|Location||San Francisco, California|
|Date Posted||26th August 2023|
First Officer Jobs
As a pilot at Alaska Airlines, you are committed to living our values. You “Own Safety” and “Deliver Performance” on the job and in your community. And in very noticeable ways, you “Do the Right Thing,” aim to “Be Kind Hearted” and “Be Remarkable.” These are the traits all Alaska Airlines pilots show their guests and coworkers throughout their careers. In return, you’ll have the opportunities and experiences to help you reach your careers goals.
The First Officer is responsible for ensuring a safe journey and a positive experience for all of our guests while continually maintaining a high-level of professionalism. This is a union represented position.
- Perform as Second in Command in the transport of passengers, mail, freight, or for other commercial purposes.
- Comply with Federal Aviation Regulations, Company Flight Procedures, and Company Policies on scheduled flights and routes to ensure safety of flight.
- Conduct business in a professional manner and demeanor at all times.
- Operate Company aircraft adhering to established Qualification Standards and all Flight Manual operating procedures and policies.
- Communicate with all required agencies and personnel while adhering to Company Communication Practices.
- Must have knowledge commensurate with holder of airline transport pilot certificate and have knowledge of all aspects of applicable FARs and AIM.
Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills
- Minimum of 1,500 hours of total documented flight time.
- Minimum of 500 hours of fixed wing turbine time (airplane and powered lift combined).
- A current First Class FAA medical certificate.
- FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with Instrument - Airplane.
- All aeronautical experience requirements for an ATP, Airplane category rating, as set forth in 14 CFR §61.159.
- Current ATP written exam.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Must possess a valid Driver’s 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.
- Must be comfortable with a domicile in Seattle, WA; Los Angeles, CA; Anchorage, AK; Portland, OR; or San Francisco, CA.
- Minimum 23 years of age.
- Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
- Ability to communicate in English.
- An FAA Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate.
- 500 hours of multi-engine airplane time.
- Minimum of 50 hours of flight time within the last 12 months.
- Four-year degree from an accredited university.
Job-Specific Leadership Expectations
Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.
- First-year pay rate: $100 (per contract)
- Monthly pay guarantee: 70 hours
- Reserve pay guarantee: 75 hours (long call); 79 hours (short call)