23 April 2024

Frontier Airlines | A320 Instructor

Aurora, CO, United States

Instructor - Flight Ops

Job Category : Flight Operations

Requisition Number : INSTR004343

  • Posted: April 22, 2024
  • Full-Time
  • Location: Aurora, CO 80011, USA

Why Work for Frontier Airlines?

At Frontier, we believe the skies should be for everyone. We deliver on this promise through our commitment to Low Fares Done Right. This is more than our tagline - it’s our driving philosophy. Every member of Team Frontier has an important role to play in bringing this vision to life. Our successful business model allows travelers to take advantage of our fast-growing route network while our bundled and unbundled pricing options allow our customers to personalize their travel experience and only pay for the services they need – saving them money along the way.

What We Stand For

Low Fares Done Right is our mission and we strive to bring it to life every day. Our ‘Done Right’ promise means delivering not only affordable prices, but making travel friendly and easy for our customers. To do this, we put a great deal of care into every decision and action we take. We must be efficient with the use of our resources and make smart decisions about how we run our business. We must also innovate and be pioneers - we’re not afraid to try new things. While our business requires us to fly high in the air, we also consider ourselves down-to-earth in our approach, creating a warm and friendly experience that truly demonstrates Rocky Mountain Hospitality.

Work Perks

At Frontier, we like to think we’re creating something very special for our team members. Work is why we’re here, but the perks are nice too:

  • Flight benefits for you and your family to fly on Frontier Airlines.
  • Buddy passes for your friends so they can experience what makes us so great.
  • Discounts throughout the travel industry on hotels, car rentals, cruises and vacation packages.
  • Discounts on cell phone plans, movie tickets, restaurants, luggage and over 2,000 other vendors.
  • Enjoy a ‘Dress for your Day’ business casual environment.
  • Flexible work schedules that support work/life balance.
  • Total Rewards program including a competitive base salary, short term incentives, long-term incentives, paid holidays, 401(k) plan, vacation/sick time and medical/dental/vision insurance that begins the 1 st of the month following your hire date.
  • We play our part to make a difference. The HOPE League, Frontier Airlines’ non-profit organization, is dedicated to providing employees financial assistance during catastrophic hardship.

Who We Are

Frontier Airlines is committed to offering ‘Low Fares Done Right’ to more than 100 destinations and growing in the United States, Canada, Dominican Republic and Mexico on more than 350 daily flights. Headquartered in Denver, Frontier’s hard-working aviation professionals pride themselves in delivering the company’s signature Low Fares Done Right service to customers. Frontier Airlines is the proud recipient of the Federal Aviation Administration’s 2018 Diamond Award for maintenance excellence and was recently named the industry’s most fuel-efficient airline by The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) as a result of superior technology and operational efficiencies.

What Will You Be Doing?

The Instructor, Flight Operations provides instruction utilizing classroom, flight training devices and simulators to Frontier Airlines Pilots for initial, transition, upgrade, and recurrent flight training in accordance with Frontier and FAA regulations and policies

Essential Functions

* Facilitate initial, transition, upgrade and recurrent training, including A320 systems, Frontier Airlines policies and procedures, applicable FAA Regulations and Emergency training.

* Prepare students for flight evaluations by providing high quality training and effective feedback.

* Conduct training tasks including lesson planning, classroom and simulator set-up, upkeep of current aviation publications and instructional training materials.

* Maintain record of all training activities, participants and results.

Other Functions

* Assist senior instructors and department managers as required.

* Assist in course design and development.

* Work closely with the Director, Flight Ops Training and the Lead Flight Instructor to identify and resolve issues with training.

Qualifications (External)

* Bachelor’s degree preferred

Possess the appropriate airman certificate, class rating, and type rating (A320 preferred).

Previous Simulator Instructor/Evaluator for a minimum of one year preferred.

* Part 121 aircraft training experience preferred

* Minimum 1 year of Part 121 piloting experience required.

* Complete Frontier Airlines Training program(s), as required.

Qualifications (Internal)

* Current qualified Frontier Airlines Line Pilot with a minimum of 1-year Part 121 piloting experience

Must possess the appropriate airman certificate, class rating, and type rating

Previous Simulator Instructor/Evaluator for a minimum of one year preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

* Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of aircraft systems as well as Frontier policies and procedures

* Excellent organizational skills

* Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint) to facilitate training

* Ability to operate A320 Simulator/FTD

* Must possess an above average level of knowledge, ability, and experience.

* Must have a good record of compliance with Frontier Reliability program, if applicable

* Must not have more than one training/checking failure within years.

* Must meet standards of good conduct

* Must have a good record of compliance with the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

* Successfully complete the hiring process

Equipment Operated

Standard office equipment, including PC, copier, fax machine, printer

Work Environment

Simulator / classroom / office environment

Hours vary, some weekends and nights required

Have the ability to work in the location hired (Denver or Orlando)

Physical Effort

Generally, not required.


* External candidates will be scheduled and paid for a minimum of 16 events per month (as defined by the Frontier Airlines Pilot CBA)

* Internal candidates will receive a minimum pay of 88 hours per month, equaling $150,000 annually.

Please Note: This application will expire on 5/6/24 at 4:00 p.m. MT.

Supervision Received

General Direction: The incumbent normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work and receives general instructions on new assignments.

Workplace Policies

At Frontier Airlines, we wholeheartedly support and have a strong commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action. Frontier is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender variance, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, martial status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military, veteran status, and any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Diversity is an essential part of our success. Our company flourishes because of the unique backgrounds, skills and ideas that our team members contribute every day. We salute and actively recruit veterans. Military experience is valuable and transferable to many of the positions essential to the operations of our airline.

Frontier Airlines is a Zero Tolerance Drug-Free Workplace. All prospective DOT safety-sensitive employees are subject to pre-employment testing for the following drugs and their metabolites: Marijuana, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Opioids and Phencyclidine (PCP). Further, any DOT safety-sensitive job applicant who is found to have tested positive on any required drug or alcohol test at a former employer will be considered ineligible for employment with Frontier.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature and level of work required of the referenced position; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Please be advised that duties and expectations of this position may be subject to change.


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