Wasaya Airways Seasonal Apprentice Pilot

Apprentice Pilot

Apprentice Pilot
Pickle Lake
Full Time
As per schedule
Ground Operations
Anticipated Start Date:
As soon as possible
Deadline To Apply:
September 9, 2020

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Base Manager, the Apprentice Pilot will perform tasks related to aircraft loading and unloading, assist with shipping and receiving tasks, operate a variety of equipment including snow removal equipment and aircraft towing equipment as required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Perform aircraft baggage and cargo loading and unloading functions as assigned
  2. Perform and uphold Wasaya’s Customer Care Commitments to both internal and external customers
  3. Assist flight crew with off-loads at various aircraft destinations as assigned.
  4. Assist with warehouse and shipping & receiving tasks as required
  5. Perform aircraft towing and ramp positioning of aircraft and ramp GSE as assigned
  6. Operate Forklift truck, snow removal equipment, aircraft de-icing equipment
  7. Ensure that all safety policies and procedures are adhered too
  8. Report defects found with allocated GSE or Ramp/Warehouse Supervisor
  9. Any other related duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications


  • Possess a minimum of commercial pilot’s license with a group 1 instrument rating
  • 200 Total Time
  • Group 1/3
  • CPL
  • Valid class “G” license


  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Proven mechanical abilities
  • Ability to work independently in a busy environment
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times


  • Ability to communicate in Oji-Cree or Ojibway


  • Ability to lift up to 70 lbs; Repetitively
  • Manual dexterity
  • Weekend work is required
  • Travel may be required
  • May be exposed to loud noise, dust, fumes and oils
  • Indoor and outdoor work is required


  • Matching Contribution Pension plan
  • Competitive Compensation
  • 100% paid for Benefit Premiums;
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan;
  • Flight benefits


If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources
Wasaya Airways LP
201 Kelner Pl.
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 6V3
Fax: (807) 789-1645
Email: [email protected]

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