31 May 2024

Silver Airways, LLC | Chief Pilot

Hollywood, FL, United States

System Chief Pilot

Regular Full-Time

First/Mid Level

Hollywood, FL, US

Requisition ID: 3039

Ready to apply? Gather your credentials and logbooks and take the leap! As a System Chief Pilot at Silver Airways, you will oversee the management of pilots, including discipline and counseling, and step in as Director of Flight Operations when needed.

To be considered for the Chief Pilot role, you must:

  1. Hold an airline transport pilot certificate with appropriate ratings for at least one aircraft type operated by Silver Airways.
  2. Have at least three (3) years of experience in the last six (6) years as a pilot in command of a large aircraft operated under FAR 121 or 135, if this is your first time in a Chief Pilot role.
  3. If you have previous experience as a Chief Pilot, you must have at least three (3) years of experience as a pilot in command of a large aircraft operated under FAR 121 or 135.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Technical Publications Department to ensure all crewmembers and aircraft have the necessary documentation.
  • Maintain qualification in at least one aircraft type in the Silver Airways fleet.
  • Participate in the interviewing, hiring, and discipline of crewmembers.
  • Stay proficient as a line pilot and line check airman.
  • Coordinate with maintenance to ensure the Specific Aircraft MEL is issued and current.
  • Ensure all company pilots assigned to specific aircraft meet standards as outlined in applicable FARs and Company policies, and receive the necessary training and checkrides as required by FARs, the FAA, and the Company.
  • Be available as an “on call” management pilot for ferry flight authorizations and operational questions during assigned periods.
  • Communicate all standards and requirements to each crewmember.
  • Coordinate with the Director of Operations in developing Standard Operating Procedures specific to aircraft type.
  • Assume the duties of the Director of Operations in their absence if assigned.
  • Monitor Mechanical Reliability Reports for trends in coordination with the VP, Technical Operations / DOM. [FAR119.65(a)], [FAR121.107], [FAR121.135(a)(1)(b)(2)]
  • Participate as a team member to organize and start new domicile operations.
  • Exercise Operational Control as delegated by the Director of Operations.
  • Act as a liaison between Silver Airways and the FAA Principal Operations Inspector.
  • Foster positive communication between crewmembers and the office of the Chief Pilot.
  • Monitor and enforce company attendance policies.
  • Act as a liaison between Silver Airways and the pilot’s union, conduct investigations, and respond to union grievances.
  • Maintain the pilot seniority list.
  • Make operational decisions affecting safety and security.
  • Ensure operations comply with applicable regulations, company policies, and procedures.
  • Manage policies, rules, procedures, and instructions governing flight crew.

Note: The statements herein are intended to outline the general nature and level of work being performed and should not be considered a comprehensive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel classified as such. They do not constitute an employment contract and are subject to change at the employer's discretion.

Silver Airways also offers excellent benefits, including travel privileges with our airline and more! Join us at Silver Airways and play a pivotal role in our flight operations!

Silver Airways is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to treating all team members in a fair and equitable manner in all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, assignment, re-assignment, promotion, transfer, compensation, discipline and performance management, and termination. Silver Airways prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation that is based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, ancestry or genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy or childbirth-related medical conditions, age, disability or handicap, citizenship status, or any other category or characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The expectation to treat all team members in a manner that is inclusive and free of discrimination is universal. It applies to our leaders, managers, supervisors, team members, vendors, consultants and contractors. EOE/VETERANS/DISABLED


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