Assistant Chief Flight Instructor (MCA)
Job Details
Entry
MCAIR - BROOMFIELD, CO
Full Time
2 Year Degree
$55,000.00 - $65,000.00 Salary/year
Up to 25%
Any
Education

 

Summary

The Assistant Chief Flight Instructor is responsible to provide safe, effective, and efficient FAA Part 141 flight instruction operations for the Flight School that is in accordance with all local, state, and federal guidelines.

Essential Functions

  • Directs daily operations to ensure compliance with FAA regulations
  • Makes hiring recommendations, trains staff, and evaluates performance
  • Develops Training Course Outlines, Training Manuals and Procedures
  • Monitors pilot proficiency and currency
  • Monitor FAA 80% pass rate
  • Certifying each student's training record, graduation certificate, stage check and end-of-course test reports, and recommendation for course completion, unless the duties are delegated by the chief instructor to an assistant chief instructor or recommending instructor
  • Ensuring that each certificated flight instructor, certificated ground instructor, or commercial pilot with a lighter-than-air rating passes an initial proficiency check prior to that instructor being assigned instructing duties in the school's approved training course, and thereafter that the instructor passes a recurrent proficiency check every twelve calendar months after the month in which the initial test was accomplished
  • Ensuring that each student accomplishes the required stage checks and end-of-course tests in accordance with the school's approved training course
  • Maintaining training techniques, procedures, and standards for the school that are acceptable to the Administrator
  • Ensures Instructor records are accurate and up to date
  • Audits flight training records regularly
  • Follow objectives of course syllabus as provided by McAir Aviation
  • Promote a positive learning environment
  • Motivate and encourage students to attend class regularly and apply themselves to their course of study
  • Maintain clear and consistent communication using a variety of teaching methods.
  • Maintain record book on each student to include grading and attendance
  • Ensure that all students are held accountable for McAir Aviation rules and regulations
  • Recommend improvements in course design, materials, equipment, and facilities that may enhance students learning experiences and preparation for employment
  • Develop and implement an annual professional development plan to enhance career growth

Knowledge / Skills:

  • Ability to work rotating shifts including weekends, holidays, and days-off
  • Demonstrates good judgment and confidentiality
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with a strong emphasis on customer service
  • Excellent time management, follow-through, and organizational skills
  • Effective communication and ability to build relationships with all levels of management and pilots
  • Strategic and forward-thinker
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with a high degree of accuracy
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills in Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Strong knowledge of flight software

Education and Work Experience

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Associate degree preferred
  • Hold a commercial pilot or an airline transport pilot certificate and, except for the assistant chief instructor for a course of training solely for a lighter-than-air rating, a current flight instructor certificate. The certificates must contain the appropriate aircraft category, class, and instrument ratings if an instrument rating is required by the course of training for the category and class of aircraft used in the course.
    • At least 1,000 hours as pilot in command; and
    • Flight training experience, acquired as either a certificated flight instructor or an instructor in a military pilot flight training program, or a combination thereof, consisting of at least -
      • 1 12 years and a total of 500 flight hours; or
      • 750 flight hours.
      • To be eligible for designation as an assistant chief instructor for a ground school course, a person must have 6 months of experience as a ground school instructor at a certificated pilot school.

 

Certificates, License, Registrations

  • CFI, CFII and MEI
  • FAA Class III Medical or Basic Medical

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position requires a person to stand or sit for a prolonged period, lift, and carry up to 50 pounds, along with monitor engine operations of functioning, and communicate and coordinate vehicle or aircraft movement. This position also requires a person to maneuver an aircraft for extended periods of time in all various types of weather conditions. The long days can be physically demanding. Business Development work is normally performed in a typical exterior and interior office work environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger; and talk or hear. May be required to bend, kneel, stoop, and stand for extended periods in the process of doing essential job functions.

AAP/EEO Statement

Spartan College/McAir Aviation provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.

In keeping with the above conviction, Spartan College/McAir Aviation is committed to assuring that:

All recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, and other employment related programs are provided fairly to all persons on an equal opportunity basis without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Employment decisions are based on the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action; and all personnel actions such as compensation, benefits, transfers, training, and participation in social and recreational programs are administered without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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