Being a part of the Sun Air Jets team is not just an occupation, it’s a way of life. Our pilots are an integral part of our team and are as passionate about flying as they are about our dedication to serve our guests with world-renowned customer service. And, as one of a select few operators to possess all four of the major safety audit standards in the industry, our pilots always put safety first. Learn more about our safety ratings on our website here. Sun Air Jets is fortunate to be a resilient and robust organization that continues to thrive. If you love the journey as much as we do and strive to exceed every client expectation, come join the Sun Air Jets team!
Sun Air Jets is currently seeking a Captain (PIC) for our Part 91/135 Global Express based in Camarillo, CA [KCMA]. While typed Captains are strongly preferred, non-typed PICs with strong qualifications may also be considered. Candidates must reside within a 2.5 drivable commute distance or be willing to relocate to satisfy this requirement.
Aircraft: Global Express
Position: Type: Full-time only; no contract
Location: Camarillo, CA
Operation: Part 91/135; approximately 250 to 2300 hours annually
Compensation Range: $255,000 to $275,000
Sun Air Jets benefits:
Package includes competitive pay, per diem, 401K with an employer match, health insurance (medical, dental, vision) mostly paid by the company, and paid time off (vacation and sick time).
Must possess an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate (Global Express BD700 preferred but NOT Required)
Obtain and maintain an FAA First Class Medical
International Experience Required
4000 hours Total Fixed Wing
2000 hours Multi-Engine Land
3000 hours Pilot-in-Command
2000 hours Turbojet
2500 Turbine time
250 hours in type (BD700) is preferred.
250 hours Night
75 hours Actual or Simulated Instrument
5 years of aviation experience or more
Must be able to work flexible schedules (Inc holidays & Weekends)
Willing and able to travel worldwide extensively, without any restrictions.
Must have a valid driver's license.
Responsible for safe operation of the Global Express aircraft
Responsible for conducting flights in a safe and manner in accordance with, but not limited to the following items:
Reviewing the maintenance status of the aircraft
The conduct of a proper pre-flight inspection in accordance with the approved Aircraft Flight Manual
A complete check of weather and facilities along the route to be flown and airports to be used, including alternate airports
Ensure the flight is conducted in accordance with the policies and procedures of Sun Air Jets and applicable Federal Aviation Regulations
Ensure the safety of all passengers, aircraft and crew
Accurate completion of all trip paperwork in accordance with Sun Air Jets current policy and procedures.
When performing duties as the pilot-in-command (PIC):
Final authority for the operation of the aircraft assigned.
Responsible for safe and efficient transport of passengers and crew.
Authority to delay, cancel or discontinue a flight when conditions are unsuitable for the conduct or continuation of the flight.
Authority to indicate a change in the planned flight during the flight when such a change is appropriate for the safe operation of the aircraft.
Responsible for flight planning and coordinating changes in the flight schedule.
Institute all necessary changes as required by en-route conditions such that the flight may continue under appropriate procedures and rules.
Responsible for conducting the flight in a safe and prudent manner in accordance with company policies, Federal Aviation Administration regulations, and Department of Homeland Security regulations required of the flight operation.
Ensures adherence to Sun Air Jets policies, procedures, and company manuals.
Participate in the company aviation safety program (SMS), taking an active role supporting the open sharing of information on all safety issues and reporting all safety hazards and concerns.
Flight crews are trained with CAE/Flight Safety every 6 months.
Sun Air Jets operates a fleet of aircraft worldwide and is certified as Wyvern Wingman, Argus Platinum and audited by the Air Charter Safety Foundation and IS-BAO.
Positions in this classification are considered safety-sensitive under DOT/FAA drug and alcohol regulations.
All applicants must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check