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2 weeks ago

Dangerous Goods and Security Officer

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Job Description

At Central Mountain Air, we pride ourselves in providing vital air connectivity to remote communities nestled within the stunning landscapes of Alberta and British Columbia. Our commitment to safety, reliability, and exceptional customer service is at the core of everything we do. Join our dedicated team and become an integral part of bringing people together and fostering economic growth in these unique regions.

We are seeking a Dangerous Goods and Security Officer to join the CMA team at our Calgary, AB base. This position will report directly to the Director of Flight Operations and indirectly to the Accountable Executive. The Dangerous Goods and Security Officer's primary responsibilities are to understand, uphold, implement, and validate the company's dangerous goods program, and security requirements by ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, industry standards, and best practices while playing a crucial role in maintaining and improving the programs by identifying areas for improvement, providing recommendations, and monitoring their effectiveness.

Job Description

  • In consultation with departments, develop, implement, and maintain regulatory and operational standards, technical documentation and required procedures for the administration of policies and procedures, dangerous goods compliance, security screening, protection of employees, protection of passengers, protection of assets, security in emergency and increased threat situations, business continuity planning, investigation of security incidents and other related issues as required.
  • Coordinate dangerous goods and security training and awareness training in compliance with IOSA and TC standards.
  • Provide strategic direction, leadership, advice, support and assistance on dangerous goods, security, and service deliveries.
  • Maintain the ongoing maintenance and development of the company's dangerous good policies, security policies, implementation manuals, memos, notices, and advisories.
  • Monitor all dangerous goods and security reports filed through the company's non-punitive reporting system and assist managers with responses and data collection as appropriate.
  • Analyze technical data for dangerous goods and security trends, events, and occurrences.
  • Coordinate and manage the dangerous goods program.
  • RAIC applications and returns.
  • Represent the company, as required, on related forums regarding dangerous goods and security policies.
  • Any additional responsibilities or duties assigned by the DFO.

Job Requirements and Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Transport Canada regulations pertaining to dangerous goods and air carrier/air cargo security; CATSA Act, CASRs, ACSM, SMRAC and IOSA.
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise written procedures, reports, and documentation.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to review and interpret complex documentation and data.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, to convey information, findings, and recommendations.
  • A motivated and enthusiastic team player who can work in an autonomous or team setting.
  • Effective interpersonal skills in dealing with the public, flight crews and Company management.
  • Possesses analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment in decision-making.
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to multitask, adaptability to change and good time management.
  • Strong ability to determine performance goals and ability to hold others accountable.
  • Ability to abide by the rules of confidentiality.
  • Dangerous goods and security course(s) or equivalent qualification an asset.
  • Previous experience in aviation or a related role is preferred.
  • University degree preferred.

Benefits of Working at CMA

  • Group Retirement RRSP contribution matching program.
  • Full health benefits package consisting of extended health, dental, short-term disability, long term disability, life insurance and travel emergency medical insurance.
  • Employee Family Assistance Program for employees and their family.
  • Corporate rates with Good Life Fitness.
  • Competitive sick and personal leave benefits.

Travel Benefits

  • Excellent travel perks within the Central Mountain Air network for employees, their eligible family members, and their buddies.
  • Travel perks for retirees and their eligible spouses.
  • Standby travel for employees and eligible family members on other airlines around the world.
  • Additionally, employees are eligible for discounts with various hotels and agencies that offer cruises and all-inclusive holidays.
  • Free cargo shipping for employees on CMA flights.

Employee Programs

  • Training Assistance Program, Milestone Recognition Program and Employee recognition programs.
  • Opportunities for career development, growth, and promotions
  • Inclusive team atmosphere.

Interested Candidates are encouraged to apply at Please indicate the posting in the subject line of your email.

Central Mountain Air is an equal opportunity employer and offers employment to all persons. Our requirement is that you have the necessary skills and abilities to do the job and the attitude of a team player.

Central Mountain Air thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Calgary, AB T2E 7E9: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Aviation: 3 years (required)

Work Location: In person

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