Dallas, Texas, United States

Chief Flight Instructor (for FAR 141 Flight School) – Addison, TX

PLEASE NOTE: Please do not apply if you require visa sponsorship.  This position requires the candidate be able to work in the U.S. WITHOUT the need for visa sponsorship!  

This is a full time/direct hire position offering a competitive salary with full benefits package.

Title of Position: Chief Flight Instructor

Employment location:  Addison, TX

Reports to: Senior Management

Scope of Work:

The Chief Flight Instructor is responsible for the management of the flight operations of the FAA part 61 and Part 141 programs. Duties include supervising assistant chief instructors, check instructors, and flight instructors. In addition, the chief pilot is required to work with the program administrators on maintaining all paperwork in accordance with FAA regulations, including Training Course Outlines (TCOs), training folders, and maintenance information associated with the FAA part 141.

This is a full-time employee or contract position.

Specific Duties:

  • Supervision of flight operations personnel
  • Conducting phase checks for students progressing through courses
  • Resolve disciplinary issues
  • Audit compliance with student records requirements
  • Assign instructors responsible for specific students
  • Maintain adequate instructional records in accordance with FAA and Company standards and formats
  • Perform competency and standardization checks for instructors
  • Supervise and delegate responsibilities to assistant chief pilots and check instructors
  • Monitor activity of persons on Company premises and utilizing Company aircraft to ensure compliance with all FAA, TSA and Company policies and safe operating practices
  • Comply with all FAA and Company directives, rules, policies and regulations, including attendance at all standardization, safety and flight instructor meetings
  • Serve as an advisor and mentor to students, renters and instructors
  • Ensure all Company premises and aircraft are kept neat, clean and free of debris
  • Dress in a professional and appropriate manner in Company attire
  • Act in a professional and courteous manner at all times

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Certificated Flight Instructor Certificate, Single Engine Land, Multi-Engine Land, Instrument Airplane
  • Commercial Pilot Certificate for Airplane, Single Engine Land, Multi-Engine Land
  • Instrument Airplane Rating
  • Valid Class 1, 2 Medical Certificate
  • Aeronautical experience required per 14 CFR Part 141
  • min. of 1000 hours PIC and either 2 yrs/500 hours instruction time or 1000 hrs flight time

  • Location: Dallas, Texas, United States
  • Categories: Pilot
  • Contract Type: Full Time

Sharon Ballgae

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

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