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​AIS Data Standards Specialist
Standards and Training
Ottawa, ON
Salary: $72,637 - $81,754
Reference Number: IRC45509


The AIS Data Standards Specialist is responsible for the development of AIS Standards, maintenance of AIS SOPs documentation and amendment process.  The AIS Standards Specialist will collate any suggestion for improvement of existing AIS technical processes and procedures, coordinate the development of revised AIS technical processes or procedures and edit SOP documents.




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


  • Experience in gathering user requirements / consultation with stakeholders
  • Experience in working with engineering
  • Experience in writing guidelines, policies, training material and specifications.
  • Experience maintaining and documenting AIS AIM Standard Operating Procedures
  • Experience conducting and participate in internal audits
  • Experience with Aeronautical Information software and systems (e.g. ADMS SDO, ADMS GV, ADMS INO, NCASTS, Land Use etc.) an asset


  • Extensive knowledge of Canadian ATS/Airspace related operations and NOTAM requirements
  • Extensive knowledge of international NOTAM practices (FAA, OPADD, etc.)
  • Knowledge of AIRAC, AIP Supp and AIC processes
  • Knowledge of the ICAO NOTAM format and Canadian/American domestic formats
  • Knowledge of NAV CANADA ATS systems
  • Knowledge of AFTN systems
  • Extensive knowledge of AIM technical policies, procedures and processes used in the collection, verification and maintenance of aeronautical information and production of products.
  • In depth knowledge of AIS technologies and databases.
  • Knowledge of industry trends and practices (e.g. AIS to AIM, EAD working groups, EAD Change management etc.)
  • Knowledge of aircraft operations (basic knowledge of aircraft systems and limitations, IFR and VFR operations, navigational aids, aviation terminology)
  • Knowledge of airport operations (e.g. General operations and services, NOTAM requirements)
  • Knowledge of Aeronautical Information Services and Products.
  • Knowledge of the ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices applicable to AIM


Enhanced Reliability  

Please forward your resume by e-mail to jobs@navcanada.ca no later than July 14, 2014. Please refer to Reference Number IRC45509 in your subject line.

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.