05 September 2022

Perdue Farms | EMB 500/505 Captain

Captain) (Salisbury, MD, US


Perdue Farms is a family-owned food and agriculture company heading into it’s second century of growth and innovation. We were founded on trust—a value that carries through everything we do. Perdue Foods is a leader in Premium Proteins and Perdue AgriBusiness ranks among the top US grain companies.


Performs the normal duties of King Air or Phenom 300 PIC/SIC and assists the Chief Pilot in the execution of his or her duties.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists in flight preparation and operation of the aircraft ensuring all navigation, safety and operating systems are working properly. Updates aircraft logbook with flight issues and incidents.
  • Supports in take-offs and landings as directed by the Captain. Assumes the responsibility and authority of the Captain or PIC if necessary during the flight.
  • Maintains current navigation manuals and charts. Prepares the weight and balance forms for each flight.
  • Supervises fueling, ground power unit, baggage loading and appropriate servicing of aircraft.
  • Maintains regular contact with cabin crew to ensure safety, comfort, and convenience of all passengers. Act quickly and appropriately during environmental changes and emergencies to ensure passengers safety.
  • Inspects aircraft operational and technical performance on regular basis.

Minimum Education

College degree or commensurate work experience.

Experience Requirements

3 years experience with 2500 flight hours. Airline Transport Pilot or Commercial multi-engine, instrument licenses with a First or Second Class medical certificate.

Experience Preferred

500 turbine or commensurate experience, Phenom 300 type rating preferred.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

1. Position is mostly sedentary. 2. May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place another. 3. Will need to load and unload baggage.

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.