PERMANENT / FULL-TIME
Under the supervision of the Assistant Director, works as a rapid response specialist responding to staffing deficiencies at Northern Village airports.
Providing support for airports radio communications, weather observing / reporting, and runway maintenance by following various operational directives and procedures to ensure the operational integrity of the airports and their various systems.
Duties include but are not limited to :
Add visual hourly weather observations to Human Weather Observation System (HWOS) data that is transmitted electronically to NavCanada;
Communicate with pilots and vehicle operators on local weather conditions, air traffic, runway conditions, emergency situation and other information, as requested or required;
Inspect and report runway surface conditions during winter operations;
Provide on-site re-certification training to Observer / Communicators;
Provide training and certification on Restricted Radio Operators License (aeronautical) to all Transportation Department staff;
Operate heavy and light equipment in a safe and effective manner;
Maintain runway surfaces, maneuvering areas, navigational aids and airport access roads;
Complete as required Safety Management System (SMS) reports;
Provide airport related training in all Nunavik communities;
Perform other duties as required.
The selected candidate will :
Possess a Heavy Equipment Operator training diploma or equivalent education & experience;
Have been an Observer / Communicator for at least 3 years.
Ability to work long hours alone;
Demonstrate a high standard of dependability, reliability, safety as well as good judgment, planning, and problem-solving skills;
Possess or obtain a valid Restricted Radio Operator’s License from Industry Canada;
Must be bilingual in Inuktitut-English with good working knowledge of English both written and spoken;
Have a very good knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook);
Possess a valid provincial or territorial driver’s license;
Be available to travel frequently in the Nunavik region.
Place of work : Hudson Coast
Salary : Min. :
$45 476 Max. $77 849 yearly (Class 9)
Other benefits :
Cost of living differential : minimum of $ 8,500 / year
Food allowance : minimum of $1 752 / year
Annual leave trips : minimum of three
Simplified Pension Plan : 6% employer, 4% employee
Statutory holidays : 18 days