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First Officer - CRJ Series

Regional Airline United States


CRJ Series

Employment -  Permanent


Applicants must be able to show proof of right to work in the U.S.

Job details

PSA Airlines

PSA Airlines
  • Regional Airline

United States | N. America
  • Fleet:


  • On Order:


    Aircraft on order

First Officer - CRJ Series

  • NTR
  • Upgrade Opportunities


CRJ Series

Employment - Permanent

Minimum requirements

Total time1500 hours
Type ratingNot required (Training Provided)
Flight time notes
  • Must be able to meet the necessary hours and qualification under the ATP requirements
LicenseATP quals only
Lic. AuthorityFAA
MedicalClass 1
Covid-19 vaccinationNot specified

Additional requirements

  • Must be a current CFI, actively instructing
  • Must obtain instrument, Commercial License w/Multi-Engine
  • Ability to obtain a Valid Passport
  • Ability to obtain FCC Restricted Radio Operators Permit

Base location

  • United States | N. America
  • CLT - Charlotte

  • DAY - Dayton

  • N - Arlington

  • PHL - Philadelphia

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Job description

About Us

Company Summary: As a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines and the fastest growing regional airline in the country, PSA offers a stable career path in aviation with unparalleled opportunities for growth and professional development. Teamwork and drive are at the heart of PSA. We are committed to growing our company where passion is shared, professional excellence is expected, and all people are valued and respected.

Our employees are committed to ensuring safe and reliable operations for the thousands of customers American trusts us with each and every day. We have an incredible team of more than 4,000 employees who do a tremendous job of operating more than 800 daily flights to nearly 100 destinations on behalf of American Airlines. Our immense growth provides a number of opportunities to join our team.

Culture: Not only is PSA an EEO and AAP employer, but also we seek to create an inclusive work environment where diverse perspectives and experiences are embraced and respected. We work hard to build and sustain a culture where people team members and customers alike feel safe, secure and happy. It is The PSA Way, which focuses on our goals, safety, respect, preparedness, professional excellence, and passion. This foundation reflects how we think, act, and communicate with one another and our customers.

Position Summary

As a First Officer, you will directly impact PSA Airlines inflight operations; ensuring that our customers arrive at their destination safely and on time.

Job Responsibilities

The First Officer is required to call the Captain's attention to any deviation from regulations, Company policy or safe operating practices.

Compliance with Company and FAA procedures, directives and regulations affecting the proposed flight.

Performing the duties of the Second-in-Command (SIC) in accordance with Company Standardization Program.

Aiding the Captain in preflight preparation as appropriate.

Perform a visual preflight (walk-around) inspection prior to each flight.

Perform a visual post-flight inspection after each flight.

Assuming secondarily all responsibilities of the Captain and, in the event the Captain becomes incapacitated, full responsibility of the Captain.

Performing such other duties as may be directed by the Captain.

To be successful at PSA, you should be:




Engaging Communicator


Results Drive

To be successful in this position, you should be great at:

Communication (verbal and written)

Problem solving


Strategic Thinking

Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, photocopiers, facsimile machines and filing cabinets.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This is largely a sedentary role; however, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb up and down stairs; lift weight up to 25 lbs; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Security Clearance: All employees are required to pass the fingerprint-based criminal history records check (CHRC) per 49CFR1542.209 and pre-employment drug screen.

AAP/EEO Statement: PSA Airlines is an equal opportunity employer; qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Compensation & benefits

401(k)Career path / Flow-through programInsurance - DisabilityInsurance - LifeInsurance - MedicalOtherRetention bonusSign-on BonusTravel
  • PSA offers the benefits you expect from a company focused on excellence. All eligible employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package.
  • Travel privileges on the American Airlines global network
  • A generous vacation plan designed to let you enjoy your travel perks
  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • 401k with company match
  • American Airlines Group (AAG) profit-sharing and bonus opportunities
  • Company-paid Group Life and AD&D Insurance, Short and Long-term Disability, Flexible Spending Plan (FSA), and supplementary options
  • Industry leading First Officer compensation with starting wages at $51.55 per hour
  • Guaranteed Flow to American Airlines
  • Pilot Retention Bonus Program, up to $150,000.
  • High Experience Bonus, $15,000 for those with at least 1,000 hours of qualified FAR 121 experience or $10,000 for those with at least 600 hours of qualified FAR 121 experience.
  • Sign-on Bonus, $15,000 with $10,000 after training completion and $5,000 at one-year anniversary.
  • CRJ-Type Rating Bonus, $7,500 for pilots with qualified CRJ-type rating.
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