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Global 6000 PIC

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Priester Aviation is currently searching for a full-time Captain for a Part 91 & 135 Global 6000 flight department in Chicago, IL that will operate approximately 500 hours per year. The ideal candidate is one with worldwide international experience, who is engaging, cooperative and a dynamic team member, that aims to support the needs of the aircraft owner.  This individual will need to possess a strong focus on safety combined with a can-do approach which is essential for success.


  • Ensure compliance with Priester Aviation policies and procedures
  • Ensures flight operations comply with all applicable regulations and aircraft operations adhere to appropriate operating manuals
  • Provide professional and friendly interpersonal interactions with the Owner/Client as well as vendor/support personnel. This includes personal appearance, service-based conduct, and solutions-based decision-making.
  • Actively engages in the Safety Management System (SMS) and is familiar with SMS process and initiatives
  • Continually seek added efficiencies for flight operations and the flight department
  • Objectively seeks and communicates with Priester Leadership suggested system and process improvement that may be advantageous to the aircraft owner and Priester Aviation
  • Ensures correct communication of flight schedule and any updates with Flight Services.
  • Responsible for working alongside Maintenance Control regarding scheduled and non-scheduled maintenance
  • Work to identify operational or flight department issues and communicate those to Team Leader
  • Promote the integrity, reputation, and good standing of Priester Aviation amongst industry stakeholders, and enhance the image and goodwill of Priester


  • Global 5000/6000 Experience Preferred
  • Total Time = 5000 hours
  • PIC = 2500 hours
  • Multi Engine Land = 2500 hours
  • Multi Engine PIC = 1500 hours
  • Turbo Jet Time = 2000
  • Instrument Time = 500 hours
  • First class medical
  • Able to complete ICAO International procedures training annually
  • Must be located or willing to relocate within 2 hours of Chicagoland Area
  • Vision Flight Deck – Preferred
  • Previous 135 Operations Experience - Preferred


  • College degree and/or advanced industry training
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills in coordinating activities, identifying problems, and answering questions, while promoting department goodwill