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Experienced Visual Flight Rules (VFR) Air Traffic Controller

Job Number: J1017-0610
Job Title: Experienced Visual Flight Rules (VFR) Air Traffic Controller
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
City, Province: Mississauga, Ontario
Job Category: Operations
Level: ATC--6
Salary: $103,157.00 - $151,255.00Annual


NAV CANADA is the private sector, non-share Capital Corporation that owns and operates Canada's civil air navigation service (ANS). NAV CANADA co-ordinates the safe and efficient movement of aircraft in Canadian domestic airspace and international airspace assigned to Canadian control. Through its coast to coast to coast operations, NAV CANADA provides air traffic control, flight information, weather briefings, aeronautical information, airport advisory services, and electronic aids to navigation. ANS facilities include seven area control centres and 41 control towers. The Company also operates 55 flight service stations and eight flight information centres. These facilities are supported by a network of over 1,000 ground-based aids to navigation located across the country.

We are currently seeking a Full Time Experienced VFR Air Traffic Controller for a position at Toronto Pearson Tower.

In control towers at the country's busiest airports, you'll find tower controllers hard at work providing taxi, takeoff and landing clearances. With a direct view of aircraft, runways and weather conditions, they direct and control aircraft to make sure every movement in these high-density locations occurs safely and efficiently.

Annual salary range: $103,157-$151,255 (equivalent hourly wage range:$58.15 to $85.26)
Once qualified in the Toronto Pearson Tower, you will be entitled to an annual ATC Premium level 1, which is an additional $39,764 annually

As a new employee of NAV CANADA you will be eligible for the many benefits provided, such as Extended Health Benefits, Dental Benefits, Sick or Disability Income Security Benefits (DISP), Long Term Disability, Basic Life Insurance, Business Travel Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance and Pension Plan.


Air Traffic Controllers perform some or all of the following duties:

• Control flow of air traffic within assigned airspace using radar monitors, radio and other
communication equipment and visual references
• Issue aircraft takeoff and landing instructions to pilots and relay meteorological, navigational
and other information to pilots in flight
• Maintain radio and telephone contact with adjacent control towers, terminal control units and
other area control centres, and co-ordinate movement of aircraft into adjoining areas
• Alert airport emergency services when aircraft are experiencing difficulties and report
missing aircraft to search and rescue services
• Direct activities of all moving aircraft and service vehicles on or near airport runways


• Completion of secondary school
• MUST hold a valid VFR Air Traffic Controllers license

Language Requirements


The successful candidate must meet the security requirement of the position and be legally able to work in Canada.

NAV CANADA is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily and clearly on the subject line of their application if they are a woman,an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

NAV CANADA is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the interview coordinator of accommodation measures you may require.

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.