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Chief Pilot, Embraer E195-E2

Company Description

Porter Airlines is committed to delivering its signature ‘flying refined’ experience to customers across North America. Effortless travel and genuine hospitality are offered in style and comfort while restoring glamour and refinement to air travel. 


Porter is proud to be an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating®.


Visit www.flyporter.com or follow @porterairlines on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Details of growth plans to provide North America-wide service are available at flyporter.com.

Job Details

FUNCTION: The Chief Pilot, Embraer E195-E2 will work closely with the Director, Flight Operations in developing and maintaining Porter’s standard operating procedures. The Chief Pilot will oversee the safety and wellbeing of the pilot group while reinforcing Porter’s values.


  • Support the Director, Flight Operations in managing daily flight operations 

  • Developing and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)

  • Evaluation and appointing Check Pilots

  • Issuing directives and notices to Pilots as required

  • Developing and/or implementing all required approved training programs for Porter Airlines Inc.

  • Ensuring the required technical information produced by manufacturers and other sources is made available to flight crews

  • Responsible for the operational suitability and requirements of all aerodromes and routes served by Porter Airlines Inc.

  • The actioning and distribution of accident, incident, and other occurrence reports

  • The issuing of Dangerous Goods (DG) Certificates of training and the maintenance of records of DG training for Pilots

  • The processing and actioning of any Pilot reports

  • The maintenance of high standards of Pilot proficiency

  • The supervision of Approved Check Pilots and all line Pilots

  • Actively participate in Porter’s Safety Management System


  • Concern for Safety: Identifying hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and taking appropriate action to maintain a safe environment for self and others.

  • Teamwork: Working collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals.

  • Passenger/Customer Service: Providing service excellence to internal and/or external customers (passengers).

  • Initiative: Dealing with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise.

  • Results Focus: Focusing efforts on achieving high quality results consistent with the organization’s standards.

  • Fostering Communication: Listening and communicating openly, honestly, and respectfully with different audiences, promoting dialogue and building consensus.

  • Exemplifying Integrity: Treating others fairly, honestly, and respectfully, furthering the integrity of the organization and its relationships of trust with team members and the broader community.

  • Inspiring Others: Energizing and inspiring others to strive for excellence and commit to common goals and purposes, creating a sense of self-efficacy, resilience, and persistence in followers.

  • People Leadership: Assuming a leadership role in helping others achieve excellent results.

  • Leading Change: Recognizing the need for change, being open to new ideas and methods, and championing transformational change within the organization and beyond.


  • Active Pilot or ability to become an active Pilot at Porter Airlines with a thorough understanding of Porter policies and procedures

  • Active ACP qualification, or ability to become an ACP in the future

  • Thorough understanding of the ACP Check Manual

  • Ability to pass a Transport Canada vetting process as per the requirements of CASS 725.07(2)(b)

  • Thorough understanding of the Canadian Aviation Regulations, Standards and other Transport Canada publications

  • Embodies and exhibits the Porter values in everyday work

  • Post-Secondary education is considered an asset

  • Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination

LOCATION: Toronto (Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport - YTZ) or as determined by the company

  • March 7, 2022
  • 87-51-95


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