08 March 2023

Ventura Air Services | CL604/605 Captain

United States

Challenger 604 PIC - Live Anywhere ($10,000 Signing Bonus)

Full-Time US

Requisition ID: 1005

Salary Range: $160,000.00 Annually Onwards

Why work for Ventura?

If you are looking for an established 135 operator that will offer you stability in a family-owned environment, consider an opportunity to be part of the team at Ventura Air Services. Ventura is committed to growth and integrity. We approach each pilot as an individual and provide custom tailored professional development opportunities based on your career goals. Everyone is different, so let us help you achieve your career goals.

Our dedication and hard work combined with fun and a set of core values that we hire for, manage to, and live by each day.

Compensation – $160,000 base with a $10,000 Signing Bonus.

Home-Based Location – Our crew members can live anywhere within 2 hours to an airport in the lower 48

Schedule - We offer schedule options including 8/6 and 15/13. Travel days are included in your rotation!

Pay Scale – We offer a pay scale that provides all pilots with known raises for each year of service.

Company Credit Cards and Per Diem – All crews are issued company credit cards for hotels, rental cars, etc., and crews are paid per diem of $65 domestic and $95 international for meal expenses.

Quick Upgrade and Advancement Opportunities – You’re not stuck where you start at Ventura! We recognize that everyone has different career goals and that some individuals want to become more involved in the company over time. We are always excited to promote growth among our crew members, and when additional responsibilities are taken on, we pay for that. Do you want to be a company instructor, standards/IOE captain or Check Airman? We can provide those and other opportunities!

Exceptional Overtime and Holiday/Birthday and Anniversary Pay – Your days off are yours! If you chose to work extra days on either end of your rotation, we pay for that. Does your rotation have you away from family and friends on a holiday? We pay for that, too. We are your advocates for balancing work with life, so when you have to miss a holiday or choose to work extra, we’ll cover that.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for pilots with a solid record of safety, stability, and experience in both domestic and international operations. All pilots must be career-driven, dependable, and exhibit superior customer service with excellent communication skills. Successful candidates will have a strong employment background with a solid work ethic. With our growth, you couldn’t get on with us at a better time for a lifelong career.

Preference may be given to candidates with experience flying other Challenger variants and candidates with a strong 135 background. We are truly looking for long term pilots who want to continue to upgrade and grow with us!


  • ATP
  • 1st Class Medical
  • CL-604/605/650 Type
  • 3,000 hours total flight time
  • 1,500 hours PIC
  • 250 hours in type
  • Must be able to travel internationally without restriction
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • Initial/recurrent in type within previous 36 months (preferred)
  • 500 hours in type (preferred)
  • International experience (preferred)

Additional Benefits:

  • Employer-Paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • HSA/FSA Options (Provide Savings Of 30-40% On Medical Bills)
  • Short/Long Term Disability Options
  • 401K with Company Match (After 3 months)
  • Ventura Pays 100% of Your Travel Expenses (Both While on Duty and To/From Work)
  • 8 Days Paid Days Off (Vacation) Year 1 and Increases Annually
  • Uniform Allowance (Initial and Annual)
  • Company Issued iPad

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