- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Annual Salary
- Job ID
Base Chief Pilot - PHL
Location: Philadelphia PA
Reports to: Assistant Director of Line Operations
Summary/Objective: The Base Chief Pilot is responsible for the overall support counsel and supervision of flight deck crewmembers. The Base Chief Pilot will use excellent communication and team work along with their knowledge of company operations and policy as well as labor contracts to come up with conflict resolutions in support flight deck crew members and the operation. Direct dealings with persons and departments from Flight Operation Training Maintenance OCC HR and Recruiting.
Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- In-depth knowledge of the POH and FOM as well as company operations and the manual system.
- Remain qualified/current on Company aircraft and operate revenue flying when necessary to ensure schedule reliability.
- Work with flight deck crewmembers to maintain the highest standards of conduct performance and competency.
- Participate in labor relations grievances between all pilot personnel and the Company
- Participate in hiring flight deck crewmembers
- Monitor pilot assignments.
- Organize and control documentation affecting the pilots’ personnel records (excluding training flight and duty and basic personnel records delegated to other departments).
- Knowledge and ability to follow the SMS philosophy and policies.
- Research and analyze operational issues to come up with root causes and recommended solutions using company SMS policies and philosophy. Ability to establish and maintain system of accountability capability commitment execution and results in sustainable ways.
- Assist the Assistant Director of Line Operations with any special projects as requested.
Competencies and Knowledge: The successful candidate should have demonstrated skills in the following: leadership and management skills; coaching; influence; approachability; performance management; problem solving; strong communication (verbal and written); ability to work with minimal supervision in a team environment; professional aptitude; multi-tasking and adaptability in a growth environment.
Supervisory Responsibility: Responsible for support counsel and supervision of flight deck crewmembers. Maintain a good working relationship with several departments (i.e. Pilots Maintenance OCC Safety etc.) to support the operation.
Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment and on the line. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers desk and cell phones photocopiers facsimile machines and filing cabinets.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb up and down stairs; lift weight up to 25 lbs.; use hands to finger handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: Typical office hours are 0800 – 1700 with occasional extended periods of time as necessary to support airline operations. Weekend work hours required. On call twenty-four (24) hours a day seven (7) days a week for extended periods of time as needed.
Travel: Travel is required of this position.
Required Education and Experience: Must have a full understanding of the operation with respect to aviation standards and safe operating practices 14 CFR Chapter 1 and operations specifications.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications: Previous managerial experience preferred.
Security Clearance: All employees are required to pass the fingerprint-based criminal history records check (CHRC) per 49CFR1542.209.
AAP/EEO Statement: PSA Airlines is an equal opportunity employer; qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race color creed religion national origin citizenship status protected veteran status age marital status sex sexual orientation gender identity genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.
Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
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PSA Airlines is a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group and operates an all-jet fleet consisting of exclusively Bombardier regional jet aircraft. The company’s more than 2,400 employees operate nearly 600 daily flights to nearly 90 destinations. Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, PSA also has flight crew bases located in Dayton, Cincinnati, Ohio, Knoxville, Tennessee, and Charlotte, North Carolina. PSA has maintenance facilities in Dayton and Canton, Ohio and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport and Charlotte, North Carolina. As of year-end 2015, PSA operates 35 Bombardier CRJ 200 aircraft, 26 Bombardier CRJ 700 aircraft and 36 Bombardier CRJ 900 NextGen aircraft. The airline expects to add an additional 35 Bombardier CRJ 700 aircraft and 18 Bombardier CRJ 900 aircraft to its fleet in the next two years, tripling its fleet size and employee base since the airline’s growth plan was announced in December 2013.