Seaplane Jobs – Seattle/Renton, WA

Seasonal seaplanes jobs in Seattle

Northwest Seaplanes is a Seattle based company located 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. Our sister company, Friday Harbor Seaplanes, operates 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, Friday Harbor 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.

Friday Harbor Seaplanes operates all FAR Part 135 flights.

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.

We are accepting resumes for the 2024 season. Please feel free to call to discuss the positions available in November of 2023.


Opportunities are available to join our office team this coming summer season of 2024. The summer job positions available starting in May through mid October. 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 us.

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 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.