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Direct Entry Captain Encore Q400 Jobs in westjet – Calgary , ALberta, Canada

at westjet
Published 2nd February 2024
Location calgary, Canada
Category Pilot Jobs  
Job Type Captain Jobs  


Overview of the Role:

At WestJet Encore our pilots create a memorable travel experience for our guests while working among one of Canada’s most admired and respected corporate cultures.  Your experience has prepared you to provide safe and efficient air-travel across an expansive network serviced by a fleet of Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprop aircraft.   You are team-oriented, providing leadership to our flight crews while being a brand ambassador of WestJet’s corporate values.

Key Deliverables include:

  • The ability to follow standard operating procedures ensuring the safety of our crew and guests
  • Lead by example demonstrating confidence, honesty and integrity
  • A positive and passionate personality, with the natural ability to communicate with others
  • The ability to work within a dynamic team environment
  • Flexible and adaptable to respond to changing demands of the operation and business
  • Willingness to go above and beyond for our guests
  • Professional and committed to upholding WestJet values

Experience and Qualifications:

  • 2000 hours total time (fixed-wing aircraft)
  • 250 hours fixed-wing pilot-in-command time
  • 500 flight hours under CARs 705, or equivalent
  • Transport Canada Airline Transport Pilot’s Licence (ATPL)
  • Valid Transport Canada Group 1 instrument rating
  • Valid Transport Canada Class 1 medical certificate
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Current valid passport or Canadian Permanent Resident Card if you are not a holder of a Canadian passport
  • All required visas or travel documents allowing you to freely travel unrestricted
  • Restricted Area Identification Card (RAIC) obtained prior to the completion of Initial Ground School
  • Oral and written proficiency in English
  • Clear police background and criminal record check
  • Offers of employment are conditional on passing a pre-employment alcohol and drug screening test