Aircrew Training Instructor - Flight Operations
Minneapolis, MN 
Posted 1 month ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
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When you come onboard at Sun Country Airlines, you are joining an experienced team of driven and talented employees. We affordably connect guests to their favorite people, places and memories, and we do it by cultivating a culture that encourages our team to pursue their passions in the air and on the ground - allowing you to Fly at the Speed of Life. We take pride in our company, culture, and comradery, and would love to have you join us.

Job Summary

The Aircrew Training Instructor (ATI) is responsible for develops, maintains and facilitates various pilot and other ground training courses. This will include training for new hires as well as recurrent training.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Instruct, facilitate, and conduct all ground training modules including classroom presentations, systems integration training, and procedures training.
  • Develop FAA approved Training Program Curriculam by creating lesson plans and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Develop Training Schedules to integrate with fixed base and full flight simulator training.
  • Develop and coordinate contract simulator training courseware.
  • Audit training performance, internal and external contract training.
  • Identify and recommend Operating Manual changes/improvements.
  • Conduct information systems support of pilot ground training devices including
  • Computer Network/iPad/Software Administrator for training center computers
  • Updates/installs all databases, programs, used for pilot training
  • Initiate operational changes to assure training plan completion prior to operational requirements
  • Work with senior management team regarding training concerns including areas of improvement for ground training program and student performance.
  • Maintain training library, digital library, training handouts, documentation, source material, etc.
  • Coordinate as needed with Chief Pilot in the pilot hiring process
  • Develop written tests for baseline qualification analysis
  • Develop, print, and distribute training material for both students and simulator instructors
  • Ancillary duties may include ASAP and/or FOQA program management/support
  • Support other training operations (Flight Attendants, Ground Operations, etc.) on behalf of Flight Operations.
  • Ensure tasks are conducted in a safe and efficient manner complying with all local, state, and federal safety and health regulations, programmatic standards, and with any special safety concerns identified by Sun Country Airlines
  • Any other duties assigned by management
Required Skills
  • Two-year degree or technical education
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications and able to use or quickly learn enterprise applications.
  • Must be a motivated self-starter able to perform and communicate effectively within a multitasking environment.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills (both written and verbal)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree

Required Experience
  • Aviation instruction background

Preferred Experience

  • Previous 121 or military experience
  • Instrument rating
  • Commercial Pilot Certificate
  • Certified Flight Instructor (CFI)
  • Certified Flight Instructor Instrument (CFII)
  • Military Navigator

It is the policy of Sun Country Airlines to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Sun Country Airlines is an E-Verify Employer. We participate in the web-based system that allows the company to verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Sun Country Airlines is a Zero Tolerance Drug-Free Workplace for all Safety-Sensitive functions. [1] A safety-sensitive function, as described in 14 CFR part 120, * 120.105 and 120.215, includes a flight crewmember, flight attendant, flight instructor, aircraft dispatcher, aircraft maintenance or preventive maintenance, ground security coordinator, aviation screener, air traffic controller, and operations control specialist. I understand and acknowledge that I will be required to undergo a DOT/FAA pre-employment drug test for the following prohibited drug (as defined in 49 CFR * 40.85) prior to being hired or transferred into a Department of Transportation (DOT) safety-sensitive position as defined in 14 CFR part 120: All prospective employees are subject to pre-employment testing for the following drugs and their metabolites: Marijuana, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Opioids and Phencyclidine (PCP).

Job Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Position Type

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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