Destination Porter - Porter Airlines

Job Overview

Toronto, Ontario
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
1 year ago

Additional Details

Entry Level (0 - 2 Years)

Job Description

Students selected by Porter Airlines for participation in destination porter will be paired with a Porter Airlines pilot who will act as a mentor to help provide guidance in their career development. Once a candidate from destination porter has accumulated a minimum of 500 flight hours, they will have the option to interview at Porter Airlines for a First Officer position.  If the candidate is successful with the interview and simulator evaluation he/she will be offered a conditional offer of employment upon completion of the IATRA/ATPL exams and reaching 1000 hrs total time.


Pilots graduating from one of the following schools and programs in 2020 may apply to the destination porter program:

Brampton Flight Center - Integrated Airline Transport Pilots Licence Program

Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre - Conestoga College Aviation General Arts and Science Diploma, University of Waterloo Aviation BES/BSc

University of Western Ontario - Commercial Aviation Management Program

Moncton Flight College -  Mount Allison Bachelor of Science in Aviation, Diploma in Aviation Technology IATP, IATP/ICPC Program

Seneca College - Bachelor of Aviation Technology, Airline Pilot Flight Operations Program

Algonquin College - Aviation Management Program

Sault College – Aviation

Saskatchewan Polytechnic - Diploma Commercial Pilot Program

British Columbia Institute of Technology – Airline and Flight Operations Commercial Pilot

Mount Royal University – Aviation Diploma

Confederation College – Aviation Flight Management

Southern Interior Flight Centre - Okanagan College 

Eligibility Criteria:

Students are required to self-identify and apply to the destination porter program.  Students who have successfully completed their program (or are forecast to soon) may apply.  Applicants that do not meet the criteria below may still apply but require a recommendation from the program delegate.

  • Minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Completion of Program within the prescribed time frame
  • No Fails on a TC Flight Test that results in a full retest. This does NOT include a partial retest
  • No failed courses during program of study
  • Recommendation from program CFI, DFO, Program Chair or senior instructor 
  • Demonstrated a high level of professionalism and personal deportment while completing the Flight Training Unit (FTU) program of study.  Attendance, punctuality and conduct as would be expected from an aviation professional
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic, and self-discipline.  Is friendly, courteous and displays leadership potential at the FTU and/or within the community
  • Legally able to work in Canada and obtain a Restricted Airside Access Identification Card (RAIC)

Application Process:

  1. Complete application profile through this interview portal
  2. Upload cover letter and resume
  3. Proof of available flight test results required
  4. Proof of available TC written exam results required
  5. Copy of Academic Record required
  6. Porter Airlines values safety-minded individuals who share our enthusiasm for delivering best-in-class customer service. In 2-3 paragraphs, tell us why you want to join the Porter team and how you would add value to our culture.

Successful candidates will be invited for a preliminary interview to be completed at the Flight Training Unit, YTZ Porter Airlines or in some cases by telephone/skype.  

For students that may not have completed the FTU’s training program by the application deadline, the CFI or Program head will be contacted about the candidate's application and he/she will be considered for destination porter on a case-by-case basis.  


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