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Rotary Wing Pilot (LES-PT-01)

Reference number: RCM23J-018057-000076
Selection process number: 1-23-10-228
Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Air Services - Special Constable Members
Various locations
$108,806 to $123,892

For further information on the organization, please visit Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Closing date: 29 December 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.

Assessment accommodation

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

*** RCMP pilots with Air Services are part of the Law Enforcement Support Group, Pilot sub-group (LES-PT). Under this group, aspiring pilots will be required to hold peace officer status and successfully complete the Air Services Special Constable Member Training in order to meet the position requirements. Training will consist of approximately 9 weeks, to be conducted at Depot Division in Regina, Saskatchewan or another approved facility yet to be confirmed. Training costs will be the responsibility of the RCMP. Successful completion of this training is one of the job requirements. Should a candidate be unsuccessful, their employment will be terminated in accordance with Sec.9.4 .(1) of the RCMP Act. Successful applicants will be sworn peace officers, required to carry a firearm and be subject to use of force policies in the performance of their duties. ***

The client organization will accept applications submitted on-line only. All job applications must be submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System (PSRS). Following are some of the benefits associated with applying on-line:

Applicants can create a profile and a resume that can be used when applying for other processes without having to recreate a new application each time.

Applicants can modify their application/resume at any time BEFORE the closing date indicated on the job advertisement.

For some jobs, applicants will find important information, namely the job questionnaire and a complete statement of merit criteria that are only available when applying on-line.

To submit an application on-line, please click on the button ``Apply online`` below.

Persons who cannot apply online or persons with disabilities preventing them from applying online are asked to inform the contact persons responsible for this process prior to the closing date. You may also review jobs open to the public through INFOTEL at 1-800-645-5605. The INFOTEL number for persons using a TTY/TDD is 1-800-532-9397.


The employee is responsible for:
• providing support for a variety of airborne law enforcement operational activities, such as, but not limited to; flying aircraft for reconnaissance/ surveillance, integrated cross-border law enforcement operations, tracking criminals, rescuing and evacuating injured persons;

• assisting with prisoner and deportation escorts, detention of prisoners before or after flights, and transportation of operational members, exhibits and other hazardous materials in accordance with the Transport Canada issued Equivalency Certificate; and

• provide relief duties at other air bases and participate in major events.

Intent of the process

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

Contact information for 3 references.

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

A secondary school diploma

Degree equivalency

Licenses/Certifications for a Rotary Wing Pilot:
• Rotary wing pilots must possess: A valid Canadian ATPL or CPL.
• An unrestricted Category I Transport Canada medical validation certificate.

You must have a minimum of 3000 hours of Pilot-in-Command flight time
Note: Only selected candidates must provide a photocopy of the last three pages of their pilot's logbook

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

a) Certified on H120, H125 or H145
b) Helicopter Night flying - more than 50 hours
c) Night Vision Goggles qualification
d) Previously qualified to conduct Class D Operations such as Hoisting and Human External Cargo (HEC).
e) Recent flight experience - within the previous five-year period
f) Valid Helicopter Night Rating
g) Valid group 4 Instrument Flight Rating

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

Various language requirements

Information on language requirements

Conditions of employment

Top Secret security clearance - RCMP Top Secret security clearance - This factor is not used at the pre-selection stage. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is responsible for the security clearance process.

All applicants for positions within the Royal Canadian Mounted Police will be subject to a thorough security clearance process which includes an interview wherein questions may include (but not limited to), reference checks, previous employment, on-line activities, credit checks, alcohol and/or drug use.

RCMP medical requirement:
This factor is not used at the pre-selection stage. In addition to an unrestricted Category I Transport Canada medical validation certificate, the candidate must meet the minimal health standards as assessed by RCMP Health Services. This includes a full medical assessment, laboratory test(s), psychological examinations, vision, colour vision and hearing standards (color perception and visual and hearing acuity standards).

These factors will be used when the candidate is successful in the recruiting process. Aspiring pilots will be required to successfully complete the standard training, as listed below, in order to meet the position requirements:
• Must successfully complete the Air Services Special Constable Member Training.
• Must successfully complete the line indoctrination as indicated in the Air Services Rotary Wing Operations Manual (RWOM).
• Must successfully complete the Air Services Safety Management Training.
• Must successfully complete any additional required and/or recurrent training and qualifications as indicated in the Air Services RWOM, the Canadian Aviation Regulations and RCMP policy.

You must be willing and able to
a) relocate anywhere in Canada,
b) spend long hours in travel status (relief duties, training, overnights for regular flights etc), and
c) as Pilot in Command, accept all responsibility for decisions respecting the safety of aircraft and passengers in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

Reference checks will be sought.

Candidates must meet all essential qualifications to be appointed to a position. This will be determined through the use of various evaluation tools.

Candidates may be required to meet the asset qualifications or the organizational needs, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed.

You must provide proof of education credentials. If you obtained your degree outside Canada, it is your responsibility to demonstrate its equivalence, please take a look at the following link for more information: https://www.cicic.ca

Separate instructions will be sent only to those who make it to the interview stage.

Indeterminate employees at the same group and level, or equivalent may be considered for deployment, assignment/secondment prior to the assessment of other applicants.

Our means of communication with applicants is via e-mail. Please ensure to include a functional e-mail address, which will accept messages from unknown users (some e-mail systems block these types of e-mails). It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.

NOTE: Please note that this is not a Public Service position; it is a Special Constable Member position within the RCMP. These positions are governed under the RCMP Act

The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.


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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