Pilot Flight Instructor Piston 1 Hot
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Pilot Flight Instructor Piston 1 job at Cirrus Aircraft in Knoxville TN
Description, duties, responsibilities
Cirrus Aircrafts Mission is to deliver an aviation experience that is the pinnacle of innovation quality and safety to our customers. Cirrus Aircraft is the recognized global leader in personal aviation and the maker of the best-selling SR Series piston aircraft and the Vision Jet the worlds first single engine Personal Jet and recipient of the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy. Founded in 1984 the company has redefined performance comfort and safety in aviation with innovations like the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System (CAPS ) - the first FAA-certified whole-airframe parachute safety system included as standard equipment on an aircraft. To date worldwide flight time on Cirrus aircraft has passed nine million hours and over 170 people have returned home safely to their families as a result of the inclusion of CAPS as a standard feature on all Cirrus aircraft. Find out more at cirrusaircraft.com.Cirrus offers a competitive benefits package and is dedicated to the advancement of general aviation. The Cirrus Flying Club offers employees and their family members the unique opportunity to obtain their private pilots license in the comfort of a Cirrus or rent a Cirrus for an impromptu adventure at a greatly reduced rate. We are committed to investing in the future of our employees and company by offering professional development and career progression opportunities and we engage employees by offering several employee and family events throughout the year as well as the opportunity to take part in activity clubs and community events.This opportunity is located in Knoxville Tennessee. Chosen as the location for our Vision Center Campus the hub of our customer experience activities Knoxville is often described as a hidden gem. Surrounded by the Smoky Mountains and home to the rambling Tennessee River the town offers a plethora of outdoor activities and a vibrant downtown. Very few places feature the opportunity to experience live music culture outdoor adventures and acclaimed cuisine in one location. Its no wonder why Knoxville was recently named as a "Top 10 Destination on the Rise" by Trip Advisor.Essential Duties: Provide a first point of contact for clients to ensure all of their flight training questions are answered once an order is received. Ensure that their experience is positive and place the needs and expectations of the customer first. Enhance flight safety by providing excellent high quality and standardized flight and ground instruction. Creatively adjust teaching methods to increase the value and effectiveness of each training opportunity. Maintain communication with clients as before and after flight training events. Escalate client and internal pilot issues to the Flight Operations Supervisors. Perform aircraft acceptance/delivery flights. Facilitate maintenance and delivery/acceptance squawks on newly delivered aircraft and corporate aircraft. Conduct company standardization flights to ensure company pilots are operating within company standards. Provide flight and ground instruction per standards defined in Cirrus policy and procedure documents. Operate Cirrus aircraft in accordance with applicable regulations and Cirrus company policies. Make timely and accurate decisions regarding safety of flight. Manage travel expenses in accordance with Cirrus company policies. Provide excellent and professional customer service. Act as pilot in command of Cirrus aircraft while performing corporate flight missions ferry flights internal training flights and demonstration flights. Provide factory tours to customers during the delivery and training process. As required assist the domestic and international sales team in the selling process including supporting tradeshows and other Cirrus sales events. Process and maintain a deep level of aircraft knowledge and be a model aviator flight instructor and Cirrus representative. Perform normal pre flight and post flight inspections as well as clean fuel add oil and de-ice fluid update chart subscriptions etc.Education and/or Experience: Current FAA Flight Instruction required 300 hours instructor experience required Cirrus experience preferred IFR in congested airspace mountain flying extensive IMC and night experience preferredAdditional Knowledge Skills or Abilities: Strong customer service and interpersonal skills required Courseware development experience is preferred Presentation skills preferredCertificate or Licensures: FAA Certified Flight Instructor w/ Instrument (CFII) required FAA 1st or 2nd class medical requiredCirrus is dedicated to a drug free work environment promoting equal employment opportunity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race sex national origin color age disability religion pregnancy veteran status marital and family status sexual orientation receipt of public assistance genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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