Seaplane Jobs – Seattle/Renton, WA

Fun jobs at NW Seaplanes

Northwest Seaplanes is a Seattle based Part 135 operator of Dehavilland Beavers and a Dehavilland Turbine Otter on South Lake Washington in Renton, WA since 1988.

We are looking to fill some summer staff positions for our seasonal operations that run from May through mid October. Northwest Seaplanes operate scheduled and charter flights to the San Juan Islands and British Columbia’s Coast to popular boating, salmon fishing and tourist destinations.

If you are looking for a cool place to work for a summer job, NW Seaplanes may have an opportunity for you. We are a family run business with a great group of hard working team players.

We post seaplane job opportunities when available. Contact us to learn more about us and our seaplane jobs available.

Seasonal Seaplane Pilot – DHC-2 Beaver

To be considered for this position, you must be a licensed Commercial Single Engine Seaplane Pilot and have a minimum of 1,000 hours of total time and at least 50 hours float time (25 hours DHC-2 preferred). Part 135 experience is definitely a plus. Ultimately, you will have the overall responsibility for the safety of our passengers and must be a team player with superior piloting and judgement skills.

Seasonal Seaplane Pilot – DHC-3 Turbine Otter

To be considered for this position, you should be a licensed Commercial Single Engine Seaplane Pilot and have a minimum of 2,000 hours of total time and at least 1000 hours float time (OR 750 hours DHC-2 SES). Two years (or two seasons) Part 135 experience in seaplanes is an absolute requirement.



Opportunities are available to join our office team this coming summer season of 2022. The summer job positions available starting in May through September. Enjoy a fast paced environment encompassing everything from customer service, reservations and dispatch. Candidates must possess strong customer service skills, a hard work ethic, attention to detail and must be able to multi-task while having fun working closely with pilots, mechanics and line service personnel in facilitating the fun experience our customers have flying with NW Seaplanes.

If this fun summer job sounds interesting, please contact us to learn more!

Line Service/Shuttle Van Drivers

We are hiring for our summer! This is a perfect summer job for those interested in being around aviation and seaplanes. The job entails keeping our fleet of Dehavilland Beavers and Otter neat and tidy, assisting in operations of launching aircraft, loading and unloading aircraft, boxing salmon for guests coming back from their salmon fishing trip and driving our shuttle van. Candidates must be able available to work at least 4 days per week, bust their hump on the job and have fun doing it!

This is a great position for someone looking for a part summer job of college students looking for a fun summer job. You must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid drivers license, be able to lift up to 80 lbs and ultimately be punctual for your job.

If our line service position sounds like a fun summer job, please contact us to learn more and inquire.