07 January 2023

Thrive Aviation | Captain

Las Vegas, NV, United States

Captain - Cessna 525 (M2/CJ3+)
Las Vegas, NV

About Thrive Aviation

Thrive Aviation is one of the fastest growing private-charter and aircraft management companies in the United States. As an owner/operator with corporate offices based at Henderson Executive Airport (HND) and primary hangars at McCarran International Airport (LAS), Thrive’s growing fleet of light, super-mid, and large cabin aircraft serve missions throughout North America and beyond! To learn more about us, please visit www.flythrive.com or follow us on Instagram @thriveaviation!

We are a thriving company driven by progress, service, and seeing things in a new light. We are dreamers and innovators building upon our own cumulative experience, as well as that of those who have come before us on a mission to mold a new direction in private aviation. We are now seeking to align paths with like-minded individuals that share a desire to affect positive change and growth through teamwork and strong individual influence. If that is you, we would love to meet…

Position Summary

The Pilot in Command or Captain position is primarily responsible for safe and efficient ground and in-flight operations of the aircraft. A successful Captain will exceed our customers’ expectations while maintaining clear and effective communication with Leadership, Team Members and dispatch. Our most successful Captains will thrive by acting as leaders and mentors to their First Officers to cultivate a culture of insight, prestige, and authenticity.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Administratively responsible to the Chief Pilot.
  • Primarily responsible for safe and efficient ground and in-flight operation of the aircraft.
  • Check identification of all passengers before they board the aircraft.
  • Ensure pre-flight check list is thoroughly completed.
  • Train and mentor First Officers on assigned flights and aircraft
  • Anticipate our customers’ needs and strive to exceed their expectations.
  • Comply with FAA regulations, Thrive’s GOM, Operational Specifications, and adhere to department operating procedures.
  • Maintain communications and coordination with assigned crew, dispatch, maintenance, and administration.
  • Other duties as assigned by management or senior leadership


Experience & Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3,000 hours of Fixed Wing Total Time
  • 1,500 hours of PIC Total Time
  • 500 hours of Total Turbine Time
  • Valid US Passport (must not be expired)
  • Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) Certificate
  • FCC Radio License
  • Current, valid FAA First Class Medical Certificate
  • The ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and willing to take on new challenges as the company grows.
  • Eligible to fly internationally into any country or jurisdiction without restrictions.
  • Must reside in, or within two hours of a major airport

Preferred Qualifications (in addition to Thrive Aviation’s minimum qualification requirements for this position as listed above):

  • Previous experience in Corporate Aviation/Part 135 Charter
  • Current type rating for aircraft within our fleet

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform required duties.

  • Must have and maintain FAA First Class Medical Certificate.
  • Must be able to maintain the seated position in a small space for an extended period.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee will encounter while in a Flight Crew position.

  • The work is typically done while sitting for a long period of time.
  • Employee will interact with the customer and other flight crew in a small space.
  • Employee may be required to spend several days/weeks away from home each week while working.
  • Employee may have irregular hours and be called to fly or notified of canceled flights with little notice.

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