02 September 2023

Nicholas Air | Chief Pilot

Oxford, MS, United States

NICHOLAS AIR is looking to hire an Assistant Chief Pilot. This role is responsible for supervision of assigned crewmembers and ensuring that the highest levels of safety and professionalism are adhered to in flight operations. The Assistant Chief Pilot reports directly to the Chief Pilot.

Overall Responsibilities of an Assistant Chief Pilot (ACP) include, but may not be limited to:

An ACP shall report to and assist the Chief Pilot with directing and administering daily flight operations in accordance with established company policy and procedures to ensure the highest level of safety and professionalism.

ACP authority includes supervision of assigned flight crewmembers to direct and guide operations in compliance with company standards and applicable rules and regulations. This includes:

  • Crew schedule monitoring for compliance with company policy & Federal Regulations
  • Maintaining the Flight Standards Program
  • Participation and promotion of Safety Management System utilization
  • Develop, review, and maintain aircraft checklists and standard operating procedures
  • Issuing directives and notices when required
  • Perform Pilot Proficiency Checks and oversee pilot performance evaluations
  • Supporting Chief Pilot directives regarding company policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned by the Chief Pilot or Director of Operations


Qualified to become a Pilot in Command for NICHOLAS AIR operations, which includes, at a minimum:

  • First Class Medical
  • Never Failed a Drug or Alcohol Test
  • Passport allowing unrestricted international travel
  • Airline Transport Pilot
  • Experience in any of the following: Phenom 100, Phenom 300/E, Citation CJ3+, Citation Latitude, or Challenger 300/350
  • 3,000 hours TT
  • 1,000 hours PIC
  • 500 hours multi-engine
  • 500 hours cross country
  • 100 hours night
  • 100 hours instrument (actual)
  • 100 hours turbine


    Qualified to become a Pilot in Command for NICHOLAS AIR operations, which includes, at a minimum:

  • An ACP must be available and willing to relocate to the Headquarter office in Oxford, MS
  • ACP is required to report to the Headquarter office daily for regular business hours of 8-5, M-F, and may be required to adhere to an altered schedule to accommodate operational needs and checking events
  • An ACP is responsible for reporting all findings to the Chief Pilot, discussing and implement flight line solutions, discuss operations, interface with other company department managers, and regularly communicate with all PIC’s and SIC’s of their assigned fleet
  • Senior Management has discretion to assign or re-assign fleet responsibility to an ACP
  • An ACP must be knowledgeable of all company manuals to appropriately answer questions
  • To ensure completion of required training, an ACP is responsible for monthly training reports
  • An ACP will hold meetings with fleet Check Airmen to discuss deficiencies


  • Subject to pre-employment and random drug testing
  • Subject to a background check
  • Must have authorization to work in the U.S.

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