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Full-time seasonal helicopter pilot jobs in BC.  Our fleet consists of Bell 206s, 212s, AStar AS350s & BK117s. Fly wildfire suppression across western Canada, drill moves & mineral exploration crews in the BC Golden Triangle, heli-skiing & avalanche bombing in the spectacular mountains, SAR support and so much more!

If you are interested in applying, and are located outside of Canada, be sure to review our employment requirements at the end of this posting.

  • Start date: as soon as possible
  • Benefits: Health benefits, Financial benefits, Long term benefits
  • Overtime, On Call, Flexible Hours
  • Various locations, on the road job
  • Seasonal employment, full time





  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate


3 years to less than 5 years

On the road job

Work locations may vary. Frequent or constant travel is required from the employee.

Work site environment

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

Work setting



  • Fly fixed wing aircrafts or helicopters
  • Test new aircraft to evaluate performance
  • 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
  • Conduct in-flight tests and monitor functioning of aircraft equipment and systems during flights
  • Conduct pre-flight inspection of aircraft and check passenger and cargo distribution to ensure that weight and balance specifications are met
  • Contact control towers for takeoff clearances, arrival instructions and other information
  • Maintain communications with flight dispatchers and weather forecasters and respond to and report in-flight emergencies and malfunctions
  • Prepare flight evaluation reports


Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses

  • Commercial Pilot Licence – rotors

Additional information

Transportation/travel information

  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Willing to travel for extended periods

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Personal suitability

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


Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits
  • Other benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Commission

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent or a temporary resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

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Yellowhead Helicopters Ltd. is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to ensuring that it fulfills 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 job applicants where under-representation exists and for those with disabilities.

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