Employment Type: Full Time
Every WestJet journey has the potential to enrich lives; a career with us is no exception.
WestJet arrived on the Canadian airline scene in 1996 and changed the industry for the better. We made air travel more affordable for Canadians and now we’re going global.
Join us and love where you’re going.
What this role is all about:
At WestJet 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 Boeing 737 NG. You are team-oriented, providing leadership to our flight crews while being a brand ambassador of WestJet’s corporate values.
What you will bring to the team:
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
Requirements for the role include:
1500 hours total time
250 hours fixed-wing pilot-in-command time preferred
1000 hours fixed-wing multi-engine time preferred
Transport Canada Airline Transport Pilot’s License (ATPL)
Valid Transport Canada Group 1 instrument rating
Valid Transport Canada Class 1 medical certificate
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
Preference will be given to candidates with qualifications beyond the basic requirements.
The benefits of being a WestJetter:
WestJet provides all WestJetters with a competitive total rewards package. On top of that, we offer:
A fun and friendly culture with colleagues who work together to win
Travel privileges for you and your family
Savings and Benefit programs that are flexible to meet your specific needs
Think we are a fit? Apply now!
About WestJet Group of Companies
Together with WestJet's regional airline, WestJet Encore, we offer scheduled service to more than 100 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe and to more than 175 destinations in over 20 countries through our airline partnerships.
Our Safety Promise
At WestJet, the safety and security of our people and our guests is a core value and at the heart of what we do. As safety and security is a shared responsibility, it is expected that you will use safe work practices to ensure your well-being and the safety of others.
WestJet recognizes that the use of Alcohol and Drugs can adversely impact a safe work environment and the well-being of others including guests, suppliers and the public, as well as place WestJet's operations at risk. All roles that are identified as safety sensitive are required to pass a Pre-Employment Alcohol and Drug Test as per WestJet's Alcohol and Drug Policy.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
We embrace what makes us each unique, and what makes us uniquely WestJet. WestJet is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility and if you require accommodation during the selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in WestJet; however, only those candidates who are selected will be contacted.
WestJetters aren't the only ones that think WestJet is a great place to land. We’ve received awards distinguishing our work environment, culture, and more.
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