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CAREERS

Careers

Pilots - Bell 212 and 407

Alpine is currently accepting resumes from experienced Bell 212 and/ or 407 Pilots for permanent full-time and winter contract positions.

SUMMARY:

These positions are primarily rotational field positions in support of Alpine’s intermediate and medium flight operations, encompassing all aspects of commercial rotary-wing services such as fire-fighting, forestry/ silviculture, mining, aerial power line support work, construction and heli-skiing.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide comprehensive and safe rotary-wing services to Alpine’s clients, in accordance with the Company Operations Manual, Safety Management System Manual, and CARS.
  • Participate in our Safety Management System Program.
  • Help liaise with clients to ensure contract requirements are met.
  • Maintain documents and equipment while working with the helicopter.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of Transport Canada’s regulations.
  • Team player who can work well with the complement of company crew members.
  • Strong communication and customer relations skills.
  • Punctual for scheduled flights.
  • Conducts themselves in a professional manner.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Valid Transport Canada Category 1, medical certificate.
  • Canadian Commercial Pilot License Helicopter.
  • Endorsed on the Bell 407, 206L, 212 or Airbus AS350 B3e or equivalent.
  • 1500 hours of flight experience as Pilot in Command, accident-free.
  • Provide an acceptable drivers abstract.
  • Approved Mountain Course.
  • Fire fighting, longline and heli-skiing experience would be considered an asset.

This is a safety-sensitive position requiring a confirmed negative Pre-Employment Drug and Alcohol Test.

LOCATION:

Alpine has bases in both British Columbia and Alberta but pilots may need to perform work in other work locations in Canada. As such, the employee must be willing to travel to various work locations in the provinces across Canada.

WHY JOIN OUR TEAM?

We strive to offer exciting and dynamic opportunities in the Canadian rotary wing business with year-round operations specializing in heli-skiing, fire-fighting, mountain rescue and heli-tourism. We are proud to be known as a Western Canadian leader in the helicopter charter industry with safety at the forefront of all of our decision making.

We care about the safety and well-being of our employees and provide a competitive benefits program, including comprehensive medical, dental and disability insurance, plus an RRSP matching program, employee profit sharing plan and employee assistance program.

HOW TO APPLY:

Qualified applicants should send their resume, cover letter and drivers abstract to David Hauber, Chief Pilot at: HR@alpinehelicopters.com.

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

Aircraft Maintenance Engineers - Bell 212, Bell 407 and AS350B3E

Alpine is currently accepting resumes from licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineers for both full-time and seasonal summer contract positions.

SUMMARY:

We are recruiting for full-time positions based out of our Kelowna, Calgary and Canmore bases, as follows. These positions will require a combination of base work and field rotations, as such, the employee must be willing to travel to various work locations across Canada and the US, as needed.

  • Kelowna: Bell 212 and AS350B3E
  • Calgary & Canmore: Bell 407 and AS350B3E

The seasonal summer contract positions are primarily rotational field positions, but may also require periodic base work.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performing aircraft maintenance activities to meet both operational and regulatory needs;
  • Performing both scheduled and unscheduled maintenance;
  • Ensuring assigned aircraft are serviceable and ready for dispatch;
  • Keeping detailed records of the maintenance performed;
  • Liaising with the Director of Operations or Base Managers to schedule any maintenance test flights or other operational requirements.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must hold a current AME M license;
  • Must possess a valid class 5 driver’s license minimum with an acceptable drivers abstract;
  • Must have relevant endorsements on the aircraft position you are applying for;
  • Component overhaul experience would be considered an asset;
  • A valid S OR E license would be considered an asset;
  • Must have a valid passport with the ability to travel when needed;
  • A United States A&P license is considered an asset;
  • Must not have criminal convictions that would restrict a foreign work visa.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of two years experience on any of Alpine’s aircraft types: 212HP, 407, 206L, and AS350B3E;
  • Solid knowledge of Canadian Air Regulations;
  • Strong troubleshooting and time management skills;
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • Ability to multitask, handle changing priorities under pressure with limited supervision;
  • Working in a safety-oriented atmosphere with the ability to make sound and safe decisions while following documented policies and procedures;
  • A mature approach to work by taking ownership and responsibility if stressful situations should arise;
  • Willingness to mentor younger upcoming engineers.

This is a safety-sensitive position requiring a confirmed negative Pre-Employment Drug and Alcohol Test.

WHY JOIN OUR TEAM?

Alpine’s number one resource is our human capital, and our culture would not be what it is today without our people. We care about the safety and well-being of our employees and provide a competitive benefits program, including comprehensive medical, dental and disability insurance, plus an RRSP matching program, employee profit sharing plan and employee assistance program.

HOW TO APPLY:

Qualified applicants should send their resume, cover letter and drivers abstract to Scott Hayward, Director of Maintenance at: HR@alpinehelicopters.com.

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

Grimshaw and/ or High Level Base Manager

Alpine is accepting resumes for a permanent, full-time Base Manager for our Northern Alberta bases.

SUMMARY:

Residing in either Grimshaw or High Level, Alberta, the Base Manager will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the bases. This includes the safety of operations, coordination of customer bookings, coordination of required aircraft maintenance, as well as leadership and management of flight crew and engineering staff. In addition, the Base Manager will take the lead in establishing themselves as a company spokesperson in the community through community and customer relations. This individual will be supported to foster the inclusion of the local Indigenous, territorial and provincial partners.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage day-to-day operations of aircraft, flight crew and engineering staff.
  • Control the safety of operations originating from the Grimshaw and/or High Level bases.
  • Report any potential hazards or safety concerns that are outside of the Base Managers control to the Director of Operations and the Company Safety Manager.
  • Coordinate base audits: act as primary point of contact for auditor, draft and communicate responses to audit findings, and oversee the resolution of audit findings.
  • Ensure base facilities and assets are maintained in good state of repair.
  • Determine Base resource needs and plan appropriately.
  • Schedule aircraft based on customer needs, assigning flight and maintenance crew based on appropriate qualifications and skills.
  • Ensure crew schedule is kept up to date and ensure all travel arrangements for out of town jobs are made.
  • Work closely with other Base Managers on aircraft and personnel resource sharing.
  • Approve all base expenditures and crew expense reports.
  • In conjunction with the Human Resources Manager, responsible for evaluating the work performance of Direct Reports and for resolving employee issues and grievances.
  • Initiate customer contract negotiation/ re-negotiation (in conjunction with Director of Operations, CFO and Director of Business Development).
  • Provide quotes for aircraft in accordance with company pricing index.
  • Handle resolution of customer enquiries and complaints.
  • Grow customer base, maintain customer relations and act as company spokesperson.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent communication skills needed to support shared management responsibilities.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage priorities.
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines with accuracy and confidence.
  • Team player that can thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to provide an acceptable driver abstract.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Related management experience;
  • Experience working in the aviation industry;
  • Experience as either a Helicopter Pilot or Aircraft Maintenance Engineer.

Remuneration is based on experience and qualifications. A relocation package will be provided, if applicable.

WHY JOIN OUR TEAM?

Alpine operates a fleet of 40 Bell helicopters, across seven bases in British Columbia and Alberta. Alpine Helicopters currently operates Bell 206L3’s, Bell 407’s, AS350B3e’s and Bell 212HP’s We strive to offer exciting and dynamic opportunities in the Canadian rotary wing business, with year-round operations specializing in heli-skiing, fire-fighting, mountain rescue and heli-tourism. We are proud to be known as a Western Canadian leader in the helicopter charter industry with safety at the forefront of all of our decision-making.

Alpine’s number one resource is our human capital and our culture would not be what it is today without our people. We care about the safety and well-being of our employees and provide a competitive benefits program, including comprehensive medical, dental and disability insurance, plus an RRSP matching program, employee profit sharing plan and employee assistance program.

HOW TO APPLY:

Qualified applicants should address their resume and cover letter to Todd Johnson, Director, of Business Development and send to HR@alpinehelicopters.com.

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

Guest Service Agents - Sightseeing Tour Operations

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Ground Crew - Sightseeing Tour Operations

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