Aviation Security and Safety Coordinator (1) - #110950


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Contract type: Full time
Aviation Security and Safety Coordinator


Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry


Provincial Services Division / Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services


Sault Ste Marie

Language of Position(s):


Job Term:

1 Permanent

Job Code:

5A008 - ProgPlanEval05


$70,820.00 - $102,046.00 Per Year

Job ID:


Do you have extensive aviation safety knowledge? Are you interested in providing forest fire management services for the province? If so, consider this challenging opportunity with the Ministry of Natural Resources' aviation services. As Aviation Security and Safety Coordinator, you will develop, coordinate and implement federal security and safety regulations as well as provincial safety programs within aviation services.OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:
We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?
In this role, you will:
• Develop strategies and policies to promote an aviation safety philosophy within the Aviation operations
• Provide staff training to ensure safety standards are maintained
• Coordinate and oversee the transportation of dangerous goods by air
• Identify and analyze workplace health, safety or security risks
• Investigate aircraft maintenance-related incidents and provide reports identifying root cause and recommended corrective actions
• Participate in committees and working groups including investigation teams
• Work independently with minimal direct supervision and act in accordance with policies, procedures and guidelines to make time-sensitive decisions

Note: This position is located at 475 Airport Road in Sault Ste Marie, however it also requires the ability to travel to locations in Ontario not accessible by public transit.

How do I qualify?
Technical Knowledge and Skills:
• You have knowledge of safety management systems, hazard risk assessments, incident/hazard reporting, investigation systems, auditing practices and transportation of dangerous goods requirements.
• You have knowledge of and experience with the development and application of emergency response plans.
• You are able to interpret and apply regulations and acts such as Federal Aeronautics Act, Canadian Air regulations (CARS), Transportation of Dangerous Goods regulations (TDGR), and Occupational Health and Safety Act.
• You are able to apply mandatory standards and requirements for commercial and private air carriers.
• You have knowledge of flight and aircraft maintenance procedures and requirements.
• You have extensive experience in aviation safety and proven ability to integrate aviation requirements and safety practices into one seamless program.Analytical and Evaluative Skills:
• You have proven evaluative skills to investigate the root causes of aviation accidents/incidents, identify safety hazards, and conduct and identify safety trends through analysis.
• You can develop effective recommendations and corrective action plans/strategies in response to safety occurrences.
• You are able to conduct workplace risk assessments.
• You can solve complex user needs and identify safety deficiencies.
• You have proven evaluative skills to recommend and implement organizational safety targets and measures.Communication and Interpersonal Skills:
• You have excellent verbal communication skills to consult, liaise and deal tactfully with the media, commercial air operators, provincial agencies and federal government agencies.
• You have effective interpersonal skills to consult with management, lead seminars and facilitate/conduct training sessions to employees.
• You are able to conduct, prepare and present reports resulting from internal organizational reviews or quality assurance audits of the safety program.Negotiation, Problem-Solving and Consultative Skills:
• You have demonstrated ability to provide advice and feedback to commercial air operators and make recommendations for improvements.
• You have strong negotiation and consultation skills to deal effectively with aviation personnel, commercial air operators, Transport Canada officials, stakeholders and Ministry partners.
Additional Information:


  • 1 English Permanent, 475 Airport Rd, Sault Ste Marie, North Region

Compensation Group:

Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario


Lands and Resources

Posted on:

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

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  • N-NR-211591/24
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  3. Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us.
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  6. If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please Contact Us to provide your contact information. Recruitment services team will contact you within 48 hours.

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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, April 17, 2024 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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