22 August 2022

Flight Safety International | Instructor

Lutz, FL, 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 Flight Instructor delivers exceptional ground and simulator flight instruction in accordance with aviation regulations and FlightSafety Training principles

Tasks and Responsibilities

The following duties are essential to the successful and satisfactory performance of this job. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Conduct pilot ground and simulator training for clients receiving core, specialty or enrichment training courses.
  • Develop and prepare training materials that support training delivery to meet the client needs in accordance with the applicable curriculum.
  • Evaluate and measure trainee progress and recommend for qualification, or additional training.
  • Complete accurate training records specific to each client, aiding their success in achieving the requested objective(s).
  • Identify client training issues and seek assistance prior to execution.
  • Maintain Instructor qualifications in accordance with regulatory requirements.

Minimum Education

No job description available. Please update with appropriate Minimum Education.

Minimum Experience

  • Must be able and willing to participate in FlightSafety’s DOT Drug & Alcohol testing program.
  • An unrestricted ATP certificate, or an ICAO member state Airline Transport Pilot License*
  • Must have five (5) years of related experience.

*If no ATP, must meet the requirements of:

  • 14 CFR part 61.153
  • 14 CFR part 61.64 without a Supervised Operating Experience (SOE) limitation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of one unrestricted PIC type rating;
  • Preferred: FAR Part 135, FAR Part 121, or military training experience;
  • Preferred: 2,500 hours of total flight time

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge of aviation safety standards and practices
  • Knowledge of common aviation regulations
  • Ability to manage classes and teach effectively
  • First-level facilitation skills and customer service skills
  • Ability to be coachable and receive feedback to support development
  • Basic computer proficiency – Microsoft Office and other internet-based programs

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee may be required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.

Must possess physical range of body motion to perform the following:

  • Reach expert pressure and manipulate the rudder controls and/or anti-torque with both feet.
  • Reach and manipulate numerous controls within the Simulator device from the Instructor’s chair.
  • Enter and exit from the Simulator device via the provided ramp.
  • Move between the Instructor station, screen and podium while instructing in the classroom.
  • Exit from malfunctioned Simulator while the device is in a severely pitched attitude.

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.


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