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Training Scheduler, Line Indoctrination Planner - 12 Month Contract - 24554

Location: TORONTO, ON, Canada
Posting Start Date: Feb 18, 2020
Posting End Date: Feb 26, 2020


Job Description


Are you passionate about reaching new heights, teamwork and making a meaningful contribution? Do you picture yourself as a valued member of an industry-leading organization? If you answered yes to these questions, Air Canada is seeking enthusiastic individuals to join the diverse and vibrant team working together to lead the growth and expansion of Canada’s flag carrier.


Reporting to the Manager, Recruitment and Training Efficiencies, the Line Indoctrination (IOE) Planner is mainly responsible to build an efficient flying schedule for all qualifying and requalifying training under the provisions and requirements outlined in the pilot’s collective agreement.


  • Plan and schedule training flights for all pilots in training

  • Liaise with Fleet Efficiency Managers (FEM) and Preferential Bidding System (PBS) to ensure efficient scheduling

  • Notify pilots of their planned training flight schedule (line indoctrination) in a timely manner

  • Monitor flight movements and process any pairing changes or cancellations by re-assigning flying according to operational requirements

  • Track progress of candidates for completion of training flying and update relevant systems

  • Forecast upcoming training requirements and instructor availability

  • Liaise with Flight Operations’ management to maintain updated Training Captain information and discuss possible issues

  • Communicate with relevant departments on bidding eligibility for pilots in training

  • Timely communication on all subsequent month’s training requirements

  • Maintain proficiency and knowledge of all relevant policies, procedures, rules and regulations

Other related duties might include:


  • Process Hotel/Transportation and Deadhead bookings as required.

  • Send APIS messages

  • Coordinate distribution of schedules

  • Respond to queries from pilots


  • Post-secondary education

  • Formal training in Safety Management - must be completed within six months of appointment.  (provided by Air Canada)

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Bilingualism (English and French) is an asset

  • Great computer skills. Thorough working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications, especially Microsoft Excel

  • Solid commitment to the position

  • Strong focus on On Time Performance (OTP) requirements

  • Ability to work well under pressure and with minimal supervision

  • Must have excellent organizational and planning skills, proven ability to handle multiple priorities and work independently or in a team environment

  • Demonstrated ability to keep and monitor records effectively.

  • Excellent interpersonal, time management and problem solving skills; able to apply creative solutions that have a positive impact on results

  • Familiarity with Collective Agreements, Company Policies and/or Government Regulations

  • Strong focus on continuous improvement and achievement of objectives while maintaining positive and productive relationships both within and outside the work group

  • Previous scheduling experience a definite asset

  • Familiarity with Netline and FACTS an asset

  • Previous airline operational experience, an asset

Linguistic Requirements

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

At Air Canada, we want to fly higher when it comes to employment equity. We therefore encourage applications from Aboriginal peoples, women, members of a visible minority and persons with a disability.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.