08 September 2023

Cirrus Aircraft | Pilot

Duluth, MN, United States

Corporate Pilot - Piston

Job Category : Pilots and Flight Support

Requisition Number : CORPO008213

  • Posted: September 6, 2023
  • Full-Time
  • Location: Duluth, MN 55811, USA

Cirrus Aircraft’s Mission is to deliver an aviation experience that is the pinnacle of innovation, quality, and safety to our customers. Cirrus Aircraft is the recognized global leader in personal aviation and the maker of the best-selling SR Series piston aircraft and the Vision Jet™, the world’s first single engine Personal Jet and recipient of the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy. Founded in 1984, the company has redefined performance, comfort and safety in aviation with innovations like the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System® (CAPS®) – the first FAA-certified whole-airframe parachute safety system included as standard equipment on an aircraft. To date, worldwide flight time on Cirrus aircraft has passed 15 million hours and over 250 people have returned home safely to their families as a result of the inclusion of CAPS® as a standard feature on all Cirrus aircraft. Find out more at www.cirrusaircraft.com. <... Corporate Pilot will gain experience in many different areas within the Flight Operations department. The Corporate Pilot’s primary responsibility is ferrying aircraft from Duluth to Knoxville to support customer aircraft deliveries. Other responsibilities include acting as pilot in command of Cirrus aircraft while performing CFR 14 part 91 corporate flight operations, maintaining return to services flights, and repositioning of corporate aircraft. Excellent airmanship and problem solving skills under considerable autonomy are required. The ability to understand and use planning resources and proper flight planning and execution is a must.

Essential Duties:

  • Conduct delivery ferry flights to Knoxville, TN, from Duluth, MN, while ensuring the utmost care and attention to aircraft cosmetic appearance and post flight test systems operation.
  • Conduct Corporate missions based in Knoxville, TN and throughout the United States.
  • Assist with ramp operations, aircraft movement, fueling, cleaning, etc.
  • Escalate customer and internal pilot issues to the Senior Flight Instructors.
  • Facilitate maintenance and ferry squawks on newly certified and corporate aircraft.
  • Operate Cirrus aircraft in accordance with applicable regulations and Cirrus company policies.
  • Make timely and accurate decisions regarding safety of flight.
  • Manage travel expenses in accordance with Cirrus company policies.
  • Act as pilot in command of Cirrus aircraft while performing corporate flight missions and ferry flights.
  • Process and maintain a deep level of aircraft knowledge and be a model aviator and Cirrus representative.
  • Perform normal pre-flight and post flight inspections as well as clean and service assigned aircraft.

Education and/or Experience:

  • 500 hours of total flight time required
  • 50 hours of Cirrus experience preferred
  • IFR in congested airspace, mountain flying, icing conditions, IMC flight, and night experience preferred

Additional Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities:

  • Good airmanship and interpersonal skills required
  • Experience operating aircraft tugs and fueling aircraft preferred

Certificate or Licensures :

  • FAA ASEL Instrument Rating and Commercial Pilot License required
  • FAA 1 st or 2 nd class medical required
  • FAA ASEL CFI(I) preferred

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Overtime hours may be required.

Duluth, MN This opportunity is located in Duluth, Minnesota. As the home to our corporate headquarters, Duluth is a four-season city on the western tip of Lake Superior and was voted “Best Town” by Outside Magazine . The splendor of the largest freshwater lake in the world offers a multitude of outdoor activities for adventure or rejuvenation. The North Shore lifestyle is known its year-round activities, including bicycle and snowmobile trails, kayaking, rock climbing, fishing, hiking, golfing, sailing and skiing. And as a top employer in the area, Cirrus Aircraft was recently named “Best Overall Large Company to Work for in the Northland” and “Best Workplace Culture” by the Duluth News Tribune readers.

Cirrus is dedicated to a drug free work environment promoting equal employment opportunity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, color, age, disability, religion, pregnancy, veteran status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, receipt of public assistance, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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