US Rapidly Growing Flight School, Summit Aviation, is Looking to Expand Certified Flight Instructor Team

20th Jan 2023

Summit Aviation operates a well-established and rapidly growing Part 141 Flight School as well as a fast-paced Part 135 Charter Department operating Phenom 300/300E and Praetor 500/600 aircraft. Summit Aviation Inc. is actively seeking team members from around the nation to join them in Bozeman, Montana. Please see an extract of the job post below.

“Bozeman is known for its outdoor activities where team members often enjoy our world-renowned ski resorts, un-paralleled fly fishing, unlimited hiking, or the rustic scenery of downtown with its five-star food and activities

Motivated CFI, CFII or MEI applicants can enjoy a fun and professional atmosphere while flying state-of-the-art Diamond and Cessna aircraft in the Rocky Mountains. Our flight school offerings include Private through MEI, Mountain Flying, Tailwheel, Aerobatics, and many other specialized courses. Summit’s unique Management structure recognizes the value of its employees and strives to help you achieve your goals while supporting other team members in the process.

Full-Time and Part-time applicants are encouraged to apply with opportunity for advancement within the company. Or if you’re looking for a flight school who is affiliated with Horizon’s Pilot Development Program, look no further!

This position does allow for flexibility, with the following summarized responsibilities:

  • Adheres to approved flight training for part 61 & part 141 training course outline in compliance
  • with FAA regulations.
  • Maintains flight competence for each aircraft flown in the conduct of flight training.
  • Adheres to all FAA regulations and company policies & procedures.
  • Maximizes student’s training investment by arriving for each lesson on time and fully prepared.
  • Promotes company events, products, and services to students whenever appropriate. (* I input
  • this for like flight camp, etc.)
  • Exercises exemplary customer service; responds in a timely manner to all voicemails and emails
  • Regularly schedule each assigned student to ensure timely course completion, including
  • completion of required paperwork and record keeping, and immediately inform supervisor of
  • any delays in training or unsatisfactory progress.
  • Attend administrative, standardization, in-service training, and instructor development meetings
  • Ensure all students understand and practice all aspects of Summit Aviation’s Safety Program.
  • Monitor the maintenance condition of the training aircraft and inform maintenance department
  • of any questionable items.
  • File incident reports as necessary to report any observed safety violations, or situations that may
  • affect the safety of flight.
  • Provide flight, simulator, and ground instruction in accordance with Summit Aviation and FAA
  • regulations and procedures. Prepare schedules, maintain records, and ensure that course
  • standards, training requirements, and objectives are met by each student in each flight course.
  • Ensure that course standards, training requirements, and objectives are met by all assigned
  • students as stipulated in the applicable Training Course Outline. Initiate stage check and End-of-
  • Course requests for assigned students.
  • Perform duties as a stage check instructor when permitted and as required, after receiving FAA
  • approval.
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • A valid state driver’s license
  • 1 year of customer service experience *preferred
  • CFI Certificate

Benefits:

Part Time & Full Time

  • Flexible scheduling
  • Building flight time and experience
  • Make an impact with your community by working with MSU.

Full Time

  • Medical (60% paid premium for employee), Dental, Vision
  • 401K Matching (Traditional/Roth Options)
  • Life Insurance up to $25,000 with no cost to employee
  • Ancillary Benefits: LTD, Accident, Critical Illness, etc.
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) with employer contribution

Core Values:

  • Positive Attitude
  • Have an active interest in success of others while sharing our passion.
  • Honest, with Integrity and Professionalism
  • Nothing is beneath you.
  • Always find a way while maintaining compassion”

To learn more about the job and to apply, click here.

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