23 October 2022

Flight Safety International | Instructor

Moonachie, NJ, 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 Ground Instructor delivers exceptional ground flight instruction in accordance with aviation regulations and FlightSafety Training principles.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Conduct pilot ground 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.
  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for assigned program (s) courseware.

Minimum Education


Minimum Experience

  • Must be able and willing to participate in FlightSafety’s DOT Drug & Alcohol testing progream
  • An unrestricted ATP certificate, or an ICAO member state Airline Transport Pilot License

*If no ATP, must meet the requirements of:

  • Must have five (5) years of related experience and/or training.


  • A private pilot’s license or Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) technician certificate is preferred.
  • Aviation background with teaching experience as a Certified Flight Instructor, Advanced Ground Instructor, or Maintenance Instructor
  • Pilot or mechanic certificates and ratings, military pilot, crew chief, avionic technicians experience preferred

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:

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts. The employee may work in high, precarious places and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, risk of radiation, and vibration.

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.