Great careers

With an ambitious growth plan and a renewed commitment to our roots to create more affordable travel choices for all Canadians, the WestJet Group offers rewarding career opportunities. Be a part of a team that is passionate about innovation, values collaboration and creates meaningful moments for our guests.

Explore career paths

Whether it's in the air, on the ground, or with our guests, we're here to welcome you aboard.


Help us continue to navigate the sky safely and grow our airline.

Cabin crew

Provide a memorable experience for our guests, ensuring their safety and well-being throughout their journey.

Contact centre

Be a part of a team that supports our guests’ questions and concerns.

Technical operations

Perform exceptional maintenance on our fleet to ensure our aircraft are safe and reliable.

Customer and guest experience

Ensure our guests have a positive experience as they navigate through the airport.


Advance your career and help us continue to implement our growth strategy behind the scenes.

Contact Centre agent looking at computer screen

Operations control centre

Keep our flights running smoothly using real-time operational data and information.

Our values

Our values are reflected in everything we do.

Act like an owner

I take responsibility for my decisions and accountability for the outcomes.

Care from the heart

I do the right thing and do things right, because I care.

Rise to the challenge

I have the courage of a champion, relentless in my pursuit of excellence.

Work together to win

I play my part, connecting as one team. Together we fly.

What we offer


We offer a competitive and flexible benefits package, a WestJet Savings Plan and profit share.

Flight privileges

Fly anywhere WestJet or WestJet Encore flies using flight privileges within ten days of employment.

Employee recognition

We celebrate those who go above and beyond through the WestJet Group Awards, service anniversaries and more.


Prioritize your well-being with access to resources, such as the Employee Family Assistance Program and more.


Regular employee communication through town halls, two-way dialogue opportunities with leadership, company events and more.

Working at the WestJet Group

We’re strategically focused, purpose-driven and committed to doing our part. Make your next career landing at WestJet and grow with us.

Our strategy

We are moving forward with an ambitious growth plan for 2028, with exciting career opportunities. You can be a key part of our success story!

Environmental sustainability

WestJet is committed to meeting air travel demand through responsible growth, keeping environmental stewardship in mind.

Community investment

We’re committed to enriching the communities we serve. By working alongside local organizations and our national charitable partners, we are actively engaged and investing in the initiatives that matter most to our guests and our people.

Our aircraft

With an average age under 10 years, our fleet of nearly 200 aircraft is among the youngest of established North American carriers.


Since our first flight in 1996, we have strived to enrich the lives of everyone in WestJet’s world by providing safe, friendly and affordable air travel. Right from the start, WestJet put guests and people first and in doing so, we became one of Canada's most admired and respected corporate cultures.

The WestJet safety promise

At the WestJet Group, we care about the physical and psychological health, safety, and security of one another and our guests.

Every WestJet Group employee, partner and vendor is responsible for ensuring safety and security and is committed to:

  • Identifying hazards and risks before they become incidents
  • Sharing information on all safety and security issues
  • Reporting any condition, action or process that may affect safety or security
  • Adopting a continuous improvement mindset to ensure our dedication to this promise is never static

In addition to ensuring adequate resources are made available to deliver a robust Safety Management System, we pledge that no disciplinary action will be taken against any individual for reporting a safety or security concern, except in a case of willful non-compliance with regulations or company procedures, or when a criminal act has been committed.

Diederik Pen

Diederik PenTransport Canada Accountable Executive

WestJet Group Executive Vice-President, Chief Operating Officer and President of WestJet Airlines

Safety above all

Before ever leaving the runway, many hours of preparation, training and care go into every WestJet flight. See the incredible measures our WestJetters take to ensure the comfort and safety of each and every guest.

John, WestJet Captain

Tim, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

Elisa, Cabin Crew

WestJet on LinkedIn

Visit our LinkedIn page to learn more about what it's like working at WestJet, hear employee testimonies about our workplace and culture, read updates and perspectives from company leaders, and much more.

Ready to apply? 

Apply now to become a part of the WestJet Group! 

     Be aware of fraudulent job postings/offers

The WestJet Group makes every effort to check the legitimacy of our job opportunities that are represented externally and not directly posted on our careers page. We will never request money from job seekers, nor request personal information beyond what is required for a resume (i.e. social insurance number, banking information).

All individuals who are successful in gaining an offer of employment from WestJet, whether directly or indirectly, are always required to go through a formal recruitment process, including an interview with a member of WestJet’s talent team.

If you suspect any fraudulent activity as it relates to employment at the WestJet Group, please contact

Tip: One quick way to know your potential offer is a scam is to check the email address. Legitimate emails from WestJet employees end in Some recent scams have come from similar email addresses.

Additional opportunities with our partners

Ground handling, cabin cleaning, fueling, de-icing, catering and several other aviation roles are fulfilled by other companies. For additional career opportunities with some of our WestJet Group partners, please visit their websites:

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