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Alaska Airlines

Mainline Airline

United States flagUnited States | N. America

Fleet: 326
AC on order: 134

First Officer - B737 NG




Employment - Permanent
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Minimum requirements

Total time
4000 hours
PIC time
1000 hours
1000 hours
Type rating
Not required (Training Provided)
Flight time notes
  • A minimum of 4,000 hours total flight time in a fixed wing aircraft or 1,200 hours total flight time in a high - performance military aircraft.
  • 1,000 hours Multiengine turbine PIC.
  • 50% of rotor-wing flight time up to 1,000 hours may be counted toward total flight time.
Lic. Authority
Class 1
Covid-19 vaccination
Not specified

Additional requirements

  • An FAA Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate.
  • A current First Class FAA medical certificate.
  • 5 years of aviation experience.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must possess a valid Drivers License.
  • Must possess and/or obtain a current passport with unlimited access in and out of the United States. Employees with non-U.S. passports also will need any appropriate travel documentation.Excellent judgment, leadership skills, demonstrated command ability and maturity.
  • Professional demeanor and appearance.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, and Internet email functions.
  • Must be comfortable with a domicile in Seattle, WA; Los Angeles, CA; Anchorage, AK; Portland, OR; or San Francisco, CA.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Ability to communicate in English.
  • Ability to lead classroom discussions and present both technical and non-technical information with high energy, passionate enthusiasm, and a commitment to excellence.
  • Effective communication skills (e.g., verbal, written, and listening).
  • Detail oriented and highly organized, with ability to multi-task and work independently with limited guidance in a fast-paced environment.
  • Four-year degree from an accredited university.
  • 2 years of experience ground/flight instruction in commercial aviation.
  • 1 year of experience providing flight instruction for commercial aircraft.
  • ATP certificate and 737 type rating.
  • Knowledge of 737 aircraft systems.
  • Experience of instruction in Level D simulators.
  • Flight instruction in CFR 121 training program.
  • Line experience as pilot for a CFR 121 Air Carrier.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and other graphics software to create instructional training curricula.
  • Where permitted by applicable law, new hires must have received the COVID-19 vaccine. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified employees with disabilities or for a sincerely held religious belief.

Compensation and benefits

Collective bargaining agreement
Insurance - Medical
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Performance-based bonus


  • This role pays per collective bargaining agreement.
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 401k program
  • Monthly incentive pay plan
  • Annual incentive pay plan
  • Generous paid time off
  • Travel privileges on Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air

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Base location

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Base location icon ANC - Anchorage
Base location icon LAX - Los Angeles
Base location icon PDX - Portland
Base location icon SEA - Seattle
Base location icon SFO - San Francisco
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