04 September 2023

Delta Air Lines, Inc. | Instructor

Atlanta, GA, United States


Delta Professional Services Non-Seniority List Instructor

United States, Georgia, Atlanta

Delta Professional Services


Ref #: 22393

How you’ll help us Keep Climbing (overview & key responsibilities)

Delta Professional Services (DPS) is a premier instruction services company serving as a strategic partner for Delta Air Lines and other clients providing supplemental instructors for flight simulators and training device instruction.

Non-Seniority List Instructor (NSLI):

+ Part time position committed to providing a premier training experience to 14 CFR Part 121 Certified Air Carrier pilots in both Flight Training Devices and Flight Simulators for Delta Air Lines or external DPS clients.

+ Benefits to include the following:

+ Flexible schedules.

+ Competitive event pay.

+ Industry-leading incentive program.

+ 401(k) match (following one year of service).

+ Profit Sharing (for years 2023 forward).

+ Medical, Dental and Vision Plans available.

+ Space Positive Business Travel (residence to/from training center).

+ Space Available Personal Travel to include eligible dependents.

+ Hotel Accommodations provided when needed for scheduled events.


+ Instructors are offered flexible schedules.

+ Instructors must be available nights, weekends and holidays, when required.

+ Instructors must be willing to work at non-Atlanta “off-site” training locations when required.

+ Operationally, Instructors can expect to be scheduled for 10-12 training events per month.

Duties and Skills:

+ Must understand the role and responsibilities of an airline pilot including, but not limited to, the following:

+ Pilot in Command and Second in Command Duties, roles and responsibilities.

+ Expectations for professionalism, leadership, decision making, Crew Resource and Threat and Error Management.

+ Client company policies, procedures and available resources.

+ Be an excellent communicator and listener.

+ Must be able to present an organized briefing and lead substantive, interactive discussions; including but not limited to:

+ Closely adheres to approved curricula in the allotted time for each instructional module.

+ Logistical management of briefing room and training resources (MS PowerPoint, digital documents/manuals, whiteboards, handouts, etc.).

+ Operation of flight training devices and flight simulators.

+ Must be willing to assess and evaluate pilot performance and the student’s ability to safely and efficiently operate the aircraft in all phases of flight, including during normal and non-normal operations.

+ Must be a good listener and willing to solicit feedback from attendees and others for on course critiques.

+ Must be customer service-driven.

+ The starting pay will be $59.15 per hour with pay increase to $70.99 per hour after 4-months of employment. Additionally, there is incentive pay for working late nights, weekends, holidays, special events and exceeding 17 events in a calendar month.

What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)

+ Applicant should be familiar with technology required for the position including, but not limited to:

+ Use of Apple iPad tablet.

+ Conversant in the technology required to access company information, email, schedules and meetings.

+ Conversant in the use of MS PowerPoint.

+ Applicants must apply no later than 24 months after retiring from a 14 CFR Part 121 Certified Air Carrier (Exceptions will be considered).

+ Must have accrued a minimum of 2,000 hours as Pilot in Command at a 14 CFR Part 121 Certified Air Carrier.

+ Must have served as a pilot at a 14 CFR Part 121 Certified Air Carrier.

+ Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with Aircraft Multiengine Land Class.

+ Must have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent.

+ Consistently makes safety and security, of self and others, the priority.

+ Embraces diverse people, thinking, and styles.

What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)

+ Previous experience as a flight simulator check airman at a 14 CFR Part 121 Certified Air Carrier.

+ Previous experience as a line check airman at a 14 CFR Part 121 Certified Air Carrier.

+ Current and qualified as a pilot for Delta Air Lines or other DPS clients.

+ Aircraft Type Rating in aircraft operated by Delta Air Lines or other DPS clients.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you are a qualified individual, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings through this site, apply for jobs through Delta’s online system, or at any point in the selection process. To request a reasonable accommodation, please click here


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