Chief Pilot – remote/commutable (to Ottawa, Canada)

PLEASE NOTE: Please do not apply if you require visa sponsorship.  This position requires the candidate be able to work in the U.S. WITHOUT the need for visa sponsorship!  

This is a full time/direct hire position offering a competitive salary with full benefits package.

Title of position:  Chief Pilot, 702 Operation

Employment location:  REMOTE to Ottawa, ON

The employer is based in Ottawa and provides specialty services in remote sensing worldwide, using specially modified survey aircraft.

The employer is currently looking for a Chief Pilot, splitting time between the Ottawa base and survey sites. The company operates 2 Cessna 208B aircraft with plans to expand to AT 502 and Thrush 510P.

Job Description
The Chief Pilot is responsible to the Director of Flight Operations for the overall supervision of all flying activities in the company, establishing controls and checks to assure that Transport Canada and Company regulations are adhered to at all times. The position of Chief Pilot will require travel to project sites for up to a month at a time to conduct aircraft training and fill scheduling gaps, as well as regular office duties supporting the Director of Flight Operations.

Main accountabilities include ensuring company safety policies and procedures are being followed, flying survey aircraft, performing flight training, and managing pilot crew scheduling.

• Competitive Salary
• Life Insurance
• Pension Plan
• Medical and Dental Coverage
• Health and Wellness benefits
• Employee/Family Assistance program
• Short term/Long term disability

The Chief Pilot works under pressure in a highly flexible environment with changing priorities and challenging deadlines. He/She can spend up to 4 months per year in the field depending on survey and pilot training activity and he/she will be expected to work regularly from our Ottawa base.

•    Transport Canada ATPL Licence and valid medical

  • Radio License
  • High School Diploma


  • 3,000 hours total time
  • 1,500 hours multi-engine as P.I.C.
  • Meet Transport Canada’s requirements for Chief Pilot
  • Experience flying C208B, and AT502 or Thrush 510P preferred
  • Previous flight training experience preferred
  • Experience flying geophysical survey considered a strong asset
  • International flight operations experience an asset
  • Self-motivated, ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Location: Commutable
  • Categories: Pilot

Sharon Ballgae

Contact Information
  • Call: (904) 264-0097
  • Fax: (904) 264-0230

Aviation Recruiting, Inc.
1845 Town Center Boulevard, Suite 350
Fleming Island, FL 32003

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