locations Corporate - Springdale, Arkansas
time typ Full time
job requisition id R0284892
This position is responsible for operating the aircraft in accordance with the approved aircraft flight manual, federal air regulations, and Tyson Foods flight operations manual. This position reports to the Chief Pilot and performs the duties of pilot in command on assigned flights. Other duties include: full authority and responsibility for the safe operation of the aircraft on assigned flights; supervises all crew members assigned to the flight; ensures that the preflight inspection has been completed prior to departure; confirms that all required equipment, paperwork and supplies are onboard the aircraft prior to departure; obtains a complete weather briefing for departure, enroute, destination and alternate airports. Other responsibilities include: reviews aircraft performance and calculates weight and balance to ensure that the flight will be conducted within aircraft operating limits; reports a flight cancellation or diversion to the dispatcher and chief pilot; coordinates with lead passenger concerning passenger arrangements; uses cockpit flows and checklists; ensures a thorough post flight inspection is completed following each flight; completes all required trip paperwork. In addition to the above duties, the Captain must be knowledgeable of and be willing to conduct international flight operations.
Education: Associate degree or equivalent experience with special knowledge and/or training in the Aviation field. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Experience: A minimum flight time of 2500 hours with 500 hours multiengine and/or turbine preferred. Experience on Falcon 2000 EASy II or Gulfstream G500 aircraft is preferred. Must hold or be able to obtain the appropriate type ratings for the aircraft to be flown.
Communication Skills: Excellent verbal communication skills.
Computer Skills: Basic computer skills.
Travel: Travel may include 4 or more international trips per year.
Must consent to and pass a 10-year background check to include: employment history, FAA records, and driving records. Must possess a valid FAA Airline Transport Certificate, First Class medical certificate, restricted radiotelephone operator permit, and a U.S. passport.
Position Reports to: Chief Pilot
Relocation Assistance Eligible: Yes
Work Shift: 1ST SHIFT (United States of America)
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Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.
We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.
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