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Chief Flight Instructor
Namao Flying Club Edmonton, AB

Chief Flight Instructor

Namao Flying Club
Edmonton, AB
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $30,000 to $60,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Namao Flying Club has been operating since 1972 training and providing safe and affordable flying for pilots in the Edmonton Metropolitan Area. We have over 900 active members and operate 6 aircraft including 3 Cessna 172Ms, 1 Cessna 172R, 1 American Champion Citabria and 1 Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche. Our hangar is located at Villeneuve Airport, 15 minutes north of Edmonton and the perfect location for training and recreational flying. Our Club offers a spacious hangar, onsite fueling within a lower air traffic environment.

We invite applications from qualified and experienced candidates to serve as the CFI for the Namao Flying Club. The Chief Flight Instructor (CFI) shall be an active Instructor and responsible for operational control.

The eligible candidate must have the following qualifications:

  • Class 1 or minimum Class 2 Flight Instructor

  • Thorough knowledge of Transport Canada Regulations

  • Working knowledge of Health and Safety requirements

  • Working knowledge of Safety Management Systems and Quality Assurance

  • Transport Canada Authorized Person Authority experience

  • Multi Engine and Instrument Ratings


CFI Shall be responsible for:

(a) the management of the overall pilot training program;

(b) the supervision of all flight and ground instructors of the flight training unit with along with PRM (Person responsible for Maintenance Experience) Position;

(c) the direct supervision of Class 4 flight instructors, including the designation of a Class 1 or Class 2 flight instructor to supervise a Class 4 flight instructor;

(d) approving of the appointment of ground instructors;

(e) the quality and content of ground school instruction and flight training provided by that flight training unit;

(f) the content and accuracy of Pilot Training Records, course reports, student pilot permits issued, license applications and any other documents which form part of the training process;

(g) ensuring that flight instruction is based on the contents of the appropriate flight instructor guide and flight training manual;

(h) ensuring that the daily flight record is used for operational control;

(i) ensuring that all appropriate publications including the Canadian Aviation Regulations, Aeronautical Information Publication Canada, Canada Flight Supplement, Water Aerodrome Supplement, Flight Instructor Guide and Flight Training Manual, and the applicable training manual on human factors are readily available to trainees and amended to date;

(j) maintaining a current copy of training publications, charts, maps and any other material required for the ground instruction and flight training of trainees;

(k) ensuring that all solo training flights are properly authorized by a flight instructor and acknowledged by the trainee;

(l) decisions with respect to flight safety during flying periods;

(m) confirming the continuing validity of staff licenses and ratings endorsed on a license.

(n) ensuring that all staff members are kept informed of any changes to the regulations and standards;

(o) disseminating, and acting upon airplane safety information, including accident, incident, and other occurrence reports;

(p) developing and implementing an operational control system in accordance with section 406.50 of the Canadian Aviation Regulations;

(q) where an integrated course is conducted, ensuring the development and implementation of a flight training operations manual in accordance with section 406.61 of the Canadian Aviation Regulations and a training manual in accordance with section 406.62 of the Canadian Aviation Regulations;

(r) liaison with Transport Canada on all matters concerning flight training operations;

(s) delegation, in writing, of duties to the assistant chief flight instructor; and

(t) developing and implementing a plan of action in accordance with paragraph 421.67(3)(b) of the Canadian Aviation Regulations.

Eligible candidates may apply with their resumes at the earliest. We thank all the candidates who apply. However, only qualified and eligible candidates will be contacted further.


Please email resumes to

Job Types: Full-time

Salary: According to experience

Work Location: In person



Namao Flying Club

Edmonton, AB


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