Transport Canada - Civil Aviation
$74,065 to $84,534
For further information on the organization, please visit Transport Canada
2 March 2020 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply:
Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.
- The written exams will take place at Transport Canada Regional Office located in Dorval, Quebec.
- The interviews will take place at Transport Canada Regional Office located in Dorval, Quebec.
- Travel related costs to attend the evaluations will be at the candidate's expense and will not be reimbursed.
- A covering letter is not required to apply on this process. However, candidates must demonstrate in the screening questions how they meet the essential qualifications (education AND experiences) and the asset qualifications. Clear examples must be provided by outlining WHERE, WHEN, HOW the degree was obtained or the experience was acquired. Failure to do so could result in the application being screened from further consideration. The fact of solely indicating that you meet the qualification will not be sufficient.
- Answers provided to the screening questions will be used as the primary source of information.
Conduct of aviation certification safety oversight*, investigation, and related service activities of individuals*, enterprises*, organizations, and governement agencies as they specifically relate to cabin safety and Aviation Occupational Safety and Health (AOSH), to assure compliance with the Civil Aviation and Canada Labour Code - Part II regulatory frameworks, and promote a proactive enterprise-wide Safety Management Systems (SMS) culture, for the safety of civil aviation in Canada and abroad.
Intent of the process
This process may be used to establish a pool of qualified candidates and may be used to staff similar term and indeterminate positions in Transport Canada.
Positions to be filled:
Information you must provide
Contact information for 3 references.
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Secondary school diploma, or an acceptable combination of education, training, and/or experience.
- Significant* and recent** experience in at least one of the following areas for a Canadian Air Operator:
- supervisor of flight attendants***;
- an instructor of flight attendants in safety and emergency procedures;
- the development of an air operator’s flight attendant safety and emergency procedures
- Significant experience is defined as at least two years’ experience.
** Recent experience is defined as experience acquired within the last five years.
*** Experience as a senior flight attendant is not equivalent to the experience as a supervisor.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Bilingual - Imperative (BBB/BBB)
Information on language requirements
- Knowledge of the Aeronautics Act, Canadian Aviation Regulations and the Commercial Air Service Standards pertaining to cabin safety;
- Knowledge of flight attendant training programs, training techniques and training devices;
- Knowledge of aircraft cabin configurations, systems and equipment;
- Knowledge of flight attendant safety and emergency procedures;
- Knowledge of the flight attendant manual and flight attendant training standards.
- Ability to communicate orally;
- Ability to communicate in writing.
- Create vision and strategy;
- Mobilize people;
- Uphold integrity and respect;
- Collaborate with partners and stakeholders;
- Achieve results.
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
- Experience working with the Aviation Occupational Health and Safety Regulations;
- Experience as a Flight Attendant Manager for a Canadian Air Operator;
- Experience in development of training programs in an aviation environment;
- Experience working on aircraft with 50 or less passenger seats;
- Experience working on aircraft with more than 50 passenger seats;
- Experience as a qualified crew member on a transport category aeroplane flying international routes;
- Experience working with a foreign air operator;
- Experience on Occupational Health and Safety Committees or as an Occupational Health and Safety Representative, working with the Canada Labour Code Part II;
- Experience conducting hazardous occurrence investigations;
- Experience in conducting audits or evaluations of compliance;
- Experience in managing projects;
- Experience in conducting training and information briefings;
- Experience in developing or evaluating Management Systems;
- Experience in applying risk management concepts and principles;
- Experience in using a computer for word processing, email and internet;
- Experience working with a Canadian private operator.
Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women
Information on employment equity
- Willing and able to perform work requiring significant manual and physical dexterity (e.g. bending, reaching, lifting, carrying heavy documents and equipment, etc.);
- Willing and able to sit for long periods of time (e.g. during in-flight inspections, while monitoring air operator training and other surveillance activities, etc.);
- Willing and able to use keyboard and computer monitors for long periods of time;
- Required to work in an aviation environment (i.e. noise, fumes and hazards).
Conditions of employment
Secret security clearance
- Possession of a valid provincial motor vehicle driver’s license;
- Possession of a valid Canadian passport;
- Willing and able to travel extensively and independently via all modes of transportation;
- Willing and able to work overtime, irregular hours and weekends.
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.
Information on employment equity
- Transport Canada will accept applications on-line only.
- Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent to applicants.
- Transport Canada will contact candidates once the screening process is completed.
- Communications for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required. Candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email). Please note that we will have to consider that you are no longer interested in participating in the selection process and that you have withdrawn your candidacy should you not provide us with a current email address to reach you.
- An exam, an interview and reference check may be used as the assessement methods in this selection process. Depending on the amount of candidates, the written exam and the interview may be administrated the same day OR the interview may take place a few weeks after the written exam in order to accelerate the selection process.
- Please note for candidates outside of the Public Service, the Department may not reimburse the traveling expenses associated with the evaluation process. However, traveling expenses will be minimized as much as possible for the candidates participating in the evaluation.
- Candidates must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position.
- Candidates may be required to meet the asset qualifications or the organizational needs, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed.
- Candidates will have to provide proof of education credentials and will be advised to provide the documents later in the process.
- Candidates who were educated outside of Canada, must have the certificates and/or diplomas assessed against Canadian education standards. This will enable candidates to provide proof of Canadian equivalency when applying for a job in the public service. The Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials (CICIC) assists persons who wish to obtain an assessment of their educational, professional, and occupational credentials by referring them to the appropriate organizations The CICIC can be contacted through its website at: http://www.cicdi.ca.
- Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.
- All job applications must be submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System (PSRS). Following are some of the benefits associated with applying on-line:
- applicants can create a profile and a resume that can be used when applying for other processes without having to recreate a new application each time;
- applicants can verify the status of their applications, at any time;
- for some jobs, applicants will find important information, namely the job questionnaire and a complete statement of merit criteria that are only available when applying on-line.
- To submit an application on-line, select the button "Apply Online" below.
- Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line are asked to
Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.
Information on the preference to veterans
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.