Chief Pilot

Chief Pilot Job Description

Our chief pilots play a key role in the success of our company. This Leadership position enables you to provide experience and oversight to flight instructors while continuing to teach students in-flight. Chief pilots are responsible for initial and continuing education of our instructor staff, as well as program management for our students to ensure that they are progressing effectively and efficiently.

Responsibilities

  • Oversees continuing education of Flight Instructors
  • Ensures student programs are properly run and makes recommendations for the continuous improvement of American Flyers training
  • Reviews individual student’s progress with Flight and Ground Instructors to guarantee each student is receiving the quality education we promise
  • Evaluate flight instructor development and Student progress through flight and simulator instruction
  • Oversee the launch and close of each day’s training initiatives

Qualifications

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Leadership with the ability to develop both Instructors and Students
  • Multitasking capabilities
  • Passion for instructing, teaching and helping people reach their aviation goals
  • Flexibility and availability to our students
  • Resume outlining work history (experience teaching in the general aviation environment within the previous 12 months preferred)
  • Authorized to work in the United States (we do not sponsor work visas at this time)

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Signing Bonus if applicable
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Group Medical Insurance Program
  • 401K with company contributions & Life Insurance Program
  • Internal team support with student enrollment, scheduling and customer service so you can focus on what you do best
  • Investment in our chief pilots through continuing education programs
  • Opportunities for advancement within the organization

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