13 March 2023

MERLIN1 | First Officer

San Antonio, TX, United States
Citation 650 SIC ($90k+ cash compensation) – Texas

Job Description

MERLIN1, a Part 135 passenger operator based in San Antonio, TX is looking for Citation 650 SIC candidates to earn $90,000+ per year in total compensation. The ideal candidate will have impeccable customer service skills, an understanding of business aviation, and a strong work ethic. Our 7-day-on / 4-day-off schedule allows for our pilots to spend a majority of their nights in their own bed. We bring our planes back to base on a majority of trips because most of our customers are based in San Antonio. Our average duty day is less than 8 hours. We are serious about customer service and do require a close attention to details from all of our pilots.

Essential functions

  • Keep safety (1A) and customer comfort (1B) on your mind at all times.
  • With Pilot-In-Command (PIC), ensure safe operation of our program and charter flights.
  • Perform tasks as required by PIC
  • Follow company procedures for pre-flight, in-flight, and post-flight.
  • Familiarize yourself with the Company systems.
  • Travel as required.


  • Minimum of 1,000 hours total.
  • Minimum of 250 hours twin turbine time.
  • Citation 650 type rating is a plus.
  • Must be a detail oriented, self-starter and able to work with little supervision while maintaining goals/tasks
  • Must have communication skills and be able to effectively communicate in a professional manner with customers and coworkers.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while managing time in a proficient and effective manner
  • Must possess sound reasoning skills and have the ability to follow directions.
  • Ability to comprehend, remember, and follow verbal and written directions and comply with Company policies, procedures and standards.
  • Ability to work as a team, communicate and interact with others in a professional manner, and consider alternative and diverse perspectives.


Annual total compensation of $90,000+ assumes 15 flying days per month on seven-on-four-off schedule. Benefits include health insurance, 401K with employer match, life insurance, short and long term disability, and generous PTO.


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