Fire Detection Pilot – 2020 Fire Season

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Fire Detection Pilot – 2020 Fire Season

Post by MAG AEROSPACE » Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:17 pm

Position Title: Fire Detection Pilot – 2020 Fire Season
Employment Type: Full Time, Seasonal Contract
Location: Ontario & Saskatchewan
Reports To: Chief Pilot

Role of a Fire Detection Pilot:
C337 Pilots are hired and trained in April each year and support our Fire and Imagery contracts from May to September. C337 Pilots act as Pilot-In-Command of the C337 Skymaster and are normally supported by the help of an Aerial Observer or Sensor Technician.

As a C337 Fire Detection Pilot, you will conduct VFR patrols in search of lightning and human-caused wildfires across Northern Ontario or Saskatchewan. Aerial fire detection plays a critical role in the government’s wildfire management strategy to help ensure wildfires are found early when they are still small enough to be controlled.

Your Qualifications:
• Transport Canada Commercial Pilot Licence and Multi-Engine Rating
• Class 1 Medical
• Valid Group 1 Instrument Rating
• 750+ Hours Total Time*
• 100 Hours Multi-PIC
*ATPL exams required for pilots applying with less than 1,000 hours total time

Why join MAG Aerospace Canada?
• Paid accommodation
• Retention bonus at end of contract
• Per diems paid when off base
• No training bond
• 100-300 hours of Multi-PIC in four months
• Fixed salary, not affected by periods of low activity
• Group benefits and RRSP starting in 2nd season with company

About MAG Aerospace Canada (Formerly Discovery Air Fire Services):
MAG has been active in the Canadian aviation industry since it was founded in 1950 and is a premier supplier of special-mission aircraft. Our company focuses on niche markets within Wildfire Management, Air Charter, Training, and Airborne Imagery. We are a key supplier of Aerial Fire Detection and Airspace Management (Birddog) Services in Ontario, Saskatchewan and Quebec. In addition, MAG has been providing specialty Court Air Charter services in Northern Ontario for over 30 years. MAG Aerospace is a global leader in manned and unmanned airborne imagery and surveillance operating on 5 continents and 20 countries worldwide. At MAG, we look for individuals who thrive in a high-performance environment where challenges are the norm and success is expected.

How to Apply:
Please send your cover letter along with your resume to
MAG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.
This position requires access to sensitive Law Enforcement information.
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