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POSITION VACANCY: Winnipeg FIR Chief InstructorAfter a wonderful tenure as Chief Instructor, Ethan Mason has decided to step back from the role to focus on controlling and helping other students. Thus, the Winnipeg FIR is looking for the next ZWG3!We are looking for a professional, enthusiastic and innovative individual to work on our team. Someone who's professional, while remaining calm under pressure. Reporting to the FIR Chief and Deputy Chief, as well as VATCAN's Executive Team, mainly VATCAN3 if applicable. The position will consist of coordinating training of the FIR's students, as well as developing training programs, and coming up with creative ideas to promote the Winnipeg FIR to potential students.POSITION: Winnipeg Chief InstructorREPORTS TO: Winnipeg FIR Chief, Deputy Chief & VATCAN Executive Team (if Applicable)RESPONSIBLE FOR: Leading the Winnipeg FIR's Instructing, as well as (but not limited to) the following:- Leading the FIR's Instructors and Mentors, as well as assisting FIR students when needed.- Implementing, modifying (if required) and overseeing all training of students, as well as monitoring exams when able.- Coordinating with other FIR Staff and VATCAN's Training Director (VATCAN3).- Maintaining consistent contact with students to ensure continued activity while in training.- Working with the FIR Staff to provide support when necessary.- Additional duties as assigned.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: The successful applicant should meet the following minimum standards:- Be a member of good standing in VATCAN for more than one year at the time of application.- Demonstrated ability to make and keep commitments.- A minimum of a Controller (C1) rating.- Real world credentials and training, mentoring or any work as a leader are considered an asset.- Be able to work effectively and build relationships within a volunteer organization.Please e-mail your application, along with a cover letter addressing how you meet the requirements, along with any background and skills that may apply, to n.power[at]vatcan.ca by 23:59z Saturday, March 20th, 2021 for consideration!
Inspired by the beautiful prairies, welcome to Winnipeg's first Saskatoon-themed event! We're inviting all pilots - GA, Jets, Helicopters, whatever you've got - to come visit CYXE on the 15th for a day of flying! Take a short hop to Regina (CYQR), cross the border to Winnipeg (CYWG) or just go for a short flight to see the sights - this event has something for everyone! The party all starts at 2100z, and we'll have the FIR staffed until 0000z. We can't wait to see you there!