EMB135 JetSuiteX - Pilot

Phoenix, AZ
Post Date:
May 02, 2019
Job Status:


 A JetSuiteX Pilot is a team member whose primary duties and responsibilities are the safe, compliant, and efficient operation of JetSuiteX aircraft and transportation of guests.


  • $30,000 signing bonus to new-hires
  • Non-revenue standby travel on JetSuite, JetSuiteX, JetBlue, Southwest Airlines, and many others
  • Uniform allowance provided to new hires with annual replenishment
  • EFB (iPad) issued at no cost
  • Quick upgrades
  • Jumpseat/CASS participant
  • Company Paid KCM
  • Guaranteed 14 days/month pay
  • $100/day incentive for being called on to work Day 15 or Day 16
  • Holiday pay = 1.5x day rate
  • 12 days PTO (increases with seniority)
  • 100% company paid dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) match (50% on up to 8% personal contribution)
  • Company-wide performance goal bonus

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assumes command and responsibility for the aircraft, crew and passengers for all phases of flight and is the final authority for the operation of the aircraft (FAR91.3). The PIC may not delegate this authority.
  • Direct and supervise assigned crewmembers in the performance of their duties.
  • Ensures the assigned aircraft is airworthy and that all required documents are onboard the aircraft.
  • Conduct the flight in accordance with all applicable FAR's, ICAO or host country rules and the procedures set forth in the GOM.
  • Responsible in conjunction with the person exercising first tier operational control, for ensuring that the maintenance and inspection status of the assigned aircraft, as shown in the aircraft dispatch material, is current and that required maintenance actions or inspections will not come due before the planned completion of the flight back to the main maintenance base or other facility where the inspections can be accomplished.
  • Is responsible for ensuring that MEL deferred maintenance items, if applicable, do not affect the operational capability of the aircraft.
  • Shall not depart on a flight with a known maintenance discrepancy unless that discrepancy has been cleared; or deferred in accordance with an FAA approved MEL.
  • Shall not continue a flight if the aircraft is believed to be in an un-airworthy condition.
  • Refers to the Crew Itinerary to determine the proper FAR status of each flight leg and plans the flight accordingly.
  • Ensures that the proper amount and grade of fuel is loaded on the aircraft.
  • Prepares and files an FAA flight plan and/or company flight plan, as appropriate.
  • Ensures that a weight and balance form is properly completed in accordance with the procedures found under Flight Operations of this manual.
  • Reports all known or suspected FAA violations or incidents promptly to the Chief Pilot.
  • Ensures that the VOR checks and other aircraft equipment checks are performed properly.
  • Is responsible for aircraft stores and appropriate catering for the flight.
  • Ensures that passengers have been briefed.
  • Ensures that weather conditions and aircraft performance limitations are sufficient for the FAR under which the flight is being conducted.
  • Ensures that all discrepancies discovered before, during, or after the flight, are recorded on the FLIGHT/MAINTENANCE REPORT carried aboard the aircraft.
  • Communicates this information to Mission Control and the Director of Maintenance as required in this manual.
  • Ensures that a copy of the GOM is aboard the aircraft.
  • Maintains contact with Mission Control, often enough during a series of flights to ensure that operational messages are promptly conveyed.
  • Keeps Mission Control informed of any known or anticipated changes in flight itinerary.
  • Ensures that the trip number, Out-Off-On-In (OOOI) times and other appropriate flight data are called into Mission Control as soon as practicable after completion of each flight leg.
  • Ensures that online Postflight reports are completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensures that the FLIGHT/MAINTENANCE REPORTs are forwarded to the Director of Maintenance at the end of each trip or day as appropriate.
  • Maintains a current medical certificate as required by the company, and notifies the Chief Pilot if a medical (physical or mental) condition may impair their ability to perform the flight.


Education and Experience:

  • 1500 hours of total flight time may be considered (3000 Total flight time preferred ) to include 500 hours Pilot-In-Command and 250 hours Multi-Engine Land
  • Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) Certificate or Commercial Certificate with ATP written accomplished.
  • FAA First Class Medical Certificate
  • Valid and Current Passport
  • Must be fluent in the English language

Physical demands:

  • Intermittent physical activity including bending, reaching and prolonged periods of sitting.
  • Must be able to work all shifts.
  • Ability to occasionally lift 5-50 pounds.
  • Ability to occasionally team lift 50+ pounds.

Company Description

The vision of JetSuiteX is to provide simple and reliable air travel that reignites the joy and wonder of flying. JetSuiteX launched service in April 2016 selling daily flights on 30-seat jets from private terminals on the West Coast and Las Vegas. By coupling the speed and convenience of the private flying ground experience with the flight frequency and fares of commercial airlines, JetSuiteX has quickly grown in both size and popularity and, today, offers over 300 flights a week to six destinations. In addition to the extreme efficiency and time savings due to the elimination of airport lines and hassles, JetSuiteX offers a superior onboard customer experience with complimentary snacks, beverages and business-class legroom at every seat within its beautifully appointed E135s. Headquartered in Dallas, TX, and backed by major investors including jetBlue and Qatar Airways, JetSuiteX is poised to significantly expand its fleet and footprint in the coming months and years. We are actively seeking fun, passionate and innovative Crewmembers (the terms we use for all employees – whether they fly or not!) to join us in our quest to change how the world experiences air travel.


The position holder shall demonstrate a range of behavioral competencies to a high level, and want to use these to the full extent when they work. This is as important as having a relevant level of quality experience of the job and content. We look for evidence of the job content, in addition to evidence of the below key behavioral competencies.

It is important to keep sight of not only what we are trying to achieve, but also how we would like to achieve it. We commit to maintaining a culture of Safety, Excellence, and Integrity, each of which we believe will result from living by the following Core Values:

  1. Serve from the heart
  2. Love what you do
  3. Improve something today
  4. Seek first to understand
  5. Deliver on commitments
  6. Make the most of what you have
  7. Make mistakes valuable
  8. Have fun
  9. Ask for help
  10. Keep calm and press on

Additional Information

We Do Whatever It Takes

May perform other responsibilities as assigned. Responsibilities and duties may change when circumstances dictate (emergencies, changes in workload, rush jobs, technical developments, etc).

All applicants must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

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