Porter Airlines


Thunder Bay, ON

Reporting to the Manager, In-Flight Services, the YQT Purser, In-flight Services is responsible for ensuring the safety of passengers and flight attendants on board the aircraft.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible to the Captain for duties pertaining to passenger safety and comfort as well as Supervision of Flight Attendants
  • Responsible for control of the onboard service
  • Responsible to monitor the performance of Flight Attendants
  • Responsible to ensure Flight Attendant proficiency in their safety knowledge and that the highest standards of service are met on every flight
  • Responsible to achieve a good comfortable working environment for the crew and a pleasant traveling experience for the passengers
  • Responsible for In-Flight documentation pertinent to the flight 
  • Obtain necessary flight details and to relay this information to the flight attendant
  • Carry out duties assigned by the Captain in matters concerning passenger safety and passenger relations
  • Assume responsibility of the flight attendant while on assignments away from home base
  • Responsible for the adherence of Porters Brand and Service Standards
  • Mentor, coach and motivate Cabin Crew to ensure the highest standards of safety and the consistent delivery of premium service onboard
  • Actively participate in Porter’s Safety Management System (SMS) including, reporting hazards and incidents encountered in daily operations Any other duties assigned by Manager, In-Flight Services

Behavioural Competencies

  • 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.


  • A minimum of one (1) to two (2) years of experience as a flight attendant is required
  • Three (3) to four (4) years of experience working with the public in a customer service role is required
  • Previous work experience as an In-Charge Flight Attendant is considered an asset
  • Proven leadership skills from prior work experience
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent process analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate a safety-first mindset, 
  • Must successfully pass Initial Flight Attendant Training and maintain qualifications in order to operate as a Purser
  • Must demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills with the ability to proactively follow-up where needed and provide constructive feedback
  • Must have excellent safety and customer service knowledge
  • Must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team 

Company Description

Since 2006, Porter Airlines has been elevating the experience of economy air travel for every passenger, providing genuine hospitality with style, care and charm. Porter’s fleet of Embraer E195-E2 and De Havilland Dash 8-400 aircraft serves a North American network from Eastern Canada. Headquartered in Toronto, Porter is an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating®. Visit www.flyporter.com or follow @porterairlines on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.