07 June 2024

Empire Airlines | Chief Pilot

Hayden, ID, United States

121 Chief Pilot
Job Type Full-time

Job Summary

The 121 Chief Pilot will provide revenue service and administrative function to flight operations under FAR 121.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervises flight personnel flying under FAR 121 and acts as a liaison between flight personnel and Director of Operations.
  • Participates in staffing level and performance assessments.
  • Performs all functions and duties of a 121 Line Pilot.
  • Maintains familiarity and knowledge of new concepts and innovations, changes in regulations, procedures and improvements concerning the safe operations of all Company aircraft.
  • Knowledgeable in all applicable policies, procedures, manuals, handbooks and protocol.
  • Exhibits a positive attitude and serves as a role model to others


Education and Experience:

  • Must have at least 3 years’ experience as PIC of a large airplane operated under Part 121 or Part 135 within the last 6 years, required.
  • Must meet Captain qualifications under 121.436, required.
  • Previous experience as instructor, check airman or FAA examiner in aircraft and/or advanced simulators, preferred.

ATR Captain Requirements:

  • ATP certificate with MEL
  • 1st class medical
  • 2500 TT
  • 500 PIC
  • 1000 MEL
  • 300 turbine/turboprop
  • 500 crew time
  • 121.436 Pilot Qualification
  • IFR currency and proficiency

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office environment, outdoors and in an aircraft.
  • Will be exposed to inclement weather.
  • Requires standing, walking, sitting, bending and stooping for extended periods of time.
  • May be required to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Requires manual dexterity, speaking, seeing and hearing to conduct business.
  • Must understand and adhere to the organization’s FAA/DOT required drug and alcohol program.
  • Remote work arrangement may be considered with approval.

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