Flight Instructor

Website FIT Aviation

Job Description:
FIT Aviation and the Florida Institute of Technology University are looking for full-time knowledgeable and talented flight instructors for our well-established flight training center.  We are part of the College of Aeronautics at the Florida Institute of Technology University where highly specialized and service-oriented flight instruction is offered to our large flight training student body.  We are searching for unique flight instructors who care about the working environment they operate in and can contribute to our team’s goal to maintain the highest standards in the industry.

We are highly successful in what we do and are looked upon as a premier training provider on a national scale.  Our busy and productive Part 141 Flight School operates a fleet of 35 Piper training aircraft out of the Melbourne International Airport (KMLB).  We have an excellent relationship with the FAA, who has approved us for Part 141 Self-Examining Authority and has awarded our FIT Aviation Maintenance Department the FAA Diamond Award for Excellence for the last 9 years.

We work very hard to ensure our working environment is supportive, interactive, and collaborative.  We also offer the following attractive benefits to our full-time flight instructors:

Excellent pay
Highly active work schedule for maximum time-building opportunities
Work environment that is professional and maintains the highest of training standards
8 Airline Pathway Programs that allow our CFI’s with the R-ATP to transition to the airlines at 1,000 hours
Robust benefits package provided by the university which includes, health, dental, vision, and 401k
Tuition Remission Program for full-time CFI’s:  tuition is paid for your completion of a Master’s or PhD

Job Requirements:
CFI-A, CFII, or MEI Ratings accepted
Commercial Pilot Certificate
Current FAA Medical
Current and Highly Developed Teaching Knowledge and Skill
Higher Levels of Experience and Teaching Background is a plus 
No accidents or incidents
Willing to relocate to sunny Melbourne, FL local area (Space Coast beaches are the best!)

Hiring POC Phone: +1 321-674-8000

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