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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
Grand Rapids, MI
Posted 2 weeks ago

Flight Operations Intern

Northern Jet, a premier private jet charter operator, is seeking a highly skilled Flight Operations Intern to join our elite team.

Role:

Northern Jet is seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Flight Operations Intern to join our team. This internship offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in flight operations and aviation management within a dynamic and fast-paced environment. 

This is a Seasonal position based in Grand Rapids, MI.

Responsibilities:

· Work closely with the VP of Operations, Director of Operations, Chief Pilot, and Training Manager to support daily operations and major projects.

· Assist in importing schedules from FlightSafety International (FSI) to JetInsight software.

·Provide support to Operations Administration in the absence of key personnel. 

· Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

· Assist with tasks related to Known Crewmember (KCM), Aircraft Registration, Insurance, and Aircraft Manuals.

· Aid in the transition process of SpeedBird (SB) pilots to Northern Jet (NJ) 135 certificate.

· Document and file aircraft manuals.

· Assist in the development and documentation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

· Basic understanding of aviation regulations and procedures.

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

· Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.

· Ability to adapt to a fast-paced work environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Education and Experience:

· Currently enrolled in or recent graduate of an aviation-related program preferred.

· Interest in aviation a plus.

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HR, Pilots

Flight Operations Intern Northern Jet, a premier private jet charter operator, is seeking a highly skilled Flight Operations Intern to join our elite team. Role: Northern Jet is seeking a motivated an...

Full Time
Orlando
Posted 3 weeks ago

Human Resources Intern

Northern Jet, a premier private jet charter operator, is seeking a highly skilled Human Resources (HR) Intern to join our elite team.

Role:

Northern Jet is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Human Resources (HR) Intern to join our team for a summer internship opportunity. This role will have the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience in various aspects of human resources, working directly with the Vice President of HR. Northern Jet will ensure this role has exposure to diverse HR functions and projects, providing a well-rounded learning experience. In this position, successful Interns may have a potential for future career opportunities within Northern Jet based on performance and business needs.

This is a Seasonal position based in our headquarters in Orlando, FL.

Responsibilities:

· Support employee onboarding activities, ensuring a smooth transition for new hires into the organization.

· Assist with HR administrative tasks, including maintaining employee records, updating HR databases, and organizing personnel files.

· Contribute to employee engagement initiatives, such as organizing company events, coordinating employee recognition programs, and gathering feedback.

· Assist in the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures in accordance with company guidelines and regulations.

· Support HR projects and initiatives, such as performance management, training and development, and employee relations.

· Provide general administrative support to the HR department, including scheduling meetings, preparing documents, and responding to inquiries.

· Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

· Strong interest in pursuing a career in Human Resources or related field.

· 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.

Education and Experience:

· Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's degree program in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.

· Interest in aviation a plus.

Physical Requirements:

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

· Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds at times.

· Travel up to 10%

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HR

Human Resources Intern Northern Jet, a premier private jet charter operator, is seeking a highly skilled Human Resources (HR) Intern to join our elite team. Role: Northern Jet is seeking a highly moti...

Full Time
Orlando
Posted 1 month ago

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 windshields, 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.

Note: Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15-$21 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week

Schedule:

  • 10-hour shift

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Maintenance

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...

Full Time
Orlando
Posted 1 month ago

Staff Accountant

Northern Jet, a premier private jet charter operator, is seeking a highly skilled Staff Accountant to join our elite team.

Role:

We’re looking for a qualified staff accountant to keep our company’s numbers and budgets on track with unwavering accuracy. The most successful people will have a natural passion for math, and a strong understanding of the intricacies of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, and other financial transactions within an organization. He or she will play an enormously important supportive role, keeping our company’s financial outlook bright with precision and proactive measures.

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:

· Execute mid-level general ledger account reconciliations, accurate reporting, and data verification, enabling senior staff to analyze options and make financial decisions aligned with company objectives

· Monitor policies and procedures for assigned departments, and identify and suggest improvements for accounting reporting and recording procedures

· Comply with federal, state, and local financial requirements by studying existing and new legislation, and maintaining compliance

· Daily and Monthly responsibilities

· Performs mid-level general ledger account reconciliations, verify accuracy of data, and report, identify, and correct errors made by both internal and external personnel

· Support timely monthly, quarterly, half-year, and year-end financial close, including assigned journal entries, balance sheet account reconciliations, accruals, and overall maintenance of all operational management accounts

· 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

Skills and Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business accounting, or finance, or at least 3 years of experience in a similar position

· Ability and willingness to keep maintain confidentiality

· Familiarity with accounting and corporate finance principles and procedures

· Ability to multitask, prioritize, and organize efficiently

· Preferred Qualifications

· Experience in audit accounting

· Knowledge of GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles in the U.S.) a plus

· Desire to continue to grow

· ADP Knowledge

Compensation:

· 80% company-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for employee and all dependents

· 401K with match

· Company-paid life insurance

· Company-paid short-term & long-term disability insurance

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Accounting

Staff Accountant Northern Jet, a premier private jet charter operator, is seeking a highly skilled Staff Accountant to join our elite team. Role: We’re looking for a qualified staff accountant to ke...

Full Time
Home Base
Posted 1 month ago

Citation X 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. 

Location: Home Base


Key Duties and Responsibilities:
8/6 or 15/13 schedule option
Captain flying both Part 91 and 135 on-demand.

Must live or be willing to relocate within one-hour of a major airport.
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.

Captain Minimum Requirements:
2300 Total time
Current 1st Class Medical
Valid FAA Airline Transport Pilot License

Captain Compensation:
-$135,000-180,000++ per year $1,150 per day for flying on days off 

-80% Company-paid medical, vision, dental 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.

-Double pay on holidays worked

-Double per diem on holidays worked

-On travel days, if arriving at home airport at 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 Maintain a professional appearance 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

Citation X 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...

Full Time
Home Base
Posted 6 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 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

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 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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