30 March 2024

Weather Modification Inc. | Captain

Fargo, ND, United States

Citation Encore – Captain

Fargo, ND, US

Requisition ID: 1360

Salary Range: $120,000.00 To 120,000.00 Annually


Position Title: Citation Encore – Captain

Position Reports to: Director of Flight Operations

Status : Fulltime Exempt

Location: Fargo, ND


Weather Modification International is seeking a highly motivated and knowledgeable aviation professional to serve as a Citation Encore (CE-560) Captain based at Fargo, ND Airport (KFAR).

Position Summary:

The Citation Encore (CE-560) aircraft is a special missions platform operated under Part 91 for the purpose of research and development flight testing. This position will serve as a Captain/Co-Captain and as the primary crew for the CE-560.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Commitment to Safety.
  • Ensure Safety is a priority in application and culture for the department.
  • Coordinate with the Operation Management Team.
  • Superior judgement to conduct safe and efficient flight operations.
  • Collaborative crew leadership.
  • Exceptional customer-focused service.
  • Maintain a high-level of proficiency and professionalism.
  • Adhere to department flight operations standardization.
  • Maintain effective communication with clients, crew, and management team.
  • Ensure aviation regulatory compliance in accordance with FAA regulations, company policy, and aircraft procedures.
  • PIC duties on CE-560 research and development operations under Part 91
  • PIC/SIC duties on Citation II (CE-550) weather research operations as needed under Part 91
  • Regular travel includes multiple overnights.
  • Extensive travel will be required on an as needed basis.
  • Travel to include but not limited to: North America, Caribbean, Europe, and Middle East.

Required Qualifications:

  • 2,500 Total Flight Time
  • CE-500 Aircraft Type Rating
  • Airline Transport Pilot (ATP)
  • First-Class FAA Medical Certificate
  • Reside or willing to reside within (2) hours of Hector International airport (KFAR)

Other Requirements:

  • Pre-employment drug screening test
  • Pre-employment background check
  • Random drug screening
  • Clean driving record
  • This is an exempt position: This position may require working evenings, weekends, and on scheduled company holidays to accommodate the needs of aircraft.

Restrictions / Limitation:

  • This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship, must be authorized to work in the US.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to climb, balance, bend, kneel, crouch, squat, and / or crawl.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.


  • Company provided Pilot Occupational Disability Income Insurance (Loss Medical Ins.)
  • Competitive Benefits Package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Saving Account (HSA), Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA), 401K, and Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Company provided stipend for iPad & company paid flight charts for our electronic flight bag (EFB) program.
  • Company provided cell phone stipend

Salary Description:

  • $120,000 annually / based on experience

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