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Air Canada

Independent Contractor - Simulator/Ground School Instructor

Air Canada - Posted 2 months ago
$53k/year  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Airport Ground Staff salary records



no experience required
Company size
20k employees

Airport Ground Staff Job description

Air Canada is looking for Independent Contractors to facilitate training within our Flight Operations training department. 

Independent Contractors will provide one of the following services: 

  • Aircraft type ground school instructor,  
  • Aircraft type simulator instructor,
  • Classroom facilitator for other Flight Operations training courses.

Services may be provided in both Toronto and Vancouver. Some travel may be required.


  • Instruct Air Canada new hire pilots and existing line pilots in aircraft systems, performance, general subjects, and basic indoctrination.
  • Conduct task and line oriented training in Ground School, Full Flight Simulator and Integrated Procedures Trainer for Air Canada line pilots. 
  • Conduct training event(s) by adhering to the approved training curriculum and ensure pilots are trained to the highest standard.
  • Provide instruction and certify completion of modules within the flight training segment of the Air Canada Qualification and Continuing Qualification curricula.
  • Assist the Flight Ops and Training Department in researching, evaluating, and implementing new or revised training systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Master operation of various aircraft components and instruments, as well as techniques for controlling aircraft during normal and abnormal maneuvers.
  • Observe pilots’ actions during training modules to ensure assimilation of classroom instruction and to comply with CARs. 
  • Evaluate pilots’ progress using approved qualification standards and grading criteria. 


  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Professional demeanor that reflects positively upon Air Canada.
  • Knowledge of aircraft systems and operating procedures.
  • Proficient with MS PowerPoint, Excel and Word, with the ability to learn other programs.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Hold, or have held, Airline Transport Pilot license.
  • Ability to successfully complete Air Canada’s Initial Pilot Training Program and specific aircraft type training program.
  • Recent experience as a ground school instructor, flight instructor, line indoctrination Captain or check pilot would be an asset.
  • A university degree or aviation college diploma would be an asset.
  • Experience on a current fleet type operated by Air Canada would be an asset.

Conditions of Provision of Services: 

  • Independent Contractors must be able to provide services in Canada

Linquistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual independent contractors.

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