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Flight Service Specialist

Flight Service Specialist

Edmonton, AB

We are now accepting applications for Spring 2020 for Flight Service Specialist training in Edmonton.  

A career in Air Traffic Control with NAV CANADA is anything but ordinary. We manage 18 million square kilometres of Canadian and oceanic airspace, and, with 40,000 customers and 3.3 million flights a year, we are one of the largest Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) in the world!

A career with NAV CANADA is both challenging and rewarding, and no two days on the job are the same. Our Flight Service Specialists provide timely and essential information to arriving and departing aircraft at their respective locations, including traffic advisories, weather information, flight guidance, and airport advisory services.

  • Flight Service Specialists (AAS) provide a wide range of essential information, from helping pilots select a runway to controlling the movement of vehicles on runways and taxiways. Our Flight Service Specialists are located in communities all across the country.
  • Flight Service Specialists (FIC) work in teams at Flight Information Centres that provide flight-planning services and deliver in-depth interpretive weather information and en-route flight information to aircraft operating in Canadian airspace. Our Flight Information Centres are located in Edmonton, Kamloops, Quebec, Winnipeg, Halifax, London, and Whitehorse.

Interested in becoming a Flight Service Specialist? We are looking for the best possible people to take on the responsibility of managing Canada’s airspace. Becoming a Flight Service Specialist does not require any prior experience or specialized training – all training is provided by NAV CANADA.

To apply, you must meet the following basic requirements:

  • be 18 years or older;
  • have a high school diploma, or equivalency; and
  • be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.

In addition, you must be willing to relocate, and must meet medical requirements, be prepared to undergo a security check, and drug testing, and be available for training in the next 18 months.

To make sure we’re hiring top-notch candidates, our hiring and training processes are rigorous and highly competitive.  We will evaluate candidates using different tests of the following qualities:

  • Sharp judgement
  • A clear voice and keen hearing
  • Strong motivation
  • Good memory
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities

Training and Salary

Flight Service Specialist (AAS) training will occur in Edmonton and includes two phases: initial training (classroom and simulator), and on-the-job training.

  • Training salary:
    • Phase 1: $30,000
    • Phase 2: $37,000
  • Average total duration of training: 8 to 11 months
  • Salary range for a certified Flight Service Specialist: $60,000 to $93,000

Flight Service Specialist (FIC) training will occur in Edmonton and includes two phases: classroom and pilot briefing course, and on-the-job training.

  • Training salary:
    • Phase 1: $30,000
    • Phase 2: $37,000
  • Average total duration of training: 9 to 11 months
  • Salary range for a certified Flight Service Specialist: $72,000 to $90,000

Take the first step and complete your online application today at

https://navcanada.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/NAV_Careers/job/National/Air-Traffic-Services---National---Services-de-la-Circulation-Arienne_ATSNTL

NAV CANADA is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily and clearly on the subject line of their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

NAV CANADA is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the interview coordinator of accommodation measures you may require.

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Visit http://www.navcanada.ca/en/ to learn more about NAV Canada.

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