11 July 2022

Flight Safety International | First Officer

Wichita, KS, United States


About FlightSafety International

FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides training for pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full-flight simulators and award-winning maintenance training at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Canada, France and the United Kingdom.

Purpose of Position

The Simulator Second in Command is responsible for maintaining currency in assigned programs in order to act as “Second-In-Command” for both internal and external Customer Pilots

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Act as Second-in-Command (SIC) for clients training in multi-crew aircraft who have come to training without a flying partner.
  • Keep current all certificates, ratings and designations required to perform duties as an SIC.

Minimum Education

High school diploma or Certificate of High School Equivalency with two to three (2-3) years’ related experience and/or training

Minimum Experience

Must have the following certificates in his/her possession prior to the start of an assignment as an SIC;
Commercial Pilot Certificate with appropriate category, class and instrument ratings; minimum of 450 hours

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Fluency in English, through both verbal and written communications.
  • Excellent cockpit verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with various Customers in a professional manner.
  • Ability to adapt to changing schedules and high-pressure situations.
  • A second language may be required in some Learning Centers to meet particular needs.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met and/or encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must possess physical range of body motion to perform the following:
1. Reach, exert pressure and manipulate the rudder controls and/or anti-torque with both feet.
2. Reach and manipulate numerous controls within the Simulator device.
3. Enter and exit from the Simulator device via the provided ramp.
4. Exit from malfunctioned Simulator while the device is in a severely pitched attitude.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.