West Wind Aviation Limited Partnership
West Wind Aviation employee performing maintenance on an aircraft

Recognized as one of Saskatchewan's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why West Wind Aviation Limited Partnership was selected as one of Saskatchewan's Top Employers (2018):

  • West Wind Aviation offers new moms and dads a short maternity or parental leave top-up of 100% of salary for 2 weeks, and, varying by position, a range of alternative working arrangements including flexible hours and shortened and compressed work weeks
  • 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 new employee referral bonuses from $500 to $1,500, depending on the position
  • West Wind Aviation also encourages employees to save for the longer term with contributions to a matching RSP plan and provides phased-in work options to help ease the transition into retirement
Front desk employees at West Wind Aviation

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 377
Part-time employees in Canada 43
Average age of employees in Canada 39 years
Longest serving employee 39 years
Long-term savings matching RSP, non-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

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 250 to 500
Student opportunities summer jobs
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, online training, in-house training, mentoring
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $750 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
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 $40K to $45K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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