Purpose of Position
The Regional Chief Pilot interacts as part of a mission critical leadership team addressing a wide variety of operational and organizational issues. The Regional Chief Pilot serves as the expert and highest point of contact for the aircraft flight standards. The Regional Chief Pilot oversees continuous improvement initiatives for scheduling, discipline, safety and service as it relates to the pilot population. The Regional Chief Pilot is expected to provide the model of professional communications ability in every form and to build supportive and motivating relationships throughout the organization. The Regional Chief Pilot is a senior aviation professional and skilled pilot with extensive background in the day to day operational demands of a responsive, Part 91/135 organization. The Regional Chief Pilot is a required management position as outlined in 14 CFR Part 119.69. This position will be responsible for West-coast based operations. Preference will be given to candidates currently residing in CO, NV or AZ.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Reviews, incorporates and ensures compliance with all regulations and specifications applicable to the safe and efficient operation of the Flight Department. Engages in periodic reviews and debriefs of flights to determine root cause of flight and crew issues. Coordinates meetings off site and at the Company headquarters to perform crew resource management assessments and final resolution.
Has operational control in accordance with 14CFR135.77 as designated by the Director of Operations. Acts as the final authority in relation to the operational control of the aircraft. Authorizes deviations and ensures compliance with General Operations and Maintenance Manual (GOMM) and Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs).
Responsible for safety of flights as it relates to the execution of the delivered daily plan. Implements and incorporates advanced technology improvements and ensures compliance with all safety programs.
Acts as the primary pilot contact for Owner issues/questions, Owner Services relationship issues, Sales team questions and visits. Manages employee performance, behavior and provides career development of pilots, flight attendants and fully managed administrative positions.
Assists the Director of Operations in developing, coordinating and enforcing operational policies, procedures and training matters. Responsible to contents of and compliance with the Company General Operating Manual (GOM), Federal Air Regulations (FARs), Operations Specifications (OpSpecs), Flight Manuals and other pertinent information. Engages in periodic reviews and debriefs of flights, schedules and training to ensure the highest compliance standards.
Note: It is not possible to list all required job duties on this form. There may be other important duties assigned, depending on the position. For a full list of essential job functions, please refer to the essential functions worksheet for that position.
Certifications and Licenses
Pilot license (CPL or ATPL)
Communication & Listening Skills
Interest in Company & Position
Knowledge of Specific Job Skills
Related Education or Training
Related Job Experience
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other (KSAOs)
Airline Transport Pilot rating; PIC experience with a minimum of 3500 hours. Must meet the Management Personnel requirements of FAR 119.69 & 119.71 in addition to the appropriate currency and proficiency requirements of FAR 135/91 and/or equivalent military experience.
Strong prioritizing and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple & high level priorities
Proactive decision making skills
Available to be on-call 24/7 with company provided communication device
Must maintain a valid Medical certificate
May be required to obtain a FAA Type rating in the applicable Fleet type
Upholds a service standard in a strict & changing regulatory environment
Large cabin international experience
Previous Check Airman experience
EJM offers a full complement of attractive benefits to our team members, including Medical, Dental and Vision insurance.
Additional benefits include:
401(k) Savings Plan. The company provides a 59% matching contribution of your pretax contributions, up to the first 20% of your contributions per pay within the IRS guideline limits
Company provided Short Term Disability
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Prescription Drug Benefit Plan
Two weeks of paid vacation – accrued on first day of employment
Executive Jet Management is an equal opportunity employer
To ensure a safe environment, we conduct pre-employment drug screening and background checks