Position: Seair Seaplanes DHC-2 Seaplane Pilot

Position: Seair Seaplanes DHC-2 Seaplane Pilot2022-11-18T15:35:47-08:00

Location:  Richmond South Terminal

Posting #:  YVR004

JOB DESCRIPTION: DHC-2 Float Captain (Full Time)

Seair Seaplanes is currently seeking dynamic qualified applicants for Captain positions on the DHC- 2 float aircraft, to operate scheduled and charter routes on the Southern British Columbia coast.

WORK HOURS: 10-hour shifts, on a scheduled four-day week. Scheduled days will vary based on operational needs.

LOCATION: Richmond, B.C.

TERM: Full Time

BENEFITS & COMPENSATION: Competitive wages, Seair scheduled flight perks, uniform, and Pacific Blue Cross Medical & Dental Plan.


  • Communicate clearly and professionally with colleagues and passengers.
  • Relay information and decisions to Dispatch and Customer Service Agents regarding routing, weather, and passenger loads.
  • Supervise the loading of fuel and cargo, as well as manage the weight and balance control of the aircraft.
  • Demonstrate to passengers prior and on board the aircraft regarding safety procedures.
  • Maintain an awareness of aircraft technical performance, position, weather conditions and air traffic during flight.
  • Communicate comfortably with ATC/Company in a High-Density Airspace location.
  • Maintain safety standards and compliance with Safety Management Policy of Seair Seaplanes.
  • Communicate with our Maintenance Department regarding aircraft status and maintain logbook record keeping.
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the aircraft.
  • Perform daily pre-flight checks.


  • Minimum 1000 hrs PIC Fixed wing
  • Minimum 500 hrs PIC Floatplane
  • Current Class 1 Medical
  • Commercial Pilot’s License (Transport Canada Approved)
  • Float endorsement – SELS
  • The ability to work in a changing environment
  • Good Customer service and communication skills
  • Safety Orientated, able to operate in remote locations along the British Columbia coast and be a self-starter.
  • Preference will be given to pilots with DHC-2 Float aircraft and BC coast experience

APPLY NOW: Please submit resume to recruitment at: lindsay@seairseaplanes.com


We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest in this position and advise that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.