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Pilot-Base Managers

Alpine Helicopters is currently accepting resumes from qualified pilots for two full-time Base Manager positions at our Bases in High Level and Grimshaw, AB. As Base Manager you will be responsible for the success of Base operations, including growing the customer base and maintaining customer relations, ensuring the safety of operations, coordinating customer bookings and coordinating required aircraft maintenance. This is in addition to acting as the primary pilot in command on the Base.

Pilots at Alpine Helicopters must meet certain basic requirements:

  • Transport Canada medical and visual acuity requirements for a Category 1 medical;
  • Hold a Canadian Commercial Helicopter License;
  • Minimum 1500 hours as Pilot in Command;
  • Endorsed on the Bell 407 and 206L or equivalent; and
  • Must reside in the High Level or Grimshaw area or be willing to relocate.

Examples of desirable additional qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Bell 212 experience; 
  • Longline experience;
  • Class “D” experience;
  • Mountain experience;
  • Acceptable drivers abstract;
  • Strong administrative skills and proficiency in Microsoft suite of products; and
  • Previous managerial or supervisory experience.

This is a Safety Sensitive Position and a confirmed negative Pre-Employment Drug Test is a requirement for employment. In addition, please be aware that Alpine Helicopters policies state that consumption of cannabis, in any form, is prohibited for at least 28 days before being on duty for all employees in Safety Sensitive Positions.

Remuneration is based on experience and qualifications. Alpine offers a competitive benefits program, including comprehensive medical, dental & disability insurance, plus an RRSP matching program and employee profit sharing plan. Reasonable relocation expenses will be considered.

Alpine Helicopters is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all interested and qualified candidates.

Qualified applicants should send their resume and cover letter, with an indication of which Base location you are applying for, to Mark O’Brien, Chief Pilot, at:

We thank you for your interest, but only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.

Base Engineer

Alpine Helicopters is currently accepting resumes from qualified candidates for a full-time Base Engineer position at our High Level or Grimshaw, AB Base. As Base Engineer you will be responsible for the day to day maintenance requirements of helicopters positioned at both the Grimshaw and High Level Bases. As such, this position will be required to travel between High Level and Grimshaw on a frequent basis.

Engineers at Alpine Helicopters must meet certain basic requirements:

  • Must hold a current AME license;
  • Must possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license with an acceptable drivers abstract;
  • Must have Transport Canada approved BH407 and Rolls Royce 250-C47B course;
  • Completion of the Transport Canada approved BH212 and P&WC PT6T courses would be a valuable asset;
  • Completion of the Transport Canada approved BH206L and/ or Rolls Royce M250-C30 courses would be a valuable asset;
  • Must have the ability to travel as and when needed;
  • Must not have criminal convictions that would restrict a foreign work visa; and
  • Must reside in the High Level or Grimshaw area or be willing to relocate.

Examples of desirable additional qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Minimum of two years experience on any of Alpine’s aircraft types: 206L, 407, 212HP; 
  • Solid knowledge of Canadian Air Regulations;
  • Strong trouble-shooting and time management skills;
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • Ability to multitask and handle changing priorities under pressure with limited supervision in a fast paced environment;
  • Working in a safety-oriented atmosphere with the ability to make sound and safe decisions, while following documented policies and procedures;
  • Commitment to teamwork both internally and with external stakeholders;
  • Mature approach to work by taking ownership and responsibility if stressful situations should arise; and
  • Willingness to mentor younger upcoming Engineers.

This is a Safety Sensitive Position and a confirmed negative Pre-Employment Drug Test is a requirement for employment. In addition, please be aware that Alpine Helicopters policies state that consumption of cannabis, in any form, is prohibited for at least 28 days before being on duty for all employees in Safety Sensitive Positions.

Remuneration is based on experience and qualifications. Alpine offers a competitive benefits program, including comprehensive medical, dental & disability insurance, plus an RRSP matching program and employee profit sharing plan. Reasonable relocation expenses will be considered.

Alpine Helicopters is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all interested and qualified candidates.

Qualified applicants should send their resume and cover letter to Scott Hayward, Director of Maintenance, at:

We thank you for your interest, but only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.

Guest Service Agents

We are currently looking for 3 professional, attentive and enthusiastic customer service team members for our summer sightseeing operations in Canmore and Kananaskis, AB. The Guest Service Agent is an ambassador for Alpine Helicopters and is often the first and last point of contact for our guests embarking on a helicopter sightseeing tour. This position will ensure the best tour experience by completing a range of duties including promoting and scheduling tours, meeting and greeting guests, completing administrative duties and supporting the Ground Crew, as needed.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Previous guest service experience; 
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism;
  • Strong accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Ability to adapt and think creatively;
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment;
  • Utilizes time and resources efficiently;
  • A second language is considered an asset;
  • Class 4 Alberta driver’s license is considered an asset, but not mandatory.

Remuneration is based on experience and qualifications. Please note that this is a seasonal employment opportunity starting April 7, 2020 through to October 15, 2020.

Alpine Helicopters is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all interested and qualified candidates.

Qualified applicants should send their resume and cover letter to Rick Carswell, Tourism Operations Manager, at:

We thank you for your interest, but only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.

Ground Crew

We do not have any current job openings.

Please check back in February 2021.