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Manager, Regional Operations (Air)

Reference number: TSB23J-011170-000261
Selection process number: 23-TSB-AIR-EA-052
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Dorval (Québec)
$129,866 to $152,489

For further information on the organization, please visit Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Closing date: 31 August 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

LINK: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/services/assessment-accommodation-page.html

Work environment

Looking for a new opportunity, work-life balance, benefits? Perhaps you wish to challenge yourself and work for a department that is committed to finding ways to continuously advance transportation safety in Canada.

Then look no further!

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is part of the core public service administration named in Schedule IV of the Financial Administration Act (FAA) and is also subject to the Public Service Employment Act (PSEA). This being said the TSB is an independent arm's length agency that reports to Parliament through the President of the King's Privy Council for Canada. The organization aspires to be a modern world-class organization that evolves and adapts as it strives to influence changes that advance transportation safety. The TSB has a strong and credible reputation in Canada and around the world.

The TSB is a small organization with approximately 220 employees and 5 Board Members, including the Chair. The organization operates in a decentralized manner in 10 locations across Canada. Employees work in a collegial and collaborative environment.

Intent of the process

The intent of this process is to staff one (1) indeterminate position in Dorval, Québec. A pool of qualified candidates will be created and may be used to staff similar positions across Canada with different linguistic profiles.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

A high school diploma or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.

Degree equivalency

Possession of a valid Canadian Airline Transport Pilot License - Aeroplane Category with valid Group 1 Instrument Rating, and possession of a valid Restricted Radio-Telephone Operator Certificate (endorsed Aeronautical);
Possession of a valid Canadian Commercial Pilot License - Helicopter Category with a valid Group IV Instrument Rating, and possession of a valid Restricted Radio-Telephone Operator Certificate (endorsed Aeronautical).

Minimum of 3500 hours flying experience on a variety of single and multi-engine aircraft.

Minimum of 2000 hours flying experience as pilot-in-command.

Minimum 1000 hours flying experience working with a Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) Part 700 series and/or CARs 604 series operator.

Experience in supervision of human resources.

Experience in preparing and reviewing comprehensive reports and recommendations.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)


Graduation with a degree from a recognized Canadian university with acceptable specialization in a discipline relevant to the position.
Experience in aviation accident investigation.
Experience in analyzing and interpreting aviation safety data.
Experience in developing and implementing risk assessment and mitigation strategies in aviation.
Experience in representing an organization in aviation-related forums and conferences.
Experience in working with regulatory bodies and maintaining compliance with aviation regulations.
Experience in aircraft maintenance.
Experience in project management.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Bilingual - Imperative (CCC/CCC)

Information on language requirements

Knowledge of the Transportation Safety Board mandate, structure, and activities.
Knowledge of the Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board Act and the Transportation Safety Board Regulations.
Knowledge of the Aeronautics Act, the Canadian Aviation Regulations, and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Annex 13.
Knowledge of current and emerging issues and trends related to civil aviation, aviation safety, and the aviation industry.

Ability to lead and manage a team to achieve success.
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Ability to effectively communicate orally.
Ability to effectively communicate in writing.

Create Vision and Strategy
Mobilize People
Uphold Integrity and Respect
Collaborate with Partners and Stakeholders
Promote Innovation and Guide Change
Achieve Results

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

Information on employment equity

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Meet the Occupational Health Assessment (Periodic III)
Possess a valid driver’s license in Canada
Agree to deploy to accident sites where there may be exposure to disagreeable and difficult working conditions and to extreme climatic conditions
Agree to respond and travel on short notice during and after normal working hours and on statutory holidays
Agree to travel within Canada and abroad, including travel by car, rail, ship and air
Willingness to be available on standby, on a rotational basis
Willingness to undergo TSB required training
Maintain your professional aviation currency

Other information

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is committed to achieve a representative workforce. Selection may be based on qualified candidates self-declaring as being a member of one or more of the following groups: Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, women and visible minorities.

The TSB was created as an independent agency due to the importance of impartiality in the conduct of investigations. It is fundamental to the achievement of the TSB’s mandate for employees to be free from real, apparent or potential conflicts of interest in the conduct of day to day operations. As such, and in accordance with the TSB Code of Values and Ethics, the successful candidate in this selection process cannot directly own an interest (shares or other) in a company involved in the air, marine, rail, or pipeline industry. Other personal activities relating to these industries may also represent a conflict of interest. Should you have concerns in regards to your candidacy and any real, apparent or potential conflicts of interest, you are strongly encouraged to raise them as early in the process as possible. For additional information on the TSB's Code of Values and Ethics, please visit the website a http://www.tsb.gc.ca/eng/index.asp

Reference checks may be sought.

An interview may be administered.

A test may be administered.

You must provide proof of your education credentials.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language(s) of their choice.


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

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