Airport authority sees hiring take off

GTAA uses job fairs to find employees for in-house de-icing operations
By Sarah Dobson
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/05/2016

For a busy airport like Toronto Pearson, making sure the operations run smoothly and safely — and keep customers happy — is a top priority. And that includes the key task of de-icing planes during the colder months to remove ice and snow.

For many years, the de-icing service was handled by a third-party provider subcontracted by the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), the private company that operates Toronto Pearson.