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Experienced Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) Air Traffic Controller

Job Number: J1117-1151
Job Title: Experienced Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) Air Traffic Controller
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
City, Province: Edmonton, Alberta
Job Category: Operations
Level: ATC--6
Date Posted: December 4, 2017
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Salary: $103,157.00 - $151,255.00/Year


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.
NAV CANADA Headquarters are located in Ottawa, ON at 77 Metcalf Street, PO Box 3411 Stn D. 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 IFR Air Traffic Controller for a position within the Edmonton Area Control Centre (ACC). The Edmonton ACC has some of the most complex and busiest Specialties in the country. In the ACC you'll find IFR controllers directing and controlling aircraft to make sure every movement in these high-density locations occurs safely and efficiently.


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
Parallel Runway Arrivals and departures control, vector aircraft to final approach to the runway in use
Maintain radio and telephone contact with adjacent control towers, enroute controllers and other area control centres, and co-ordinate movement of aircraft into adjoining areas
Oversees entire entire specialty airspace operation, including coordination of runway changes, and spacing requirements within the region.
Coordinates sequencing of VFR aircraft onto final, routing of departing VFR aircraft, VFR- VFR separation, and separation from IFR aircraft in the vicinity of the specialty.


Completion of secondary school
Must hold a valid IFR Air Traffic Controllers license
IFR Controller experience

Salary Ranges:

Annual salary range: $103,157 to $151,255 (equivalent hourly wage range: $58.15- $85.26)
Once qualified in the Specialty, you will be entitled to an annual ATC Premium level 3, which is an additional $24,424.00 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.

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.