Director, Flight Operations - Salt Lake City, UT

Job Title

Director, Flight Operations

Job Description

The Director, Flight Operations fosters existing customer relationships and cultivates new opportunities in Charter & Management operations in accordance to FAR 91/Part 135 flight operations while maximizing fleet operations.

Primary Responsibilities
• Directing safety and training efforts for pilots, flight crew and flight coordinators
• Coordinating fleet maintenance and ensuring compliance with all applicable FARs
• Writing, reviewing, and maintaining operating records and manuals
• Overseeing charter sales, flight support and scheduling, and business development efforts
• Ensuring compliance with FAA requirements including pilot rest and duty and operational control
• Resolving problems and conflicts affecting business operations and staff performance
• Maintaining FAA Operations Specifications and serving as FAA liaison
• Serving as Aircraft Operator Security Coordinator under TFSSP
• Supervising Flight Department staff
• Other duties as assigned

Essential Skills & Traits
• Analysis
• Auditing
• Aviation Safety Standards
• Budgeting
• Business Development
• Collaboration
• Communication
• Compliance
• Confidentiality
• Customer Relations
• Decisiveness
• Dedication
• Delegation
• Detail Orientation
• English
• FAA Regulations
• FlightAware
• Initiative
• Leadership
• Listening
• Loyalty
• Mathematics
• Microsoft Office Suite
• Multi-Tasking
• Negotiation
• Patience
• Persistence
• Problem Solving
• Safety-Minded
• Sales Strategies
• Scheduling
• Strategic Planning
• Time Management
• Vehicle Operation

Keystone Aviation is a TAC Air company. TAC offers top starting wages and complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401k match and profit sharing. We also offer bonus opportunities all within a wonderful working culture! We strive to be the best in the business and seek candidates who strive to be the best at what they do.

Key Words: Aviation, FAR, Flight Operations, Charter

Basic Qualifications

Physical Requirements
• Ability to see and hear clearly
• Ability to read, comprehend, and speak English clearly
• Ability to stand or sit for extended periods
• Ability to regularly lift/move up to 10 pounds

Other Requirements
• 10 years aviation experience
• 5 years managing flight operations for Part 125 operation
• Meet requirements of 14 CFR 119.69(a)(1)(2)
• Knowledge and experience with FAA regulations pertaining to personal and corporate aircraft
• Knowledge and experience with US customs entry/exit procedures as well as international h handling
• Leadership experience with a focus on internal talent development
• Ability to travel internationally
• Ability to write legibly
• Ability to operate computer and type effectively
• Ability to pass drug screen
• Ability to pass criminal history records check and airport badging requirements
• Must possess a valid driver’s license and passport

• Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Management, Business or related field
• Master’s degree preferred

Licenses & Certifications
• FAA Airline Transport Pilot