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Pacific Coastal Jobs in Vancouver – Licensed Flight Dispatcher

Website Pacific Coastal Airlines

Job Description:

Reporting to the Manager, Operations Control and working out of the Vancouver Dispatch Centre, the successful candidate will create and execute operational flight plans and coordinate logistical details according to standard company operating procedures to ensure safe, efficient and economical flight operations. The Licensed Flight Dispatcher plays an integral role in the operational control structure at Pacific Coastal Airlines.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Closely monitor all flights in order to maintain an up-to-date flight watch over all flights operating within the designated dispatch areas
  • Respond to all emergency situations in a timely and professional manner in accordance with procedures outlined in the Emergency Response Manual
  • Liaise with Crew Planning/Crew Scheduling regarding crew levels and flight disruptions
  • Immediately inform Manager, Operations Control of conditions present or anticipated which may cause delays or disruptions to the on-time performance of Company Flights
  • Continuously monitor weather conditions; provide route/weather analysis to Flight and Ground Crew as required
  • Provide on-job-training to new Dispatch employees
  • Advise the Director, Crew and Operations Planning of any abnormal incidents involving flights, whether airborne or on the ground, including activating of overdue/missing aircraft, or incident/accident procedures
  • Maintain a log of information exchanges with respect to all flights operated under his/her authority
  • Ensure that all essential information is forwarded to the Captain in a timely manner to ensure a safe and efficient flight
  • Ensure that flights are safely and efficiently planned and monitored in accordance with established standards and regulations
  • Conduct thorough and professional Flight Crew briefings
  • Delay and/or cancel flights when deemed necessary or advisable for operational reasons
  • Generate flight plans and issue flight forecasts as required

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to remain calm in challenging/uncomfortable situations
  • Knowledge of serviceability of airports, airways and navigational facilities
  • Excellent organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Effective and efficient decision making, particularly when under pressure
  • Strong computer skills (Web, Excel, Word, AmeliaRes, FliteStar)
  • Able to apply applicable regulations (i.e. Canadian Aviation Regulations) and standards (i.e. Commercial Air Service Standards)
  • Familiar with all NOTAMS applicable to the operation

Qualification & Experience:

  • Previous experience as a licensed dispatcher in the aviaton industry
  • Experience working in AmeliaRes is an asset
  • Transport Canada-issued Dispatch License
  • Transport Canada Dispatch exams successfully completed (FDMET, FDOPS)
  • 21+ years old, in accordance with Canadian Aviation Regulations

Job Details:

Company: Pacific Coastal Airlines

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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