30 August 2023

Desert Jet | First Officer

United States

Pilot-First Officer- CE-680 (Home-Based)
Fully Remote Home Based


Desert Jet is looking for First Officers to join our talented team of pilots on the Citation Sovereign!

We love working here and think you will too! Here’s why:

  • Fresh and collaborative leadership team that values safety, culture, and YOU!
  • $80,000-$100,000+ annual salary.
  • $30,000 signing bonus for typed candidates
  • Home-Based- live within 1 hour of a major airport.
  • Fantastic crew environment! Our crews carry a wide range of experience and are trained to a higher standard that includes company INDOC training, sim training at the best facilities available, and an IOE mentoring program that ensures a comfortable and safe work environment.
  • No phone calls in the middle of the night for pop-up trips!
  • Keep your hotel, airline, and car rental points!
  • Quickly build PIC time to upgrade to Captain.
  • Paid benefits! Including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance.
  • 401(k) plan with a 6% match.
  • Schedule is 8 days on, 6 days off. Travel to/from aircraft on day 1 and 8.
  • 10 days of PTO that starts accruing on your first day!
  • Support from a full-time Flight Ops team.
  • Pilot focused, experienced leadership that works by your side, not from behind a desk.
  • Fly to beautiful and unique places that the airlines can’t go.
  • Well maintained fleet consisting of King Air, Bravo, CJ3, and Sovereign aircraft.

What you'll do:

As a First officer on the Citation Sovereign, you will be responsible for assisting the PIC in the operation of various aircraft on behalf of Desert Jet’s 135 charter certificate while ensuring safe and efficient operations in compliance with FAA regulations and company policies. You will assist with ensuring the highest level of safety, customer service, adherence to company policies and procedures, and professionalism during all flight operations.

  • Conduct pre-flight inspections and ensure the aircraft is airworthy and in compliance with all applicable regulations and maintenance requirements.
  • Assist with flight planning activities, including route selection, fuel calculations, and weather analysis, to ensure safe and efficient flight operations.
  • Assist with trip planning activities including booking hotels, airfare, and rental cars.
  • Provide a welcoming and courteous experience to passengers, ensuring their comfort and safety throughout the flight.
  • Assist passengers with boarding, disembarking, and stowing their luggage in compliance with safety regulations.
  • Execute flight operations in accordance with company policies, standard operating procedures, OpSpecs, and Part 135/91 FAA regulations.
  • Monitor and assess in-flight conditions, make real-time decisions, and take appropriate actions to ensure the safety of the aircraft, crew, and passengers.
  • Conduct pre and post flight briefings with other flight crew members.
  • Ensure exceptional customer service through positive interaction with passengers, proactive flight planning, and providing a pleasant and comfortable flight experience.


Minimum Hourly Requirements

  • Total Time- 1500 hours
  • Total PIC- 500 hours

Minimum Requirements

  • Hold a current FAA First-Class Medical Certificate.
  • Strong knowledge of aviation regulations, aircraft systems, and emergency procedures.
  • Excellent leadership and decision-making skills, with the ability to remain calm and focused under pressure.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact with crew members and passengers.
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances and make quick, well-informed decisions.
  • Commitment to safety, professionalism, and customer service.
  • Successful completion of recurrent training programs and proficiency checks.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as assigned.

It’s time to love your job again! Come and see! Come and stay!

Salary Description $80,000-$100,000


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