First Officer (100%, all genders) – Swiss – Zurich, Switzerland

at Swiss
Published 17th June 2023
Location Zurich, Switzerland
Category Pilot Jobs  
Job Type First Officer Jobs  



As a pilot, you represent SWISS. Together with the entire crew, you bring our guests to their destination safely and on time and you share responsibility for the aircraft, the crew, the passengers and the cargo on board. Other tasks are:

  • Operates the SWISS aircraft in a safe and efficient manner, paying attention to punctuality, economy and high quality standards for our guests
  • Flight preparation and execution according to SWISS specifications
  • Cooperation with crew, ground staff and air traffic control
  • Support and representation of the Commander in all matters
  • Constant, independent maintenance and deepening of professional knowledge
  • Responsible and sustainable action
  • Operation as a mature, loyal personality with integrity and social skills and leadership potential


Our common goal is to make every customer's flight a real flying experience. For this we go the extra mile - always, in every step of the process, worldwide. Become part of the SWISS team and our fascinating world, where a job becomes a lifelong adventure.


The following criteria must be met to work as a pilot at SWISS:

Please note that direct entry applicants (valid Airbus type rating + ME/IR rating with PBN and at least 800h on type) have a separate link can apply and be invited to the assessment with priority.

  • Completed training with high school diploma or diploma HF or general university entrance qualification or technical college entrance qualification
  • ATPL(A), CPL(A)/IR or MPL license (EASA Part-FCL)
  • Advanced UPRT training according to EASA.FCL.745
  • Medical Class 1 Certificate
  • Completely documented proof of performance (extract from flight log, license, etc.)
  • Swiss citizenship or EU-27/EFTA passport
  • Very good language skills in German (at least language level B2 must be proven, if German is not your native/everyday language) and good conversational skills in English (at least ICAO level 4)
  • Impeccable reputation
  • General willingness to be vaccinated with vaccines approved in Switzerland (including COVID-19, yellow fever, etc.)
  • Height: 160-198cm
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