11 July 2024

Executive Jet Management | Chief Pilot

Fl, United States
Title: Regional Chief Pilot- Southeast (Florida)
Company: Executive Jet Management
Area of Interest: Flight Operations


Req ID: 13851
Purpose of Position

EJM is seeking a Regional Chief Pilot to manage pilots and act as a primary point of contact for Part 91/135 operations in the Southeast region. This position offers the ability to serve as a flight crewmember on EJM managed aircraft on an as needed basis. While flight crew qualifications are preferred, they are not required for this non-14 CFR 119 position. As the Regional Chief Pilot, you will be responsible for managing pilots, attracting and engaging new talent, and serving as a point of contact for owners on pilot-related matters. The Regional Chief Pilot reports directly to the Part 119 designated Chief Pilot. The ideal candidate will have experience in aviation management and a strong understanding of Part 91/135 operations.

This position is vital to our operation and will be responsible for southeast based operations, with the territory of Florida. Preference will be given to candidates currently residing within the defined territory.

Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Functions as the primary point of contact for Pilots / crew members on questions, issues and opportunities associated with the safe operation of flight duties.
  • Ensures Pilots / crew members are compliant with company and regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Engages with pilots on a regular basis with a focus on strong two-way communication, team collaboration, fitness for duty and strong cockpit relationship management. Engages in regular problem solving and collaboration to mitigate known or potential risks. Engagement requires on-site / face-to-face visits, in addition to other communication methods, with account / Pilots.
  • Collaborates with internal departments during account, aircraft and Pilot onboarding / offboarding processes. Includes but not limited to interviewing, training compliance/scheduling, aircraft conformity activities, termination, year-end reviews, promotions, and other related activities.
  • Partners with Owner Services, Sales, Human Resources, Safety, Fleet Maintenance, and other internal stakeholders to ensure account is always staffed and mission ready, to include training and flight currency.
  • Acts as a point of contact for aircraft owners on all pilot-related matters.
  • Supports Chief Pilot and Director of Operations in policy and procedure development, implementation, compliance, and other initiatives as assigned.
  • Engages with Pilots on aviation incidences or events. Ensures accurate reporting and timely follow-up
  • In collaboration with account Lead Pilot, routinely check in with new hire pilots for mentorship and assimilation during first year of employment.
Bachelor's in Aviation
Certifications and Licenses
FAA Airline Transport Pilot (ATP)
Years of Experience
10+ years of experience
Core Competencies
Communication & Listening Skills
Interest in Company & Position
Knowledge of Specific Job Skills
Related Education or Training
Related Job Experience
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other (KSAOs)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation, Aviation Management, or equivalent work experience
  • Exceptional interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written)
  • 10 years Flight Operations, Dispatch, Operational Control, or equivalent experience
  • Knowledgeable in FAA regulations governing Part 91, Part 135 and Part 119
  • Knowledgeable of IACO SARPS and International operations
  • Self-motivated, high achiever with ability to work effectively in a remote environment
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of time
  • Preference given to those with experience in global Part 135 operations
  • Minimum Time Requirements:
    • Total flight time: 3500 hours
    • Multi Engine Land (MEL): 1500 hours
    • Pilot in Command: 2000 hours
    • PIC MEL: 500 hours
    • Instrument: 300 hours
    • Jet: 500 hours
How EJM Supports You

At EJM, we believe that how you do something is as important as what you do. That's why we foster a collaborative company culture, where leadership is accessible, employee opinions are valued, and relationships matter. We encourage employee growth, recognize the importance of work-life balance, and take pride in being a career destination.

To ensure our employees are taken care of at work and at home, we offer a comprehensive package of premium benefits, including:

  • Competitive pay
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance, available with no monthly premiums
  • 401(k) plan, with 61% of every dollar you contribute matched by EJM
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • Flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Prescription drug benefit plan
  • Life insurance and AD&D benefits
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Loss of license coverage
  • Pet insurance
  • 14 days of paid time off, available on first day of employment

Executive Jet Management is an equal opportunity employer.
To ensure a safe environment, we conduct pre-employment drug screening and background checks.


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