07 March 2023

Flight Safety International | Instructor

Milton, 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 Full-Time Contract Instructor Pilot is responsible for ground school and simulator-based training in TH-73 Flight Training Device (FTD), including briefings and debriefings, for U.S. Navy and Allied Nation Pilots attending initial or instructor level helicopter training at NAS Whiting Field. Duties include instructing and measuring training progress of Pilot students who attend the established aircrew training curricula.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Conduct scheduled instructor led/supported training for Training Device and Systems Training (including briefs and debriefs) using traditional and modern tools such as interactive white boards, computers and video projector systems and other multimedia systems.
  • Evaluate student training/mission performance as required. Debrief students using full replay/debrief capabilities of the device utilized for the training event. Submit and finalize electronic student grade sheet in approved CNATRA Training or Learning Management System during student debrief.
  • Evaluate and record trainer performance IAW established criteria.
  • Maintain, assess, and recommend improvements to mission scenarios for effectiveness and currency.
  • Review curriculum, assess and recommend improvements to the training program via the appropriate training management officials.
  • Provide classroom instruction and recommendations for improvement, to include tests and test materials, lesson plans, interactive courseware, flight training instructions and other guides under the guidelines of course directives.
  • Conduct training device operation instruction to personnel as necessary, to include instruction on briefing, debriefing and grading/assessments.
  • Conduct training from the Central Control Station (CCS) as required, to include performing Ground, Tower, and Air Traffic Control (ATC) controller duties for Student Naval Aviators (SNAs) training Provide academic instruction to include Instructor led lecture discussion for Crew Resource Management (CRM), Instrument Ground School (IGS), etc., and self-paced Computer Aided Instruction (CAI) and Computer Based Training (CBT) in support of courses required.
  • Assist with training device inspections and certification programs and other special projects, as required, to include mishap re-creation and testing.
  • Requirements may dictate that instructors perform as NATOPS Instrument Evaluators, or Assistant NATOPS Instructors (ANI). Instructors may be designated as a NATOPS Instrument Evaluator or Assistant NATOPS Instructor per OPNAVINST 3710.7 SERIES.

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s Degree is required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Morally and ethically influence others to successfully achieve program goals.
  • Fluently read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • Display excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Possess the ability to interface with students and provide on-the-spot remediation, or determine other courses of action, as necessary.
  • Possess basic knowledge of personal computers and software applications, such as word processing applications, spreadsheets, and databases.
  • Successfully accomplish an annual internal standardization evaluation.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Working Environment/Physical Situation: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a teammate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a teammate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

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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