First officer – air transport

Buffalo Airways based in Yellowknife, NT is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of first officer – air transport. Buffalo Airways Buffalo Airways has been operating legendary aircraft with outstanding customer service. We can respond nationally and internationally to any needs, whether it is a large cargo shipment, a requirement for fire suppression, or need an Air Charter. The candidates who will get selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Buffalo Airways
Position: First officer – air transport
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $36,000 annually 35 to 40 hours per week
Employment Type: Full time, Permanent employment
Location: Yellowknife, NT
Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Shift, Overtime, Flexible Hours, Early Morning, Morning
Transportation information: The candidates should have own transport, valid driver’s license and should be willing to travel
Work setting: Relocation costs not covered by employer, Willing to relocate


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates need standard educational qualifications such as a trade certificate or or equivalent experience
Experience: Candidates don’t need experience although having experience is an asset
Credentials: Commercial Pilot License – fixed wing, Private Pilot License, Flight instrument rating, Restricted Radiotelephone Operator License, Visual Flight Rating, Multi-instrument Flight Rating
Security and safety: The candidates should have clear criminal records, airport security clearance and medical exam

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should be able to work in/at commercial aviation, outdoors, at heights, confined spaces, and noisy area
  • The candidates should be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, be physically demanding, and a repetitive tasker
  • The candidates should be able to work in tight deadlines with attention to detail
  • The candidates should be able to sit, stand, walk for extended periods
  • The candidates should be able to handle Hand-eye co-ordination, and be able to distinguish between colours
  • The candidates should be able to handle heavy loads
  • The candidates should be able to do manual dexterity
  • The candidates should have 20/20 vision

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should be client focus, accurate, flexible, organized, and reliable, judgmental, and initiative
  • The candidates should have excellent oral communication, excellent written communication, efficient interpersonal skills, and be able to work as a team player


  • The candidates should be able to fly fixed wing aircrafts or helicopters
  • The candidates should be able to conduct pre-flight inspection of aircraft and check passenger and cargo distribution to ensure that weight and balance specifications are met
  • The candidates should be able to contact control towers for takeoff clearances, arrival instructions and other information
  • The candidates should be able to maintain communications with flight dispatchers and weather forecasters and respond to and report in-flight emergencies and malfunctions


The candidates will get dental plan, health care plan, vision care benefits, and mileage paid

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply (along with your resume) through below mentioned details.

By Email:

Be prepared for the screening questions. Include answer the following questions while applying:

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?




We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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