First Officer Jobs In Atlas Air – Miami, Florida ,US

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Published 2nd October 2023
Location Miami, Florida
Category Pilot Jobs  
Job Type First Officer Jobs  


Atlas Air First Officer

Do you want to do something extraordinary with your career? At Atlas, we carry everything from the U.S. military to humanitarian aid, sports teams to music superstars, ecommerce to economies. We do so with the largest fleet of 747 freighters as well as 777, 767, and 737 aircraft.

The unrivaled Atlas Gateway travel program makes sure that all Atlas pilots have positive-space seats for every domestic commute, meaning no more flying standby or using a crash pad. It means our pilots live where they want to live – we pick up the cost of their stress-free commute.

Join us and experience a life and career that’s Atlas strong.

Requirements for Candidates with an Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) and Restricted Airline Transport Pilot (R-ATP) Certificate

  • Hold a current restricted or unrestricted FAA ATP certificate with an airplane category multi-engine class rating and English proficiency endorsement
  • Current FAA Class 1 Medical Certificate
  • Hold an FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit
  • Hold a valid passport with no restrictions on international travel
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Successfully complete a DOT pre-employment drug test
  • Minimum age of 21 years of age (for R-ATP) or 23 years of age (for ATP) - pilot positions are subject to FAA 121 mandatory retirement regulations
  • Ability to pass a 10-year security background check, the Pilot Records Improvement Act (PRIA), and Pilot Records Database (PRD) evaluation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven leadership ability
  • Accurate and timely decision-making skills

Flight Hours:

  • Minimum of 1000 hours of fixed wing, or 500 hours with a 121 or 135 operator, or rotary Military flight-training graduates with a minimum of 250 PIC hours fixed wing
  • Meet the required minimum hours of 1,500 total time with the exception of:
    – 1,250 total hours – with a qualifying 2-year aviation university program OR
    – 1,000 total hours – with a qualifying 4-year aviation university program OR
    – 750 total hours - military flight training graduates

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2500 hours of total time operating in a part 121, 135, part 91 or Military environment
  • Minimum of 500 hours of turbine time

Candidates without an Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) Certificate

Atlas Air now offers a limited number of highly qualified candidates the opportunity to complete the ATP certification course. Pilots must meet all the required pre-requisites for obtaining an ATP listed above, while meeting the ATP minimum flight hour criteria listed below:

Flight Hours

  • 1500 Total Flight Time
  • 250 Pilot-In-Command (PIC) hours fixed wing
  • 500 Total Cross Country hours or 200 hours for a restricted ATP (R-ATP) under FAR 1.160 (f)
  • 100 Cross Country PIC hours
  • 100 Night Flight Time hours
  • 25 Night PIC hours
  • 75 Instrument Training hours
  • 50 Multi-Engine Land hours

NOTE: We consider numerous factors when evaluating flight hours, including:

  • Complexity of aircraft flown
  • Nature and type of flight operations
  • Recency, quality, quantity, and verifiability of flight time and associated logs

NOTE: ATP Certificates issued with a “CIRC APCH-VMC Only” limitation is acceptable.

NOTE: All candidates offered a position as a First Officer will be tested in accordance with 14 CFR Part 120.107(5) Sub Part E.

Flying Benefits

In addition to the Health, Wealth, and Work Life Benefits, for Captains and First Officers, we provide a world of benefits and perks no matter which fleet you fly.

  • Comfort and flexibility of being gateway-based with a stress-free commute
  • Company paid hotels in base, before/after trips and while on reserve
  • Positive Airline tickets for your commute for those living more than 130 miles from their base within the US
  • Business Class for Domestic and International Travel while deadheading greater than 4.5 hours
  • Variety of schedules across different fleet types
  • Company paid hotels during training in sunny Miami, FL
  • Income Protection
  • Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
  • Critical Illness
  • Long Term Disability (Loss of License) Insurance
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Travel benefits via MyID Travel for immediate family after 6 months of employment

The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to afford equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, place of birth, age, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable in accordance with federal, state and local laws.


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