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Supervisor, Pilot Recruitment and Retention

Company Description

Porter Airlines has revolutionized short-haul flying with a warm and effortless approach to hospitality, restoring glamour and refinement to air travel. Porter is an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating®.

The airline currently offers flights to Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Fredericton, Saint John, Moncton, Halifax, St. John’s, Stephenville, N.L,  Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Timmins, Windsor, New York (Newark), Chicago (Midway), Boston and Washington (Dulles), and has seasonal flights to Mt. Tremblant, Que., Muskoka, Ont., and Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Job Details

FUNCTION: The Supervisor, Pilot Recruitment and Retention will work closely with and assist the Chief Pilot in supporting pilot recruitment and retention initiatives.




  • Actively lead and participate in Porter’s pilot recruitment and pilot retention initiatives

  • Manage Destination Porter, strategic flight college relationships, and any other pilot development initiatives

  • Coordinate pilot recruitment ambassadors, including pilot recruitment events and flight operations promotional events

  • Supervise Pilot Records Administrator and Flight Technical Librarian positions

  • Assist the flight operations management team in any assigned administrative duties or tasks

  • Manage sensitive information in a confidential manner, using discretion and judgement in administering and handling projects involving financial, competitive and other critical and sensitive information.

  • Actively participate in Porter’s Safety Management System (SMS) including, reporting hazards and incidents encountered in daily operations; understand, comply and promote the Company Safety Policy, or as assigned by the Operations Manager

  • Other duties and projects as approved by the Chief Pilot or Director, Flight Operations




  • 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.




  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to be flexible with working hours, including the ability to travel

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask

  • Strong Microsoft Office and Google Suite knowledge

  • Ability to manage a team, including Flight Operations and Pilot Recruitment Administrators

  • Ability to build and maintain solid business relationships with key pilot recruitment partners

  • Embodies and exhibits the Porter values in everyday work

  • Post-Secondary education is considered an asset

  • Aviation experience an asset 


LOCATION: Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport - YTZ

  • September 18, 2019
  • 94-15-87


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