New Jersey, United States

Chief Pilot – Flight School

Position Overview: 

The Chief Pilot is responsible for the day to day management of all Certified Flight Instructors (CFIs). A key aspect of this job is to lead and motivate CFIs in a manner consistent with the Company’s vision. The Chief Pilot is also charged with hiring CFIs, onboarding them, and ensuring they are trained – and in compliance with – all safety practices and company policies on an ongoing basis. Additionally, the Chief Pilot is tasked with monitoring student/client progress, and maintaining training records. This position reports directly to the President of the Company, and collaborates extensively with other Company staff members, CFIs, students, and representatives from partnering academic institutions.

Key Responsibilities:

– Assist in marketing and recruiting for Company programs

– Effectively convey the Company’s vision, with a firm understanding of its multiple programs and flexible offerings, to align future students with options that best meet their needs and aspirations

– Interview, hire, and onboard CFIs in conjunction with the company President

– Conduct proficiency checks with new and existing CFIs

– Ensure CFIs and students are in compliance with safety practices and company policies at all times, providing training and updates, as appropriate

– Monitor and develop new Standard Operating Procedures, as needed

– Oversee students/clients throughout their respective training programs, to ensure objectives are being met and records are properly maintained

– Coordinate schedules with CFIs and other departments to ensure aircraft and instructor availability


– Current CFI/CFII/MEI certificates

– 2nd class Medical

– Total time of at least 1500 hours and 750 hours dual given

– Availability to be “on call” for CFIs and students during nights and weekends

– Other weekend work, as needed

– Strong communication skill

– Proactive team player with “can do” attitude

  • Location: New Jersey, United States
  • Categories: Operations / Management, Pilot
  • Contract Type: Full Time

Mitch Maldonado

Contact Information
  • Call: (904) 264-0097
  • Fax: (904) 264-0230

Aviation Recruiting, Inc.
1845 Town Center Boulevard, Suite 350
Fleming Island, FL 32003

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