Chief Flight Instructor (Missouri)
- $100,000 to $120,000 Yearly
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They are currently recruiting for a Chief Flight Instructor job in Springfield, MO.
What Is In It For You
Salary: $100,000 - $120,000/yr
Position Type: Permanent - Full-time
Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Life, STD/LTD, Vacation Pay, Sick Pay, Holiday Pay, 401(k)
A Day In The Life of a Chief Flight Instructor
The position you are applying for is in charge of all flight training courses, ensuring compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) in the training of students and supervision of flight instructors while collaborating with the company and the Community College faculty and staff to report student grades, issues, and concerns.
Essential Duties of The Chief Flight Instructor
- Develop, maintain, and enforce FOM policies.
- Certify training records, enrollment certificates, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) check rides, stage and/or final test given to students; recommend grades for all flight courses.
- Establish, maintain, and submit accurate student and instructional records to University promptly.
- Stay up-to-date on regulatory and procedural changes in the flight training environment; review flight training curriculum and update TCOs with the FAA as needed.
- Apply and maintain quality standards to operating methods, processes, systems, and procedures; implement changes necessary to maintain a compliant professional pilot program; integrate the knowledge of industry trends and professional training to improve program quality continuously.
- Establish and maintain a standardization and proficiency training process for each flight instructor; ensure annual recurrent proficiency checks are conducted in accordance to FARs; supervise and monitor team performance and make modifications or recommendations as needed; ensure compliance with FARs.
- Ensure student records are kept in an orderly and accurate manner.
- Audit student records and correct any errors while following applicable procedures
- Maintain a cooperative and communicative relationship with FAA representatives
- Be an ambassador to safety by following appropriate FOM procedures, filing reports using the current safety reporting system, attending safety meetings, and maintaining a general safety mindset
- Serve on committees and perform other related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Knowledge of and ability to follow federal, state, and local laws, guidelines, policies, and procedures
- Knowledge of trends, developments, and new technologies affecting the professional flight program
- Knowledge of flight curriculum and how to modify TCOs
- Knowledge of and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and ability to learn other technology platforms
- Awareness of public/private partnership with the University and ability to maintain a positive relationship
- Experience in supervising and training staff and students from diverse cultures and/or backgrounds
- Strong and professional verbal and written communication skills
- Effective problem-solving skills and ability to maintain confidentiality as needed
- Ability to authentically assess and evaluate staff and students’ needs/progress
- Ability to communicate with a diverse population and to maintain composure when facing difficult situations
- Ability to multi-task, organize, prioritize, and follow multiple projects and tasks through to completion with great attention to detail
- Ability to work independently while contributing to a team environment
- Ability to use independent judgment and decision-making skills to analyze problems, identify solutions, and take appropriate action
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, University partners, students, and the public
- Frequent standing, walking, bending, stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling.
- Ability to lift/carry up to 50 lbs. routinely and up to 100 lbs. occasionally
- Frequent work in small places, extreme temperatures, heights above six feet and noisy environments.
Education & Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline
- Meet all FAR 141.35 Chief Instructor Qualifications
- Current FAA Flight Instructor Airplane Single and Multi-Engine
- Current FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate – Airplane Single and Multi-Engine land
- Current FAA 3rd Class Medical Certificate
- Current FAA Flight Instructor – Instrument Airplane
- Preferred three years’ flight instruction experience in part 141 environment.
- 12-month Flight Instructor Refresher Course
If you are interested in the Chief Flight Instructor job in Springfield, MO, apply today!
This vacancy is being advertised by Total Aviation Staffing, LLC. The services advertised by Total Aviation Staffing, LLC are those of an Employment Agency
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