkyLink Express supports our team in their times of need with generous paid leave for worry-free time to heal or grieve with loved ones.
  • HOLIDAY PAY:  SkyLink Express observes all federal statutory holidays and various provincial holidays.
  • VACATION PAY:  SkyLink Express supports team work / life balance and provides annual paid vacation necessary to accommodate personal down time, based on team member years of employment. Accrued vacation time is also allowed to be used in the year it is earned.

YEARS OF CONSECUTIVE EMPLOYMENT            VACATION PAY % (HOUR EQUIVALENT)
Up to 6 years                                                               4% (80 hours / 2 weeks)
After 6 years                                                                 6% (120 hours / 3 weeks)

HEALTH AND INSURANCES
SkyLink Express assists our team with various group insurance options.

  • BC HEATH PREMIUMS:  SkyLink Express provides coverage of employee’s monthly provincial individual health plan premiums for BC MSP (Medical Service Plan).
  • DENTAL + HEALTH CARE INSURANCE:  SkyLink Express provides comprehensive family dental / health care insurance plans on a 50% company / 50% team member shared cost basis.
  • LIFE INSURANCE:  SkyLink Express provides basic / dependent group life insurance on a 50% company / 50% team member shared cost basis.  SkyLink Express further provides voluntary life insurance beyond our group plan with all associated costs covered by the team member.
  • ACCIDENTAL DEATH & DISMEMBERMENT (AD&D) INSURANCE:  SkyLink Express provides group AD&D insurance on a 50% company / 50% team member shared cost basis. SkyLink Express further provides voluntary AD&D insurance beyond our group plan with all associated costs covered by the team member.


SERVICE PARTNER DISCOUNTS

SkyLink Express works with our national vendor partners to offer team discounts for retail purchases, travel services, etc.

Applications are online.