Flight Dispatcher - Winnipeg, MB

Position Title:    Flight Dispatcher
Location:            Winnipeg
Status:                Full Time
Start Date:         Immediately

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Chief Flight Dispatcher, Flight Dispatchers are responsible for safe and efficient operational control over Calm Air flights in co-authority with the Pilot-in-Command in accordance with Canadian Aviation Regulations. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing, reviewing, authorizing, issuing and revising Operational Flight Plans for Calm Air flights
  • Communicate flight plan requirements with appropriate ATC facility as required
  • Keep up to date with changing weather and operating conditions and provide weather briefings to flight crews
  • Analyze operational conditions and identifying any opportunities that may benefit, constrain or impede operational capabilities
  • Flight watch and monitoring of all Calm Air flights
  • Maintain effective communication between all Operations departments including out-base staff/managers and other departments to minimize flight delays and day-of-flight schedule integrity
  • Other duties as assigned 

Hours of Work:

Shift work is required and may include mornings/afternoons, evenings, and weekends

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Successful completion of the Transport Canada Flight Dispatch Generic Examinations (FDOPS and FDMET) - Consideration may be given for related experience as a civil or military pilot, navigator, air traffic controller, meteorologist, or weather briefer
  • Requirement to be qualified in accordance with CAR 705 and CASS 725
  • Must hold a valid Air Operator Radio License
  • Minimum 21 years of age as required by Transport Canada
  • Detail orientated, ability to multitask and manage time effectively
  • Ability to prioritize and work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent organizational and decision-making skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to adapt to a constantly changing environment
  • Advanced working knowledge of general computer and software applications
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Restricted Area Identification Card
  • Inuktitut language considered an asset
  • Preference will be given to Inuit Land Claims Beneficiaries

If this sounds like the job for you, contact us! Calm Air International is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage interested applicants to submit a resume in confidence by December 1, 2022 to Daniel Badila at dbadila@calmair.com.

We thank all those who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.