28 June 2022

Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. | First Officer

Farmingdale, NY, United States

Who are we hiring?
The First Officer is responsible for the safe conduct of flights as assigned serving as the Second in Command on MSG Aviation controlled fixed wing aircraft. S/He ensures compliance with all Federal, state, local and foreign regulations by the flight crew and aircraft. S/He acts in accordance with all policies and procedures as specified in the MSG Aviation Flight Operations Manual (FOM). As one of the most visible department representatives of MSG Aviation to the client/passengers, the First Officer consistently acts with tact and decorum while ensuring an efficient and safe operation.

What will you do?

  • Works within MSG Aviation to maintain a culture of safety with efficient procedures that support customer
  • Acts as Second in Command (SIC) of flights for which the pilot has been scheduled.
  • Earns the complete respect and trust of every passenger and flight department member in the operation of the Recognized as a technical expert on the assigned aircraft.
  • Studies weather conditions at destination, enroute, alternate airports anddeparturepoints,andis ready to provide input to insure a safe trip.
  • The First Officer is considered an integral part of the team and must be willing to speak up on safety related issues.
  • Meets schedules and other directives governing the aircraft's operation consistent with applicable government regulations and MSG Aviation’s flight standards as documented in the Flight Operations Manual (FOM).
  • Prepares the aircraft for flight (pre-flight) and assists the Captain and Flight Attendant as required.
  • Reviews weather, Notams, and fuel requirements when scheduled on a trip.
  • Complies with all SOPs including the diligent use of aircraft checklists.
  • Maintains the highest levels of personal integrity, honesty and professionlism.
  • Is committed to continuous personal growth and professional development.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.


  • Reports to Chief Pilot


  • Requires extensive travel
  • Must be able to lift baggage
  • Must have valid drivers license and passport
  • Must be willing to relocate to Long Island, NY

What do you need to succeed?

  • Pilot shall have a solid background in business aviation operations.
  • Should possess a strong technical background, interpersonal skills, strong leadership qualities, English proficient, and able to work in a dynamic and challenging environment.
  • The minimum flight time requirements are 2500 hours total time, 1000 hours turbine time, 1000 hours Pilot in Command.
  • Bachelor’s degree in aviation or equivalent discipline is preferred.
  • Previous experience operating in 14 CFR Part 91 or 135 environments required, with a thorough understanding of 14 CFR Part 91 and ICAO Standards.
  • Must have a demonstrated track record of an excellent working relationship with the FAA.
  • Must hold valid FAA Class I medical.
  • GV and or CL300 Type Rating is very helpful, but not a requirement.

The Company requires that all individuals, subject to certain limited exceptions, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations regarding this requirement.

Why is MSG for me?

About Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp.

Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSG Entertainment) is a leader in live entertainment. The Company presents or hosts a broad array of events in its diverse collection of venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; and The Chicago Theatre. MSG Entertainment is also building a new state-of-the-art venue in Las Vegas, MSG Sphere at The Venetian. In addition, the Company features the original production – the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes – and through Boston Calling Events, produces the Boston Calling Music Festival. The Company’s two regional sports and entertainment networks, MSG Network and MSG+, deliver a wide range of live sports content and other programming. Also under the MSG Entertainment umbrella is Tao Group Hospitality, with entertainment dining and nightlife brands including: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Beauty & Essex, Cathédrale, Hakkasan and Omnia. More information is available at www.msgentertainment.com .

We invite you to create an exceptional career at MSG
At MSG, we recognize the importance of upskilling employees’ talents and strengths so they can drive their careers forward. We are proud to offer a robust set of tools and resources to help employees understand their interests and purpose, harness their talents and obtain the skills they need to reach the next step in their careers. Growth and longevity for our employees are top priorities here.

We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds
At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law mandates, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations and will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required. #LI-SR1