The First Officer designated as a First Officer for a flight or series of flights in accordance to the principals and procedures as required by FAR Part 135. The First Officer reports directly to the Base Lead Pilot and to the Captain on the flight for his or her conduct and execution of duties. The First Officer is directly supervised by the Base Lead Pilot and or the Chief Pilot except when in flight; at which time he or she is supervised directly by the PIC or Captain for the flight.
The First Officer must meet the minimum qualifications as specified by the Federal Aviation Regulation Part 135.39(b).
Pilot schedules are a rotating 8 days on followed by 6 days off duty assignment. While on duty, pilots serve a 12-hour shift (or up to the maximum allowed under Part 135 if on mission) from home and must be able to meet that program’s specified call-out time in order to meet the planned launch time of a trip. Pilot shift assignments consist of either a day duty period or a night duty period and are scheduled the month prior by the Base Lead Pilot to provide pilots sufficient opportunity to prepare their rest cycle. Pilots can expect to serve the same duty period during their assigned 8 days on shift and then rotate to the next duty period during their next 8-day shift assignment. Changes to duty periods within a 8-day shift assignment are discouraged but can occur depending on local needs at the Base.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
* Must reside in, or be willing to relocate to Birmingham, AL
* Must hold, or be able to attain Hawker SIC Certification
* Hold, or be eligible to hold, an unrestricted FAA ATP certificate
* Meet or exceed the following total flight experience:
* Total time – 1500 hours Airplane
* Multi-Engine – 250 hours airplane multi-engine land
* PIC – 250 Airplane
* Must hold of be able to attain a First Class Medical Certificate and maintain First Class Privileges
* Must hold valid US Passport
* Must be eligible for Chinese Visa