25 May 2023

Wheels Up | Pilot

United States

SkillBridge Pilot Intern

Category Flight Crew: Pilots

Job Locations US

ID 2023-2409


**** This application page is dedicated to active duty military candidates that are or will eligble to participate in DOD SkillBridge within the next six months**** If you are not currently an eligible active military member, please do NOT apply.

Wheels Up is excited to be apart of the DOD SkillBridge program! The DOD SkillBridge program is an opportunity for service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through specific industry training, apprenticeships, or internships during the last 180 days of service. SkillBridge connects service members with industry partners in real-world job experiences.The progam allows pilots an opportunity to interview for Wheels Up’s Core Fleet as a Second in Command (SIC) for the chance to receive a Contingent Offer of Employment (COE)

Wheels Up has immediate opportunities for SkillBridge participants to interview for a First Officer Position within our Home-based Core Fleet! Our Home-Based Core Fleet will consist of Beechjet 400, King Air 350i, and CJ3s.

Wheels Up services include Private Membership, Aircraft Management, Maintenance, FBO services, Charter Operations, and Aircraft sales. We offer a challenging and rewarding career in an exciting and dynamic industry. This is a chance to join a team which has an incredible depth of knowledge as well as the drive to deliver service excellence to our clients across a wide variety of sectors from the military to ultra-high-net-worth individuals.

The wage range for this position is $70,000-$120,000.This range takes into account a variety of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, such as differences in skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. This wage range has not been adjusted for any applicable geographic differential associated with where the position may be filled. At Wheels Up, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role. Your placement within the wage range is primarily based on your qualifications and experience. You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.

Wheels Up also offers a full range of healthcare (medical, dental, vision, mental health), a generous 401k plan, financial, and other benefits, including pet, life and disability insurance and paid time off. New hires in this position will receive 140 hours of paid time off per year for the first four years of employment, which is prorated for the first year based on their date of hire. Thereafter, employees will accrue paid time off in accordance with the company’s applicable policies and procedures.

Compensation: Payscale


This position requires successful candidates to work as team members in a crew environment. Successful candidates will be safety oriented, possess strong leadership skills, and embody superior customer service.



  • 1200 hours TT
  • 250 PIC
  • 25 ME
  • 75 Instrument
  • Commercial ME
  • 1st Class Medical
  • Eligible for CANPASS


  • 2500 hours TT
  • 1000 PIC
  • 500 ME Turbine
  • Valid US Passport without restrictions for travel to Mexico and Canada
  • Eligible for CANPASS
  • ATP
  • 1st Class Medical

Wheels Up offers a comprehensive compensation package that includes:

  • Industry-leading base pay
  • Sign-on bonus, as applicable
  • Generous equity ownership
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off
  • 30-year pay scale

Wheels Up Story

Wheels Up (NYSE:UP), a leading demand generator in private aviation, offers a total private aviation solution that includes world-class safety, service and flexibility through on-demand flights, membership programs, corporate solutions, aircraft management, whole aircraft sales and commercial travel benefits through a strategic partnership with Delta Air Lines. Our pilots’ unwavering commitment to safety, customer-centric mindset and hospitability spirit drives our mission to connect flyers to private aircraft – and one another – to deliver exceptional, personalized experiences and build an industry-leading marketplace. Wheels Up attracts, empowers and retains diverse, talented employees who bring a range of experiences and are committed to taking Wheels Up to new heights. We recognize our employees’ unique perspectives and skills and take pride in helping them develop a meaningful and exciting career path with us. Interested in joining our talented team, explore our career opportunities, today! To learn more about Wheels Up, please visit WheelsUp.com.

To ensure a safe environment for all, we require a drug screening, FBI fingerprinting check and a 10-year background check. As an equal opportunity employer, Wheels Up recognizes that our strength lies in our people. We are committed to diversity. EEO is the Law. Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities: Wheels Up is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may email us at [email protected] or alternatively send a fax to 859-334-6552. In order to quickly respond to your request, please use the words "Accommodation Request" as the subject line of your email or as the title of your fax document.

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