Western Community College is a privately held provider of post-secondary education in British Columbia, offering a Bachelor of Hospitality Management degree program and more than 56 career training diploma and certificate programs in the fields of business, accounting, healthcare, education, hospitality, information technology, legal studies, and warehousing, using industry-based market-driven curriculums. We provide a dynamic, collaborative, and engaging learning environment to our students with a very high standard of community-driven post-secondary education.
We invite applications from qualified and experienced candidates to teach the Flight Services program. The Chief Flight Instructor (CFI) of a flight training unit shall be active Instructor and responsible for operational control.
The eligible candidate must have the following qualifications:
- Class 1 or minimum Class 2 Flight Instructor
- Thorough knowledge of Transport Canada Regulations
- Working knowledge of Health and Safety requirements
- Working knowledge of Safety Management Systems and Quality Assurance
- Transport Canada Authorized Person Authority experience
- Multi Engine and Instrument Ratings
- Transport Canada Flight Test Examiner Author
The Chief Flight Instructor (CFI) of a flight training unit shall be active Instructor and responsible for operational control.
CFI Shall be responsible for:
(a) the management of the overall pilot training program;
(b) the supervision of all flight and ground instructors of the flight training unit with along with PRM (Person responsible for Maintenance Experience) Position;
(c) the direct supervision of Class 4 flight instructors, including the designation of a Class 1 or Class 2 flight instructor to supervise a Class 4 flight instructor;
(d) approving of the appointment of ground instructors;
(e) the quality and content of ground school instruction and flight training provided by that flight training unit;
(f) the content and accuracy of Pilot Training Records, course reports, student pilot permits issued, license applications and any other documents which form part of the training process;
(g) ensuring that flight instruction is based on the contents of the appropriate flight instructor guide and flight training manual;
(h) ensuring that the daily flight record is used for operational control;
(i) ensuring that all appropriate publications including the Canadian Aviation Regulations, Aeronautical Information Publication Canada, Canada Flight Supplement, Water Aerodrome Supplement, Flight Instructor Guide and Flight Training Manual, and the applicable training manual on human factors are readily available to trainees and amended to date;
(j) maintaining a current copy of training publications, charts, maps and any other material required for the ground instruction and flight training of trainees;
(k) ensuring that all solo training flights are properly authorized by a flight instructor and acknowledged by the trainee;
(l) decisions with respect to flight safety during flying periods;
(m) confirming the continuing validity of staff licenses and ratings endorsed on a license.
(n) ensuring that all staff members are kept informed of any changes to the regulations and standards;
(o) disseminating, and acting upon airplane safety information, including accident, incident, and other occurrence reports;
(p) developing and implementing an operational control system in accordance with section 406.50 of the Canadian Aviation Regulations;
(q) where an integrated course is conducted, ensuring the development and implementation of a flight training operations manual in accordance with section 406.61 of the Canadian Aviation Regulations and a training manual in accordance with section 406.62 of the Canadian Aviation Regulations;
(r) liaison with Transport Canada on all matters concerning flight training operations;
(s) delegation, in writing, of duties to the assistant chief flight instructor; and
(t) developing and implementing a plan of action in accordance with paragraph 421.67(3)(b) of the Canadian Aviation Regulations.
Western Community College is an equal opportunity partner, and we do not discriminate against applicants. Selection will be purely based on experience and required eligibility and skills.
Eligible candidates may apply with their resumes at the earliest. We thank all the candidates who apply. However, only qualified and eligible candidates will be contacted further.
Job Types: Part-time, Contract
Salary: According to the experience
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Job Types: Part-time, Contract
Work Location: In person