West Jet

Instructor, Inflight Training

City: Calgary, AB (YYC)  

Posting Open Date: 03/27/2024  

Posting Close Date: 04/10/2024    (Please note the posting will close at 9:59pm MST)

Why WestJet:

 Every WestJet journey has the potential to enrich lives; a career with us is no exception. 

WestJet arrived on the Canadian airline scene in 1996 and changed the industry for the better. We made air travel more affordable for Canadians and now we're going global. 


Join us and love where you’re going.

 WestJet Inflight Training Delivery is looking for motivated, dynamic, and passionate individuals to join the Cabin Crew Training team as a full time instructor.  
After a rigorous and supportive training program, you will feel confident to deliver all elements of Cabin Crew Training, including Technical Flight Attendant Training, Crew Resource Management, Operations Training, First Aid, and Leadership Training programs.
Our high-performing team is excited to bring on new Instructors as an integral part of the Inflight Training Team, providing great opportunities for development and growth.
How you will lead, every day:
•    Deliver WestJet’s technical, safety, leadership, and operations training programs for B737 and B787 (if applicable) aircraft type at the highest level of quality and care
•    Contribute to a culture of care, learning, growth, and fun, inspiring others to do the same
•    Ensure all training programs are delivered accurately, consistently and in accordance with all operational procedures and regulatory requirements 
•    Take accountability and responsibility for delivering an excellent learner experience
•    Commit to the personal and professional development of the learners  
•    Create a positive and professional training environment that promotes engagement and drives success and performance  
•    Own the relationship between learners and colleagues, operating as a team player with a positive attitude and willingness to learn
•    Model the leadership traits of adaptability and reliability, and act as an advocate for change with a forward-thinking approach 
Qualifications and personal traits we’re looking for: 
•    Qualified Boeing 737 flight attendant with minimum 6 months experience and willing to requalify and maintain qualifications as a Cabin Crew Member 
•    Hold a valid passport  
•    Must be able to obtain and maintain an Airport Restricted Area Identification Card (requires a 5-year traceable history, criminal background check, and Canadian citizenship or Permanent Resident Card)  
•    Successful completion of a pre-employment aviation medical (including alcohol and drug screening)  
•    Minimum 1 – 3 years in adult facilitation experience is an asset  
•    Previous Cabin Personnel/Facilitation/Instructor experience is an asset 
•    Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills are a must 
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills combined with an effective coaching ability 
•    Proven organizational and time management skills are required 
•    Self-starter, high work standards and the ability to work with minimal supervision 
•    Flexible availability, including weekends, evenings, overnight work, and travel when required
•    The position will work full time at the Calgary Campus and Inflight Training facility, as such the position is domiciled in YYC


The benefits of being a WestJetter:  

WestJet provides all WestJetters with a competitive total rewards package.  On top of that, we offer:   

  • A fun and friendly culture with colleagues who work together to win  
  • Travel privileges for you and your family, effective from your start date
  • Savings and Benefit programs that are flexible to meet your specific needs  


Think we are a fit?  Apply now!  

About WestJet Group of Companies  

Together with WestJet's regional airline, WestJet Encore, we offer scheduled service to more than 100 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe and to more than 175 destinations in over 20 countries through our airline partnerships.   


Our Safety Promise  

At WestJet, the safety and security of our people and our guests is a core value and at the heart of what we do. As safety and security is a shared responsibility, it is expected that you will use safe work practices to ensure your well-being and the safety of others.  

WestJet recognizes that the use of Alcohol and Drugs can adversely impact a safe work environment and the well-being of others including guests, suppliers and the public, as well as place WestJet's operations at risk. All roles that are identified as safety sensitive are required to pass a Pre-Employment Alcohol and Drug Test as per WestJet's Alcohol and Drug Policy.   


Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion  

We embrace what makes us each unique, and what makes us uniquely WestJet. WestJet is committed to inclusiveness, equity, and accessibility and if you require accommodation during the selection process, please let our Talent Acquisition team know.  We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in WestJet; however, only those candidates who are selected will be contacted.