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First Officer - Dash 8 Q-Series

Low-Cost Airline Canada

De Havilland

Dash 8 Q-Series

Employment -  Permanent


Applicants must be able to show proof of right to work in Canada.

Job details


  • Low-Cost Airline

Canada | N. America
  • Fleet:


  • On Order:


    Aircraft on order

First Officer - Dash 8 Q-Series

  • Non-Rated

De Havilland

Dash 8 Q-Series

Employment - Permanent

Minimum requirements

Total time250 hours
PIC time100 hours
Type ratingNot required (Training Provided)
Flight time notes
  • WestJet Encore supports aPilot-in-Command Under Supervision (PICUS) program for First Officers who hold a CPL to accrue PICUS flight time and experience. First Officers may carry out 200 hours in Encore aircraft for a maximum credit of 100 hours PICUS towards ATPL requirements as detailed in CAR 421.11.
Preffered time
  • Preference will be given to candidates with qualifications beyond the basic requirements.
  • Multi-engine and multi-crew time preferred.
Lic. AuthorityTCCA
MedicalClass 1
ICAO English level4
Covid-19 vaccinationNot specified

Additional requirements

  • Completion of either the IATRA or the SAMRAand SARON (Exams must be valid)
  • Current valid passport
  • All required visas or travel documents allowing you to freely travel unrestricted
  • Restricted Area Identification Card (RAIC) obtained prior to the completion of Initial Ground School
  • Clear police background and criminal record check
  • Offers of employment are conditional on passing a pre-employment alcohol and drug screening test


  • Transport Canada Airline Transport Pilots License (ATPL) is preferred

Base location

  • Canada | N. America
  • YYC - Calgary

Job description

At WestJet Encore, our pilots create a memorable travel experience for our guests while working among one of Canadas most admired and respected corporate cultures. Our pilots provide safe and efficient air travel across an expansive network serviced by a fleet of Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprop aircraft. In addition, they are team-oriented providing leadership to our flight crews while being a brand ambassador of WestJets corporate values.

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Compensation & benefits

  • WestJet provides all WestJetters with a competitive total rewards package.
  • A fun and friendly culture with colleagues who work together to win
  • Travel privileges for you and your family, effective from your start date
  • Savings and Benefit programs that are flexible to meet your specific needs

Equal opportunity employer

WestJet is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Base location

  • Canada | N. America
  • YYC - Calgary

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