Canadian North - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Must be able to perform, but not be limited to, the following duties and responsibilities:

· Preflight preparation and Flight Watch within assigned routes

· Develop, review, authorize, issue and revise operational flight plans for all Canadian North flights as required, inclusive of training and test flight operation

· Determine operating conditions and requirements for each flight

· Final flight planning including route analysis and calculation of fuel requirements

· Analyze operational conditions and identify opportunities that may benefit, constrain or impede operational capabilities

· Provide crew briefings

· Communicate to Air Traffic Control Services all operational flight plan requirements

· Report deviations from standard, which could impact schedule down line

· Coordinate with maintenance control on any MEL items or aircraft issues, including the routing of Canadian North aircraft

· Actively participate in the Company’s Safety Management Systems program and demonstrate knowledge of employee responsibilities regarding safety

· Other duties as assigned and/or department specific


Include, but not limited to, the following minimum skills and qualifications:

· Must have written and passed both Transport Canada Flight Dispatch Generic Exams

· Must hold a valid Air Operator Radio License

· Must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant

· Must be minimum 21 years of age as required by Transport Canada

· Demonstrated good working knowledge of general computer and software applications

· Demonstrated success in multi tasking during high stress situations with minimal supervision

· Proven ability to work independently in a fast paced dynamic environment

· Flexible with the ability to work shift work

· Demonstrated excellence in prioritizing and organizational skills

· Strong interpersonal skills

· Demonstrated excellence in communication skills including ability to communicate in a clear, accurate, concise and professional manner

· At least one (1) year dispatch experience in a (CARS 705) Type A or B operational control system preferred

· FAA Dispatch license, considered an asset

· Commercial Pilot License, considered an asset

· Flight Service Specialist experience, considered an asset

· Ability to communicate in an Indigenous language (Inuktitut preferred) considered an asset

· Ability to obtain and retain an Airport Restricted Area Identity Card in accordance with the Airport Restricted Area Access Clearance Program regulated by Transport Canada.

Reference ID: 08-DIS2020

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $26.00 to $36.00 /hour


  • dispatch: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Completion of Transport Canada Flight Dispatcher’s Generic (Required)
  • Radiotelephone Operators Certificate (Required)