13 November 2022

Sunwest Aviation | Captain

Calgary, AB, Canada

Sunwest Aviation Ltd. is the leading Western Canadian operator of jet and turboprop charter aircraft. Our fleet consists of a wide variety of jets, turboprops and piston aircraft. Based on fleet diversity, Sunwest is able to offer excellent opportunity for advancement. With over twenty-five years of safe operation, we have established a solid reputation in the aviation industry. Operating from a modern facility in Calgary, our aircraft are available for charter to thousands of destinations not served by scheduled airlines.

We currently have an opportunity available for a BE02 Captains. Reporting to the Chief Pilot, this position is responsible for performing the duties and responsibilities which include, but are not limited to, the following:


Sunwest Aviation Ltd. has an opportunity available for 2 - Captain BE02 within our Flight Operations department. Reporting to the Chief Pilot and/or Deputy Chief Pilot, this position is responsible for performing the duties and responsibilities as outlined on the specified aircraft and includes the following:

  • Perform the duties and responsibilities as required on the specified aircraft
  • Adhere to all safety regulations as per company requirements, Transport Canada, CARs, etc.
  • Other related duties as assigned by the Chief Pilot and/or Deputy Chief Pilot

The successful candidate should possess the following qualifications and competencies. In addition personality profiling will be required of all candidates granted an interview for this position.


  • Must hold a valid Airline Transport Pilot License, a valid Instrument and Type rating (if required) and hold a PPC and currency for an airplane in the aircraft grouping responsible for.
  • 2500 total time*
  • 2000 PIC*
  • 1500 Multi-engine*
  • 1000 Multi-PIC*
  • Excellent customer service abilities
  • Good decision making and problem-solving abilities
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Adhere to the safety accountabilities as per Sunwest’s Safety Management System manual.

*contrail aircraft - requires specific flight times

Sunwest offers a competitive, performance-based salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including dental, extended health, life insurance, AD&D, short-term & long-term disability, an Employee & Family Assistance Program, and Group RRSP plan matching. Offering a safe, diverse and innovative environment, Sunwest is respected for integrity and is committed to taking care of our customers, our employees, our partners and our community.

Sunwest Aviation is committed to employment equity and will consider the qualifications, education, knowledge and experience of all candidates. We encourage all candidates to apply and the most qualified candidate will be offered the position.