Career Opportunities

Current Pilot Positions

Keewatin Air is pleased to accept applications for Winnipeg based C-560, PC-24, BE20 and PC-12 Captain and First Officer positions.:

Conditions of Employment

  • Winnipeg based
  • 5 on 5 off schedule
  • On-site shifts


General (All Positions)

  • Be able to demonstrate a strong knowledge of working in geographically remote Canadian locations
  • Be able to demonstrate a strong working knowledge of aviation Regulations and Standards necessary to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the position
  • Fluent / proficient in English and able to demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Possess a valid Canadian Passport
  • Be legally able to enter the United States
  • Must provide clear - Criminal Records, Child Abuse Registry and Vulnerable Sectors checks
  • Be fully vaccinated with a Canadian approved COVID-19 vaccination

C-560 & PC-24 Captain

  • ATPL
  • 2500 hours total time
  • 500 hours pilot-in command on multi-turbine
  • 100 hours time on type or equivalent

BE20 Captain

  • ATPL
  • 2000 hours total time
  • 500 hours multi pilot-in-command (MPIC)

BE20 Developmental BE20 Captain (MPIC)

  • ATPL or exams written
  • 1500 hours total time
  • 500 hours pilot-in-command of which 200 hours must be MPIC

PC-12 Captain (SPIC)

  • ATPL or exams written
  • 2000 hours total time
  • 500 hours pilot-in command on turbo-prop or turbo-jet aircraft
  • 100 hours on type
  • 2 years experience operating in Instrument conditions

Developmental PC-12 Captain (SPIC)

  • ATPL
  • 1500 hours total time
  • 500 hours pilot-in command of which must be 100 hours multi pilot-in-command

C-560/PC-24/PC-12 First Officers

  • Valid Commercial Pilot License:
    — PC-12: CPL
    — C-560 & PC-24: ATPL or IATRA
  • 500 hours total time

Salary Ranges

Salary range is total time hours based with incremental ranging from:


  • C-560 / PC-24: $100,000 to $145,000 per annum
  • BE20: $85,000 to $135,000 per annum
  • PC-12: $95,000 to $137,500 per annum
  • Overtime for extra days: day rate based on annual salary
  • Line indoc pay: $75 per day

First Officers

  • C-560 / PC-24: $60,000 to $78,000 per annum
  • BE 20: $50,000 to $68,000 per annum
  • PC-12: $54,000 to $72,000 per annum
  • Overtime for extra days: day rate based on annual salary

Additional Benefits

  • Tax free per diem $10,980 per annum
  • Vacation pay @ 4-8% subject to years of service
  • Pension plan @ 3-5%
  • Supplied Uniform
  • Dental, Prescription Drugs, Vision, Short-Term Disability, and Life Insurance commence on date of hire
  • Option to participate in Exchange Income Corporation’s Employee Share Purchase Plan


  • Preference may be given to internal candidates and those that hold a current applicable aircraft endorsement
  • An 18-month training loan agreement is applicable
  • A cover letter must be provided which includes the position that you are applying for, as well as your resume, when submitting your application
  • Keewatin Air LP reserves the right to hire the most suitable internal or external candidate as a result of this competition

We would like to thank all applicants for their submission but only those candidates who screen into the aforementioned criteria will be considered and contacted to participate in the competitive process.


A Small Airline with a Big Heart

Do you want to build a career in aviation with a leader in the air ambulance industry? Are you ready to commit to your professional success and join an equally committed organization? Are you seeking competitive compensation and benefits?

With a corporate office and centralized administrative and support services in Winnipeg, Manitoba, a network of bases in Churchill, Manitoba; Rankin Inlet and Iqaluit, Nunavut and over 50 years of business experience in aviation, Keewatin Air is a leader in providing advanced care Medevac services for communities in Nunavut and Manitoba.

Keewatin Air offers 24/7 advanced aeromedical evacuation services and a full-service aircraft maintenance organization (AMO), which provides a broad range of career options for potential candidates.

At Keewatin Air, we actively encourage and support employee career development by providing internal training programs that assist employees in growing professionally within the organization. As well, we support employees who wish to pursue educational opportunities outside of the company at established educational institutions.

When recruiting potential employees, we seek individuals with a passion for succeeding, and who are dedicated to providing superior service while maintaining a positive, professional "can do" attitude at all times. The ideal Keewatin Air employee is a person who has the following qualities:

  • A collaborative team player with a demonstrated ability to work independently, showing initiative and resourcefulness
  • Possesses a "can-do" attitude and ability to contribute in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrates excellent judgment, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Accountable, adaptable, works well under pressure and a self-starter • Superior organizational, planning, coordination, detail oriented and time management skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects • Operationally savvy who will thrive in an environment; who strives to improve continuously

Compensation and benefits

Keewatin Air is dedicated to providing its employees with a competitive salary package and a comprehensive benefits package. Some of our benefits include:

  • Group Insurance from Great West Life (Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long
  • Term Disability, Extended Health Coverage, Dental and Vision Coverage)
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance • Critical Illness Insurance Coverage
  • Employee Educational Assistance
  • Discount Travel
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP)

Employee Share Purchase Plan

The Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP) is a significant benefit offered to all employees by our parent company, Exchange Income Corporation (EIC).

Employees are eligible for the ESPP once they have worked for Keewatin Air for at least six months, for at least 20 hours per week, continuously.

EIC offers Keewatin Air employees a "buy three, get one free" stock option, where employees are given one free share of EIC stock for every three EIC shares they purchase, up to a maximum of 5% of the employee’s salary.

Don't delay! Join the Keewatin team today!

We are continually looking for motivated, energetic and challenge driven individuals looking to succeed in a career at Keewatin Air LP.

If you are interested in becoming a part of our team, we want to hear from you. Please contact

If you are interested in joining our Flight Operations Team as a Captain or First Officer, please connect with us with your resume at


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