Lear 75 First Officer

Lear 75-First Officer

Meridian Air Charter, a Teterboro, NJ based aircraft charter and Management Company, has an immediate opening for an experienced Lear 75 First Officer in Teterboro, NJ. The successful candidate must be highly motivated, organized, and must exhibit strong leadership skills. The First Officer will be responsible for conducting Part 91 and 135 charter flights in accordance with Meridian Air Charter policy and procedures, as well as within FAA regulations and guidelines. In addition, the successful candidate must be a team-oriented individual, capable of providing first class customer service and care. The First Officer position offers exciting opportunities and rewarding challenges. Meridian Air Charter is a recognized operator in the aviation industry with tremendous growth potential for those who join our team

 Job Summary:

The First Officer  reports to the Chief Pilot and is responsible for the safe conduct and execution of assigned duties. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities as Captain:

  • Act as Second in Command (SIC) of domestic and international flights for which the pilot has been assigned

  • Wear company issued uniform and comply with uniform policy

  • Comply with schedules and other directives governing the aircraft operation

  • Operate assigned aircraft in accordance with Aircraft Flight Manual and all Company manuals

  • Ensure that preflight inspections are performed

  • Perform all company assigned duties in accordance with company manuals, memos, and policies

  • Conduct diligent preflight planning and prepare flight plans

  • Provide excellent customer service to passengers

  • Ensure that the aircraft is clean and prepared for flight with all provisions on board for the safety and comfort of the passengers

  • Review and calculate the aircraft weight and balance, fuel on board and performance charts

  • Use checklists

  • Make decisions necessary to start, delay, cancel or deviate flights from planned route or destination when operating conditions dictate

  • Remain technically proficient and knowledgeable on assigned aircraft

  • Remain knowledgeable on FARs, Ops Specs, and AIM procedures

  • Assist with the training of new hire and upgrading crew members

  • Handle of passenger baggage and cargo

  • Assist passengers with their ground transportation needs

  • Revise published materials

  • Maintain type rating requirements in assigned aircraft

  • Responsible for complying with, and participating in, Meridianís SMS and OSHA training and programs

  • Subject to random drug and alcohol testing

 Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

To perform this job successfully, the 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.

  • Type rated in the Lear 75

  • A minimum of 500 hours in Lear 75

  • Previously have flown as a Part 135 First Officer within last 36 months

  • Willing to live within 1 hour of the base Airport

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work

  • No FAA violations/incidents/accidents within the last 6 years

  • Must meet the standards for ARGUS and Wyvern PIC approvals

Education and Professional Experience:

  • Associates Degree

  • ATP License and 1st Class Medical

  • 5,000 Hours Total Flight Time

  • 3,500 Hours Pilot in Command

  • 2,000 Hours PIC Turbojet

  • Prior 135 or 121 experience strongly preferred

Meridian Air Charter offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive salary

  • Medical, Dental, Group & Supplemental Life insurance and LTD

  • 401k program with employer match

  • Paid Time Off

You may email your cover letter and resume to 
charterjobs@meridian.aero or fax to (201) 288.1229

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