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WE’RE LOOKING FOR THE BEST

The short answer is we’re looking for the best of the best. We’re looking for passion, skill, and experience. We’re looking for people who won’t settle for anything less than excellence.

The long answer is that Northern Jet is one of the fastest-growing 135 operators in the business. We are looking for special individuals who can bring their knowledge and skills to make us even better for our customers. With industry-leading pay and impressive benefits, we believe that the success that comes with growth should be shared among those that contribute.

Pilot First

What does it mean to have a “pilot-first” mentality? It means we understand what pilots need to be successful. What’s more, we know that when pilots have what they need to be successful, they are better equipped to serve our customers.

INDUSTRY-LEADING BENEFITS

We are willing to invest the necessary resources to recruit the best pilots. This means offering Northern Jet pilots industry-leading pay and competitive benefits. We believe that when our pilots succeed, we all succeed.

PILOT CONCIERGE SERVICE

At Northern Jet, we’re proud to host a dedicated in-house pilot concierge service. This concierge service is in place to better assist our pilots when they are on rotation.

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TRAIN AND PROMOTE FROM WITHIN

We go to great care to screen and recruit the industry’s best. Because of this, we also go to great care to train and promote talent from within our ranks. It is our way of recognizing and rewarding talent, as well as charting a course of future growth. 

Schedule

We believe in offering our pilots not only an enviable benefits package but an equally attractive quality of life. This includes an industry-competitive work schedule of eight days on and six days off.

"Our culture is one in which all team members are valued – it doesn't matter if you're a pilot, a member of the flight crew, or a part of the sales and management teams – we work together and value each person's contribution to the company."

Kevin Rice
Captain

You can also stay up to date with all new career opportunities at Speed Bird on LinkedIn. If you have any questions or need help with your application, please contact our Recruitment team.

Current Openings

Full Time
Orlando

Controller

Northern Jet is seeking a qualified Controller to lead our Accounting Team. This role will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer and will be responsible for supervising all Accounting functions and duties. This position requires a strong commitment to upholding company policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with applicable regulations, and promoting a culture of ethics and quality.

This is an in-person position based in our headquarters in Orlando, FL.

Supervisory Duties:

· Interviews, hires, and trains new Team Members in the Accounting and Finance division.

· Oversees the daily workflow of the department.

· Oversees the operations of the Accounting Department, which include Month End Reporting and Reconciliation activities, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Banking Transactions, and Payroll.

· Oversees training programs and identifies training needs.

· Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations.

· Handles discipline and termination of Team Members in accordance with company policy.

Responsibilities:

· Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures; implement a system of controls over accounting transactions to minimize risk.

· Oversee the production of periodic financial reports; ensure that the reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards.

· Assist Accounting Team Members in all areas as required and have responsibility for all Accounting Department outputs.

· Recommend benchmarks that will be used to measure the company’s performance.

· Assist in production of the annual budget and any forecasting; reports significant budget differences to management.

· Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal government taxation reporting requirements.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

· Excellent management and supervisory skills.

· Excellent organizational and time management skills.

· Proficient in accounting and tax preparation software.

· Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

· Highly organized with strong attention to detail and accuracy.

· Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion.

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

· Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration

Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designation preferred.

Experience with Quickbooks online and Microsoft Dynamics preferred.

Interest in aviation a plus.

Physical Requirements:

Prolonged periods of sitting, predominately in an office environment.

Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Ability to travel, as needed.

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Accounting

Controller Northern Jet is seeking a qualified Controller to lead our Accounting Team. This role will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer and will be responsible for supervising all Account...

Personal. Private. Authentic. From takeoff to touch down, Northern Jet offers a bespoke private air travel experience for the most discerning clients. Northern Jet’s elevated experience provides clients with unrivaled comfort, speed and dependability. Northern Jet is proud to own an unmatched fleet of impeccable aircraft.


Schedule:
Northern Jet offers both an 8/6 and 15/13 schedule across all aircraft types.
Home basing available across all positions.
Travel days are only during your ‘on’ rotation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

First Officer flying both Part 91 and 135 on-demand.
Ensure compliance with all regulations pertaining to flight operations, duty times, and pilot qualifications. Comply with company procedures for reporting discrepancies with the aircraft during flight and ground operations. Complete additional administrative tasks as assigned by company management.


SIC Minimum Requirements:

1,000 Total time, Minimum of 50 hours multiengine time
Current 1st Class Medical
Valid FAA Airline Transport Pilot License

First Officer Compensation

  • Earn $70,000+ per year.
  • $800 per day for flying on days off. Flying during off schedule is at sole discretion of employee.
  • 80% Company-paid medical, vision, dental, & disability insurance for the employee and all dependents
  • 401(k) 100% match up to 3%
  • $75 per day Domestic per diem and $120 per day International per diem paid for every day you are away from home.
  • $800 daily rate on holidays worked
  • On travel days, if arriving at home airport after 2200L-0300L next day: $350
  • After 0300L next day: Incentive day pay rate


Other Requirements:
No accidents, incidents or warnings within the past 5 years.
Knowledge of corporate aviation and international procedures in Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Excellent Customer Service, Organizational, and Communication Skills. Always maintain an impeccable professional appearance. Have an unparalleled desire to deliver the highest customer service. Ability to lift 50 pounds. Ability to pass a drug screening test.
Able to pass a background check. Clean driving record.

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Pilots

Personal. Private. Authentic. From takeoff to touch down, Northern Jet offers a bespoke private air travel experience for the most discerning clients. Northern Jet’s elevated experience provides cli...

Full Time
Grand Rapids, MI, Orlando

Trip Support Coordinator

Northern Jet is seeking a dedicated Trip Support Coordinator to join our team and play a pivotal role in ensuring seamless operations for our clients.

This is a full-time position based in Orlando, FL or Grand Rapids, MI.

Responsibilities:

As a Trip Support Coordinator at Northern Jet, you’ll be responsible for maintaining the efficiency and accuracy of our flight operations.

Key Duties include:

  • Ensure all crew-members are accurately briefed or re-briefed of any and all duty assigned by the Northern Jet sales/scheduling department in accordance with Northern Jet’s Operations Manual, Company Operations Specifications, Company Policies and Procedures, Federal Aviation Regulations, and department guidelines.
  • Maintain a professional phone demeanor.
  • Demonstrate customer service skills with the ability to multi-task in a high-pressure environment.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to multi-task, collect & analyze data, define problems, establish facts & draw valid conclusions in a timely manner.
  • Ensure required trip sheets and all other required trip documents are sent to and received by the appropriate flight department and/or crew-members.
  • Ensure all required customs, immigration, international handling requirements, or foreign government regulations and requirements are met for every flight segment.
  • Responsible for the accurate and timely flight following for Northern Jet’s charter fleet and any supplier providing services and the efficient dissemination of such information to client services, scheduling, and all other necessary parties.
  • Responsible for obtaining, monitoring, tracking, and disseminating any operational restriction to daily operations including, but not limited to: NOTAMS, AROs, noise restrictions, FBO hours of operation, and airport capabilities.
  • Responsible for proactively monitoring weather and air traffic control status and any other possible schedule interruption to client services, scheduling, and all other interested parties as necessary.
  • Coordinate and arrange all trip logistics for crew and passengers as required, including but not limited to; catering, hotels, ground transportation and airline services.
  • Ensure to be detail orientated, utilize judgement to coordinate aircraft between locations.
  • Must be highly knowledgeable of Northern Jet’s Operations Manual, FAA and International Regulations, Company Operations Specifications, Company Policies and Procedures, and other pertinent information relating to his/her duties.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Problem-Solving Skills: Demonstrate effective problem resolution abilities.
  • Experience: Familiarity with JetInsight preferred.
  • Organizational Skills: Excellent prioritization and coordination abilities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Relationship Building: Develop and maintain positive relationships with internal and external flight crew.
  • Communication: Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Knowledge Requirements:

· Thorough understanding of 135 operations, FAA and International Regulations

Physical Requirements:

· Prolonged periods of sitting, predominately in an office environment.

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Trip Support

Trip Support Coordinator Northern Jet is seeking a dedicated Trip Support Coordinator to join our team and play a pivotal role in ensuring seamless operations for our clients. This is a full-time posi...

Full Time
Orlando

Staff Accountant

Northern Jet is seeking a qualified Staff Accountant to join our team to keep our company’s financial numbers and budgets on track with unwavering accuracy. The successful candidate will have a natural passion for math and a strong understanding of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, and other financial transactions within an organization. As a key player, you will contribute to maintaining our company’s financial health through precision and proactive measures.

This is a full-time position based in Orlando, FL.

Who we want:

We are seeking a team-oriented individual who has the desire to work in a high-growth company with significant room for upward mobility and career growth.

Objectives of this Role:

  • General Ledger Reconciliations:
    • Execute mid-level general ledger account reconciliations.
    • Verify the accuracy of financial data.
    • Identify and correct errors made by both internal and external personnel.
  • Financial Reporting:
    • Prepare timely monthly, quarterly, half-year, and year-end financial close activities.
    • Handle assigned journal entries, balance sheet account reconciliations, and accruals.
    • Maintain operational management accounts.
  • Compliance:
    • Monitor policies and procedures for assigned departments.
    • Identify areas for improvement in accounting reporting and recording procedures.
    • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local financial requirements.
  • Daily and Monthly Responsibilities:
    • Maintain and update records and reports for profit and loss, taxes, liabilities, and assets.
    • Prepare special financial reports as requested by management by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business accounting, or finance, or at least 5 years of experience in a similar position.
  • Ability and willingness to maintain confidentiality.
  • Familiarity with accounting and corporate finance principles and procedures.
  • Strong multitasking, prioritization, and organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in audit accounting.
  • Knowledge of GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles in the U.S.) is a plus.
  • ADP knowledge.

Physical Requirements:

· Prolonged periods of sitting, predominately in an office environment.

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Accounting

Staff Accountant Northern Jet is seeking a qualified Staff Accountant to join our team to keep our company’s financial numbers and budgets on track with unwavering accuracy. The successful candidate...

Full Time
Grand Rapids, MI

Line Technician / Detailer

Northern Jet, a premier private jet charter operator, is seeking a Line Technician to join our elite team.

Responsibilities:

Perform line technician duties, including but not limited to:

· Load/unload cargo baggage up to 50 lbs. within confined areas by hand.

· Provide hand/arm signals for arrival and departure of general aviation providing guide function for pilots.

· Operate ground equipment, forklift, tug, etc.

· Cleaning and servicing of various aircraft, including cabin interiors, aircraft exterior, draining lavatories, removing, and installing cabin supplies.

· Filling fuel truck from storage tanks; driving fuel truck.

· Fueling aircraft for various sized equipment with a hose weighing 50-60 lbs.

· Towing aircraft as needed for positioning or stowing in hangars.

· Connect/disconnect aircraft tow bars and equipment weighing 20+ lbs.

· May be assigned to assist in monitoring security of facility.

· May be assigned various routine cleaning of work areas, ramps, and facilities with or without powered equipment, including snow removal of ramp areas.

· Cleaning and servicing of various aircraft cabin interiors and exteriors.

· Knowledge of aircrafts and type of products that are approved for use on each type of surface.

· Wash and detail exterior and interior of cars.

· Assist other departments when needed.

· Facility cleaning to insure a clean and safe work area when working on aircraft.

· Maintain high level of safety for personnel and aircraft.

· Communication with other departments for schedule completions

· Electronically enter work order and time data for billing purposes.

· Track aircraft schedule via computer for work assignments.

· Other duties as assigned to conduct business.

Requirements:
-High school diploma or GED and ability to work a flexible shift including weekends, holidays and days-off.

-Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

-Basic computer skills.

-Provide a high degree of customer service and ability to prepare customer paperwork as needed for services using basic math.

-Ability to lift 50-60 lbs, climb a ladder, hold 25 lbs hose in bucket 10-15ft. in the air.

-Ability to undergo a security threat assessment and criminal history records check for Airport Issued Identification Badges.

-Submit to an initial drug test along with random drug and alcohol testing in order to comply with safety and company guidelines.

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.77 - $23.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week

Schedule:

  • 10-hour shift

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Mechanic

Line Technician / Detailer Northern Jet, a premier private jet charter operator, is seeking a Line Technician to join our elite team. Responsibilities: Perform line technician duties, including but no...

Learjet 45/75 Series Captain, Pilot in Command

Personal. Private. Authentic. From takeoff to touch down, Northern Jet offers a bespoke private air travel experience for the most discerning clients. Northern Jet’s elevated experience provides clients with unrivaled comfort, speed and dependability. Northern Jet is proud to own an unmatched fleet of impeccable aircraft.


Schedule:
8/6 or 15/13 schedule.
Home basing available across all positions.
Travel days are only during your ‘on’ rotation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Captain flying both Part 91 and 135 on-demand.
Ensure compliance with all regulations pertaining to flight operations, duty times, and pilot qualifications. Comply with company procedures for reporting discrepancies with the aircraft during flight
and ground operations. Complete additional administrative tasks as assigned by company management.


PIC Minimum Requirements:

2300 Total time
Current 1st Class Medical
Valid FAA Airline Transport Pilot License

Captain Compensation

  • Earn $125,000+ per year.
  • $1,150.00 per day for flying on days off. Flying during off schedule is at sole discretion of employee.
  • 80% Company-paid medical, vision, dental, & disability insurance for the employee and all dependents
  • 401(k) 100% match up to 3%
  • $75 per day Domestic per diem and $120 per day International per diem paid for every day you are away from home.
  • Double pay on holidays worked
  • Double per diem on holidays worked
  • On travel days, if arriving at home airport after 2200L-0300L next day: $350
  • After 0300L next day: Incentive day pay rate


Other Requirements:
No accidents, incidents or warnings within the past 5 years.
Knowledge of corporate aviation and international procedures in Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Excellent Customer Service, Organizational, and Communication Skills. Always maintain an impeccable professional appearance. Have an unparalleled desire to deliver the highest customer service. Ability to lift 50 pounds. Ability to pass a drug screening test.
Able to pass a background check. Clean driving record.

Job Features

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Pilots

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Full Time
Home Base

Personal. Private. Authentic. From takeoff to touch down, Northern Jet offers a bespoke private air travel experience for the most discerning clients. Northern Jet’s elevated experience provides clients with unrivaled comfort, speed and dependability. Northern Jet is proud to own an unmatched fleet of impeccable aircraft.


Schedule:
Northern Jet offers both an 8/6 and 15/13 schedule across all aircraft types.
Home basing available across all positions.
Travel days are only during your ‘on’ rotation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Captain flying both Part 91 and 135 on-demand.
Ensure compliance with all regulations pertaining to flight operations, duty times, and pilot
qualifications. Comply with company procedures for reporting discrepancies with the aircraft during flight
and ground operations. Complete additional administrative tasks as assigned by company management.


PIC Minimum Requirements:

2300 Total time
Current 1st Class Medical
Valid FAA Airline Transport Pilot License

Captain Compensation

  • Earn $115,000+ per year.
  • $1,150.00 per day for flying on days off. Flying during off schedule is at sole discretion of employee.
  • 80% Company-paid medical, vision, dental, & disability insurance for the employee and all dependents
  • 401(k) 100% match up to 3%
  • $75 per day Domestic per diem and $120 per day International per diem paid for every day you are away from home.
  • Double pay on holidays worked
  • Double per diem on holidays worked
  • On travel days, if arriving at home airport after 2200L-0300L next day: $350
  • After 0300L next day: Incentive day pay rate


Other Requirements:
No accidents, incidents or warnings within the past 5 years.
Knowledge of corporate aviation and international procedures in Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Excellent Customer Service, Organizational, and Communication Skills. Always maintain an impeccable professional appearance. Have an unparalleled desire to deliver the highest customer service. Ability to lift 50 pounds. Ability to pass a drug screening test.
Able to pass a background check. Clean driving record.

Personal. Private. Authentic. From takeoff to touch down, Northern Jet offers a bespoke private air travel experience for the most discerning clients. Northern Jet’s elevated experience provides cli...

Pilots are hired into all aircraft types in the Northern Jet fleet; positions are filled based on crew experience and qualifications. All Northern Jet pilots receive a full PIC type in your assigned aircraft.

Upgrades are currently running 6 to 14 months. We operate only Argus rated crew, a minimum of 250 hours PIC in type is required for upgrade depending on the PIC time of the other crewmembers. Total time,jet time, ability, attitude, maturity, performance reviews, and seniority would all be considering factors. Pilots are flying approximately 40 or more hours a month.

Your annual pay increase is based on hire date.

A company Instructor, IOE Captain, or Line Check Airman would not need to relocate. The extra pay would be negotiated and agreed with each individual.

Yes, the training contract is required for initial new hires. If you qualify for a reduced training curriculum the amount of the training agreement would be reduced.

The training contract would only be triggered if the employee “voluntarily terminates his or her employment with the company or is terminated for cause”.

The training agreement is $28,000 for a full Initial, and $19,000 if you qualify for reduced training. To qualify for reduced training, you must have completed a PIC proficiency check in the assigned aircraft, in accordance with 135.293/297, 91.1065/1069, or 61.58, as appropriate, within the last 36 months.

Yes, you would be home based and Northern Jet would fly you out and back for each rotation.The local travel to/from your home to your domicile airport and airport parking would be at your time and expense.

For all aircraft, we have two schedule options, 8 on and 6 off, or 15 on and 13 off. The 15/13 schedule pays a higher salary than the 8/6 schedule.

30 days in advance for the final schedule, Paid Time Off (PTO) requests must be submitted at least 30 days in advance.

All travel takes place on the first and last day of your scheduled rotation. Crew members leaving the aircraft will be scheduled to return to home base on their last day of rotation, based on operational needs and availability of oncoming crew. All reasonable efforts will be made to get the crew member home before their scheduled day off. Crews arriving at their home airport will receive:

• Arriving after 2200L = $350

• Arriving after 0300L the next day = full day’s pay

Recurrent training (except online training) is normally conducted on “on” days. If recurrent training was conducted on an “off day” you will be paid $800 per day.

Blue Cross for health, Principal for vision & dental.

Yes, we have a 401K with a company match of 100%, up to 3% of your compensation (Company match is fully vested after one year of service). PTO days will accrue at the rate of 10 per year (0.83 per month) your first and second years, and at the rate of 12 per year (l per month) thereafter. Unused PTO days will roll over to the next year, you won’t lose unused days. You should request PTO at least 30, days in advance. If you want time off but do not have enough PTO days saved up, you can ask the pilot opposite you on the schedule to swap rotations.

Pilots working on designated holidays will be paid double pay per holiday worked and receive double per diem. They are: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Easter, Independence Day (July 4th), Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. 

You will receive $75 per-diem for each day when away from base/ home (Domestic) and $120 per-diem (International). We also reimburse international cell phone charges at a rate of $10/day.

Airline tickets, hotels, rental cars, taxis, and tolls are all company-paid. All Pilots are issued a Northern Jet credit card. Other approved expenses paid out of pocket will be reimbursed with receipts. The Company also pays for your KCM Badge and 1st Class Medical.

Regarding uniforms, five pilot shirts, two pair of black dress pants, and a light jacket and coat with the Northern Jet Logo will be provided to you at basic indoc. You will receive an additional $250 a year credit with our uniform provider for replacement items.

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