Harbour Air Seaplanes

Employment Detail

DHC-2 Pilot


Posting Number: 18-68

The Harbour Air Group is seeking an experienced, safety and service-oriented seaplane pilot to fly a DHC-2 aircraft based in Vancouver, flying scheduled and charter flights in the Southern British Columbia Coastal Regions.

WORK HOURS: Shifts will vary based on operational needs. Shifts will include working weekends.
LOCATION: Vancouver
TERM: Full Time Temporary (2019 summer season)
DEPARTMENT: Flight Operations
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Competitive wage, flight perks (including buddy passes and global inter-airline partnerships), discounts at local restaurants and partner organizations, uniform and shoe allowance, staff events and much more!

Responsibilities and Expectations
• Liaising with DOC, CSA’s and dispatch to gather information about the route, weather, passenger loads and aircraft
• Working out a flight plan, including the route, flying altitude, weather and NOTAMS
• Managing weight and balance of aircraft for each flight
• Supervising the loading and fueling of the aircraft
• Carrying out pre-flight checks on all aircraft
• Communicating with air traffic control/dispatch through all phases of flight
• Liaising with CSA’s, DOC, and dispatch in flight coordination
• Liaising with Maintenance and Records regarding aircraft maintenance, record keeping and logbooks
• Making regular checks on the aircraft's technical performance, position, weather conditions and air traffic during flight
• Communicating with passengers regarding safety procedures
• Using Aerostudies for exams, reading Memo’s and reference library
• Maintaining safety standards in compliance with Harbour Air’s Safety Management System including online safety occurrence reporting


• Safety First – An individual and team-oriented commitment to safety
• Minimum 1200 hours PIC fixed wing
• 700 hours floatplane, including 400 hours PIC floatplane
• Transport Canada Commercial Pilot’s License
• Current Class 1 Medical
• Exceptional customer service orientation - the willingness to take service to a higher level
• Excellent communication skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
• Preference will be given to pilots with DHC-2 aircraft and coastal experience

APPLY NOW: Email your resume and cover letter to jobs@harbourair.com quoting 18-68 DHC-2 Pilot