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Job Details

Aerial Crop Duster

Employer

Kinniburgh Spray Service Ltd.

Date Posted

April 28, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Taber, AB
  • Earnings $95.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date May 27, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Kinniburgh Spray Service Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • or equivalent experience

Flight Engineer Specific Skills

  • Monitor operation of engine and aircraft systems during flight
  • Make in-flight repairs, such as replacing fuses and adjusting instruments, and follow emergency procedures to compensate for equipment malfunction or failure
  • Perform post-flight inspections, record equipment malfunctions and corrective actions taken during flight and report required repairs to ground maintenance personnel

Flight Instructor Ratings

  • General flight
  • Airplane

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Visual Flight Rating
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Commercial Pilot Licence - fixed wing

Experience

5 years or more

Type of Flying

  • Forest firefighting
  • Crop dusting and spraying

Pilot Specific Skills

  • Fly fixed wing aircrafts or helicopters
  • Conduct pre-flight inspection of aircraft and check passenger and cargo distribution to ensure that weight and balance specifications are met
  • Co-ordinate flight activities with ground crews and air-traffic control, inform crew members of flight and test procedures and direct activities of aircraft crew during flights
  • Contact control towers for takeoff clearances, arrival instructions and other information
  • Conduct in-flight tests and monitor functioning of aircraft equipment and systems during flights
  • Maintain communications with flight dispatchers and weather forecasters and respond to and report in-flight emergencies and malfunctions
  • Prepare flight evaluation reports

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Medical exam
  • Criminal record check

Work Site Environment

  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Noisy
  • Non-smoking

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • 20/20 vision
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sound discrimination
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

May 27, 2022

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Aerial Crop Duster is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Pilots
OBJECTIVE

Interest in driving - operating fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters to provide services such as search-and-rescue operations, aerial surveying and spraying and crop dusting

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing information to test new aircraft to evaluate performance

DIRECTIVE

Interest in speaking with crews to direct their activities during flights as captain or co-pilot and in performing captain's duties as first officer, if required; in training other pilots on new equipment, and in preparing them for examinations to validate and upgrade existing licences

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

Flight Engineers (Second Offices)
OBJECTIVE

Interest in driving - operating aircraft and helicopters in support of pilots and first officers

METHODICAL

Interest in assisting captains and first officers when acting as second officer during flights

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing information to monitor the functioning of aircraft electrical, hydraulic, pressurization, heating and air conditioning systems

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Interest Codes

Flying Instructors
OBJECTIVE

Interest in driving - operating aircraft; and in flying scheduled flights when required

METHODICAL

Interest in analyzing information when accompanying pilots on flights to note compliance with, and infringements of, flying regulations and to prepare reports on findings

DIRECTIVE

Interest in instructing pilots in flying regulations and navigation and in training licensed pilots for additional certification

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

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