21 November 2022

Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) | Instructor

Oshkosh, WI, United States

Pilot Proficiency Center Instructor Pilot

Part Time Professional

Oshkosh, WI, US

Requisition ID: 1478

Pilot Proficiency Center Instructor Pilot

Are you interested in collaborating with passionate people? EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) is a community of passionate aviation enthusiasts, and the only association of its kind to offer the fun and camaraderie of sharing the love of flying, building, and restoring recreational aircraft. Our vision is to expand an already vibrant and growing aviation community. EAA annually hosts the AirVenture Fly-In at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The event is EAA's annual convention and draws more than 650,000 people and 10,000 aircraft. EAA is a sought after organization to join with a competitive and unique benefit package which includes the EAA Flying Club, career advancement opportunities, fun perks, along with being immersed around passionate EAA Members and Volunteers.

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SUMMARY

Provide flight and ground instruction following FAA regulations, Airmen’s Information Manual, Advisory Circulars, airport operations, and Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) policies, procedures, and curriculum. Ensure that each student meets course standards, training requirements, and objectives. We want to create and further encourage safe, competent, and proficient pilots.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Complete all Ground and Flight activities according to the EAA Training Course Curriculum.
  2. Perform those flight instructor duties authorized by the Federal Aviation Regulations following the approved Training Course Curriculum.
  3. Responsible for accurately maintaining all appropriate records, including student training records, student logbook, computer records, and all appropriate endorsements.
  4. Ensure that all assigned students meet course standards, training requirements, and objectives.
  5. Monitor maintenance condition of the training aircraft, and inform EAA maintenance personnel of any questionable items.
  6. Providing flight/ground instruction to enrolled students while maintaining the highest level of safety and standards.
  7. Maintain a clean, professional environment – both in the aircraft and on the EAA grounds.
  8. Embraces and supports the EAA mission and performs safe practices in the workplace and aviation environment.
  9. All other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified Flight Instructor – Airplane (CFI) required
  • Current second-class medical certificate
  • Knowledge of appropriate Federal Aviation Regulations and related administrative and operational procedures and requirements
  • Knowledge of an ability to apply an effective instructional technique in the classroom and on the flight deck
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment while exercising sound judgment at all times

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or post-undergraduate degree program or holding a bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Actively instructing
  • Light Sport Aircraft flight training experience
  • Minimum of 100 hours of dual instruction given

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Typical office setting. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Preparation for AirVenture or other events may require lifting up to 50 lbs occasionally, standing and walking for extended periods of time while bending, squatting, kneeling, twisting, and push and pull motions.

All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a drug screen and background check.

EAA offers a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time positions.

EAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

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