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Assistant Chief Instructor at FlightSafety Services Corporation

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Type: Full Time
Location: Vero Beach, Florida

Job Description:

Requisition 6958

Assistant Chief Flight Instructor

FlightSafety Academy, one of the world s leading flight training schools, is currently seeking a Flight Line Manager for its Vero Beach, Florida location. This position will begin as an Assistant Chief-in-Training with a direct pathway to Assistant Chief.

Background and Experience

The successful candidate will have had a similar role or functioned as an Assistant Chief/Chief at a Flight Academy, School or University with a significant enrollment number (Part 141).


Perform the duties and responsibilities of the Chief Flight Instructor when required and as noted in FAR Part 141.85.


Conduct Stage Checks and other evaluations of students and instructors as required.

Develop and maintain program of training courses as required.

Conduct initial and annual standardization of the Academy s instructors as required.

Insure students logbooks and Step Checks are performed in an accurate and timely manner prior to Stage Checks.

Approval of training activity records and program changes for students in the groups assigned.

Chief Instructor duties as delegated by Chief Instructor.

Flight training of independent and contract students as assigned.

Conducting flight training in accordance with FARs and FSI course outline or contract training course, as appropriate.

Teaching Ground School subjects, IAW, FSI training course, or contract training course, as assigned.

Manage assigned students training within syllabus and the schedule.

Maintain accurate log book records of assigned students.

Follow FSI policy regarding control and identification of weak students leading to Review Board.

Insure assigned students are scheduled for stage checks in a timely manner.

Insure daily activity bid sheet is completed in a timely manner.

Maintain currency in all new procedures and regulations.

Reporting to Program Manager/Assistant Program Manager assigned students that are weak or marginal.

Maintain a minimum 80% pass rate on non-final and final stage checks of assigned students.


Other tasks assigned by the Chief Flight Instructor.

Maintain recency in accordance with FAR 61.57 on file with instructor records.

Adhere to FSI regulations.


As required by Chief Flight Instructor position and as noted in FAR 141.85.


To meet the requirements of FAR 141.36

Complete initial instructor standardization in accordance with FAR 141.79

Complete annual recurrent instructor standardization in accordance with FAR 141.79

Must be organized, detail oriented and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Experience with Microsoft Office including Excel and PowerPoint.


Commercial Pilot Certificate and valid Flight Instructor Certificates (CFIA, CFII and MEI);

Approximately 500 hours of dual give n experience given with 141, managerial, Assistant Chief or Chief responsibilities within the last two years;

Recency of experience in accordance with FAR 61.57;

Minimum of three years as a flight instructor to include single engine, multi engine;

80% pass rate for all FAA check ride sign offs to include initial CFIA;

Associates or Bachelor degree a big plus;

First, Second or Third Class Medical Certificate.


Flight Academy airplanes and flight trainers.

Classroom equipment as necessary.


Duties of Flight Instructor performed in classroom and training aircraft

Outdoors, on the flight line and ramp

Lifting at least 75 pounds or more

Bending, stooping, climbing

May include working on back and/or confined spaces

Exposure to a wide variety of environmental conditions including heat, cold, wind, and precipitation

Congested/active ramp environment with multiple aircraft


This position offers an opportunity for the successful candidate to live and work in a beautiful area with the leading flight training provider in the U.S.

FlightSafety has been a leading edge provider for the Aviation Industry for over 6 decades, offering a superior curriculum stressing safety, decision making, crew resource management, hands-on experience and a strong classroom educational foundation. Additionally, Flight Safety is under the umbrella of Berkshire Hathaway, and thus able to provide a superior benefit package to employees as well as a location that has 322 sunny days a year. Vero Beach, Florida is truly a small big town, as it provides the same amenities as much larger cities including: theater, art, wonderful restaurants and beaches, good schools, reasonable living accommodations, and even a free bus system with locations adjacent to the campus. Please note: Relocation is not offered with this position. We offer a full benefits package include medical, dental, vision, paid time off and retirement.

FlightSafety International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status. FlightSafety maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.

FlightSafety is committed to working with and providing accommodations to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need assistance in filling out the employment application or require a reasonable accommodation while seeking employment, please email or call 1-855-374-7378. Note: This option is reserved for applicants needing a reasonable accommodation related to a disability. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case by case basis.

As a federal government contractor, in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and Executive Orders, FlightSafety is required to develop annual Affirmative Action Plans (AAPs). Any employees or applicants who wish to review the Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) for Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities can contact us by sending an email to or by calling 1-855-374-7378 during regular business hours.

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