• Location: Atlantic Canada
  • Deadline: April 21, 2023 at 4:00 pm

ATC Atlantic Canada Job

Interested in becoming an Air Traffic Controller? We are looking for motivated individuals to take on the responsibility of managing Canada’s airspace in Atlantic Canada. Becoming an Air Traffic Controller does not require any prior specialized training or experience – all training is provided by NAV CANADA. And, students are paid to train. Following successful completion of the training program, the salary will increase to that of a qualified/certified Air Traffic Controller

Training and Salary:

Area Controller qualified salary $116,106 to $170,241

Training includes three phases: initial training, specialty training and on-the-job training. Both initial and specialty training include classroom and simulator portions.

• Training Salary: $49,622

• Average total duration for training: 20 to 27 months Where you will train and work after the qualification: Moncton ACC

Where you will train and work after the qualification: Moncton ACC

Tower Controller $84,347 to $170,241

Training includes two phases: initial training (classroom and simulator) and on-the-job training.

• Training salary: $49,622

• Average total duration of training: 12 to 27 months

Where you will train and work after the qualification:

You will train at our Moncton ACC during the initial training and will relocate to one of the towers for on-the-job training.

Think you have what it takes?

Here are some of the qualities we look for in our Air Traffic Services students:

• Excellent judgement

• A clear voice and keen listening skills

• Strong motivation

• Good memory

• Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities

Other application requirements:

To make sure we’re hiring the best possible people, our recruitment and training processes are rigorous and highly competitive. To apply for a career as a Flight Service Specialist or an Air Traffic Controller, you must meet the following basic requirements prior to applying:

• Be 18 years or older,

• Have a high school diploma or equivalency,

• Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, In person, testing is planned for April 27 to May 2 in Halifax and May 5-11 in Moncton. Assessments for these candidates will take place in mid-May.

To meet these testing dates, new ATS applications and initial online testing must be completed by April 20, 2023.

NAV CANADA has over 100 sites across Canada. For this competition, we are specifically looking to hire in Atlantic Canada or the Greater Toronto region. All applicants must be:

• Willing to relocate,

• Able to meet medical requirements,

• Prepared to undergo a security check and drug testing (including cannabis),

• Available for training after successful completion of the recruitment and selection process,

Our Air Traffic Controllers are responsible for coordinating the safe, efficient and orderly flow of air traffic in seven flight information regions, working in Control Towers and Area Control Centres (ACCs) across the country.

• Tower Controllers, also known as visual flight rules (VFR) controllers, have a direct view of the airport and aircraft, and use radio communication to issue instructions and clearances. After completing training, tower controllers work at one of 42 airports across Canada.

• Area Controllers, often referred to as instrument flight rules (IFR) controllers, are based out of ACCs, each of which is responsible for air traffic in a large section of Canadian airspace. Area Controllers train and work out of Area Control Centres in Vancouver (Surrey), Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto (Mississauga), Montreal (Dorval), Moncton or Gander.

#LookUp. We’re experts in navigating Canada’s skies. Helping pilots safely cross 18 million square kilometres of Canadian and North Atlantic airspace is what we do. En route or at airports, in clearances or on charts, through radio signals or expertise — we’re always there.

A career with NAV CANADA is both challenging and rewarding, and no two days on the job are the same. The services provided by our Flight Service Specialists help pilots keep aircraft safely separated from other aircraft and obstacles, while in flight or on the ground.

NAV CANADA is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. If you do not believe that you match every job requirement listed on this job posting, we still encourage you to apply. NAV CANADA encourages a culture of learning and growth and recognizes that although some technical skills are mandatory, many others can be taught.

Our Company strives to create an inclusive and barrier-free selection process and work environment. If you require accommodations during this competition process, please ensure that you inform the interview coordinator or hiring manager of any accommodation measures you may require. NAV CANADA will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities as required.