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Southwest Airlines

Low-Cost Airline

United States flagUnited States | N. America

Fleet: 817
AC on order: 489

Flight Instructor - B737 MAX

NTR

BOEING

B737 MAX

B737NG

Employment - Permanent
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Minimum requirements

Total time
1500 hours
Type rating
Not required (Training Provided)
License
ATP
Lic. Authority
FAA
Medical
Class 1
Covid-19 vaccination
Required where permitted by applicable law

Additional requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must possess a valid United States Driver's License
  • Knowledge and experience in the operation of training equipment that includes computer based training workstations
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Knowledge of flight training instructional duties along with a good working knowledge of FAR training requirements
  • Must possess excellent English verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to read technical aircraft documents, follow technical instructions, learn and understand new technical concepts and prepare written technical documents that will convey information or guidance to others in an understandable manner
  • Ability to accomplish accurate work under tight time constraints while maintaining a high degree of flexibility
  • Ability to work various assigned hours as necessary, which may include evenings, weekends, holidays, with a rotating assigned work schedule to cover the operational hours (which includes 365 day a year up to 24 hours a day)
  • Must maintain a well-groomed appearance per Company appearance standards as described in established guidelines
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts, holidays, and overtime
  • Must meet confidentiality expectations as to confidential, proprietary and sensitive Company information
  • Air travel with overnight stays required
  • Ability to work extended hours as needed

Compensation and benefits

401(k)
Retention bonus
Sign-on Bonus
Travel
Other

Summary

  • Pay of $72.24 per hour*, with the opportunity for future increase per applicable collective bargaining agreement wage scale. Opportunities for overtime and shift premiums.
  • Fly for free, as a privilege, on any open seat on all Southwest flights (your eligible dependents too)
  • Up to a 9.3% 401(k) Company match, dollar for dollar, of your eligible pay, per paycheck **
  • Potential for annual Profit Sharing contribution toward retirement - when Southwest profits, you profit***
  • $150,000 onboarding incentive for FULL-TIME employees: Offering a full-time onboarding incentive of $150,000 in return for a 24-month full-time commitment as a qualified Flight Instructor. The incentive would be paid in four installments: $50,000 upon successful completion of the Instructor training course, $20,000 after 6 months from date of Instructor qualification, $40,000 after 12 months from date of Instructor qualification and $40,000 after 24 months from date of Instructor qualification. Onboarding incentives will be eligible for 401K match.
  • $75,000 onboarding incentive for PART-TIME employees: Offering a part-time onboarding incentive of $75,000 in return for a 24-month full-time commitment as a qualified Flight Instructor. The incentive would be paid in four installments: $25,000 upon successful completion of the Instructor training course, $10,000 after 6 months from date of Instructor qualification, $20,000 after 12 months from date of Instructor qualification and $20,000 after 24 months from date of Instructor qualification. Onboarding incentives will be eligible for 401K match. (Please note: only current Southwest Pilots or those on an eligible VSP plan are eligible for part-time schedules.)
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Equal opportunity employer

Southwest Airlines is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Flight Instructor - B737 MAX
Southwest Airlines | Low-Cost Airline |United States flagUnited States | N. America
BOEING B737 MAXB737NG