SkyLink Express is a Canadian CAR703 Cargo operator with a 27-year history of operations in Canada and the US. Joining SkyLink Express means becoming part of Canada’s leading team of regional air cargo professionals with market competitive compensation/benefits provided in an enjoyable and SMS-driven working environment.
We are hiring
Full-Time Permanent Cessna 208 Captains
for our base in YVR. Apply today to join our team!
About the Role:
Reporting to the Chief Pilot, our C208 Captain is responsible for the operation and safety of the aircraft and for the safety of all persons on board during flight. Main responsibilities include but not limited to:
Perform Pre- and Post-flight inspections of fuel, equipment, and navigational systems; calculate airplane weight & balance.
Prepare Operational Flight Plan, and/or Flight Plan/Flight Itinerary as applicable.
Operate the aircraft safely and maintain a good degree of professionalism.
Monitor weather conditions and communicate with air traffic control during flights.
Liaise with other company personnel throughout operations.
Keep up to date with aircraft advancements and equipment.
Responsible to ensure crew members perform the required duties in a proper manner during flight.
Assisting with cargo load transfers.
The Ideal Candidate Has:
Canadian Airline Transport Pilot Licence
1000 hours total time preferred
Experience with Cessna 208 or similar type is considered an asset
Must be legally entitled to live / work in Canada
Require English language proficiency
Must maintain a Canadian Category 1 medical
Must maintain a Security Clearance
Must maintain a valid Passport allowing travel to Canada and USA
Must maintain US C1/D Crewmember Visa (only required for non-Canadian/non-American passport holders)
Must maintain a Group 1 Instrument Rating
Must be able to lift 50 lbs unassisted
In accordance with the Collective Agreement
Flight Crew Hired With A Valid Pilot Competency Check (PCC) On Type:
Begin employment at full salary plus per diems, benefits and allowances
Flight Crew Accepting Training / Upgrades:
Are provided all necessary training at NO personal cost
SkyLink Express believes in a safe and enjoyable workplace.
Safety is first and foremost with a strong, active SMS culture fostered and maintained throughout our entire team and with our courier clients
Management team open door/email policy means real-time accessibility for team questions/feedback
Flexible schedules, as operations permit, to accommodate personal scenarios
Monthly Crew schedules have assigned SDOs (scheduled days off), reserve days and most federal holidays off
Regional courier flights have few weekend assignments, ops within the same time zones, and all are daily home base return routes
Crew cars provided at most layover stations
Free parking at our bases/offices
Comprehensive benefits including healthcare, dental and life insurance
Annual paid vacation
All other benefits in accordance with union agreement
Please submit your resumé and cover letter by E-mail.