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Bell 212 Heli Ski Pilots

Alpine Helicopters is actively recruiting for a Bell 212 heli ski pilot for the 2022/ 2023 season.

SUMMARY:

Alpine offers a two week on and two week off schedule at Canadian Mountain Holidays premier resorts, who are on a mission to provide guests with life-changing mountain experiences.  Flight activities consist of single and multi group ski programs that run from December until May. The ideal candidate will have 2,500 hours of flight experience as Pilot in Command, direct experience as a heli ski pilot and an approved mountain course.

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

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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Valid Transport Canada Category 1, medical certificate.
  • Canadian Commercial Pilot License Helicopter.
  • Endorsed on the Bell 212 helicopter.
  • 2500 hours of flight experience as Pilot in Command, accident-free.
  • Provide an acceptable drivers abstract.
  • Approved Mountain Course

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 40 helicopters, across seven 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.

Safety and well being of our employees is paramount and Alpine provides a competitive benefits program for all fulltime employees, 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, cover letter and drivers abstract to David Hauber, 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. 

Aircraft Maintenance Engineers

There are currently no positions available.

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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 helicopters, across seven 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.

Safety and well-being of our employees is paramount and Alpine provides 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

There are currently no positions available.