First Officer

Clearwater, FL
Post Date:
September 21, 2019
Job Status:
Not Disclosed


The First Officer is the second in command and performs the duties as described below, and as directed by the Captain. We are searching for pilots who are committed to our profession and seeking a long term career at Allegiant. We look to develop our pilots as leaders who share our passion for aviation, are innovative within the industry and strive to be Captains in every aspect of the word.

Minimum Requirements
Combination of Education and Experience will be considered. Must be authorized to work in the US as defined by the Immigration Act of 1986. Must pass a Criminal Background Check.No Visa sponsorship is available for this position.
Education: High School Diploma/GED; College preferred
Certification: Yes
Certification Other: FAA First Class Medical Certificate, Airline Transport Pilot Certificate (Unrestricted), Airplane Multi-engine Land (AMEL), FCC Radio Telephone Operator Permit.
General requirements: Minimum of 1500 flights hours (fixed wing) total documented time.

  • Minimum of 1,000 hours of fixed wing turboprop or turbofan time.
  • Minimum of 250 hours PIC in an aircraft categorized as an airplane.
  • Minimum of 50 hours of fixed wing multi-engine time.
  • At least 23 years of age & has not reached the age of 65
  • All pilots must verify their flight time by logbooks
  • Must have a valid Driver's License
  • Current passport or other travel documents enabling the bearer to freely exit and re-enter the U.S. (multiple reentry status) and be legally eligible to work in the U.S. (possess proper working documents)

  • The ability to read, write, and speak English in order to receive and understand instructions, directives, and ensure safety, as well as the ability to interact with customers, is a requirement of the job
  • All required forms of identification presented, i.e., passport, drivers license, and social security card, must match one another.
  • The ability to read, write, and speak English in order to receive and understand instructions, directives, and ensure safety, as well as the ability to interact with customers, is a requirement of the job.

Preferred Requirements

  • 121 experience and military experience preferred.
  • Basic computer skills.

Job Duties
Each crew-member's first responsibility is the safety of passengers, other crew-members and the aircraft.
Familiar with the duties and responsibilities of the Captain.
Bring to the Captains attention, assertively if necessary, information regarding the safety of flight which the Captain may not have considered.
Bring to the Captains attention any deviation from standard operating procedures.
Familiar with weather, payload, fuel, and other factors which apply to the flight.
Completes necessary avionics, flight instrument, systems and fuel quantity checks.
Reports mechanical discrepancies to the Captain.
Prepares the load manifest, including weight and balance computations, and confirm, along with the Captain, that the aircraft is properly loaded and within center of gravity and performance limits for takeoff.
Operates the aircraft or assists the Captain as directed.
Verifies that each checklist is properly completed.
Monitors ATC clearances and ensure that the Captain understands clearances accepted from ATC.
Assists in securing the aircraft when necessary at termination of the flight.

Physical Requirements
The Physical Demands and Work Environment described here are a representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of the role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the role.
Pilot - While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear, see, reach, stoop, kneel, and use hands and fingers to operate a plane equipment (i.e. flight deck computers, plane doors, emergency equipment, etc.). May be required to lift, push, pull, or carry up to 100 lbs. May be required to work various shifts/days in a 24 hour situation. Regular attendance is a requirement of the role. Exposure to extreme noise (i.e. airport with planes, vehicles, and other machinery), temperature, wind, and light fluctuations. Ability to work in a confined area as well as the ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time. Travel is a requirement of the role.

EEO Statement
Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran
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