Part Time Office Jobs in Vancouver BC, Located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), YVR is made up of a team of diverse people who are working collaboratively to Connect BC proudly to the World. Safety is at the core of everything we do; we’re innovative and fun, and we invest in our people.
With high engagement scores, an abundance of learning and development opportunities, and a holistic approach to wellness, we’re looking for someone to join our team. We have permanent, full-time, and part-time opportunities for Airside Safety Officers in the Airside Operations Department.
Reporting to the Manager, Airside Operations Delivery, and representing the Airport Authority and Airside Operations Department, the successful candidates will be responsible for all aspects of aircraft and vehicle operations in the airside environment. This key decision-making and results-driven role provide resolution to safety and operational issues coordinate airside activities and responds to airside emergencies.
Maintaining regulatory compliance and aviation standards by ensuring that airside inspections are conducted and documented appropriately and that the airport’s safety and security programs are carried out in accordance with established policies, procedures, and standards
Reporting and documenting any new hazards/incidents and resolving airside operational issues including undertaking situational analyses and risk assessments, coordinating the appropriate actions, and communicating and documenting the results
Responding to all airport emergency situations while mitigating operational impacts in order to maintain safe, secure, and efficient operations; this includes taking a lead role in the Incident Command System structure
Proactive inspections and stakeholder engagement to ensure the needs of the dynamic operation managed to ensure operational readiness and maximum operational efficiency
Responding to, or delegating response to, situations to mitigate potential safety, security, and operational issues prior to them becoming incidents
Ensuring plans for construction activity are being conducted as planned, and identifying and communicating any potential changes required to the project
Performing airside audits of ground handling companies to support the YVR Ground Handling Program
Key qualifications include:
At least two years of relevant aviation work and/or airport operations experience, supplemented by the completion of at least two years of post-secondary education; or an equivalent combination of training and experience
Strong understanding of situational awareness and safety culture in the Airside Environment
Exceptional critical thinking skills and confident decision-making skills in order to make decisions in a high-pressure, time-sensitive operational environment
Solid leadership and mentorship skills with the ability to provide direction and facilitate meetings
Proven organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks
Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills; this includes conflict resolution and active listening skills, and the ability to maintain diplomacy and integrity while representing the Vancouver Airport Authority
Strong understanding and execution of:
ICAO and TP312 Aerodrome Standards and Recommended Practices
YVR Emergency Management Plans, Airport Operations Manual (AOM), Security Management Plan, Safety Management System, and Wildlife Plan
Aircraft Operations – theory of flight, aircraft propulsion systems, and the aircraft identification
Canadian Aviation Regulations Part III Aerodromes
Must possess a valid BC Class 5 driver’s license and have the ability to obtain a “D” with free-range Airside Vehicle Operators Permit (AVOP)