Wasaya Airways

Under the supervision of the Base Manager, the Apprentice Pilot will perform tasks related to aircraft loading and unloading, assist with shipping and receiving tasks, operate a variety of equipment including snow removal equipment and aircraft towing equipment as required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform aircraft baggage and cargo loading and unloading functions as assigned
  • Perform and uphold Wasaya’s Customer Care Commitments to both internal and external customers
  • Assist flight crew with off-loads at various aircraft destinations as assigned.
  • Assist with warehouse and shipping & receiving tasks as required
  • Perform aircraft towing and ramp positioning of aircraft and ramp GSE as assigned
  • Operate Fork lift truck, snow removal equipment, aircraft de-icing equipment
  • Ensure that all safety policies and procedures are adhered too
  • Report defects found with allocated GSE or Ramp/Warehouse Supervisor
  • Any other related duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications


  • Possess a minimum of commercial pilot’s license with a group 1 instrument rating
  • 200 Total Time
  • Group 1/3
  • CPL
  • Valid class “G” license


  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Proven mechanical abilities
  • Ability to work independently in a busy environment
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times


  • Ability to communicate in Oji-Cree or Ojibway


  • Ability to lift up to 70 lbs; Repetitively
  • Manual dexterity
  • Weekend work is required
  • Travel may be required
  • May be exposed to loud noise, dust, fumes and oils
  • Indoor and outdoor work is required


  • Matching Contribution Pension plan
  • Competitive Compensation
  • 100% paid for Benefit Premiums;
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan;
  • Flight benefits


If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources
Wasaya Airways LP
201 Kelner Pl.
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 6V3
Fax: (807) 789-1645
Email: careers@wasaya.com

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