The Flight Follower position is responsible for accurate tracking of all Air Taxi and Commuter aircraft movements.
About Air Georgian
Air Georgian is currently hiring for a Flight Follower. As a proud partner of Air Canada operating as Air Canada Express , we offer a great career opportunity.
The Flight Follower is responsible for accurate tracking of all Air Taxi and Commuter aircraft movements. The Flight Follower is responsible for assisting the flight crew to prepare for, minimize and whenever possible, avoid delays to operations.
The Flight Follower is responsible to the Director of Operations Control.
Responsible for accurate tracking of all aircraft movement;
Note all delays : departure, enroute and arrival;
Provide flight crews with the means of obtaining a current complete weather analysis; without weather interpretation from the resources available;
Notify Maintenance of any mechanical problems and follow up on repair progress;
Read Company memo’s on the start of the shifts;
Update the appropriate Air Traffic Control unit and / or Flight Service Specialists of any changes in the filed alternate, cancellations or delays of flights;
Assist flight crew in flight planning using software / manual / or calling ATC;
Be able to respond to any irregular operations including emergency procedures;
Report to the Tier III coordinator any possible delays and mechanical problems (Air Canada Express Operations / Charter);
Advise flight crew of any changes to their tail assignment and / or pairing;
Responsible for ordering fuel based on Standard Fuel Requirements or, in case of irregular operations, the request of the captain;
Enlighten the Operations Person on Call of any irregular operations;
Arrange, coordinate and update customs. (Air Canada Express / Charter Operations);
Inform Charter Departments and / or STOC of any weather and / or mechanical issues and any other possible delays;
Update the Vice President Operations & Security of any irregular operations;
Arrange departure and arrival slot reservations for Toronto;
Arrange and update CANPASS as per the captain’s request;
Request pre-clearances from Canada Customs;
Request additional pre-clearances from U.S. Customs;
Coordinate with Customer Service Supervisor on maintenance issues, aircraft servicing, items missing from or required for the aircraft, or required by the flight crew;
Relaying information to outstations such as passengers who require assistance, heavy or unusual cargo loads delays and / or mechanical issues;
Obtaining departure and arrival times from outstations;
Coordinating transportation for flight crews;
Filing flight plans for non-scheduled flights;
Obtaining airframe times and passing them on to the maintenance planner;
Informing Air Canada Manpower Planner of the ETA for early morning taxi-ons; as well as coordinating additional taxi-ons / offs Perform duties as outlined in the FOM and Emergency Response Manuals;
Any job assigned by the Manager, Systems Operations Control Centre.
Previous industry or dispatching experience an asset
Must be at least 19 years of age
Successfully completed high school diploma
Post-secondary degree in aviation or related experience an asset
Commercial pilot’s license or passed Transport Canada generic dispatcher exam(s) an asset
Ability to work shift work, including nights, weekends and holidays
English language : written and spoken
Must be able to work autonomously or in team settings
Knowledge of Canadian Air Regulations an asset
Self-starter, problem solving skills.
Strong planning, organizational and time management skills
Able to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
Thrives in a fast-moving environment, with high tolerance for change.
Motivated and enthusiastic team player.
Air Georgian Group Benefits
Air Canada travel benefits / interline discounts
Extended health, dental and vision care benefits
Life and disability insurances
Tuition assistance program
Employee referral program
Corporate Fitness membership
Being part of the Air Canada Express family allows you the opportunity to work with an airline committed to providing exceptional customer service and safety.
Are you ready to take your career to new heights? If you are interested in this Flight Follower position, please apply directly and be sure to submit your resume!
Air Georgian is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in our workplace. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status and disability.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in the Flight Follower position.