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Commercial Pilot/Flight Instructor

Job type:Transportation


May include any and/or all of the following:

  1. Participates in standardization training for each course that is taught and piece of equipment used in instruction; maintains flight proficiency for each course that is instructed; adheres to all FAA regulations and departmental policies and procedures; researches new and improved teaching techniques.
  2. Meets with each student as published on schedule; ensures that all flight lessons are completed according to the Training Course Outline specifications; ensures that all appropriated endorsements are made in the student’s flight book and personal logbook.
  3. Submits requests for stage checks upon completion of each stage of flight training with the chief instructor; ensures that all flight lessons and flight books are completed before request for stage check.
  4. Ensures that all training activities, flights, and briefings are conducted in accordance with P&N's standard operating procedure
  5. Pulls aircraft in/out of hangar; helps in tying down aircraft; assists in departmental activities; attends meetings; performs other duties as assigned.
  6. Exceed the FAA regulations
  7. Fly passengers for hire on charter flights under part 135 of the FAA regulations
  8. Maintain flight records
  9. Perform well under high stress and workload in flight


  • Knowledge and instructor certification appropriate to the position sought
  • Knowledge of various flight instruction instrumentation and equipment
  • Interpersonal/human relations skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to instruct/teach/tutor
  • Ability to approach problems/decisions analytically
  • Ability to reason logically and methodically
  • Ability to perform under stressful circumstances
  • Attentiveness to detail

Starting salary:
24-30 per Hour

Company benefits:
- Flexible schedule - Discounted use of company aircraft - Raises based on meeting performance goals - Profit sharing for management

High school courses important to the position:
Weather Science Business Management Geography Technical Writing Psychology

Training, certifications, or degree needed to qualify for the position:
FAA Private Pilot FAA Instrument Rating FAA Commercial Pilot FAA Certified Flight Instructor

Specific skills that your business recognizes as fundamental to employment (life skills):
Excellent personal hygiene Organizational skills Healthy lifestyle Perform well under extreme stress

Advancement opportunities in the company:
- Additional training paid by company to advance certifications - Opportunity to fly charter flights after 2 years experience

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