Posted: Monday, October 23, 2017 4:07 PM
Job DescriptionWestwind School of Aeronautics is hiring motivated flight instructors at every level of their pilot journey. We are looking for CFI's in each of our structured CFI tiered path levels starting at CFI level 1, and continuing onto level 2, level 3, and level 4! See out tiered structure down below followed by why Westwind is the place for you!Level differentiations and requirements:CFI 1 - CFI Only - up to $52,000.00/Yr. - Options for paid CFII and/or MEI rating (Conditions apply).CFI 2 - CFI / CFII - up to $62,400.00/Yr. Options for paid MEI rating (Conditions apply).CFI 3 - CFI / CFII / MEI / 200 hours dual given - up to $72,800.00/Yr.CFI 4 - CFI / CFII / MEI / 200 hours dual given / 2 years as an instructor - up to $83,200.00/Yr. Plus completion bonuses where available.All CFI's are paid for Flight, Simulator, Ground instruction, and Pre/Post flight briefings.All instructors are paid hourly. Pay rate is estimate only based on 40 hours billable per week, actual hours will vary. Instructors can expect to average 30-40 hours billable per week. Why Westwind School of Aeronautics?Arizona Weather - At Westwind, located in Phoenix Arizona, you can fly as much as you wish with our beautiful weather 350 days a year!Culture - Westwind is a great place to work. We care about our mission, all of our team members, the work environment, and top notch aviation. We believe work can and should be an incredible experience, not something to painfully endure.Compensation - From pay to benefits we take care of you. We look for motivated pilots who are passionate about aviation and believe those men and women should be taken care of. We take pride in how we treat and compensate passionate individuals who are looking to further our mission and be apart of training a generation of elite pilots. Westwind CFI's are paid hourly for all flight, simulator, ground training and pre/post flight briefings.CFI Levels 1,2, and 3 are considered variable hour employees and can to bill up to 40 hours per week or more. Benefits include Health insurance (for those that qualify) and up to 40 hours PTO(paid time off) per year.CFI Level 4 - Experienced flight instructors with current flight instruction experience holding CFI/CFII/MEI and at least a 2 year instructor with experience training initial CFI candidates. CFI level 4 candidates plan to stay in the aviation instruction field long-term. This is considered a full time position with full benefits, health insurance, paid time off, dental, and 401K .Flexibility - Whether you are looking to fly non-stop to build your hours and further your career or to simplify your life and fly at your own pace we let you choose. At Westwind, we put that choice into your hands with variable hour employment so that we can meet your needs as well and adjust training accordingly! Instructors and students have control of their schedules so they can remain as efficient as possible in meeting their scheduling requirements. Position Summary Certified Flight Instructors will provide flight and ground training to the students and customers of Westwind School of Aeronautics in a variety of ways. Westwind CFIs will spend one-on-one time with students covering all aspects of entry level flying through educational text, ground school, and instruction, as well as flight simulation and the actual flying of an aircraft. As needed, instructors will be required to act as on-duty instructor for solo flight authorizations. Westwind CFIs embody a culture of core values and integrity to create a generation of elite professional pilots.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:One-on-one ground and flight training with professional, non-professional, and contact students/customers.On-duty instructor - review students weather and flight planning to authorize solo flights.Completing paperwork and record keeping of student training.Working weekends and evenings as needed.Ability to apply all FAA regulations, policies and practices into one's own decision making, as well as the teaching of students to ensure a safe and thorough training.Other responsibilities and duties as assigned by WSA Management.CFI 1 - Teach PVT/CPL-SE Students and above duties.CFI 2 - Teach PVT / IR / CPL-SE Students and above duties.CFI 3 - Teach IR / CPL-SE / ME Students and above duties.CFI 4 - Teach CPL-SEME / CFI / CFII / MEI Students and above responsibilities.Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)Required:FAA - Commercial Pilot or ATP Certificate.FAA - Certified Flight Instructor Certificate - ASEL.Current FAA Third Class (or higher) Flight Medical.Preferred:FAA - Certified Flight Instructor Certificate - Instrument, AMEL.4-year aviation degree See: /about-us/employment for further information. Company DescriptionWestwind School of Aeronautics is a high quality, part 141 flight training school in Phoenix Arizona. Westwind School of Aeronautics is proud to bring you the best professional flight training options available. We have listened to industry professionals and created a comprehensive flight syllabus that includes everything an aspiring pilot needs to stand out above the competition. We hold ourselves to the highest degree of professionalism with formal ground briefings, airline oriented flight training, a comprehensive flight syllabus, and by offering the most advanced training in cutting edge glass cockpit aircraft and simulators.Westwind Mission Statement:Westwind School of Aeronautics exists to train students using our core values of integrity and professionalism to create a generation of elite professional pilots.
• Location: Phoenix
• Post ID: 62839207 phoenix