Staff Notice of Policy Changes
Dress and Deportment Policy Changes
July 25, 2019—Dress and Deportment policy modified to provide for polo shirts in summer months; the policy for epaulet markings (bar designation) is also specified.
Staff Flight Training and Professional Development Policy
In support of the professional development staff, this policy establishes the rules and procedures for training by staff Flight Instructors.
All requests for staff training must be submitted via email to the Chief Flight Instructor, and all authorizations will be provided via email from the Chief Flight Instructor.
To ensure all Flight Instructors remain night-current, the company will provide the aircraft and the necessary air time to establish night currency in single-engine and multi-engine aircraft when required. Multi-engine currency will only be applicable to Flight Instructors actively engaged in Multi-engine Rating and Group 1 Instrument Rating Instruction.
IPCs (Instrument Rating Renewals)
To ensure Flight Instructors retain currency in their Group 1 Instrument Rating privileges, the company will provide access to FTDs at no charge, and multi-engine aircraft based on the solo rate and applied to “air-time only”.
Multi-engine Instruction Upgrades
To assist staff in the transition staff Flight Instructors from single-engine to multi-engine flight instruction duties, the company will provide a minimum of three hours currency training free of charge, as well as additional training time as deemed necessary by the Chief Flight Instructor.
Sexual Misconduct Policy
Coastal Pacific Aviation Ltd is committed to providing and maintaining a safe and respectful learning, working and living environment where students and staff feel free from sexual misconduct and violence and in which any form of violence or sexual misconduct is not tolerated.
This policy applies to students and staff of Coastal Pacific Aviation and pertains to all reports of sexual misconduct or alleged sexual misconduct that:
occur on property that is controlled by Coastal Pacific Aviation;
occur at an event or during flight training or at an activity sanctioned or under the auspices of Coastal Pacific Aviation, wherever occurring;
occur in virtual environments including all forms of digital, electronic, or social media; or
affect the working, learning, or living environment at Coastal Pacific Aviation.
“Sexual misconduct” means a wide range of unwanted acts—physical or verbal—carried out through sexual means or by targeting sexuality, gender identity or gender expression, that is attempted, threatened or committed against an individual without their consent. Sexual misconduct includes, but is not limited to the following: coercion, indecent exposure, sexual harassment, stalking, voyeurism, distribution of sexually explicit visual media without consent, and any attempt, or threat to undertake, an act of sexual misconduct.
The administration and development of this policy is the responsibility of the Director of Flight Operations.
All complaints pertaining to sexual misconduct shall be reported and administered in accordance with Coastal Pacific Aviation’s Conflict or Complaint Resolution Policy.
In all cases where there is the possibility that a criminal act has been committed, staff are required to make a report with the appropriate police authority.
Where sexual misconduct is reported and there is the possibility of criminal behaviour involved, the report shall immediately be referred by staff in writing to the police authority.
Where sexual misconduct is reported, staff will ensure workplace arrangements are immediately modified to the extent necessary to ensure a reoccurrence will not occur during the period of investigation.
Cannabis and Illegal Drug Consumption Policy
In accordance with industry standards, Coastal Pacific Aviation students and staff engaged in flight training operations are prohibited from using Cannabis and Illegal Drugs at all times, even when not On Duty or in the workplace or training facilities.