DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS PART 135
Well established Argus Platinum 135 Charter and Aircraft Management company located in West Palm Beach, FL with new opportunity to join the JETEX team as Director of Operations. Seeking qualified, dependable, driven pilot possessing a positive attitude and superior communication and customer service skills. Successful candidates will have strong background experience with previous experience as either a Chief Pilot or Director of Operations as well as a solid work ethic. Must reside or be willing to relocate within an hour of the Palm Beach International Airport. Competitive Salary, Medical and Dental and paid vacation.
The Part 135 Direction of Operations (DO) is responsible to the company President and Vice President for flight operations conducted by crewmembers under Part 135, including the training of these personnel. The DO has the authority to articulate positions and act for company in matters pertaining to approved flight operations and in coordinating the company's compliance and responses to the FAA FSDO having jurisdiction over company's flight activities.
•Develop, distribute and maintain the Company's General Operations Manual (GOM) and recommend additional policies and procedures as they relate to safety and maintenance of the company's Part 135 aircraft and operations.
•Develops and maintains the Operations Specifications for Part 135 Operations and coordinates with the FAA for approval.
•Coordinate recommendations for the Safety Management System (SMS) with the Company's President, Vice President and Corporate Safety Manager (CSM).
•Ensure flight operations comply with applicable FAR’s, other federal and state requirements, and company policies and procedures.
•Develops standards for operational performance, personnel qualifications, and quality assurance and participates in aircrew member recruiting and selection process.
•Collaborate with the Director of Maintenance (DOM) to review all major aircraft repairs or modifications to Company owned, leased, or managed aircraft and ensure coordination with FAA as required.
•Coordinate with DOM and Chief Pilot to ensure maintenance and flight operations are fully coordinated and provide planning and execution support for training, ferry flights, and operational checks.
•Coordinate with DOM and Chief Pilot to forecast mission requirements, aircraft availability, scheduled services, off-site deployment support, aircraft inspections, and mission skills currency.
•Establish and adhere to flight operations reporting procedures IAW FAA mandated requirements and KBFS management; ensure accurate and timely reports to all applicable government agencies.
•Serves as the Company's agent/signatory for issuance and receipt of all Operations Specifications.
•Must meet all requirements listed in 14 CFR Part 119.71(b) as applicable.
•Must be qualified with recent experience in Part 135 aircraft.
•Must have a current or previous FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate (or higher) with Instrument Rating.
•Must have current Class 2 or higher FAA medical.
•Must have excellent verbal and written communications and management skills with record of working well with co-workers.
•Must have excellent computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and database applications (Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).
•Must be able to prepare and articulate programs to the FAA, the company leadership, other government agencies, and commercial customers.
•Must have excellent liaison skills for coordinating company requirements with the FAA and other government agencies.
•Must have strong comprehension skills to quickly adapt and implement changes in a complex and dynamic civil aviation environment.
•Must have strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task for assisting management in identifying, assessing, and implementing new flight initiatives.
•Must submit three references with contact information with application.
Bachelor's degree is preferred (May offset education requirements with experience as follows):
High School diploma accepted if Applicant has verifiable military flight experience as an instructor pilot or pilot in command of at least 5 years and can show honorable discharge and/or military retirement.
Background Check and DOT Drug Testing will be performed prior to consideration for employment. Drug Testing on random basis periodically as a condition for continued employment in a safety sensitive position.