This position commands the university aircraft on assigned flights assists the Chief Pilot with all aspects of the corporate flight department operation and conducts First Officer/student co-pilot training and standardization. The Captain plans for and carries out the safe and efficient air transport of university executives and staff, ensuring compliance with all applicable federal and foreign regulations and safety standards.
Duties include: 1.Performs pilot-in-command functions which include interpreting, analyzing and applying multitudes of data and inputs to determine flight safety and feasibility. 2.Mentor and trains students enrolled in the co-pilot internship program. 3.Performs recurring tasks necessary to keep aircraft in a ready state.
This position indirectly supervises a minimum of 6 student interns per year and gives flight instruction during airport transportation flights. These hours give the students very valuable on the job training.
As pilot-in-command, the Captain has final authority in the operation of the aircraft and is responsible for the safe conduct of assigned flights. Flight planning and execution decisions are made without oversight, advice or direction and require immediate responses for various situations that may impact public safety and the safety of the flight. These decisions are based on training, experience, education, industry standards and knowledge of FAA regulations. Expert knowledge of aircraft performance limits and airworthiness conditions, weather and airport operating conditions is required. The pilot-in-command is directly responsible for the safety of all passengers traveling on assigned flights.
As pilot in command, the Captain is a highly visible representative of the university and must act with professionalism, tact and decorum at all times while interacting university executives, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the general public.
The Captain must always stay in a ready state to fly and be mentally prepared at all times to conduct safe operations. Trip missions change constantly due to weather and schedules. The Captain must be able to change his schedule and is often under high stress situations. The typical pressure experiences is not considered unusual for this type of position or experienced on a daily basis. Must have the ability to travel for several days at a time, work nights and weekends, have extended duty days up to 16 hours and be on call 24/7.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field Aeronautical or aviation discipline
Minimum of 1 year applicable experience
ATP certificate with appropriate type rating
First-Class medical certificate
CFI rating-airplane, single engine, multi-engine and instrument
minimum 2,000 flight hours as pilot-in-command, 200 turbine and 750 hours multi-engine
*An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.
BE-300 type rating preferred
Planning Unit: Vice President for Finance & Administration
Department: Airport Operations
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Todd McGuire
Employment Type: intermittent regular
Salary is commensurate with candidate's experience and qualification. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package including health benefits, paid time off, and education benefits for employees and qualified dependents.
Internal Number: 36759
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