Provincial Aerospace Ltd. / PAL
A Provincial Aerospace Ltd. aviation employee at work   (Photo credit: David Howells)

Recognized as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2019):

Here are some of the reasons why Provincial Aerospace Ltd. / PAL was selected as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2019):

  • Provincial Aerospace Ltd. created nearly 250 new full-time jobs in the past year, increasing its overall workforce by approximately 36% -- the publicly traded company also offers employees a chance to become owners through a share purchase plan, available to all
  • Provincial Aerospace Ltd. supports employees who are new mothers with maternity leave top-up payments (to 100% of salary for up to 17 weeks) and provides the option to extend their leave into an unpaid leave of absence
  • Provincial Aerospace Ltd. invests in ongoing professional development with no-limit tuition subsidies for job-related courses and a variety of in-house training and apprenticeship programs
Provincial Aerospace Ltd. employees sharing a laugh   (Photo credit: David Howells)

Highlights

Industry Air transportation
Established in Canada 1974
Publicly traded yes
Parent company Exchange Income Corporation
Parent company head office St. John's NL
Major Canadian hiring locations Montréal QC, Halifax NS, Comox BC, St. John's NL, Ottawa ON, Goose Bay NL, Mississauga ON
Full-time employees in Canada 930
Part-time employees in Canada 158
Average age of employees in Canada 39 years
Longest serving employee 34 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 50% of the premiums
Alternative work options 35-hour work week (with full pay), telecommuting, reduced summer hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Scope of charitable involvement local, national
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

The Career Directory

Provincial Aerospace Ltd. / PAL has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
An AME apprentice working at PAL Aerospace

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Air transportation
Full-time employees in Canada 751 to 1,000
Parent company Exchange Income Corporation
Parent company head office St. John's NL
Major Canadian hiring locations Montréal QC, Halifax NS, Comox BC, St. John's NL, Ottawa ON, Goose Bay NL, Mississauga ON
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Starting salary $35K to $40K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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