Multi-Engine Certified Flight Instructor Jobs in Bakersfield, CA at California Aeronautical University
Title: Multi-Engine Certified Flight Instructor
Company: California Aeronautical University
Location: Bakersfield, CA
SUMMARY: The FAA Certificated Flight Instructor provides flight instruction and ground training to California Aeronautical University (CAU) Flight Students towards private pilot and commercial pilot certification, as well as instrument rating in accordance with CAU’s Part 141/61 courses and training syllabi, and fills all other training needs as assigned by the Chief Flight Instructor. The CFI is responsible to schedule flight students in school’s scheduling system, briefs and de-briefs the flight student; and accurately records completed training lessons. The CFI endorses students accurately and completely and processes weekly activity reports to include assigned student status to Assistant Chief Flight Instructor or Chief Flight Instructor, as applicable. The CFI follows all CAU rules and regulations, to include CAU Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Flight Information Files (FIF’s) and upholds the philosophy and mission of CAU while instilling a positive and progressive attitude in all employees and students alike.
JOB REQUIREMENTS include but are not limited to the following:
Responsible for compliance with all local, state, accreditation and federal regulations
Ensure completeness, accuracy, and security of flight operation records, documents and reports
Ensure and maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures
Responsible for complete and accurate timekeeping
Conduct all duties and responsibilities ethically and professionally
Maintain the highest ethical and professional standards in education
Conduct all duties and responsibilities to achieve a win-win situation for students and the University
Possess a mastery of California Aeronautical University history, features, benefits, and program information
Provides highest quality of training for CAU flight students abiding by pertinent ACS standards and internal standardization requirements
Treats students fairly and with respect and informs Assistant Chief Flight Instructor and Chief Flight Instructor of potential issues and conflicts arising through flight training or contact with CAU students
Assists with projects from departments as needed
Other duties as assigned
This position is paid an hourly wage in accordance with all state and federal labor laws and is NOT eligible for bonuses, commission, or other incentive pay as prohibited by federal law.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Must have Multi-Engine Rating. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to carry out each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Instructor is responsible to hold and maintain currency and all pertinent experience requirements for flight instruction rendered to CAU students.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Flight instructor certificate required.
Be55 experience preferred.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Ability to interact in a pleasant and professional manner with employees and students with diverse backgrounds. Ability to work well under pressure, manage multiple priorities, set and meet deadlines, and manage unexpected situations. Computer knowledge with Windows and Apple IOS is required.
Ability to read, analyze, and communicate with CAU students and personnel, ability teach in accordance with the FAA Fundamentals of Instruction as outlined in the FAA Aviation Instructor’s Handbook to Airman Certification standards and CAU internal Standard Operating Procedures. Ability to effectively present information to Flight Operations’ senior leadership.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to converse and listen. The employee is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and coordinate with others for heavier objects primarily occurring during company display setups for various events. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.