Captain 703/704

Department: Flight Operations
Posted: February 5, 2020
Deadline: Indefinite

Our Company

Established in 1960, Perimeter Aviation LP is a diversified company that is a subsidiary of the Exchange Income Corporation which has recently grown through the acquisition of Bearskin Airlines. With more than 750 employees, we operate a fleet of 40+ aircraft including the Metro 2, 3, 23, Merlin and Dash 8 aircraft. We are based in Winnipeg and Thompson, Manitoba as well as Sioux Lookout and Thunder Bay, Ontario. We provide scheduled passenger and freight services to Northern Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario, 24/7 North American charter services, Medical evacuation services and a full-service maintenance facility including design engineering, NDT, and Garrett turbine engine services.

We are a Canadian company, proudly building a diverse workforce that is driven by a shared sense of community, customer service and a dedication to safety. We’re fostering a culture where our employees can feel proud of the work that they do and the company they work for. We seek employees who embrace a “can-do” attitude to help transform the communities that we serve.

Position Summary

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
  • Must have a positive attitude and work well unsupervised
  • Be able to handle stressful situations in a calm and effective manner
  • Have a team player attitude
  • Be conscientious and confident

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Conduct flights with strict adherence to the Standard Operating Procedures, Canadian Aviation Regulations, Aircraft Flight Manual, and the Company Operations Manual;
  • Preflight Calculations not limited to:
    • Completing the Operational Flight Plan
    • Weather
    • NOTAMs
    • Fuel and oil requirements
    • Weight and balance
    • Signing and accepting the Manifest
  • Ensure that the aeroplane pre-flight inspection is completed before each departure
  • Load and secure cargo and freight
  • Ensure that passengers are briefed in accordance with the requirements outlined in the Standard Operating Procedures
  • Complete flight watch jointly with the flight dispatcher (Type B)
  • Complete flight watch (Type C)
  • Ensure that all post flight duties are completed, including post flight aeroplane inspection, notification/confirmation to the Company of the whereabouts of the aeroplane when away from base, recording flight times and any defects

Education and Experience

  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent
  • Commercial Pilot License
  • Category 1 Medical
  • Current Group 1 Instrument Rating
  • 1200 Hours Total Flight Time, With 500 on Metros
  • ATPL for 703/704 Line Indoctrination Captains
  • Canadian citizenship or landed immigrant status
  • University/college experience an asset
  • Must be fluent in English; additional language is an asset
  • Ability to qualify for a WAA (Winnipeg Airport Authority) RAIC security clearance
  • Aboriginal Awareness and/or Cultural Diversity training

Working Conditions

  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, up to 14 hour days
  • Must be willing to work weekends and statutory holidays
  • Travel required
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident

How to Apply

Perimeter Aviation’s hiring policy is to recruit and select the best applicant for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position. Perimeter Aviation LP does not discriminate against applicants based on race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability or a conviction for which a pardon has been granted.

To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to

We thank all candidates for their interest in the position; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis which may result in an earlier application deadline.

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