Job Description

Primary responsibilities include providing flight and ground instruction to Cirrus employees who are current flying club members. The flying club flight instructor will also assist with the safety, recordkeeping, ramp operations, and fleet management functions of the Cirrus Flying Club.

Other responsibilities include acting as pilot in command of Cirrus aircraft while performing 14 CFR part 91 corporate flight operations, demonstration flights, ferry flights when needed. Strong customer service and interpersonal skills are required. The ability to cater instructing methods to a variety of student types and personalities is a must.
Essential Duties:
+ Represent the corporate goals and safety standards of Cirrus Aircraft by promoting Cirrus’ flying culture through flying club instruction
+ Organize and teach private pilot, instrument, and commercial ground classes for Cirrus employees in accordance with Cirrus Aircraft policies and FAA regulations and procedures
+ Enhance flight safety by providing excellent, high quality, and standardized flight and ground instruction
+ Develop effective methods of safety communication, recordkeeping, ramp operations, and fleet management for flying club functions
+ Creatively adjust teaching methods to increase the value and effectiveness of each training opportunity. Work effectively with the entire spectrum of Cirrus employees, from production technicians to senior staff
+ Maintain communication with students as required pre- and post- training
+ Escalate customer and internal pilot issues to the Lead Flight Instructor
+ Assist with 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
+ 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.
+ Move aircraft safely and efficiently on the Cirrus ramp using the flight operations tug
Education and/or Experience:
+ Current and active FAA certified Flight Instructors only
+ 500 hours of total flight time preferred
+ 250 hours acting as instructor preferred
+ Associate’s/Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Aviation, Management, Education or related field preferred
+ Cirrus experience preferred
+ CSIP preferred
+ IFR in congested airspace, mountain flying, extensive IMC, and night experience preferred
Additional Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities:
+ Proven record of successful flight instruction required
+ Strong customer service and interpersonal skills required
+ Courseware development experience is preferred
+ Presentation skills preferred
+ Professional appearance
Certificate or Licensures:
+ FAA Certified Flight Instructor w/ Instrument (CFII) required
+ FAA 1st or 2nd class medical required
Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed 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. Overtime hours may be required.

Cirrus 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.
Licenses & Certifications
+ CFII-CFI Instrument Rtng
+ Pilot’s License

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