The Team

As a pilot at Alaska Airlines, you are committed to living our values. You “Own Safety” and “Deliver Performance” on the job and in your community. And in very noticeable ways, you “Do the Right Thing,” aim to “Be Kind Hearted” and “Be Remarkable.” These are the traits all Alaska Airlines pilots show their guests and coworkers throughout their careers. In return, you’ll have the opportunities and experiences to help you reach your careers goals.

Role Summary

The First Officer is responsible for ensuring a safe journey and a positive experience for all of our guests while continually maintaining a high-level of professionalism. This is a union represented position.

Key Duties

  • Perform as Second in Command in the transport of passengers, mail, freight, or for other commercial purposes.
  • Comply with Federal Aviation Regulations, Company Flight Procedures, and Company Policies on scheduled flights and routes to ensure safety of flight.
  • Conduct business in a professional manner and demeanor at all times.
  • Operate Company aircraft adhering to established Qualification Standards and all Flight Manual operating procedures and policies.
  • Communicate with all required agencies and personnel while adhering to Company Communication Practices.
  • Must have knowledge commensurate with holder of airline transport pilot certificate and have knowledge of all aspects of applicable FARs and AIM.

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills

Required

  • A minimum of 2,000 hours total flight time in a fixed wing aircraft or 1,200 hours total flight time in a high performance military aircraft.
  • 50% of rotor-wing flight time up to 1,000 hours may be counted toward total flight time.
  • Minimum of 50 hours of flight time within the last 12 months.
  • A current First Class FAA medical certificate.
  • An FAA Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License.
  • Must possess and/or obtain a current passport with unlimited access in and out of the United States.
  • Employees with non-U.S. passports also will need any appropriate travel documentation.
  • Excellent judgment, leadership skills, demonstrated command ability and maturity.
  • Professional demeanor and appearance.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, and Internet email functions.
  • Must be comfortable with a domicile in Seattle, WA; Los Angeles, CA; Anchorage, AK; Portland, OR; or San Francisco, CA.
  • Minimum 23 years of age.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Ability to communicate in English.

Preferred

  • 1,000 hours multi-engine turbine Pilot-in-Command (PIC) in a fixed wing aircraft.
  • Four-year degree from an accredited university.

Job-Specific Leadership Expectations

Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.

Total Rewards

  • This role pays per collective bargaining agreement.
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 401k program
  • Monthly incentive pay plan
  • Annual incentive pay plan
  • Generous paid time off
  • Travel privileges on Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air

Apply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on 7/7/2021
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Regular/Temporary Regular
Requisition ID 2021-5920
Equal Employment Opportunity Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
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