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Great Lakes Airlines
Location: Denver, Colorado
Job type: Contract/Locum
Contact: No Name
Category: Pilot
Job Description


Position:                      Captain (Pilot-in-Command)               Frontier Airlines Career Path Pilot Program

Location:                      As Assigned         

Department:                Flight Operations 

Accountable to:           Chief Pilot


Position Summary:    Responsible for safe and efficient operation of assigned aircraft in accordance with company policies and procedures and F.A.R.’S. Employment with Frontier Airlines based on the Career Path Pilot Program.


Areas of Accountability/Essential Functions:

  • Manipulates the flight controls of an aircraft while underway: including taxiing, take-off and landing of such aircraft, and who is properly qualified and designated by the company to serve as and holds the airman certificate authorizing him to serve as such PIC
  • Oversees the SIC to ensure that the flight is in compliance with the FAR’s and company operating policies and procedures
  • Acts as Pilot-in-Command of the aircraft and assumes the duties of the Second-in-Command should the SIC become incapacitated or unable to perform these duties
  • Oversees the SIC in conducting the flight safely and efficiently
  • Maintains current knowledge of general subjects and aircraft-related information as they apply to the position
  • Assists the SIC and/or passenger service personnel as needed to ensure a prompt departure
  • Conducts the preflight inspection as assigned
  • Supervises fueling, ground power unit, baggage loading and appropriate servicing of aircraft
  • Meets and maintains the recent flight experience requirements as outlined in Part 61
  • Maintains company manuals with all revisions
  • Complies with all Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR’s), all Company policies and procedures
  • Performs additional duties as assigned by Chief Pilot and/or the Director of Operations



  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate professionally in both oral and written formats
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with team members
  • Ability to learn and understand requirements outlined in Company Manuals as they apply
  • Must be able to maintain situational awareness without GPS
  • Strong knowledge of FAA Regulations (FAR’s) and Jeppesen Charts


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Four-year degree preferred
  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English proficiently

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Working indoors and outdoors in all types of weather
  • Moderate to high noise levels; use of hearing protection equipment required
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, speaking bending, reaching, climbing stairs, kneeling/crouching, twisting, walking, pushing, and pulling
  • Frequent writing and reading
  • May be exposed to chemicals

Other Requirements:

  • Unrestricted ATP requirements and meets all of the requirements below
  • For Beechcraft 1900 (FAR 135)- Unrestricted ATP requirements and 500 hours under FAR Part 121, 135, 91 subpart K, or 500 hours operating an aircraft that is similar in size or larger
  • For Embraer 120 (FAR 121)- Unrestricted ATP, 1000 hours as a Second-in-Command in 121 ops, or 1000 hours as a PIC under FAR 135.243 (a) (2) (i), or 1000 hours as a Pilot-in-Command under FAR 91.1051 (a) (2) (i) or any combination thereof.
  • 300 hours multi-engine fixed wing
  • 200 hours turbine (single and/or multi-engine)
  • FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with Instrument Rating
  • Current Class 1 Medical
  • Instrument and multi-engine current to be competitive
  • 35 hours in the last 90 days to be competitive
  • Must be 23 years of age
  • Working ability to pass pre-employment drug test and background checks
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

Frontier Career Path Program:

  • Accepted into the program by Frontier Airlines and Great Lakes Airlines
  • Understand and accept the terms of the Pilot, Frontier Airlines and Great Lakes Airline Career Path Pilot agreement.


Job Location
Denver, Colorado, United States
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