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Careers At Northern Jet

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
Home Base
Posted 4 months ago

Learjet 45/75 Series Captain, Pilot in Command

Location

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. To learn more about Northern Jet, please visit www.northernjet.com.


Schedule:
8/6
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.
  • 100% Company-paid medical, vision, dental, & disability insurance for the employee
  • 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 21:00L = $150, arriving after 23:59L =
  • $250 and arriving after 06:00 the next day = full day pay.


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 unapparelled 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

Job Category

Pilots

Learjet 45/75 Series Captain, Pilot in Command Location Home Base Personal. Private. Authentic. From takeoff to touch down, Northern Jet offers a bespoke private air travel experience for the most dis...

Full Time
Orlando
Posted 1 year ago

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. To learn more about Northern Jet, please visit www.northernjet.com.


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.
  • 100% Company-paid medical, vision, dental, & disability insurance for the employee
  • 401(k) 100% match up to 4%
  • $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 21:00L = $150, arriving after 23:59L =
  • $250 and arriving after 06:00 the next day = full day pay.


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 unapparelled 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...

Full Time
Orlando
Posted 1 year ago

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. To learn more about Northern Jet, please visit www.northernjet.com.


Schedule:
SpeedBird 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:
SIC 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:
1000 Total time
Current 1st Class Medical
ATP Written completed

Captain Compensation

  • Earn $90,000+ per year total compensation.
  • $800.00 per day for flying on days off. Flying during off schedule is at sole discretion of employee.
  • 80% Company-paid medical, vision, dental, 100% company-paid disability insurance and life insurance for the employee
  • 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.
  • On travel days, if arriving at home airport after 21:00L = $150, arriving after 23:59L =
  • $250 and arriving after 06:00 the next day = full day pay.


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 unapparelled 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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