27 November 2022

MGM Resorts | EMB 550 Captain

Las Vegas, NV, United States

The Captain shall have command of, and overall responsibility for, the flight crew, passengers, cargo, the SAFE conduct of the flight, and provide guidance and coordinate the activities of every individual connected with all phases of the aircraft operation. The Captain performs duties and responsibilities as Pilot in Command (PIC), exercising final authority for, and responsibility of, the aircraft.


  • Work within MGM Resorts Aviation to maintain a culture of safety with efficient procedures that support customer service.
  • Retains the final authority for the safe operation of the aircraft (FAR 91.3).
  • Directs the activities of the flight crew ensuring a full understanding of their duties and responsibilities.
  • Ensures that the assigned aircraft is airworthy and that all proper documents are on board the aircraft.
  • Makes decisions as necessary to the start, delay or cancellation of the flight, or deviation from a planned destination when operating conditions dictate.
  • Obtains briefing on the purpose of the flight, weather, operating procedures and any special instructions, and plans flight assignments.
  • Prepares or supervises preparation of flight plan considering such factors as altitude, terrain, weather, range, weight, cruise control data, airport facilities and navigational aids.
  • Ensures that weather and aircraft performance conditions can be met. Ensures that the aircraft weight and balance form/manifest is properly completed.
  • Ensures that a flight plan or other authorized flight locating procedures is followed on each flight.
  • Reports all known or suspected FAA violations or incidents promptly to the Vice President of Aviation.
  • Ensures that crewmembers brief all passengers with the appropriate briefing for each phase of flight.
  • Ensures that emergency equipment as well as provisions for passenger comfort are on board and ensures that all cargo is properly secured.
  • Ensures the preparation of flight logs, reporting of mechanical irregularities, and recording of maintenance, by maintenance personnel when maintenance is performed en-route.
  • Ensures that all maintenance discrepancies are passed to the maintenance personnel and that maintenance is alerted to the current status of the aircraft.
  • Ensures that the aircraft is clean and prepared for flight with all aircraft stores and appropriate catering provisions on board for the safety and comfort of passengers and crew.
  • May be called upon to manage other aspects of duty within the flight department not directly related to flight.


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience
  • Three (3) years of prior relevant experience
  • No FAA violations or at fault accidents or incidents
  • Must have logged a minimum of 4500 hours of total pilot flight time, 2500 hours of multi-engine jet time, experience operating large-cabin aircraft, and experience in advanced electronic/digital avionics cockpits.
  • Must hold, or be able to hold, a type rating in one or more Company-owned aircraft: EMB190 and/or EMB550


  • Must hold a FAA Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with Airplane, Multiengine Land Rating, First Class Medical Certificate, FCC Radiotelephone Operator’s Permit.


  • Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.


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