Key goals and vision for this position:
The Co-pilot assists the Captain with safe flight preparation, execution, and termination. Aids the Captain in complying with federal, state, foreign, and company regulations and policies. The Co-pilot will attain qualification as Second in Command and will be prepared to assume the duties of Pilot in Command if circumstances dictate.
Major Roles/Functional Responsibilities:
- Assist Captain with discharging safe flying responsibilities and be prepared to assume pilot in command duties.
- Be an exemplary company representative by ensuring passenger comfort and affording them every possible courtesy. Exhibit an attitude of professionalism, cooperation, teamwork and helpfulness.
- Ensure aircraft are safely pre-flighted, stocked with appropriate supplies, and are ready for operation. Check-in passengers, assist with their entry and exit, load/unload baggage.
- Carry out miscellaneous duties as assigned by Department leadership including, washing planes, occasional hangar sweeping, updating charts, cost savings measures (checking fuel prices). Exhibit an attitude of professionalism, cooperation, teamwork and helpfulness.
- Attend flight and ground training annually as scheduled.
- Post-flight aircraft (example vacuum aircraft, clean windshields, clean coffee pot, etc.). Maintain adequate and appropriate records (i.e. expense sheets, flight duty time logs, fuel slips).
- Ability to fly an aircraft and knowledge of aircraft capabilities within their operational environment.
- Able to assess and interpret meteorological phenomena.
- Understand and comply with applicable FAA regulations, aircraft systems limitations and operating procedures, and company policies.
- Crew Resource Management knowledge.
- Highest integrity, initiative, and teamwork.
- Motivated to excel and to work well with others.
- Aviation competence, including flight planning, pre-flight activities, flight safety, post-flight accuracy and completeness.
- Attitude, initiative, leadership, professionalism, dependability.
- Line check and Flight Safety International training performance.
- Human relations, customer focus, intra-departmental activities
- High School diploma.
- Possess a commercial pilot certificate with multi engine and instrument ratings and a minimum of 1500 flying hours.
- Ability to obtain an airline transport pilot certificate with a single pilot type rating when offered the training opportunity.
- First class medical physical.