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Job Role:
Pilot, First Officer / Co-Pilot
South Africa
Aircraft type:
Bombardier Global Express BD - 700
Job description

On behalf of our client, a world class international executive jet operation, we are recruiting a Global Express First Officer to be based in Lanseria, South Africa.


The main objective of the position is for setting and maintaining operational standards for a private operation.


  • Assume responsibility for the operation of the aircraft from the time of boarding until handing over to authorised personnel or when aircraft is parked, locked and sealed
  • Ensure that the safe operation of the aircraft is in accordance with the regulations and procedures
  • Shall allow adequate time for Pre-flight planning; Loading and load sheet preparation, and Obtaining meteorological reports
  • Shall inform the company’s office of any alteration to schedules due to weather or un-serviceability
  • Ensure that the re-fuelling of aircraft is supervised with attention being paid to the correct grade of fuel and oil, the expiry date of fuel, fuel water checks, fire prevention, and firefighting equipment, as well as checking of filler caps on completion of the operation
  • Ensuring the carriage of correct radio frequencies, maps, manuals, permits and documents as required by aviation authorities including the FOM, as well as returning completed documentation to authorised personnel
  • Ensuring that the following is complied with: completion of Flight Time; limitation records; calculation of fuel requirements; loading of aircraft and completion of load sheets; and All checks and checklists
  • Fulfill the requirements of the competent authority and the requirements as applied by Company Flight Operations before acting as a crew member
  • Draw the attention of the commander to the facts, circumstances or conditions that may jeopardize the safety of the aircraft



  • Matric/Grade 12 or similar
  • Possess a valid FAA / SACAA ATPL
  • Current Simulator and PPC on type Global Express BD-700


  • A clear understanding of Part 135 operations with a min of 5-8 years’ experience in the Aircraft Commercial Field and Corporate/Business Aviation
  • A clear understanding of international and local regulations
  • Minimum of 2000 hours total time, 1000 multi-engine jet PIC time (First Officer)
  • Current and proficient on Global Express BD 700 with current experience on type
  • Experience in general and people management practices

Personal Attributes:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • High levels of responsibility
  • Professional approach towards allocated duties
  • Self-disciplined and stress-tolerant
  • Systematic and well organized
  • Ability to cope with large volumes of work
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Attention to detail and ability to take initiative


27th September