Alaska Seaplanes •
Join the Alaska Seaplanes Crew!
Alaska Seaplanes seeks experienced pilots with a minimum of 1,000 hours total time. We operate Pilatus PC-12, Cessna 208 Grand Caravan, DeHavilland DHC-2 “Beavers” Cessna 207, Cessna 206's and a Piper Chieftain Navajo. Alaska experience is preferred; however, we are always willing to train the right candidate.
Alaska Seaplanes is the premier commuter airline in Southeast Alaska. We service eleven communities from our hub in Juneau. Seaplanes also provides a number of nonscheduled services such as: flight seeing and on demand charter services. Alaska Seaplanes is committed to serving with the highest standard of safety and customer service. We take pride in how we operate and empower our employees to uphold our values.
Alaska Seaplanes offers a competitive wage and benefits package. Including health insurance, dental insurance, flight benefits, a generous retirement match and an end of season safety bonus. We also encourage our employees to take advantage of the many discounted or complimentary passes with local businesses.
Questions? Give our Chief Pilot, Sean Kveum a call, (907) 789-3331.
Essential duties and responsibilities
- Present a professional and positive image of Alaska Seaplanes
- Practices safety conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures
- Provide clear, accurate and timely communication to passengers, customers, agents, pilots and dispatch
- Check aircraft prior to flights and ensures engines, controls, instruments and other systems are functioning properly.
- Monitor engine operation, fuel consumption, functioning of aircraft, altitudes, plane weight, weather, wind, tide and swell conditions before and during flight
- Communicates flight status to control tower, dispatch and outstations clearly and timely
- Ensure that all cargo has been loaded and that the aircraft weight is properly balanced
- Plan and operate flights according to government and company regulations to ensure flight safety
- Load and unload aircraft
- Perform pre-flight checklist on engine(s), hydraulics, and other systems
- Handle in-flight emergencies
- Greet and escort passengers to aircraft
- Maintain flight schedule
- Regularly check and report aircraft position and performance
- Note any incidents that occurred during the flight
- Other duties as assigned
- Must be 18 years of age
- Meet the requirements of FAR 135.243b.1 and 61.159
- Possess a valid driver license
- Must be a United States Citizen or provide proof of right to work in the U.S.
- Possess a FAA second class medical certificate, first class required for ATP applicants
- Excellent customer service skills
- Knowledge of applicable FAA, and environmental regulations (noise abatement)
- Excellent vision and coordination
- Strong communication skills required
- Knowledge of simple arithmetic
- Ability to perform service operations outside and in extreme temperatures and weather
- Must be able to work at in a fast paced environment
- Must possess the ability to fluently read, write, speak and understand English
- Must be physically able to lift up to 60lbs routinely and safely, and occasionally heavier items
- Be punctual, organized and clean appearance
- Possess the ability to communicate clearly and effectively
- Ability to work self-directed and within a team
- Ability to demonstrate exemplary performance as a professional aviator
- Must pass pre-employment FAA DOT drug test and participate in random drug testing
- Basic computer skills
Alaska Seaplanes offers competitive benefits package- health care, 401k with match and Alaska Airlines flight benefits.
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