Careers

ATS has operations across Canada and is always looking for hardworking and enthusiastic candidates to join our workforce. ATS offers competitive wages and benefits, along with initial job training. If you are interested in a career in meteorology and aviation as a Surface Weather Observer (for opportunities in Southern Canada) or an Observer/Communicator (for opportunities in Northern Canada), we encourage you to submit your resume and cover letter to us through the link below.
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AEROLOGICAL OBSERVERS
Current opportunities
Iqaluit, NU
Baker Lake, NU
Cambridge Bay, NU
Moosonee, ON
ATS Aerological Observers work at Upper Air Observing sites located throughout Canada. They provide twice daily observations consisting of air temperature and humidity, air pressure, and wind speed/direction vertically through the atmosphere. Data is collected via an instrument package attached to a weather balloon. During an ascent the instrument package transmits its data back to the Upper Air Observing site for processing. Once completed the data is provided to Environment Canada for use in weather analysis and forecasting.
Minimum Requirements / Knowledge / Skill
Candidates are required to have the following knowledge, skills and abilities in order to perform the duties of the Aerological Observer position effectively:
• Possess a high school education.Be 18 years of age at the start of the course.
• Ability to attend a 2-3 week training course in Stony Plain, Alberta.
• Ability to attain Reliability Status security screening.
SURFACE WEATHER OBSERVER
Current opportunities
Montreal/Dorval, QC
Whistler, BC
Vancouver, BC
Gillam, MB
Toronto, ON
Surface Weather Observers provide the aviation sector with essential meteorological information by performing hourly weather observations and special observations to maintain current weather conditions. Weather observations include cloud types, heights, and amounts, visibility, precipitation types, intensities, wind speed and direction, air temperature and humidity information, atmospheric pressure information. These reports are transmitted and made available to a wide range of users.
Minimum Requirements / Knowledge / Skill
Candidates are required to have the following knowledge, skills and abilities in order to perform the duties of the Surface Weather Observer effectively:
• Possess a high school education. Be 18 years of age at the start of the course.
• Ability to attend a 6 week training course in Cornwall, Ontario.
• All candidates must complete a short pre-test covering Math and English.
• Must have reliable transportation to and from the work location.
OBSERVER/COMMUNICATOR
Current opportunities
Arviat, NU
Cambridge Bay, NU
Clyde River, NU
Grise Fiord, NU
Taloyoak, NU
Fort Good Hope, NT
Lutselk’e, NT
Tulita, NT
Wrigley, NT
ATS Services Observer/Communicators work in the Community Aerodrome Stations throughout Northwest Territories and Nunavut. They provide the community with aviation support through radio communication, weather observing and recording, and by performing the operating procedures for the station. Observer/Communicator duties include but are not limited to: Emergency Services, Air and Ground Communication, Weather Observing Services, and Flight Planning Services.
Minimum Requirements / Knowledge / Skill
Candidates are required to have the following knowledge, skills and abilities in order to perform the duties of the Observer/Communicator position effectively:
• Possess some high school education. Be 18 years of age at the start of the course.
• Ability to attend a 10 week training course in Fort Smith, NT.
• All candidates must complete a short pre-test covering Math and English.
• Must have reliable transportation to and from the work location