Tradewind Aviation

Pilot - PC-12 First Officer

Tradewind Aviation - Posted 1 month ago
$56k/year  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Airline Pilot salary records

Full-time

Oxford, CT

Category
Flight Operations
Experience
1 year
Company size
174 employees

Airline Pilot Job description

Tradewind Aviation is a growing Part 135 Commuter & On-Demand Operator with bases in Waterbury/Oxford, CT, Westchester, NY, and San Juan, PR offering private charters and premium scheduled service throughout the Northeast and Caribbean. 

At Tradewind, you are not a number. We are large enough for you to be part of a professional organization with opportunities for internal advancement, yet small enough that you matter.

You may be looking for a future in the airlines or that perfect corporate flying job someday. Flying both 135 scheduled and on-demand operations is the perfect way to build time, get paid well, and get on track!

Supported Manufacturers: Pilatus, Cessna

Supported Models: Pilatus PC-12, Cessna Citation CJ3 

Primary Responsibility:

Tradewind Pilatus PC-12 Pilots are responsible for safe and efficient flight operations as part of a formal two-pilot crew. Tradewind Pilots are aviation professionals who maintain the highest standards of safety and customer service. 

Compensation:

  • Competitive Salary established pay scale including yearly increases and bonuses
  • Most pilots earn well above the base salary
  • Base Starting Salary $35,000 a year ($67.33 per hour) – AVG $56,000 a year
  • Day pickups; PIC - $1,000, SIC - $450 per day 
  • Flight Duty Pay – All legs flown over leg 6 is an additional $125 per leg 

Team Member Benefits:

  • United Healthcare Three-tear Medical PPO, Prescription, Vision, Dental (after 60 days)
  • Available Flexible Spending Healthcare Account – Medical and Dependent Care 
  • Global Emergency Services
  • PREFERRED RATES AND GUARANTEED ISSUE FOR: Voluntary Accident, Life Insurance, Critical Illness, and Legal Plans 
  • 401K Plan with Tradewind Aviation matching team member contributions
  • Paid Time Off vacation, sick, maternity/paternity, bereavement days with vacation sell back (18 vacation, 6 sick days a year – starting the first year)
  • Standby travel on select Tradewind scheduled flights
  • ZED fair travel is available on Delta, JetBlue, United, Spirit, and several other major & regional airlines (after 6 months)
  • Discounts on hotels, rental cars, wireless, shipping, and more!

Position-Specific Benefits:

  • Company paid uniforms
  • Paid housing when relocated away from the base
  • CASS (Cockpit Access Security System) 
  • Voluntary KCM (Known Crewmember) - available for purchase by the employee

Requirements

Education Requirements:

  • Candidates must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Aviation Related College Degree is preferred, but not required

Qualifications, Certificates, Licenses & Document Requirements:

  • A valid unrestricted driver's license 
  • A valid unrestricted passport
  • FAA First Class Medical
  • FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate - Airplane Single-Engine Land (ASEL)
  • FAA Instrument Rating
  • FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit

Experience & Professional Skills:

  • 500 hours total time, 800 hours preferred 
  • 75 hours per night preferred 
  • CFI, CFII preferred 
  • Current IFR knowledge and experience 
  • Previous customer service experience

Work Environment & Culture Skills:

  • Basic MS Office knowledge, computer software & internet proficiency
  • Candidate must pass DOT/FAA pre-employment drug screen and a DOT/FAA compliant background check
  • Candidate must be able to read, understand and write English
  • Candidate should be motivated, resourceful, energetic, organized and able to manage and be managed
  • Candidate must be reliable, punctual and flexible
  • Candidate must be able to multi-task, respect and maintain confidentiality
  • Candidate must be ethical, trustworthy with sensitive information
  • Candidate must be service oriented and able to work at a fast pace and handle stress and problematic issues well with a good attitude
  • Candidate must be able to communicate effectively and work within a team-focused environment
  • Candidate must be respectful of diverse populations and cultures
  • Candidate must have an outgoing personality with expertise in developing relationships

Physical Requirements: 

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.

  • Employees are regularly required to, stand, sit, talk, hear and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus
  • Load and unload aircraft as necessary
  • Moderate to heavy lifting is required (up to 70lbs)

Location Requirements:

  • Operation bases in Waterbury–Oxford Airport - Oxford, CT (OXC), Westchester County Airport - White Plains, NY (HPN), Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport - Carolina, Puerto Rico (SJU)
  • Must be able to relocate within 90 minutes from base
  • Due to our operation type commuting is not suggested
  • There will be no relocation package for this position

Shift Requirements:

  • Schedules differ with base location, but you can expect to be scheduled 4 days per week 
  • Schedules released up to 30 days in advance 
  • Guaranteed 13 days off a month, any less than would be paid as a hard day 
  • Must be available for assigned shifts; including nights, weekends, and holidays

Other Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Fully Vaccinated for COVID-19
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

International Candidates:

  • Candidate must be able to work and travel within the United States freely 
  • Candidate must have a non-conditional, non-expired green card 
  • Candidate must have a valid unrestricted passport

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