Instructor Pilot – Daytona Beach Campus – (190430)
The Flight Training Department at the Daytona Beach Campus is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Instructor Pilot. This is a fully benefited position offering health/dental/vision/life insurance, retirement, paid holidays, personal leave accrual, equipment/uniform allowance, and tuition waivers toward an undergraduate or a graduate degree program.
Instructor Pilots (IPs) provide flight, simulator, and ground instruction in accordance with ERAU and FAA regulations and procedures. They prepare schedules, maintain records, and ensure that course standards, training requirements, and objectives are met by each student in each flight course.
Our IPs: Perform those flight instructor duties authorized by the Federal Aviation Regulations in accordance with the approved Training Course Outline. Ensure all students understand and practice all aspects of ERAU’s Aviation Safety Program. Regularly schedule each assigned student to ensure satisfactory progress through the course and immediately inform supervisor of any delays in training or satisfactory progress. Responsible for accurately maintaining all appropriate records to include student training record, student logbook, and computer records. Ensure that course standards, training requirements, and objectives are met by all assigned students as stipulated in the applicable Training Course Outline. Initiate stage check and requests for assigned students. Responsible for the timely course completion of all flight students assigned including completion of required paperwork and assignment of final course grade. Monitor the maintenance condition of the training aircraft and inform ERAU maintenance personnel of any questionable items. Recommend curriculum and courseware improvements when appropriate and develop new curriculum or courseware as assigned. File incident reports as necessary to report any observed safety violations or situations that may affect the safety of flight. Attend administrative, standardization, in-service training, and instructor development meetings as assigned. Perform duties as a stage check instructor when permitted and as required, after receiving FAA approval. Assist with special projects to include but not limited to: TCO rewrites, changes to ERAU ops manual, aircraft standardization manuals and SOPs, participate in working groups and flight evaluation boards. Other duties as assigned.
FAA Certified Flight Instructor, Airplane Single engine land, Instrument Airplane. Aircraft piloting skills including familiarity with and ability to perform required flight maneuvers and procedures. Knowledge of and ability to apply effective instructional technique in the classroom and in flight. Knowledge of appropriate Federal Aviation Regulations and University Academic, administrative, operational procedures and requirements. Ability to work well under pressure in fast-paced and noisy environment while exercising sound judgment at all times. Must hold a current FAA Medical Certificate.
Pay Rates and Minimum Qualifications Per Classification – Effective 7/1/19:
IP I – FAA Certificated Flight Instructor/Instrument CFI, CFII Airplane, Single Engine Land (no degree required). Starting hourly wage $19.77.
IP II – FAA Certificated Flight Instructor/Instrument CFI, CFII Airplane, Single Engine Land. Starting hourly wage $22.24.
IP III – FAA Certificated Flight Instructor/Instrument CFI, CFII, MEI or Gold Seal Flight Instructor Certificate, Airplane Single and Multiengine; Instrument Airplane. Minimum 750 hours Dual Flight Instruction Given*. If no MEI or Gold Seal Flight Instructor Certificate, 1050 Dual Flight Instruction Given*. Starting hourly wage $25.80.
IP IV – FAA Certificated Flight Instructor/Instrument CFI, CFII, MEI, Airplane Single and Multiengine; Instrument Airplane. Three years cumulative experience as a Certificated Flight Instructor and 1200 hours Dual Flight Instruction Given* or two (2) years of continuous service at the University as a Certificated Flight Instructor with Gold Seal and 1600 hours of Dual Flight Instruction Given* or 1000 total flight hours and two (2) years of air carrier operational experience as a pilot in command (PIC) in operations under 14 CFR part 91, §91.1053(a)(2)(I) or §135.243(a)(1), or 1000 total flight hours and two (2) years of air carrier operational experience as a PIC or second in command (SIC) in any operation conducted under part 121 or a combination of the afore referenced air carrier experience. Starting hourly wage $31.12.
IP V – FAA Certificated Flight Instructor/Instrument CFI, CFII, MEI, Airplane Single and Multiengine; Instrument Airplane, Master CFI, 2500 hours** Dual Flight Instruction Given*, and four years cumulative experience as a Certificated Flight Instructor. Master’s Degree Required. Starting hourly wage $33.60.
- Dual Flight Instruction Given may be any combination of simulator or flight time.** Includes flight time while conducting a practical test as a Training Center Evaluator (TCE).
A Bachelor’s Degree is required for any full-time employee in the IP-2, IP-3, IP-4, & IP-5 classifications. A Master’s Degree is required for the IP-4 and IP-5 classifications. Relevant aviation experience may be substituted for a Master’s Degree at the discretion of the University for the IP-4 classification.