26 May 2022

Synergy Flight Center | Instructor

Bloomington, IL, United States

Flight Instructor/Cirrus Training Center Instructor (TCI)

Synergy Flight Center is rapidly growing flight school seeking full-time CFI’s for Flight Instructor positions in both Bloomington, IL (BMI) and Wheeling, IL (PWK) near Chicago.

Synergy is a Cirrus Training Center, providing structured training in 3 brand-new Cirrus SR20 G6 aircraft, the most technologically advanced aircraft in its class. Synergy offers a highly competitive compensation package and allows professional aviators the opportunity to build hours quickly in a fun and exciting learning environment. Synergy is committed to providing clients a world-class experience promoting safety, proficiency and continual learning.

In addition to flight training, Synergy is full-service aviation FBO with a brand-new facility and offers aircraft charter, aircraft rental, aircraft maintenance, aircraft management, aircraft detailing and aircraft sales.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provide safe and proficient flight/ground school Instruction under 14 CFR Part 61 and in accordance with the Synergy Flight Training Syllabi.
  • Schedule and confirm lessons for clients.
  • Evaluate client progress per ACS standards and maintaining records.
  • Maintain training standard set forth by FAA regulations, Synergy Flight Training policies, and Cirrus LMS.
  • Promote and continue to build the Synergy Flight Center / Cirrus Partnership.
  • Provide clients positive reinforcement of FAA regulations and Synergy Flight Training policies.
  • Facilitate flight training program through syllabus and maintain training records as applicable.
  • Ensure personal currency requirements are being met in adherence to FAA requirements; as well as annual TSA recurrency, as directed.
  • Promote flight school as required through prospective client meetings and Discovery Flights.
  • Communicate and troubleshoot squawks and other issues with Synergy maintenance team.
  • Follow up with prospective new clients – maintain records of correspondence in CRM tools.
  • Ensure aircraft is kept orderly and clean per Synergy Flight Training policies.
  • Aircraft Pilot Services as required, including but not limited to, maintenance flights, ferry flights and other repositioning flights as needed.
  • Perform other related duties and assignments as assigned.

Physical and Safety Requirements:

  • Must have, and be able to maintain, a FAA 2nd Class Medical.
  • The position will be working in many environments inside and outside of the facility.
  • The position will have exposure to aircraft, flight training devices and other equipment.
  • The position may require some medium lifting up to 50lbs.
  • Position may require prolonged periods of sitting or standing as well as bending and stooping.
  • Some out-of-state travel may be required.
  • Weekend and some holiday availability required.

Other:

  • Successful completion and passing of Background Check/Drug screen in accordance with applicable laws
  • Extreme attention to detail.
  • Self-starter, does not wait for others to provide work, finds ways to keep busy or help others.
  • Works with minimal supervision.
  • Innovative/creative, finds faster ways to do things to save time to the organization and the client.
  • Flexible/adaptable to fast changing pace and instructions according to client priorities
  • Resume and at least 3 Professional References required

Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Health
  • Dental/Vision
  • Retirement (Simple IRA/401K)
  • Healthcare Spending Account (HSA)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Competitive Pay and vertical growth within the company

Interested candidates can email resumes to (see website) .

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