The Senior Ground Instructor is responsible for training all pilots in company aircraft.
JOBS THIS POSITION DIRECTLY SUPERVISES:
Job Title: Pilots in training during the training class(es)
Number of incumbents: varies
·Establish and maintain a highly effective training and learning environment.
·Instruct flight crew members in the classroom.
·Serve as trainer for cockpit procedures.
·Train flight crew on initial, recurrent and upgrade training.
·Maintain a thorough working knowledge of applicable company read files, operating bulletins, manuals, regulatory guidance and other training related material.
·Research, evaluate and implement new or revised training systems, methods, policies and procedures.
·Prepare and maintain all training materials in current and good working order.
·Coordinate pre-employment drug testing and fingerprinting for all new flight crew class members.
·Establish good rapport with new flight crew class
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
·Strong interpersonal skills – ability to communicate succinctly and effectively across all levels of the organization, with particular emphasis on excellent instructional tone
·Excellent oral and written communication skills
·Professional in appearance and manner; courteous in all interactions
·Detail-oriented and self-motivated; able to work and meet deadlines under minimal supervision
·Extensive knowledge of, and the ability to teach, aircraft systems and normal/abnormal/emergency operating procedures
·Excellent presentation skills
·Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
·Proficient with Microsoft Office suite, Outlook, PowerPoint
·Ability to learn and adapt to new software and systems
·Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
·Computer and phone skills
·Ability to read, write and speak English effectively
·Ability to work within a 24/7 operation,including holidays
·Ability to pass 10-year background check and pre-employment drug screen
·At least 18 years of age
·Authorized to work in the U.S. per the Immigration Act of 1986
·CFI and Commercial Instrument Rated Pilot with multi-engine rating
·FAR 121 and FAR 135 flight crew experience
·One year of aviation ground school instruction experience or 2 years of flight crew experience
Level 1 – Requires some concentration and normal attention. Generally, once the job is learned, the tasks can be performed more or less automatically.
Level 2 – Requires high periods of concentration intermittently and normal attention. Generally, even once the job is learned, tasks will require normal attention to deal with recurring variables.
Level 3 – Requires a high level of concentration and high level of attention intermittently. Generally, the approach to tasks may be consistent, but the number of steps required and/or the number of variables involved creates the possibility of errors unless the incumbent pays close attention.
·Must have sufficient vision and ability to safely perform the essential functions of the position in a normal office environment
·Must be able to communicate through verbal, written and electronic means
·Must be able to access filing cabinets, drawers and shelves of varying height
·Must be able to move up to 25 pounds on an infrequent basis
Approximate % of Time
100% Machines and Equipment Used:
Machines, Equipment, Tools: phone, computer, printer, scanner, fax and various other office items; various aircraft
Approximate % of Time: 100%
Degree of Hand Eye Coordination Required:
Photocopier, fax machine
Approximate percentage of time incumbent spends in “on-the-job” travel, including commuting to regular work locations: less than 25%