Airplane Chief Instructor

Location
North Las Vegas, Nevada
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
May 11, 2019
Closes
Aug 11, 2019
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Manages Others?
Yes

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Job Description:  

The Airplane Chief Instructor is an important key role that is responsible for the operational oversight of Hillsboro Aero Academy’s Las Vegas campus. This oversight includes, but is not limited to, all aspects of airplane flight and one on one ground instruction, safety of operations, quality of training and compliance with Part 141 regulations. The Airplane Chief Instructor is a key member of our flight school and leads a team of CFIs at our Las Vegas, Nevada campus. The Chief Instructor will take the lead on the FAA-approved Part 141 training courses taught to students at the VGT campus. This position offers a great combination of flight opportunities, management responsibilities and the opportunity to be a critical part of a renowned academy and its continued success. 


Job Duties:  

  • Responsibilities for this position include Chief Instructor duties as described in § 141.85. This includes ensuring that a high quality of ground and flight instruction is maintained for all Hillsboro Aero Academy students and instructors enrolled at the Las Vegas campus. 
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  • A weekly safety meeting for the CFIs is led by the Chief Instructor to ensure proper communication, standardization and safe practices are maintained. 
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  • The Chief Instructor must demonstrate a passion and commitment to customer service and the customers’ success in all aspects of their job as well as ensuring their staff work to demonstrate the same to our customers. 
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  • The Chief must develop and revise new and existing courses to meet the needs of our customers and changing regulations. 
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  • This role oversees the Las Vegas campus airplane school staff that includes assistant chief instructors, check instructors, CFIs, and school personnel. 
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  • Hillsboro Aero Academy has an active safety management system and the Chief Instructor must be involved as an active participant and contributing member to risk mitigation. 
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  • This position ensures that all instructors are maintaining expectations in the areas of appropriate work schedules and quality of training, and that all students get consistent progress. As the leader of the fixed wing team, the Chief instructor is expected to accomplish these duties by leading and managing the team of CFIs. 
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  • The Chief Instructor is responsible for assisting the Talent Acquisition Manager with interviewing, and hiring as needed. 
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  • The Chief Instructor is responsible for training new CFI staff and approving employee time cards. 
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Qualifications/Licenses:  

  • Must hold a valid FAA Class 2 Medical Certificate 
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  • Must hold a valid FAA Certified Airplane Flight Instructor, Instrument Instructor, and Multi-engine Instructor Rating 
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Required Skills/Experience:  

  • Meet requirements of §141.35 
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  • Track record of safe airplane operations personally 
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  • Track record of safe operational oversight of airplane operations 
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  • Management experience to include team building, talent development, and delegation 
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  • Schedule flexibility 
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  • Well organized 
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  • Ability to multi-task 
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  • Possess critical thinking skills 
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  • Problem solving and decision making skills 
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  • High level of drive and energy 
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Preferred Skills/Experience:  

  • Chief or Assistant Chief Instructor experience 
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  • Dual instruction experience in Cessna aircraft, Piper Seminoles, and Beechcraft King Airs 
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  • 500 hours of multi-crew piloting experience (flight instruction does not count) 
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  • Multi-cultural experience 
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  • Airline Transport Pilot Certificate 
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Hillsboro Aero Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position will remain open until filled.  


*** PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT IF YOU SUBMITTED YOUR APPLICATION SUCCESSFULLY ON OUR CAREER WEBSITE, YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION E-MAIL IN A MATTER OF MINUTES. IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE ONE, PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO  HR@flyhaa.com***