11 March 2023

Jet Aviation | DHC8 Captain

Anchorage, AK, United States


Jet Aviation Staffing – DHC-8 Captain


Anchorage, AK, US

Job Category: Flight Services

Career Level: Professional

Requisition Id: 1256

Behind every seamless journey, is the perfect team. Since 1983, Jet Aviation Staffing has been supporting the industry’s most prominent aviation companies by attracting and placing top talent. With thousands of direct hire placements of crew members, maintenance professionals, support staff, management and executive positions, and many more disciplines, we continue to perfect the art of staffing. When you want to find the very best career opportunity, you can rely on a team of dedicated professionals. On behalf of our external customers, Jet Aviation Staffing upholds in-depth and extensive standards to ensure we are recommending the best talent. Dedicated to the details, our expertise ensures a perfect career opportunity match for each of our candidates and a seamless experience for our customer.

DHC-8 Direct Entry Captain

Anchorage, AK, US

Our client offers scheduled passenger service, bespoke charter flights, and cargo operations around the Last Frontier. We are seeking skilled team members who exemplify and identify with their Core Values: Safety. Commitment. Integrity. Connectedness. Reliability. Pilots receive a 70-hour monthly minimum guarantee  Annual pay increases on date of hire  Preferential bidding  No overnight or red eye flights, and you’re home every night minimum 12 days off each month  Known Crewmember and CASS privileges


The Direct Entry Captain is responsible for safely operating Company aircraft according to regulations and established policies and procedures, accepting responsibility for the safety of all crewmembers, passengers, and or cargo on board when the aircraft doors are closed. The Captain is accountable to the Chief Pilot for the operation of each flight under their command and works diligently to complete each operation safely and efficiently. This position is expected to uphold safety while performing flight crew duties and fulfilling the responsibilities expected of a company employee.


The successful candidate has excellent customer service skills, team member qualities, and leadership competencies, in addition to the required certifications and experience the position requires. They must also be willing to live and work within one hour of the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. Other qualifications include:

+ Must possess High School Diploma/GED.

+ Must possess all current ratings to operate commercial aircraft for a Part 121 operation, including an Airline Transport Pilot certificate.

+ Must have a total of 2500 hours in a fixed-wing aircraft, of which 1000 hours will be multi-engine turbine flight time, and 1000 hours total flight time will be air carrier experience.

+ Must have a valid First-Class Medical.

+ Must not have an FAA ‘Certificate Action’ or ‘Administrative Action’ record within the prior 24 months.

+ Must have a valid US Passport and the ability to go in and out of the US, including to Canada.

+ Must be in Anchorage, Alaska, or be willing to relocate within 30 days if not already residing within one (1) hour of Anchorage.

+ Must be fluent in English and communicate professionally verbally and in writing.

+ Must be able to fulfill the physical requirements of the position, which require the ability to lift and maneuver 20 lbs. regularly and may involve lifting and maneuvering up to 65 lbs.

+ Must be able to work all shifts, including weekends and holidays.

+ Must be able to work in all types of weather, including extreme temperatures.

+ Must have a strong safety awareness and the ability to adhere to Safety Management Systems (SMS); risk assessment and mitigation knowledge are highly desired.

+ Must pass a comprehensive background check, including a motor vehicle record check for the previous 36 months and a pre-employment DOT drug screen.

+ Must be eligible to work in the United States without employer sponsorship.

+ Must be comfortable working in an airport environment around odors and sounds typically associated with operating aircraft.

+ To reach new heights with this company, apply today.

Jet Aviation provides equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

Nearest Major Market: Alaska

Nearest Secondary Market: Anchorage


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