Captain Citation Sovereign FAR 135 Job
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Morristown, NJ, US
Morristown, New Jersey | Full Time
Job Title: Captain
Department: Flight Operations
Reports To: Lead Captain
The Captain is assigned to a specific client account. Flight crewmembers including pilots and cabin attendants (when a Lead Cabin Attendant is not assigned) report to the Lead Captain. The Lead Captain reports to the Regional Chief Pilot.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
- Perform duties as Pilot in Command or Second in Command as assigned (see the following and also refer to First Officer job description)
- When performing duties as the PIC:
- Final authority for the operation of the aircraft assigned.
- Authority to delay, cancel or discontinue a flight when conditions are unsuitable for the conduct or continuation of the flight.
- Authority to indicate a change in the planned flight during the flight when such a change is appropriate for the safe operation of the aircraft.
- Responsible for flight planning.
- Institute all necessary changes as required by enroute conditions such that the flight may continue under appropriate procedures and rules.
- Responsible for conducting the flight in a safe and prudent manner in accordance with company policies, Federal Aviation Administration regulations, and Department of Homeland Security regulations required of the flight operation.
- Participate in the company aviation safety program, taking an active role supporting the open sharing of information on all safety issues and reporting all safety hazards and concerns.
When in the PIC role, this individual supervises the second-in-command and cabin crewmembers assigned to the flight.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Obtain and maintain an FAA First Class Medical
- For Fixed Wing Turbojet Aircraft:
3500 hours Total Fixed Wing
1500 hours Multi-Engine Land
1500 hours Pilot-in-Command
500 hours Turbojet
100 hours Night
75 hours Actual or Simulated Instrument
- For Rotary Wing:
2500 hours Total Helicopter
1500 hours Pilot-in-Command Helicopter
500 hours Turbine Helicopter
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
- Effective oral and written communication.
- Must present a team effort approach with great interpersonal skills, attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
- Must be proactive, efficient, with the ability to seek out answers and resources as needed.
- Must be able to work flexible schedules, willing to travel worldwide extensively and without restriction due to administrative or personal history.
- Basic computer skills.
- Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
- Must be able to handle the job responsibilities with integrity, discretion and sensitivity to confidential company and employee information.
- Must satisfactorily and continuously demonstrate proficiency required of the FAA Airline Transport Pilot Practical Test Standards for the aircraft assigned.
- Must satisfactorily and continuously demonstrate adherence to company flight operations standards as defined in the General Operations Manual or Flight Operations Manual.
- Must be 21 or older and have a valid driver's license with a clean driving record; must also be able to pass a required 10-year background check.
Since English is the language of aviation, the employee must be able to effectively, proficiently and clearly speak and understand the language. Must be able to communicate both orally and written.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must be able to operate the assigned aircraft at the highest level of proficiency. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time, walk, and stand. The employee is frequently required to lift things, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may be required to lift up to a minimum of 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to a variety of outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment frequently exceeds moderate levels and occasionally exceeds high volumes when working in the vicinity of other aircraft. Occasional fuel and other fumes may permeate the workplace.
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