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Job Role:
Pilot, Captain / Commander
North America, Unspecified, Virgin Islands, Brit, Virgin Islands, U.S.
Job description

On behalf of our airline client in the Caribbean & Latin American region, we are recruiting a Chief Pilot.


The Chief Pilot is responsible to the Director of Operations for the professional standards of the flight crews under his authority, and in particular:

  • The safe operation of Company aircraft.
  • Management discipline and overall competence of the Company Pilots except in their performance during tests and checks is the responsibility of the Training Captain
  • Developing standard operating procedures;
  • Developing or implementing all required approved training programs for the air operator’s flight crews;
  • Issuing directives and notices to the flight crews as required;
  • The operational suitability and requirements of all aerodromes and routes served by the operator;
  • The actioning and distribution of accident, incident, and other occurrence reports;
  • The processing and actioning of any crew reports
  • Maintenance of flight duty records for all flight crew
  • Issuing Operations Manual amendments and Flight Crew Notices as required; monitor and action as necessary instructions contained in the regulations, AIC’s & NOTAM’s.
  • Monitoring the Deferred Defect List of each Company aircraft to ensure that such defects are not carried for longer than is required or permitted
  • Maintaining an up to date supply of maps, charts, Jeppesen Flight Guides, AOM, and navigation equipment on each aircraft
  • Processing MOR’S, Bird strike, Wake Turbulence, Air prox reports, and Commanders voyage reports carrying out regular sample checks on all aspects of the company operating operations; checking returned flight documentation to identify areas where the company operating standards are not being met; monitoring in particular the standards of completion of technical logs, load/trim sheets and PLOGs.


  • Ideally you will be type-rated on heavy turbo-prop and regional jet aircraft with a MTOM over 5,700kgs.
  • Experienced in managing flight crew.
  • Our client feels that this position would suit individuals who have reached their financial comfort, continue to enjoy the business and are able to bring something to offer to the up and coming pilots, while giving the company the qualified leadership that can mentor and discipline all flight operations activities on ground and in the air.
  • Preference would be with someone who has UK and/or EASA AOC experience in management.