F.I.T. Aviation
  • - Flight Operations
  • FL, USA
  • Part Time

Flight Instructor

  • $22 to $36 per hour depending on qualifications and experience
  • Housing options availalble with no lease
  • Access to university facilities and staff meal plan
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insuranc, 401k
  • Tuition Remission for Florida Tech degree programs

Description of Duties

Flight Instructors are responsible for delivering quality, professional flight instruction in a CFR 141 environment using a detailed training syllabus. Teaching responsibilities consist of flight related courses such as private, instrument, commercial and multi-engine, CFI/CFII ground schools and aviation safety. The flight instructor is responsible for the safe operation of aircraft in which flight instruction is being given. He or she determines the student's proficiency and reports back to the Flight Training Supervisor on their progression. Information of a confidential nature regarding students, fellow employees, or F.I.T. Aviation, LLC must be treated as such.

 

Primary Duties

 

  • Must have the piloting and people skills necessary to be an effective teacher;
  • Must be able to provide good customer service to the student pilot;
  • Must possess excellent organizational and cognitive skills;
  • Must be able to read, understand, and interpret instructions and information using the English language;
  • Must be able to effectively communicate new concepts to student pilots and develop methods for insuring the pilot can demonstrate an understanding of the concept once taught;
  • Must be able to pass and maintain a FAA 1st or 2nd class medical exam and maintain that same physical condition in order to continue working as an instructor;
  • Maintain an 80% student pass rate on first attempt and an 80% completion rate per semester;
  • Will be required to pass standardization and proficiency checks throughout tenure with FITA;
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Flight Training Supervisor.

Education Requirements

  • CFI certificate
  • Associate's Degree or 60 credit hours from an accredited college

Experience and Skill Requirements

  • Must have the piloting and people skills necessary to be an effective teacher.
  • Must be able to provide good customer service to the student pilot.
  • Must possess excellent organizational and cognitive skills.
  • Must be able to read, understand, and interpret instructions and information using the English language.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate new concepts to student pilots and develop methods for insuring the pilot can demonstrate an understanding of the concept once taught.
  • Must be able to pass and maintain a FAA 1st or 2nd class medical exam and maintain that same physical condition in order to continue working as an instructor.
  • Maintain an 80% student pass rate on first attempt and an 80% completion rate per semester.
  • Will be required to pass standardization and proficiency checks throughout tenure with FITA.

In addition, it is preferable for successful candidates to have thorough knowledge and experience in the following programs:

  • EASA - European Aviation Safety Agency
  • Federal Aviation Authority Safety Team
  • National Intercollegiate Flight Association (NIFA) competition

 

 

Physical and Ergonomic Information and Requirements

These are physical and mental requirements of the position as it is typically performed. Inability to meet one or more of these physical or mental requirements will not automatically disqualify a candidate or employee from the position. Upon request for a reasonable accommodation, the university may be able to adjust or excuse one or more of these requirements, depending on the requirement, the essential functions to which it relates, and the proposed accommodation. F.I.T. Aviation LLC shall cooperate to the fullest extent to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and any existing State or Federal statutes or regulations governing workplace-employee accommodations.

Physical Requirements

X

Seeing

 

Hand

 

Floating/Swimming

X

Color Perception

 

Finger

 

Lifting ( 50 pounds)

X

Hearing/Listening

 

Climbing

 

Carrying ( 50 pounds)

X

Clear Speech

 

Driving

 

Ability to Move Distances

 

Touching

 

Travel

X

Pushing/Pulling

 

Dexterity

 

Kneeling

X

Walking, Running  

 

Mental/Reasoning Requirements

X

Reading - Simple

X

Writing- Complex (Technical)

X

Analysis/Comprehension

X

Reading - Complex

X

Clerical

X

Judgment/Decision Making

X

Writing - Simple

X

Basic Math Skills

X

Concentration

 

Work Environment

 

Shift Work

X

Outside

 

Power Tools

 

Works Alone (rarely)

 

Extreme Heat

X

Moving Objects

X

Works with Others

 

Extreme Cold

 

Recreational Activities/Sports

X

Verbal Contact w/Others       

X

Noise

X

Fumes/Odors

X

Face-to-Face Contact

X

Mechanical Equipment

X

Hazardous Materials

X

Inside

X

Electrical Equipment

X

Dirt Dust

 

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.

 

This document describes the essential functions and knowledge, skills, and abilities required of my position and in no way creates a contract of employment with the university.  I understand that my employment with the University is considered at- will, meaning that either the University or I may terminate this employment relationship at any time with or without cause or notice. 

 

Use the following link to apply for this position.   http://fitaviation.hirecentric.com/jobs/

 

F.I.T. Aviation, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on basis of disability.  F.I.T. Aviation, LLC is an E-Verify employer.

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