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Searching for helicopter pilot jobs in BC? Or maybe helicopter AME jobs in BC?  Welcome to our job board! (we offer other job opportunities too!)

Yellowhead Helicopters Ltd. (YHL) is a family owned and operated British Columbia based firm, providing year-round helicopter charter services to many large companies and government agencies, since 1975.  Our fleet includes Bell 206B3, 206L4, 212HP BLR, and Airbus Astar AS350B2 and B3e.   And the latest additions – BK117s!  We have a talented and professional staff base and a positive work environment supporting learning and growth. 

Do you love the outdoors? We have a number of our remote bases in northern BC and Alberta offering stunning views and recreational activities right outside the hanger door.  While our flying focus is western Canada, some of our contracts sometimes take us across Canada during the spring/summer/fall months.

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Looking for a career in aviation? Join Us!

  • We are a family-run business, our managers are friendly & approachable;
  • Competitive pay, group RRSP/DPSP matching program; 
  • Comprehensive health benefits package with GroupHealth: extended health & dental; accident, illness, life & disability insurance; travel insurance; and Employee/Family Assistance Program with access to counselling services.
  • It’s not all fire-fighting & heli-skiing – there is a variety of service projects;
  • Challenging flying with a diversity of climate situations and clients;
  • Have you seen the photos of our well maintained, good looking aircraft?
  • Bring your camera – we’re based primarily in scenic northern BC & Alberta, so your off-time has no lack of outdoor opportunities. Pack your hiking boots, snowboard, mountain bike…

Yellowhead Helicopters Ltd. is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring that it fulfils all of its employment obligations, specifically those outlined under the Employment Equity Act.  Employment Equity encourages the establishment of working conditions that are free from barriers, seeks to correct conditions of disadvantage in employment, and promotes the principle that it requires special measures to accommodate for job applicants where under-representation exists and for those with disabilities.

We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of race, gender, disability or other identifying characteristic. Our varied team of employees consists of administration staff, dispatch ops support, stores personnel, ground crews, pilots and aircraft maintenance engineers (AMEs).

Below is a general overview of potential employment opportunities for helicopter pilots, AMEs and newly licensed AMEs. Those interested in submitting a resume can send them to:

Human Resources, HR@yhl.ca
Yellowhead Helicopters Ltd.
4275 Hangar Road,
Prince George, BC V2N 4M6

We thank all applicants, however only those selected for a job interview will be contacted.

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Interested in learning about careers and training for women in the aviation industry?

Check out our career resources page for women!

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