03 May 2023

Jazz Aviation | First Officer

Vancouver, Canada

Primary Location


Other Locations

: CA-QC-Montréal, CA-AB-Calgary, CA-ON-Toronto, CA-BC-Vancouver


: Full-time

Job Type : Permanent

Shift : Shift Work

Start your journey with the largest regional airline in Canada and let your aviation career take flight!

Jazz is looking for First Officers with a passion for safety and customer service to join our award-winning team:

  • Canada’s Safest Employers 2022.
  • Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2023.
  • Canada’s Best Diversity Employers 2023.
  • Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2022

The scope of our operation:

  • Approximately 500 daily flights operated.
  • 80 destinations across Canada and the United States.
  • 8 million passengers carried annually.
  • Fleet of Canadian-made CRJ900, CRJ200, Dash 8-400, and E-175 aircraft.

Four (4) crew base locations: Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver.

Jazz offers a wide range of competitive benefits, perks and services:


  • Competitive salary with daily expense allowance (on average $800- $1000 tax free per month).


  • Our pairings offer a variety of short- and medium-haul routes that can allow you to explore the far reaches of North America or stay closer to home.

Professional Development

Jazz takes great pride in our existing company culture; well known as a “can-do” organization with a very positive and supportive, high-standard platform of quality regional flying.

From here, we are committed to continue to embrace and foster an environment where Pilots can thrive.

Our professional and highly skilled flight operations team consistently provides mentorship opportunities for learning and development by implementing a very high quality of training standards, fully supporting you every step of the way.

We also provide:

  • A pathway opportunity to mainline through our preferential interview process with Air Canada.
  • Career development opportunities within Jazz to join our training team, advance into management and more!

Personal Development and Opportunities

  • An extensive employee travel benefits program on the Air Canada network.
  • Access to an extensive list of vendors and suppliers, who provide a wide range of Jazz employee discounts, which contribute to supporting your health, life balance and financial goals.

Programs and Services

  • A defined contribution pension plan.
  • A comprehensive care plan including health, life, dental and disability benefits.
  • An Employee Share Ownership Plan that provides an opportunity to benefit financially from the growth and success of Jazz.

Our Air Canada connection

Jazz is Air Canada’s sole regional partner and an integral part of Air Canada’s strategy and North American market presence. Jazz is a proud Air Canada Express operator and provides service across North America.


  • Valid and Current Transport Canada Group 1 Instrument Rating.
  • Valid Transport Canada Commercial Pilots License.
  • Valid Transport Canada Multi Engine rating.
  • Valid Transport Canada Class 1 Medical.
  • Must have a completed IATRA written in past two years or ATPL exams written.
  • Must be able to obtain a Restricted Area Identity Card (RAIC).
  • Must hold a current passport at time of hire.
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • If you are a Permanent Resident, you must be able to obtain and maintain crew visa documentation required to operate aircraft within the USA.
  • Must have completed a High School diploma.
  • Candidates must meet Transport Canada English proficiency standard.
  • Hiring minimums will be 500 hours total.

We want to get to know you!

You can now start the recruitment process early and begin building your application today! Simply click “Apply Online” on this job posting and you will be on your way to a potential career with Jazz. Once you reach 500 hours of total flying time, we will review your application, follow your progression and be in touch.

Preference will be given to candidates with qualifications beyond the basic requirements:

  • Applicants who possess a Canadian ATPL.
  • Applicants with two crew multi-engine turbine experience.
  • Graduates from an Aviation College degree or diploma program.
  • Applicants with commercial or military flight experience.
  • Applicants with Flight Management System (FMS) and/or glass cockpit experience.
  • Internal Jazz referral.

Jazz recognizes that the best talent includes people of all backgrounds, abilities and points of view. To be a leader in our industry, Jazz celebrates diversity and values the uniqueness that each individual has to offer. We empower our people to foster an internal culture of inclusion, creating safe workspaces where everyone can be their authentic self. Meeting the needs of our diverse passengers is critical to our success and we recognize the importance of a workforce that is reflective of the communities we serve.


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