Licensed Dispatcher - Pacific Coastal Airlines

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Licensed Dispatcher - Pacific Coastal Airlines

#1 Post by pacificcoastal » Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:23 am

Pacific Coastal Airlines is looking for a permanent full-time Licensed Dispatcher. This position is based out of the Pacific Coastal Airlines head office in the South Terminal building at the Vancouver International Airport in Richmond.

Reporting to the Operations Control Manager 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 of the Company.


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


Education & Experience
A minimum of 2 years' experience as a Licensed Dispatcher in the aviation industry
21 years old, as per Canadian Aviation Regulations
Transport Canada Dispatch exams successfully completed (FDMET, FDOPS)
Transport Canada-issued Dispatch License
Experience working in Amelia Res
Knowledge of serviceability of airports, airways and navigational facilities
Previous staff management experience is an asset

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities
Excellent organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills
Strong computer skills (Web, Excel, Word, AmeliaRes, FliteStar)
Effective and efficient decision making, particularly when under pressure
Remain calm in challenging/uncomfortable situations
Familiar with all NOTAMS applicable to the operation
Able to apply applicable regulations (i.e. Canadian Aviation Regulations) and standards (i.e. Commercial Air Service Standards)
Knowledge of Pacific Coastal Company procedures is an asset

Interested applicants please complete your job application by clicking on

Pacific Coastal Airlines is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to a policy of non-discrimination in all of our employment practices. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability or any other identifying characteristic.
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