Civil Aviation Safety Inspector, Airworthiness
Government of Canada
Calgary, AB
Transport Canada - Civil Aviation
Calgary (Alberta), Edmonton (Alberta), Winnipeg (Manitoba), Yellowknife (Northwest Territories), Saskatoon (Saskatchewan), Whitehorse (Yukon)
$84,560 to $98,829
Closing date: 26 February 2019 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
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Important messages
When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

  • A secondary school diploma, and
  • Successful completion of a post-secondary diploma/degree in aircraft maintenance or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience related to aircraft maintenance and/or manufacturing.
Degree equivalency

Occupational Certification:
  • CASI-Airworthiness, Operational Airworthiness, and Enforcement: a valid Canadian Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) Licence.
Recent** experience:
  • holding Aircraft Certifying Authority (ACA) or Shop Certifying Authority (SCA) in a Canadian approved aircraft maintenance organization (AMO) and/or holding certifying authority within a Canadian approved manufacturing organization, or
  • holding supervisory or quality assurance responsibilities in an AMO or approved manufacturer, or
  • having regulatory oversight responsibilities as a CASI-Airworthiness.
Extensive experience:
  • the performance of complex activities in a wide variety of situations and has six (6) or more years of Industry experience as a licensed AME.
**Recent, experience acquired within the last 6 years.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

Asset Qualification - Experience:
  • Experience using software applications other than word processing and spreadsheet software such as: PowerPoint, Visio, MS Project, etc.
  • Extensive experience* working in an environment dealing with Rotor Craft operations:
  • Extensive experience* working in an environment dealing with Airline operations;
  • Extensive experience* working in an environment dealing with Air Taxi operations;
  • Extensive experience* working in an environment dealing with Recreational aircraft;
  • Extensive experience* working in an environment dealing with Manufacturing processes (welding, plating, etc.);
  • Extensive experience* working in an environment dealing with Avionics maintenance and repair;
  • Extensive experience* working in an environment dealing with Non-destructive testing methods;
  • Extensive experience* in the inspection, modification, repair or manufacturing of aeronautical products;
  • Experience in writing documents, such as investigative reports or court documents;
  • Experience in conducting interviews of suspects and witnesses.
  • Extensive experience* in the supervision or management of quality programs.**
  • By extensive experience, we expect the candidate has performed complex activities in a wide variety of situations.
**Quality programs include quality control and/or quality assurance systems

Willing and able to occasionally work outside core business hours and on weekends.
Willing and able to occasionally perform inspection and oversight activities in various aviation environments that may be hazardous.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
English essential

Information on language requirements

  • Knowledge of the Canadian Aviation Regulations and Standards that relate to the maintenance and/or manufacturing of aeronautical products.
  • Knowledge of Quality Assurance and Safety Management Systems as they apply to maintenance and/or manufacturing programs.
Abilities and Skills:
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally.
Personal Suitability:
  • Values and Ethics
  • Self-management
  • Business partnering skills
  • Leadership
  • Engagement
  • Management Excellence
Conditions of employment
Secret security clearance

Must be willing and able to travel frequently.
Must possess a valid Canadian driver's license.

Other information
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order.

Information on the preference to veterans