Come join the Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre, where aviation is our passion! We have grown since our beginning in 1932 from a flying club to now having partnerships with Conestoga College and the University of Waterloo to help students follow their dreams of becoming pilots. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

These are WWFC’s current opportunities. Thank you for your interest!

UAS Program Instructor/Developer

Reports to: UAS Business Manager
Department: UAS/RPAS Training
Location: Breslau with travel as required (10%)
Type of employment: Base salary plus hourly rate

Overview

The Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre (WWFC) is a dynamic flight training facility with more than 80 years of history, and one of the top manned aviation schools in Canada. WWFC has expanded within the last three years to offer unmanned pilot training, more commonly referred to as UAVs or Drones. This industry is in an area of significant growth and we are expanding to keep up with demand for quality education, training and understanding of regulations surrounding the use, both commercially and recreationally. If you have a love for all things aviation, we would love to hear from you.

Job Summary

This position reports directly to the UAS Business Manager and is responsible for assistance with expanding and developing new course curriculum, as well as course delivery.

Main Objectives
  1. Course materials
    • Enhance current course content and curriculum
    • Update course notes and presentations as required
    • Develop new delivery methods
  1. New offerings
    • Assist in the development of a Part 107 course
    • Ensure courses are evolving with new Canadian regulations
    • Develop specific application courses in partnership with SMEs
  1. Instruction
  • Teach all/parts of courses both scheduled and custom courses offsite
  • Assist in follow up with client/customer inquiries
  1. Communication
  • Support ongoing customer relations through Facebook groups and Instagram
  • Periodic regulation updates and newsletters
  • Participate in industry working groups and discussions
  1. Promotion
  • Brainstorm activities for UAV offerings (goal is to double enrolment & revenue this year)
  • Promote the UAS programs at events and tradeshows
  • Opportunities for speaking positions at industry events
Qualifications
  • Manned aircraft licence
  • Previous teaching experience, at least one year
  • Diploma/Degree in related field
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant
Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge and/or hands on experience with UAVs/Drones
  • Demonstrated excellence in communication skills (written and oral) including the ability to communicate in a clear, accurate, concise and professional manner
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, initiative and the ability to prioritize
  • PPT & other Microsoft Office competence
  • Drive/desire to grow the UAS activity within the objectives of the organizations strategic plan
  • Proven ability to work as a team and take direction with minimal supervision

Hours: Min 20 hours per week, including some evenings & weekends
Pay: Competitive compensation based on experience and qualifications

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to the attention of Sarah Spry, UAS Business Manager. Download job posting.

WWFC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.