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Operational Planning Coordinator – Aerial Fire Suppression

Buffalo Airways
February 14, 2022
Job Type


This is a seasonal administrative position starting  March 15- Sept 15 with option to full time employment for the an outstanding candidate.

Candidate must have availability to be on call for days, evenings, weekends during the seasonal employment.


Plan, administer and control budget for project, contracts equipment and supplies

Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operation of the Aerial Fire Suppression fleet providing single administrative services.

Prepare reports and briefs for management evaluating program.

Direct and advise flight crew/ staff involved in the program of training, travel, transportation briefings.

Booking of travel, accommodations and arranging of transportation for flight crews

Ability to Supervise working group of 20 or more people in various areas.

Liaise between government contacts/ departments, flight crews and company management.


Must be proficient in MS, Excel, Word, Office and Outlook

Must be organized, with exception multi-tasking skills.

Must have 3-5 years of administrative experience

Wiling to travel

Valid Driver’s Licence

Must be able to work under pressure, attention to detail handing of large workloads on tight deadlines.

Must be a team player with excellent communication oral and written communication who is organized.

Must be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident of Canada of have a valid work permit.

Background or experience in aviation considered an asset.

Company Info

Since 1970 Buffalo Airways has been a family owned and operated company. Offering outstanding customer service with our legendary aircraft, based in Yellowknife, Hay River, Red Deer and partnered with our courier service, Buffalo Air Express, in Edmonton we offer our customers a service that is worldwide and dependable. With our variety of aircraft and dedicated employees, we accomplish our clients’ goals in both a timely and professional manner.

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