West Wind Aviation Limited Partnership
West Wind Aviation flight crew

Recognized as one of Saskatchewan's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why West Wind Aviation Limited Partnership was selected as one of Saskatchewan's Top Employers (2017):

  • West Wind Aviation works with a number of community organizations including Prince Albert Grand Council's program to provide work placements for Aboriginal peoples entering the workforce and the Open Door Society's mentoring program for new Canadians
  • West Wind Aviation cultivates an ownership culture through a share purchase plan, available to all employees, and offers profit-sharing, year-end bonuses for some employees and referral bonuses (to $500) for employees when they help recruit a new candidate
  • West Wind Aviation also encourages employees to save for the future with contributions to a matching RSP plan and provides phased-in work options to help ease the transition into retirement
West Wind Aviation flight attendant

Highlights

Industry Scheduled Passenger Air Transportation
Established in Canada 1983
Major Canadian hiring locations Saskatoon SK, Prince Albert SK, Wollaston Lake SK, Regina SK, La Ronge SK, Fond-du-Lac SK, Stony Rapids SK
Full-time employees in Canada 242
Part-time employees in Canada 32
Average age of employees in Canada 36
Longest serving employee 32 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 50% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, mentoring
Scope of charitable involvement local
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 2 paid days)

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why West Wind Aviation Limited Partnership was selected as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2016):

  • West Wind Aviation offers maternity and parental leave top-up payments to new mothers and fathers, including adoptive parents -- and helps employees balance their personal and work lives with a number of alternative work options
  • West Wind Aviation encourages employees to save for the future with contributions to a matching RSP plan and encourages employees to become owners in the company through a share purchase plan available to all employees
  • West Wind Aviation encourages ongoing professional development with in-house and online training programs, including apprenticeship opportunities, tuition subsidies for job-related courses (to $750 annually) as well as subsidies for professional accreditation
West Wind Aviation pilot

Highlights

Industry Scheduled Passenger Air Transportation
Established in Canada 1983
Major Canadian hiring locations Saskatoon SK, Prince Albert SK, Wollaston Lake SK, Regina SK, La Ronge SK, Fond-du-Lac SK, Stony Rapids SK
Full-time employees in Canada 255
Part-time employees in Canada 43
Average age of employees in Canada 36
Longest serving employee 31 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 50% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training

The Career Directory

West Wind Aviation Limited Partnership has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
West Wind Aviation pilots

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Scheduled Passenger Air Transportation
Major Canadian hiring locations Saskatoon SK, Prince Albert SK, Wollaston Lake SK, Regina SK, La Ronge SK, Fond-du-Lac SK, Stony Rapids SK
Full-time employees in Canada 255
Part-time employees in Canada 43
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Senior Charter Sales Coordinator, Recruitment Coordinator, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Revenue Analyst, Licensed Flight Dispatcher, Scheduled Services Manager, Assistant Chief Pilot
Starting salary $35K to $40K
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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