14 June 2024

Kalitta Charters, LLC | Falcon 20/200 Captain

Ypsilanti, MI, United States

Learjet 35/Falcon 20 PIC
Ypsilanti, MI
Job Type Full-time


Since 2001 Kalitta Charters has provided top-quality service to the aviation industry and we are currently looking for qualified individuals to join our team. With a competitive salary, established pay scale with yearly increases, bonuses, 401K match, excellent insurance including medical (Blue Cross Blue Shield), dental and vision, Kalitta Charters is hard to beat.

Kalitta Charters work schedule is two weeks on two weeks off based in Ypsilanti, MI and we have a great Jumpseat program allowing you the flexibility to live where you want to live.


Education Requirements:

  • Candidates must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Aviation Related College Degree preferred

Qualifications, Certificates, Licenses & Document Requirements:

  • A valid unrestricted driver’s license
  • A valid unrestricted US passport
  • First Class Medical
  • FAA Commercial Pilot License with an Instrument Rating
  • FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit

Experience & Skills:

  • 2,000+ hours total time
  • 1,000+ Multi-engine time
  • PIC Typed in LR-JET, LR-45 and/or DA-20 (Preferred)

Work Environment & Culture Skills:

  • Basic MS Office knowledge, computer software & internet proficiency
  • Candidate must pass DOT/FAA pre-employment drug screen and a DOT/FAA compliant background check
  • Candidate should be motivated, resourceful, energetic, organized, and able to manage and be managed
  • Candidate must be reliable, punctual and flexible
  • Candidate must be able to multi-task, respect and maintain confidentiality
  • Candidate must be ethical, trustworthy with sensitive information
  • Candidate must be service oriented and able to work at a fast pace and handle stress and problematic issues well with a good attitude
  • Candidate must be able to communicate effectively and work within a team-focused environment
  • Candidate must be respectful of diverse populations and cultures
  • Candidate must have an outgoing personality with expertise at developing relationships
  • Candidates will be evaluated on attitude and safe, professional operation of aircraft and must exhibit strong interpersonal service skills.

Physical Requirements:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Employees are regularly required to, stand, sit, talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. and willing to help load and unload aircraft as necessary

Location Requirements:

  • Operation based in Ypsilanti, MI at Willow Run Airport (YIP)
  • There is no ability to work from home
  • There will be no relocation package for this position

Shift Requirements:

  • Two weeks on, two weeks off with a rotating yearly schedule
  • Must be available to work weekends and holidays
  • Must be available full-time and for assigned shifts; including nights, weekends and holidays

Other Requirements:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States


Employer Provided:

  • Short Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Basic Life Insurance with Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Travel Assistance Program
  • Cancer Expert Now
  • Fidelity 401K with match starting at 1.25%

Employee Elective:

  • BCBS – Medical 200 PPO and 500 PPO options, Dental PPO, Prescription, Telehealth
  • EyeMed - Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account – Medical and Dependent Care
  • Long Term Disability
  • Unum Life Insurance for Employee, Spouse, and Child
  • Unum Accident and Critical Illness Insurance for Employee, Spouse, and Child
  • Unum Hospital Indemnity for Employee, Spouse, and Child
  • Met Law Coverage
  • Nationwide Voluntary Pet Insurance


  • Competitive Salary established pay scale including yearly increases
  • Per Diem
  • Wait Pay
  • Volunteer Pay

Position Specific Benefits:

  • CASS (Cockpit Access Security System) - jump seat privileges and cockpit access for work and personal travel
  • KCM (Known Crewmember)

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