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Tradewind Aviation

Corporate / Biz Av

United States flagUnited States | N. America

Senior First Officer - PC-12

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Employment - Permanent
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Minimum requirements

Total time
1000 hours
Type rating
Not required (Training Provided)
Flight time notes
  • 500+ hours cross country (point to point)
  • 75+ hours instrument
  • 80+ hours night
Lic. Authority
Class 1
Covid-19 vaccination
Not specified
Visa sponsorship
Not provided

Additional requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Successful completion of a Part 61 or 141 Flight Training Program
  • Valid unrestricted driver's license
  • Valid unrestricted passport
  • FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit
  • Current IFR knowledge and experience
  • Previous customer service experience
  • Basic MS Office knowledge, computer software & internet proficiency.
  • Pass DOT/FAA pre-employment drug screen and a DOT/FAA compliant background check.
  • Must be able to relocate within 90 minutes from base.


  • Aviation Related College Degree preferred, but not required

Work conditions

Shift Requirements

Schedules differ with base location, but you can expect to be scheduled 4 days per week.

Schedules are released up to 30 days in advance.

Guaranteed 13 days off a month, any less than would be paid as a Volunteer Day.

Must be available for assigned shifts; including nights, weekends and holidays.

Compensation and benefits

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Insurance - Dental
Insurance - Medical
Insurance - Vision
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Per Diem


  • Competitive Salary established pay scale including yearly increases and bonuses
  • Most pilots earn well above the starting salary
  • Starting Salary: $50,000 a year
  • Volunteer Pay: PIC - $450 per day
  • Per Diem: $3.21 Domestic and International per duty hour
  • Overnight Pay: $20 Domestic, $35 International
  • Flight Duty Pay: All legs flown over leg 6 is an additional $125 per leg
  • United Healthcare Three-tier Medical PPO, Prescription, Vision, Dental (after 30 days)
  • Available Flexible Spending Healthcare Account – Medical and Dependent Care
  • Global Emergency Services
  • PREFERRED RATES AND GUARANTEED ISSUE FOR: Voluntary Accident, Life Insurance, Critical Illness, and Legal Plans
  • 401K Plan with Tradewind Aviation matching team member contributions
  • Paid Time Off: vacation, sick, maternity/paternity, bereavement days with vacation sell back (18 vacation, 6 sick days a year – starting first year)
  • Standby travel on select Tradewind scheduled flights
  • ZED fair travel is available on Delta, JetBlue, United, Spirit, and several other major & regional airlines (after 6 months)
  • Discounts on hotels, rental cars, wireless, shipping, and more
  • Company paid uniforms
  • Paid housing when relocated away from base
  • Cockpit Access Security System (CASS)
  • Known Crewmember (KCM) - available for purchase by team member
  • Pilots keep all hotel and frequent flyer points

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Base location

United States flagUnited States | N. America
Base location icon HPN - White Plains
Base location icon OXC - Oxford
Base location icon SJU - San Juan
Base location icon SUA - Stuart
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Senior First Officer - PC-12
Tradewind Aviation | Corporate / Biz Av |United States flagUnited States | N. America