Challenger 604 First Officer

0001 – Teterboro, New Jersey
Department 0001
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Challenger 604 First Officer

Meridian Air Charter, a Teterboro, NJ based aircraft charter and management company, has an immediate opening for an experienced Challenger 604 First Officer in Teterboro, NJ.  The successful candidate must be highly motivated, organized, and must exhibit strong leadership skills.  The First Officer will be responsible for conducting Part 91 and 135 charter flights in accordance with Meridian Air Charter policy and procedures, as well as within FAA regulations and guidelines.  In addition, the successful candidate must be a team-oriented individual, capable of providing first class customer service and care.  The First Officer position offers exciting opportunities and rewarding challenges.  Meridian Air Charter is a recognized operator in the aviation industry with tremendous growth potential for those who join our team.

Job Summary:

The First Officer reports to the Chief Pilot and is responsible for the conduct and execution of their assigned duties.  To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act as Second in Command (SIC) of flights for which the pilot has been assigned.
  • Assist the captain with discharging safety responsibilities.
  • Be prepared to assume the duties of the pilot in command in the event that the pilot in command becomes incapacitated.
  • Wear the company issued uniform and comply with the uniform policy.
  • Comply with schedules and other directives governing the aircraft’s operation.
  • Operate the assigned aircraft in accordance with the Aircraft Flight Manual and all company manuals.
  • Ensure that the preflight inspections are performed.
  • Perform all company assigned duties in accordance with company manuals, memos and policies.
  • Provide excellent customer service to our passengers.
  • Comply with schedules and other directives governing the aircraft’s operation.
  • Ensure that the aircraft is clean and prepared for each flight, with all provisions on board for the safety and comfort of our passengers.
  • Use and follow checklists.
  • Remain technically proficient and knowledgeable on your assigned aircraft.
  • Remain knowledgeable and abide by all Company policies and procedures, FARs, Ops Specs, and AIM procedures.
  • Handle passenger baggage and cargo.
  • Assist passengers with their ground transportation needs.
  • Revise all necessary publications.
  • Maintain type rating requirements in your assigned aircraft.
  • Responsible for complying with and participating in Meridian's Safety Management System and OSHA training and programs


Education and Professional Experience

  • Associates Degree
  • ATP License with appropriate type rating
  • 1st Class Medical
  • 2,500 hours of total flight time
  • 500 hours of turbojet time
  • International experience preferred
  • Prior Part 135 experience preferred
  • Must be willing to live within 1 hour of base airport
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work
  • No FAA accidents or violations within the last 6 years


Meridian Air Charter offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, Dental, Group & Supplemental Life insurance and LTD
  • 401k program with employer match
  • Paid Time Off

 Meridian is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.  Equal opportunity is afforded to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws.

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    Teterboro, New Jersey
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