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FAQ for Job Seekers

About NAV CANADA Careers

We offer a variety of careers across the country from Technical Services to Air Traffic Services to Business and Operational Support. Browse our website to learn more about our areas of business. 

NAV CANADA is a private non-profit company, and our recruitment processes are different from the federal government. Contingent on the position, you may be asked to submit work samples, complete assessments, or attend interviews with our hiring team.

We posts all opportunities on our careers portalOpen a new window. You may also find our postings on IndeedOpen a new window and LinkedIn, contingent on the role. 

For non-air traffic services (ATS) roles, our recruitment process varies by type of position and location, but we aim to complete the entire process within two to three months.  

For information regarding the ATS recruitment process visit our ATS careersOpen a new window pages. 

Applying for a Job

Applying for a career at NAV CANADA is easy! You can submit a job application online directly from the job posting on our careers portalOpen a new window.

Once you have reviewed the job description and confirmed that you meet the skills and experience requirements, simply click the Apply button. It will direct you to our Workday Recruiting application, where you can create an account and submit your resume.

Yes. When you access a job posting via LinkedIn and click “Apply”, it will use your LinkedIn profile to create a job application in our Workday careers portal. 

Yes. NAV CANADA posts all job opportunities on our careers portalOpen a new window. You may submit an application to any job posting that matches your interest and experience.

No. The personal information collected as part of each recruitment process will be used for the purposes of assessing your qualifications for that role alone. Please attach your most up to date resume with each application.

No. Once your resume is submitted, changes are not possible. Please ensure the most up to date copy of your resume is uploaded when you apply to any posting on the NAV CANADA careers portalOpen a new window.

No. We do not accept printed or email copies of resumes or other application documents. To ensure your application is accurately reflected in our Workday careers portalOpen a new window, you must submit the required documents for each position.

Yes. You must submit an online application via our Workday careers portalOpen a new window to be considered for a position(s) even if you have been referred by a NAV CANADA employee.

When you apply for a position online, you will receive an automated message indicating your application was successfully received. Make sure your e-mail address is entered correctly to ensure delivery of your confirmation e-mail.

If you do not receive an email, please log in to the Workday careers portalOpen a new window where you will find the status of your job application under the Candidate Home tab.

If you forget your password, use the Forgotten Password option when you login to the Workday careers portalOpen a new window

Application Review and Interview

Your application will be reviewed by a member of our talent acquisition team to ensure you meet the criteria listed in the job description.

Successful applicants will move forward in the recruitment process. If you are not selected to move forward in the recruitment process, you will be notified by a system notification sometime during or after the recruitment process is complete.

We will follow up directly only with those who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process. If you have not been selected to move forward, you will be notified by a system notification sometime during or after the recruitment process is complete. 

We use various assessment tools as well as virtual or in-person interviews contingent on the position and stage of the recruitment process.  

If you are selected for an assessment you will be contacted by a member of our talent acquisition team. The requirements for the assessment will be communicated to you at that time. 

If you are selected for an interview, you will meet with our hiring panel either virtually or in person. If virtual, find a quiet place where you will not be disturbed and ensure you have a good internet connection by testing your device in advance.

We are committed to developing inclusive and barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for an interview or assessment, please advise the human resources professional of the accommodation measures you may require.

We use an interview panel. A typical panel consists of the manager accountable for the position, as well as one or two other managers or a technical expert, and a member of the talent acquisition team. During the interview, the panel will assess each candidate based the job requirements, proficiency, and suitability.

Prior to your interview, explore the NAV CANADA corporate website to learn more about the Company. Review the job posting and think about how your experience and qualifications relate to the job. You may also want to make a list of potential questions and practice your answers - it will help you to become more knowledgeable and self assured. 

We ask behavioural and situational questions and are seeking strong examples from your personal or professional experience that match the requirements of the position. The interview is an opportunity to meet the hiring manager and other NAV CANADA employees. Come prepared with any questions you may have. 

Information on timelines and next steps will be given during any assessment or interview stages of the job competition.

After the Interview

If you are offered a position with NAV CANADA, a security check, drug test, reference check, education verification, and work history verification are all required as part of the offer process. Details for completing the background check will be sent to you once you have received a letter of offer. 

At NAV CANADA, safety is our priority. We require pre-employment drug screening (including cannabis) for all candidates offered positions designated as safety sensitive in accordance with NAV CANADA’s Drug and Alcohol policy.  

We take the requirement to appropriately safeguard your personal information very seriously. Your personal information is collected in compliance with the Personal Information Protection & Electronic Documents Act and NAV CANADA’s Privacy Code.

The personal information collected as part of the recruitment process will be used for the purposes of assessing your qualifications for employment at NAV CANADA. Your personal information will be retained in compliance with NAV CANADA’s talent acquisition retention period.