Air Operations Support Technicians (AOS Tech) provide support in the areas of aircraft servicing and handling, assistance to Search and Rescue (SAR), airfield and base security, and transport and general duties.
In supporting of aircraft maintenance, AOS Techs perform quality assurance checks, aircraft handling tasks such as parking, towing, marshalling, starting, refueling and cleaning of aircraft.
When working at Search and Rescue (SAR) Squadrons, AOS Techs maintain serviceability of a variety of SAR and medical equipment, set up and tear down parachute drop zones, transport equipment and personnel by vehicle or boat, and assist with diving exercises. AOS Techs also perform airfield and base security duties, including site and aircraft security, guard and access control duties.
Air Operations Support Technicians will provide support in the areas of:
- Aircraft servicing and handling,
- Assistance to Search and Rescue (SAR),
- Airfield and base security, and
- Transport and general labour.
In supporting aircraft maintenance, they will perform the following duties:
- Perform quality assurance checks
- Perform aircraft handling tasks which include:
Basic Military Qualification
The first stage of training is the Basic Military Qualification course, or Basic Training. This training provides the basic core skills and knowledge common to all trades. A goal of this course is to ensure that all recruits maintain the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) physical fitness standard; as a result, the training is physically demanding.
The minimum required education to apply for this position is the completion of the provincial requirements for Grade 10 or Secondaire IV in Quebec. Foreign education may be accepted.
Serve with The Reserve Force
This position is only available for part-time employment through the Royal Canadian Air Force Reserve. Reservists generally work part-time for an RCAF squadron in their community. They are not posted or required to do a military move. However, they can volunteer to move to another base. They may also volunteer for deployment on a military mission within or outside Canada.
Reserve Force Training and Employment
AOS Techs train and are employed with their home squadron to ensure that they meet the required professional standards of the job. If additional training is required, arrangements will be made by their squadron.
Join the Royal Canadian Air Force Reserve (RCAF)
This position is available on a part-time basis. To learn more about becoming an Air Operations Support Technician (AOS Tech), please call 1-800-856-8488.
Reference ID: Bagotville, Quebec EN
Job Type: Part-time