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Ground Crew - Seasonal Position
Do you love being around planes and the outdoors? Air Greenway is looking for one or two new ground crew members to assist with mixing chemical and loading spray planes for the 2022 season. This position requires attention to detail and the flexibility to deal with weather-dependent scheduling.
Air Greenway Ltd is family-run aerial application company in south-west Manitoba, operating since 2009. We run 2 radial spray planes throughout the growing season, spraying primarily insecticides, fungicides and desiccants between June and September. We are a close-knit team that works together to ensure we have a safe and successful season.
Team members must be reliable and available for early mornings or late evening shifts, including on weekends. The ideal candidate is also responsible and able to work independently. Hands-on training will be provided prior to the spray season. Class 5 license required. Knowledge of pesticides and agriculture is not required but would be an asset.
Compensation: This position offers competitive wages, some meals and a friendly work environment. Accommodations are available throughout the season if desired.
Interested applicants may submit a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than April 29th, 2022.
For more information, please contact Jennie Parsonage at 204-720-9197.
Riley Parsonage, Chief Pilot
Riley Parsonage is the Chief Pilot at Air Greenway. He completed his Diploma in Agriculture at the University of Manitoba in 2010.
His passion for agriculture continues on the family farm. Riley is committed to the safety and quality of spraying performed by Air Greenway. He acquired his Commercial pilot license at the Brandon Flying Club in the winter of 2012/13. Riley then took advanced aerial applicator training in 2013 at Battlefords Air Spray (North Battleford Saskatchewan) and began spraying for Air Greenway upon his return. In 2015, he completed the radial conversion course at Battlefords Air Spray and began flying a Thrush S2R.
In his spare time, Riley enjoys spending time with his family and quadding with friends.
Sally Parsonage, President
Sally Parsonage completed her Bachelor of Science (Agriculture) at the University of Manitoba in 2012. While studying in University, she worked as a field agronomist at Cargill in Elm Creek, MB. Sally shares a passion for agriculture and is constantly reading and learning.
Sally handles spray job bookings and ground crew duties. As a valued customer of Air Greenway, you will have talked to Sally. She enjoys her work.
In her spare time, she likes to practice yoga, host dinner parties and continue working on the house with her husband, Jeff.
Jeff Noel, AME
Jeff Noel graduated from the Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) program at Red River College in 2017. Air Greenway is excited to have an accomplished AME apprentice who graduated at the top of his class. Jeff is currently completing his apprenticeship at Brandon Flying Club.
Jeff is also an experienced Engineer Technologist. Prior to joining Air Greenway, he worked as an Engineer Technologist for over 10 years. Jeff has always been interested in aircraft maintenance. During spray season, he assists with aircraft maintenance and works with the ground crew.
Recently married to Sally, Jeff likes to play hockey, baseball and enjoy the outdoors in his free time.
Gino Gelinas, Pilot
Gino started with Air Greenway in 2019. Although he is kind of new to us his passion for flying started 30 years ago as an officer in the Canadian Air Force. In June of 1995 he started cropdusting and fell in love with it. Being addicted to adrenaline and maneuvers involved in aerial application, he can’t picture himself flying any other type of aircraft.
Gino flies one of the Geared Thrush Commander S2R during spray season and when he is not spraying he goes down south and enjoys organizing dirt bike expeditions in the mountains of the Dominican Republic.