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Alberta Manager

Alpine Helicopters is looking for a skilled and experienced candidate to manage the daily operations of Alpine's Alberta Base locations in Calgary, Grimshaw and High Level. As a key member of the management team, the Alberta Manager will be integral in supporting the Director of Operations with the efficient allocation of helicopter and personnel resources, effective cost control, coordination of customer bookings and staff scheduling.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day to day operations of base aircraft and flight and maintenance team personnel.
  • Ensure all flight and maintenance activities are conducted in accordance with Transport Canada Regulations, the Company Operations Manual, the Quality Program Manual, the Air Operator Certificate and any and all company directives.
  • Provide thoughtful leadership to all base employees in alignment with Alpine’s values.
  • Manage workplace safety policies at the bases and ensure compliance with the company’s Safety Management System manual.
  • Maintain and foster relationships with customers. Handle resolution of customer enquiries and complaints.
  • Actively build the bases’ business capacity in conjunction with Director of Operations and Director of Business Development.
  • Work closely with the Canmore Base Manager on aircraft and personnel resource sharing for all of Alpine’s Alberta bases.
  • Ensure fiscal accountability for project and asset management.
  • Manage relations with tenants and engage in negotiation and dispute resolution as needed.
  • Organize and lead efforts to investigate, identify, and implement solutions related to process improvements, allocation of resources, productivity, and any other variances.
  • Organize and coordinate efforts to complete base audits as needed.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Degree or diploma in Aviation Management, Aviation Operations, Engineering, Commercial Pilot license, Business or another related field.
  • A minimum of three to five years of related aviation operations and management experience (whose operations are similar in size and scope).
  • Assets would include experience as either a Helicopter Pilot or Aircraft Maintenance Engineer as well as experience working with crew scheduling programs (such as Sling).

Why Join Our Team?

Alpine operates a fleet of 37 Bell helicopters, across 7 bases in British Columbia and Alberta. 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 send their resume and cover letter to Chris Norman, Director of Operations at HR@alpinehelicopters.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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

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Pilots - Bell 407 & 206L Positions Available

Alpine Helicopters is currently accepting resumes from qualified 407 and 206L3 Pilots for long-term, full-time positions.

Summary

These positions are rotational field positions in support of Alpine’s Intermediate flight operations. In the winter season, these pilots will be responsible for providing a range of helicopter assisted experiences and adventures such as heli-skiing with industry pioneer Canadian Mountain Holidays. In the alternate seasons, these pilots will be providing commercial and charter services, including but not limited to, forest fire suppression, aerial power line support work, construction, etc.

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.
  • Liaise with clients to ensure their needs are satisfied.
  • 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 or equivalent.
  • 1500 hours of flight experience as Pilot in Command, accident-free.
  • Provide an acceptable drivers abstract.
  • Approved Mountain Course.
  • Desirable assets include but are not limited to Heli-Ski, Longline and Mountain Experience.

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

Why Join Our Team?

Alpine operates a fleet of 37 Bell helicopters, across 7 bases in British Columbia and Alberta. 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 send their resume and cover letter to Mark O’Brien, Chief Pilot at HR@alpinehelicopters.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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

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