NAV CANADA NOTAM Specialist Full Time in Ottawa, ON


Branch Ottawa ON CA

NOTAM Specialist
Ottawa, ON

Air Traffic Control Centres, Flight Service Stations, military and civilian flight operations and local airport authorities)….

At NAV CANADA, we’re the real-life air traffic controllers, engineers, technologists, software developers and information managers who harness the latest technology to keep millions of air traveller’s safe every day. Our mission is to pioneer game-changing solutions for the aviation industry around the world. Our 5,000 employees understand that no matter what role they play, it’s an important one. We work together to achieve our goals in a supportive, team-centric environment you won’t find just anywhere. And when you’re part of our team, you can count on competitive compensation, benefits and pension packages, plus a range of wellness programs designed to support you at every stage of your career. We’re proud to provide a workplace that offers meaningful careers that not only matter to all Canadians, but to people around the world.


Controls the domestic and international NOTAM* systems; disseminates national/international information vital for the safe, efficient and economic use of national and international air operations; reacts immediately to system failures of the automated NOTAM system; and responds to enquiries from domestic/foreign/military/air carriers and the general aviation public.

  • NOTAM – A notice containing information concerning the establishment, condition or change in any aeronautical facility, service, procedure or hazard, the timely knowledge of which is essential to personnel concerned with flight operations


Successful completion of secondary school OR an acceptable combination of education, training and experience.
Post-secondary education would be considered an asset


  • Significant and diversified experience in using the Canadian Air Navigation System consistent with experience such as a pilot, air traffic controller, air navigator, flight service station specialist or operational support specialist in the operational environment.
  • Experience in the processing of aeronautical information.
  • Experience in the use of computer applications.


  • Strong knowledge of aviation operations, airspace designations and structures, air navigation aids, airport facilities services and procedures.
  • Strong knowledge of aeronautical information services and products.
  • Good knowledge of aircraft operations, communication equipment and procedures.
  • Knowledge of air regulations, air navigation orders, NAV CANADA policies and practices, ICAO standards and recommended practices.
  • Knowledge of operational needs of other NAV CANADA facilities and flight operators. (i.e. Air Traffic Control Centres, Flight Service Stations, military and civilian flight operations and local airport authorities)


  • Ability to use complex database systems and other automated tools in the work environment.
  • Ability to effectively identify problems and recommend solutions in a technically complex work environment.
  • Ability to analyze, evaluate and edit aeronautical information in a timely manner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to effectively organize time and workload.

Personal Suitability

A motivated self-starter with effective behavioral skills, effective interpersonal skills, strong team building
skills, demonstrated initiative, who seeks excellence, displays a positive attitude, is meticulous,
attentive to detail and is service and goal oriented.

Language Requirements

  • Language requirements are bilingual. However, in the event a qualified bilingual candidate is not found, a qualified unilingual candidate will be considered. Both bilingual and unilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate must meet the security requirement of the position and be legally able to work in Canada.

NAV CANADA is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily and clearly on the subject line of their application if they are a woman,an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

NAV CANADA is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the interview coordinator of accommodation measures you may require.

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Ottawa, ON, CA
Posted on: 2018-05-23
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