Challenger 650 Captain

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

 Meridian , a Teterboro, NJ based aircraft charter and Management Company, has an immediate opening for an experienced Challenger 650 Captain based in West Palm Beach FL. The successful candidate must be highly motivated, organized, and must exhibit strong leadership skills. The Captain 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 Captain 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.

Position Summary:


The Captain reports to the Chief Pilot and is responsible for the safe conduct and execution of assigned duties. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:


  • Act as Pilot in Command (PIC) or Second in Command (SIC) of flights for which the pilot has been assigned

  • Wear company issued uniform and comply with uniform policy

  • Comply with schedules and other directives governing the aircraft operation

  • Operate assigned aircraft in accordance with Aircraft Flight Manual and all Company manuals

  • Ensure that preflight inspections are performed

  • Perform all company assigned duties in accordance with company manuals, memos, and policies

  • Conduct diligent preflight planning and prepare flight plans

  • Provide excellent customer service to passengers

  • Ensure that the aircraft is clean and prepared for flight with all provisions on board for the safety and comfort of the passengers

  • Review and calculate the aircraft weight and balance, fuel on board and performance charts

  • Use checklists

  • Supervise the first officer and flight attendant as assigned in any duties necessary for smooth, safe, and efficient operation of the aircraft

  • Coordinate the functioning of all crewmembers assigned to the flight

  • Monitor crew performance, share knowledge, and evaluate their potential for advancement

  • Make decisions necessary to start, delay, cancel or deviate flights from planned route or destination when operating conditions dictate

  • Remain technically proficient and knowledgeable on assigned aircraft

  • Remain knowledgeable on FARs, Ops Specs, and AIM procedures

  • Assist with the training of new hire and upgrading crew members

  • Handle of passenger baggage and cargo

  • Assist passengers with their ground transportation needs

  • Revise published materials

  • Maintain type rating requirements in assigned aircraft

  • Responsible for complying with and participating in Meridian's Safety Management System and OSHA training and programs

  • Subject to random drug and alcohol testing



Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Associates Degree

  • ATP License and 1st Class Medical

  • 6,000 Hours Total Flight Time

  • 3,500 Hours Pilot in Command

  • 2,000 Hours PIC Turbojet

  • Prior 135 or 121 experience strongly preferred

  • Previously have flown as a Part 135 Captain within last 36 months preferred

  • Willing to live within 1 hour of the base Airport

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work

  • No FAA violations/incidents/accidents within the last 6 years

  • Must meet the standards for ARGUS and Wyvern PIC approvals

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos

  • Ability to write simple correspondence with attention to grammar and spelling

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram and schedule form

  • Basic computer skills required




Certificates and Licenses:


  • FAA Airline Transport Pilot License

  • FAA Approved First Class Medical

 Meridian 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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  • Location
    Teterboro, New Jersey
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience