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Sr Flight Courseware Developer & Instructor


Horizon Air
Location: Seattle, Washington
Job type: Contract/Locum
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Category: Developer
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REPORTS TO
 
Director Flight Ops Training
 
ALASKA AIRLINES' STORY
 
Alaska Airlines is one of the most respected names in aviation and flies throughout its namesake state and the Lower 48, as well as to Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Our roots date to 1932 and are symbolized by the Eskimo painted on the tails of our aircraft. Guided by what we call the "Alaska Spirit", we pride ourselves on providing a lifeline to remote communities while delivering renowned service to everyone we fly. This commitment has brought us national and international recognition. We've been honored with a variety of awards by readers of Travel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, USA Today and others. Alaska is the premier airline for people on the West Coast and, together with its sister carrier Horizon Air, flies to more than 90 destinations. The two airlines are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE:ALK) with annual revenues exceeding $4 billion.
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POSITION INFORMATION
 
Flight Courseware Developer/ Instructors will be flight instructor qualified and report to the Manager, Operations Training, or the Manager, Flight Operations Ground Training, as determined by the Director, Flight Training.   They coordinate with other company divisions, outside agencies and vendors as required to develop, maintain and implement aircraft training programs.

OVERALL PURPOSE:
Provide a means to train pilots on aircraft systems and procedures so they can safely operate aircraft using standardized procedures during normal and abnormal situations. Develop and maintain flight courseware for Qualification and Continuing Qualification training programs.  On a limited basis provide flight or ground instruction as directed for Indoctrination, Qualification and Continuing Qualification training programs. Provide technical expertise to ensure flight manuals are technically correct and aircrews are using proper operational procedures. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Coordinate with internal and external customers, regulatory agencies and others as required to develop, maintain and deliver flight training courseware
- Primary role of the FCDI is to author, edit, coordinate, publish, and maintain flight training materials and courseware in accordance with department procedures
- Secondary role is to deliver Pilot Indoctrination, Qualification, and Continuing Qualification ground or flight training instruction for Alaska Airlines pilots in accordance with approved training program policy, procedures and regulatory requirements
- Provide the technical subject matter expertise required for the development and modification of operational procedures and identify possible impact of modifications on the training program.
- Assist in the instructional system design process for developing and modifying Advanced Qualification Program (AQP) training curricula
- Assist in the management of flight training department projects as directed.
- Other duties as assigned
- Embody the Alaska Spirit and conduct oneself with professionalism, integrity, resourcefulness, and caring

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelors or Associates degree in aviation or related field preferred
- 5 years previous commercial or military aircraft flight and/or ground instruction experience required
Served for at least 1 year as a simulator instructor (Level C/D simulator) in a certificate holder?s approved program or has served for at least 1 year as a pilot in command or second in command in a turbojet airplane
- Previous experience with formal instructional systems design preferred
- Previous 737 pilot and instructor experience preferred
- Ability to complete the Alaska Airlines Captain Qualification Curriculum and obtain 737 type rating 
- Basic knowledge and understanding of Air Traffic Control procedures, Federal Aviation Regulations, the Aeronautical Information Manual, meteorology and other aviation related subjects required
- Knowledge of Crew Resource Management (CRM) concepts required
- General knowledge of commercial aircraft systems required
- Demonstrated computer skills utilizing word processing, presentation, and graphic software required
- Demonstrated writing and editing skills to develop training documents and manuals required
- High school diploma or equivalent required
- Minimum age 18 required
- Must be authorization to work in the U.S
 
THE LOCATION
 
The location for this position is in Seattle, Washington
 
OUR CULTURE - ALASKA AIRLINES
 
For eligible employees, our company offers a unique total rewards package that few companies can match, including insurance coverage for medical, dental and vision care, 401(k) retirement savings plans, monthly and annual incentive bonus plans, time off and a generous employee travel program.  Each day, we are guided by our core values of Professionalism, Caring, Resourcefulness, Integrity and Alaska Spirit at work and in our communities.  Alaska Airlines also fosters a diverse and inclusive culture and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
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POSTING INFORMATION
 
Please apply on or before: November 18th, 2016

A few helpful tips when applying -

~Before applying, we recommend  that you clear your browsing history including your temporary internet files and disable pop-up blockers. You can accomplish this by going to the Tools tab.

~Gather your paperwork, including your work history (we require 10 years of work history to be added to the application), resume etc. - before you apply to the position. 

~ If you would like to include a cover letter, add it as your first page to your resume. Your resume is part of your application and unique to each position you apply to..

~Once in the application, be sure to use the links provided to return to the previous page if needed. The back button is not compatible with our system.

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air do not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants are also protected by law.

Alaska Airlines y Horizon Air no toleran discriminacion o acoso en base a raza, color, credo, religion, origen nacional, estatus migratorio de residencia o ciudadania, edad, sexo, orientacion sexual, identidad de genero o expresion, estado civil, discapacidad, estado veterano protegido, informacion genetica o cualquier otra base protegida por la legislacion aplicable. Empleados o aspirantes que indaguen, discutan o revelen su compensacion o la remuneracion de otros empleados o aspirantes tambien estan protegidos por ley.
REPORTS TO
 
Director Flight Ops Training
 
ALASKA AIRLINES' STORY
 
Alaska Airlines is one of the most respected names in aviation and flies throughout its namesake state and the Lower 48, as well as to Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Our roots date to 1932 and are symbolized by the Eskimo painted on the tails of our aircraft. Guided by what we call the "Alaska Spirit", we pride ourselves on providing a lifeline to remote communities while delivering renowned service to everyone we fly. This commitment has brought us national and international recognition. We've been honored with a variety of awards by readers of Travel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, USA Today and others. Alaska is the premier airline for people on the West Coast and, together with its sister carrier Horizon Air, flies to more than 90 destinations. The two airlines are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE:ALK) with annual revenues exceeding $4 billion.
.
 
POSITION INFORMATION
 
Flight Courseware Developer/ Instructors will be flight instructor qualified and report to the Manager, Operations Training, or the Manager, Flight Operations Ground Training, as determined by the Director, Flight Training.   They coordinate with other company divisions, outside agencies and vendors as required to develop, maintain and implement aircraft training programs.

OVERALL PURPOSE:
Provide a means to train pilots on aircraft systems and procedures so they can safely operate aircraft using standardized procedures during normal and abnormal situations. Develop and maintain flight courseware for Qualification and Continuing Qualification training programs.  On a limited basis provide flight or ground instruction as directed for Indoctrination, Qualification and Continuing Qualification training programs. Provide technical expertise to ensure flight manuals are technically correct and aircrews are using proper operational procedures. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Coordinate with internal and external customers, regulatory agencies and others as required to develop, maintain and deliver flight training courseware
- Primary role of the FCDI is to author, edit, coordinate, publish, and maintain flight training materials and courseware in accordance with department procedures
- Secondary role is to deliver Pilot Indoctrination, Qualification, and Continuing Qualification ground or flight training instruction for Alaska Airlines pilots in accordance with approved training program policy, procedures and regulatory requirements
- Provide the technical subject matter expertise required for the development and modification of operational procedures and identify possible impact of modifications on the training program.
- Assist in the instructional system design process for developing and modifying Advanced Qualification Program (AQP) training curricula
- Assist in the management of flight training department projects as directed.
- Other duties as assigned
- Embody the Alaska Spirit and conduct oneself with professionalism, integrity, resourcefulness, and caring

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelors or Associates degree in aviation or related field preferred
- 5 years previous commercial or military aircraft flight and/or ground instruction experience required
Served for at least 1 year as a simulator instructor (Level C/D simulator) in a certificate holder?s approved program or has served for at least 1 year as a pilot in command or second in command in a turbojet airplane
- Previous experience with formal instructional systems design preferred
- Previous 737 pilot and instructor experience preferred
- Ability to complete the Alaska Airlines Captain Qualification Curriculum and obtain 737 type rating 
- Basic knowledge and understanding of Air Traffic Control procedures, Federal Aviation Regulations, the Aeronautical Information Manual, meteorology and other aviation related subjects required
- Knowledge of Crew Resource Management (CRM) concepts required
- General knowledge of commercial aircraft systems required
- Demonstrated computer skills utilizing word processing, presentation, and graphic software required
- Demonstrated writing and editing skills to develop training documents and manuals required
- High school diploma or equivalent required
- Minimum age 18 required
- Must be authorization to work in the U.S
 
THE LOCATION
 
The location for this position is in Seattle, Washington
 
OUR CULTURE - ALASKA AIRLINES
 
For eligible employees, our company offers a unique total rewards package that few companies can match, including insurance coverage for medical, dental and vision care, 401(k) retirement savings plans, monthly and annual incentive bonus plans, time off and a generous employee travel program.  Each day, we are guided by our core values of Professionalism, Caring, Resourcefulness, Integrity and Alaska Spirit at work and in our communities.  Alaska Airlines also fosters a diverse and inclusive culture and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
.
 
POSTING INFORMATION
 
Please apply on or before: November 18th, 2016

A few helpful tips when applying -

~Before applying, we recommend  that you clear your browsing history including your temporary internet files and disable pop-up blockers. You can accomplish this by going to the Tools tab.

~Gather your paperwork, including your work history (we require 10 years of work history to be added to the application), resume etc. - before you apply to the position. 

~ If you would like to include a cover letter, add it as your first page to your resume. Your resume is part of your application and unique to each position you apply to..

~Once in the application, be sure to use the links provided to return to the previous page if needed. The back button is not compatible with our system.

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air do not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants are also protected by law.

Alaska Airlines y Horizon Air no toleran discriminacion o acoso en base a raza, color, credo, religion, origen nacional, estatus migratorio de residencia o ciudadania, edad, sexo, orientacion sexual, identidad de genero o expresion, estado civil, discapacidad, estado veterano protegido, informacion genetica o cualquier otra base protegida por la legislacion aplicable. Empleados o aspirantes que indaguen, discutan o revelen su compensacion o la remuneracion de otros empleados o aspirantes tambien estan protegidos por ley.

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