Second in command (first officer) (Montreal, Toronto)

  • Full-time
  • Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time
  • Job Category: Unionized

Company Description

Be part of the journey!

Our mission is to be the preferred airline of our customers and our team.

Open-mindedness, concern for others, intelligence at work and, above all, a healthy dose of fun enable us to achieve great things every day, such as becoming the first international tour operator to obtain Travelife certification for our commitment to sustainable tourism. We have also won the title of world's best leisure airline several times over. And that's just the beginning.

Want to join us? As soon as you're hired, you'll enjoy travel privileges to discover the world. You'll also have the opportunity to work in a modern, inspiring environment.

Job Description

The Second in Command will have to perform the specific responsibilities relating to operating the aircraft to which they are assigned (A321 or A330) ;

  • Assist in flight planning and other preparations for flight;
  • Carry out the duties assigned by the Captain;
  • Carry out other tasks as per Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).


Requirements :

  • Hold an updated certified logbook;
  • Hold a valid Transport Canada ATPL or Commercial Pilot License with either IATRA or SAMRA/SARON exams written.
  • Thorough knowledge of Canadian aviation regulations (CARs);
  • Hold a medical certificate of category class 1;
  • Hold Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident status;
  • No restrictions to travel in the United State or other countries served by Air Transat;
  • Hold an aviation college diploma , an asset.

All candidates with the necessary qualifications are invited to apply. However, please be aware that the selection process will prioritize interviews and selection based on each candidate's experience

Additional Information

Benefits of working at Air Transat:

Diverse destinations: Explore around sixty international destinations in over 25 countries in the Americas and Europe, as well as domestic and connecting flights in Canada.

Career opportunities: Take advantage of professional advancement opportunities and diversification of your tasks and roles within our dynamic company.

Work-life balance: Benefit from schedules that allow for a better balance between professional and personal life (example: possibility of a reduced-hour flight program, guaranteed minimum credits paid).

Fleet uniformity: Pilot our fleet entirely composed of Airbus, including the latest generation 321LR.

Well-being-focused corporate culture: Join a passionate and committed team that shares a common vision: to offer unforgettable and safe vacations to our clients while promoting well-being and a balance between professional and personal life for our employees.


Employment Equity

At Transat, we foster an environment where inclusiveness, respect and equity reign. We endeavour to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers as well as the communities to which we travel. We encourage women, members of visible minorities, ethnic minorities, aboriginal peoples as well as people with disabilities to submit their candidacy. Transat will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, please contact us in order to work together in meeting adequately your needs. 

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