Pilots - Direct Entry Captains & First Officers Job in Halifax for PAL Airlines | Jobs.ca

Pilots - Direct Entry Captains & First Officers

July 27 2022
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence , Tourism, Passengers transportation
Categories Aerospace, Aviation, Airport, Pilots, Professional and Administration Positions
Halifax, NS
As one of the largest airlines in Atlantic Canada, PAL Airlines offers unique opportunities to fly in an array of locations from the most remote settings to the biggest cities in the country.

Chart your course! PAL Airlines is looking for Direct Entry Captains (DEC) and First Officers with a passion for safety and customer service to join our award-winning team.

About PAL Airlines

  • 27 destinations in Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, and Ontario
  • Charter destinations all over Canada and Eastern North America
  • Fleet of Beech 1900, Dash 8-100, Dash 8-300, Dash 8-Q400
  • Three (3) crew base locations: St. John’s, Halifax, and Montreal

Great benefits

At PAL Airlines, we know that compensation isn’t the only factor in choosing a company. That’s why we’re proud to offer a competitive package.

What PAL Airlines offers:

  • Competitive pay
  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Personal travel privileges with PAL and interline agreements with multiple airlines
  • Industry discounts

Our pilots also receive:

  • Per diems for your days worked
  • 12 guaranteed days off a month
  • 2 weeks vacation and paid statutory holidays PLUS 3 PAL days
  • Annual shoe allowance
  • Headset allowance
  • Jump seat agreements


  • Valid Transport Canada Commercial Pilots License
  • Valid Transport Canada Instrument Rating
  • Valid Transport Canada Multi Engine rating
  • Valid Transport Canada Class 1 Medical
  • Must have a completed IATRA written in past two years or ATPL exams written
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Restricted Area Identity Card (RAIC)
  • Must hold a current passport at time of hire
  • Must be able to travel without restrictions to the United States
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must have completed a high school diploma
  • Must meet Transport Canada English proficiency standard
  • Hiring minimums for First Officers will be 250 hours total
  • Hiring minimums for Direct Entry Captain is an ATPL

Preference will be given to candidates with qualifications beyond the basic requirements:

  • Applicants who possess a Canadian ATPL
  • Applicants with two crew multi-engine turbine experience

Let’s get to know you! Even if you don’t meet our minimum qualifications, you can start your application today!

PAL Airlines is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment that celebrates and encourages diversity, equity, and inclusion whereby individuals are recognized, supported, and respected. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you.

Apply now!