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Chief flight Instructor

Brandon, MB, Canada

Job Type

Full Time, variable

The Brandon Flight Centre team is a small, close-knit group of community-focused aviation professionals who work together to advance general aviation in Westman. We offer an exceptional work culture with our pet-friendly office, casual work environment, and regular staff appreciation days, including cake on your birthday! We offer a great work-life balance, health & dental benefits, RRSP matching, and professional development opportunities.  


Brandon Flight Centre operates primarily as a professional flight school. We also serve the aviation industry by providing a full-service FBO and AMO to all air traffic to Brandon Municipal Airport. Owned by the Brandon Flying Club, we maintain a friendly atmosphere that remains true to our long history of leaders in the Manitoba Aviation community. 


We empower our team in independent work and collaborative problem-solving to serve future generations of aviation.  The candidate will possess an entrepreneurial mindset and will be responsible for working with management to ensure the safety of flight operations.


Duties & Responsibilities: 

·        Supervise the flight and ground instruction team, including providing continuous professional development and fostering a culture of continuous growth and professionalism. 

·        Maintain and implement an operational control system, including amendments to the Flight Training Operations Manual as required to ensure exceptional safety standards and consistency in instruction and evaluation. 

·        Effectively manage the continuous development of your students as assigned. 

·        Stay informed about regulatory and procedural changes in the flight training environment.

·        Disseminate airplane safety information, including accident, incident, and other safety occurrence reports to proactively manage flight safety.  

·        Maintain and update the syllabi and curriculum in accordance with Transport Canada flight instructor guide and training manuals for all programs provided by Brandon Flight Centre 

·        Liaise with Transport Canada, other regulatory bodies, and community organizations as required. 

·        Ensure all FTU documentation including all training records are in compliance with Transport Canada regulations. 

·        Oversee regular audits to proactively identify and rectify any areas of non-compliance. 


Candidate Requirements: 

·        Must be eligible to work in Canada. 

·        Must hold a valid Class 1 or 2 Flight Instructor rating. 

·        Must hold a valid class 5 driver’s license. 

·        English proficiency (ICAO 6). 

·        Must be willing to relocate to Brandon, MB or reliably commute. 


·        Salary:  $90,000-100,000

·        Bonus Structure based on total billed flight instructor hours monthly. 

·        Comprehensive Health Insurance. 

·        RRSP contributions. 

·        Career development opportunities.  




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