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Aircraft Tow Operator (PT)

Jazz Aviation LP - 50 Jobs
Toronto, ON
Company Benefits
Life Insurance
Stock/Profit Share
Posted 20 days ago

Jazz is hiring Aircraft Tow Operators!

Do you have an interest in Aviation? Do you enjoy working outdoors and operating heavy equipment?

If you answered yes to the above questions, an entry level position as an Aircraft Tow Operator may be the perfect opportunity for you!

What will you do?

When our aircraft aren't flying, they are busy moving from gate to gate or to our Maintenance hangar for work packages. This is where you come in! Our Jazz Tow Operators are well trained, safety minded men and women who are responsible for positioning aircraft from one point of the airport to another via live taxiways/runways, while maintaining constant radio communications with ATC Ground Control and our Operations Coordinators. In addition, the tow teams operate various airport equipment such as Jet Bridges and Gate Power units to service aircraft.

Check out this video of our Aircraft Tow Operators at work in Vancouver!

What Jazz will offer you:

Travel Privileges on the Air Canada Network

  • Health & Dental Coverage
  • Short & Long-Term Disability
  • Optional Employee Share Ownership
  • Pension Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Profit Sharing

Join our award-winning team!

  • Jazz was voted one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers and one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People in 2023!
  • Jazz was named among Canada's Safest Employers 2022 taking gold in the Public Transportation category!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Tow aircraft / Brake Riding aircraft;
  • Maintain excellent two-way radio communication;
  • Provide mobile support for aircraft set up and tow teams;
  • Operate various ground equipment;
  • Operate Jet Bridges and gate support equipment;
  • Perform duties in accordance with established policies and procedures while giving primary consideration to personal safety, and the safety of co-workers, the safety of customers and the safety of company assets;
  • Ensure safely standards are maintained via Safety Management System (SMS);
  • Other related duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma;
  • Valid driver's license;
  • Demonstrated ability to operate ground vehicle equipment;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision;
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a RAIC (restricted area identification card);
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a ROC (radio license);
  • Previous experience operating heavy equipment/multi axle trailers an asset.

We strive to hire candidates with diverse abilities. We want to ensure that you are prepared for success and therefore request that you please let us know at [email protected] if you require an accommodation during the recruitment process.

Jazz recognizes that the best talent includes people of all backgrounds, abilities and points of view. To be a leader in our industry, Jazz celebrates diversity and values the uniqueness that each individual has to offer. We empower our people to foster an internal culture of inclusion, creating safe workspaces where everyone can be their authentic self. Meeting the needs of our diverse passengers is critical to our success and we recognize the importance of a workforce that is reflective of the communities we serve.

Competition Number: ONGOING-YYZ-5200-24E
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About Jazz Aviation LP

About Jazz Aviation LP

Jazz is the largest regional airline in Canada. We operate Air Canada Express flights across North America backed by a team of aviation professionals focused on safety. Jazz is based in Halifax, NS with regional offices, crew bases, airport locations, and maintenance facilities across Canada. Our over 4,500 employees are supported by programs and policies that have earned Jazz awards such as Canada's Top Diversity Employers, Canada's Top Employers for Young People, and more.