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Careers at Southport Aerospace


Airport Operations Specialist (AOS)

Southport is looking to grow its dedicated team with the addition of a full-time Airport Operations Specialist (AOS), reporting to the Director, Operations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with federal agencies and airfield users for regulatory inspection requirements
  • Conduct Quality Assurance (QA) audits of all airport certification requirements
  • Administer the airport’s Safety Management System, security and environmental plans
  • Coordinate with engineer consultants for all airfield infrastructure and equipment projects
  • Coordinate itinerant aircraft services (towing, storage, anti-icing)
  • Conduct staff training for itinerant aircraft services and airfield vehicle access

Job Requirements:

  • 3 or more years’ experience in Aviation Operations, Management or Safety
  • 1 year or more experience in QA Auditing
  • 1 year or more experience in infrastructure or equipment project management
  • Operational knowledge of airfield maintenance best practices and environmental regulations
  • Equivalencies may be considered for the above requirements or years of experience
  • Hold a valid Manitoba Class 5 driver’s licence
  • Possess exceptional interpersonal and teamwork skills, strong customer service ethics, personal accountability and sound judgement, effective problem solving skills and high proficiency with MS Office software programs
  • Capable of managing multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Able to work in Canada on a permanent basis
  • Proof of a clear criminal record check
  • Able to obtain an Industry Canada (IC) Enhanced Reliability Security Clearance
  • Able to obtain an IC Radio Operator Certificate-Aviation
  • Able to obtain a Southport Airside Vehicle Operator Permit qualification

Join the Southport Team – as an employee of Southport, you will receive the following:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Extensive benefits package including Extended Health, Vision, and Dental coverage, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, and Employee Assistance Program support
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan Contribution Matching Program
  • Vacation, Wellness, and Medical Days
  • Complimentary Gym Membership

This job posting will remain open until filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted..