18 March 2023

National Airlines | A330/350 First Officer

Orlando, FL, United States

National Airlines, based in Orlando, FL, operates a fleet of B747, B757 and A330 aircraft to provide customers with a broad array of domestic and international operations. National Airlines specializes in time-sensitive and special handling requirements, utilizing 757-200, 747-400 and A-330 aircraft to accomplish its missions worldwide.

Job Title: First Officer

Location : Orlando, Florida

Department: Flight Operations

Reports To: Chief Pilot

FLSA Status: Exempt

Summary: First Officers, also known as second-in-command (SIC), report to the Chief Pilot and are functionally responsible to the Pilot in Command (PIC) for the flight to which they are assigned. The First Officer plays a vital component in the safe operation of National aircrafts by assisting the Captain in accordance with all Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR’s) and company policies and procedures. First Officers are expected to exercise responsibilities in a manner that promotes teamwork, professionalism, and mentorship.


  • On all flights, with the exception of those to which a second Captain and/or relief Pilot is assigned, the First Officer is Second in Command (SIC) and will assume the duties of the PIC in the event the Captain becomes incapacitated.
  • Will have a strong working knowledge of aircraft systems, weight and balance procedures, Crew Alert Bulletins, and any other instructions pertaining to the safe operation of the aircraft.
  • Maintain effective communication with all crewmembers that will allow for the flow of information and the understanding of that information to include all air clearances and directives.
  • Ensure necessary forms and flight deck supplies are adequately stocked and available to the crew prior to each flight.
  • Responsible for compliance with all clearances or directives issued by valid controlling agencies, i.e., Air Traffic Control (ATC), Ground Control, etc.
  • Observes closely the standard in-flight operating procedures and other techniques used by Captains during flight.
  • Additional duties may be assigned under National Airlines General Operations Manual (GOM).

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Have a minimum of 2500 hours total time.
  • Have a minimum of 500 hours of turbine time.
  • Have a minimum of 1000 hours fixed wing or 500 hours with a Part 121 or Part 135 Air Carrier.
  • Hold a current and unrestricted FAA ATP certificate with an airplane category multi-engine class rating and English proficiency endorsement. ATP issued with a CIRC APCH-VMC Only limitation is acceptable. (Foreign Applicants without FAA ATP will also be considered).
  • Hold a current FAA First Class medical Certificate.
  • Hold FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit.
  • Minimum age of 23 (All National pilots are subject to FAA 121 mandatory retirement regulations).
  • Valid U.S. or Foreign passport with applicable visas for international travel. Foreign nationals must be able to obtain the required Visas to operate National Airlines flights. Passport must be valid at least one year from application date.
  • U.S. based Pilots must be legally authorized to work in the United States

Supervisory Responsibility : No

Additional Requirements:

  • Flight Crews must meet all the entry/ exit requirements into the different jurisdictions in which National Airlines operates, which may include a valid passport, visas and required vaccinations to adhere to local health requirements. Travel documents must always be up to date, including during training and when working in the operation.
  • All First Officer candidates will be tested in accordance with 14 CFR Part 120.107(5) Sub Part E to determine the presence of marijuana, cocaine, opiates (including codeine, heroin-6AM, morphine), opioids-hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone, oxymorphone, phencyclidine (PCP), and amphetamines/methamphetamines (including, MDMA, MDA) or metabolites of these drugs.
  • Complete all PRIA documentation and clear company and FAA mandated Background checks.

Physical Requirements:

Prolonged periods of sitting.

Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

National Air Cargo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions or other conditions of employment or career development. We take affirmative steps to hire and advance females, racial minorities, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We offer Reasonable Accommodations where necessary to candidates for employment and to our qualified employees with disabilities.

National Airlines expects all our employees to support and promote our Safety Management System (SMS) Safety Policy and Safety Objectives. Employees at all levels of the organization are encouraged to report safety concerns or hazards without fear of reprisal. All National Airlines Employees have a role within our Safety Management System. Everyone Must:

  • Be accountable for ensuring their duties are performed safely and in compliance with applicable laws and National Airlines policy
  • Understand and comply with all regulations and polices
  • Promptly report any incident or hazards encountered and include suggestions for improvement

National Airlines requires all team members to complete a record in National’s Vaccination Tracking Tool. Team Members may opt to provide records documenting their fully vaccinated status or agree to comply with weekly COVID-19 testing and reporting. Requests for medical and religious exemptions for those who cannot be vaccinated will be considered with substantiating documentation.

Featured benefits
  • Medical insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)

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