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Republic Airways Holdings LIFT Academy - Assistant Chief Flight Instructor in Indianapolis, Indiana

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LIFT Academy

At Republic Airways, our vision is to be America’s regional airline of choice, and our 6,000 associates work together each day to achieve that by providing a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. Whether the role is on the aircraft or in the office, every person at Republic contributes to our success and our family-oriented work environment.

Since our founding in 1974, we’ve grown to become the world’s largest operator of the Embraer 170/175 jet, flying more than 1000 flights daily for our partners, American Airline, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. Beyond our operations, we’re focused on sharing our time, talents and treasures with our community—both locally and globally.

Join Republic Airways where you will find opportunities, reach new heights and be part of something bigger than yourself. Republic Airways, opportunity elevated.

#WhyRepublic

POSITION PURPOSE

Assists in leading Part 141 ground and flight instructors. Conducts stage checks, end of course checks, and provides ground instruction in accordance with Part 61 and 141, FAA regulations, Airmen’s Information Manual, advisory circulars, airport operations, and LIFT Academy policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Performs facilities tours and familiarizes customers with LIFT Academy’s policies, procedures, and flight training courses.

  • Performs flight instructor, and check instructor duties authorized by the Federal Aviation Regulations, and as designated by the chief flight instructor in accordance with the approved Training Course Outline.

  • Reports on student progress and accurately maintains and updates all appropriate records.

  • Audits student records, preforms student enrollments, and graduations as designated by the chief flight instructor.

  • Ensures that course standards, training requirements, and objectives are met by all assigned students as required by the Training Course Outline.

  • Monitors the maintenance condition of the training aircraft, and informs LIFT maintenance personnel of any questionable items.

  • Recommends and develops curriculum and courseware improvements when appropriate.

  • Attends administrative, standardization, in-service training, and instructor development meetings as assigned.

  • Manages a team of flight instructors.

  • Screens, interviews and makes recommendations for hiring potential employees. Coaches and provides leadership, direction, motivation and supervision of direct reports. Appraises performance, provides performance feedback, takes corrective actions and oversees training and development of staff.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability necessary to perform this job.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE.

  • Specialty training beyond high school in FAA and/or Airline Transport Pilot certificate.

  • FAA Certified Flight Instructor, Airplane Single Engine Land: Airplane Multi-Engine Land, Instrument

  • At least 1 year of experience as a flight instructor, and 500 flight hours

  • Must hold a current FAA First Class Medical Certificate

  • Must meet the minimum requirements for an ATP or RATP certificate.

  • Meet the current hiring minimum age and flight hours requirements set by the FAA and Company.

  • Must have full knowledge of all curriculums authorized to teach.

  • Knowledge of and the ability to apply effective instructional technique in the classroom and in flight.

  • Ability to teach and perform well in classroom setting. Computer skills are required.

  • Aircraft piloting skills, including familiarity with and ability to perform required flight maneuvers and procedures.

  • Knowledge of appropriate Federal Aviation Regulations and related administrative and operational procedures and requirements.

  • Strong customer service skills.

PREFERRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • G1000 experience is preferred.

  • 141 experience is preferred

  • Check instructor experience is preferred

REGULATORY

  • Must be able to pass an initial and on-going drug and alcohol testing program.

  • Must pass a Federal Background check.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

REASONING/PROBLEM SOLVING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

DECISION MAKING

Makes day to day decisions used to support strategic direction. Decisions often require some thought and are somewhat structured. Decisions tend to be short term and usually moderate cost.

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.

  • Able to stand at least 70% of the time.

  • Able to lift or move up to 25 pounds up to 35% of the time.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice.

  • Ability to work well under pressure in fast-paced and noisy environment while exercising sound judgement at all times.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to travel up to 15% of the time, including overnight and weekend travel.

Equal Opportunity Employment and Disability Accommodations

Republic Airways is committed to achieving a diverse workforce by providing equal employment opportunities to all Associates and applicants, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type with regard to any characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We are committed to providing applicants and Associates reasonable accommodation to enable the individual to perform the essential duties of the job. If you require accommodation, please contact Human Resources.

At Republic Airways, our vision is to be America’s regional airline of choice, and our 6,000 associates work together each day to achieve that by providing a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. Whether the role is on the aircraft or in the office, every person at Republic contributes to our success and our family-oriented work environment.

Since our founding in 1974, we’ve grown to become the world’s largest operator of the Embraer 170/175 jet, flying more than 1000 flights daily for our partners, American Airline, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. Beyond our operations, we’re focused on sharing our time, talents and treasures with our community—both locally and globally.

Join Republic Airways where you will find opportunities, reach new heights and be part of something bigger than yourself. Republic Airways, opportunity elevated.

#WhyRepublic

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