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General Aviation Flying Services | Gulfstream IV First Officer

General Aviation Flying Services is a company of  Meridian.

Come work for Meridian at our facility in Teterboro, New Jersey!

Meridian has a proud history dating back almost 70 years. Over the decades, we have grown from a small aircraft maintenance business into a full-service private aviation company. Along the way, we have learned that exceptional customer service is what our customers value most. That philosophy, along with our dedication to putting safety first, is the cornerstone of our culture at Meridian. We are proud to have earned numerous industry awards and accolades for our outstanding service and high safety standards, but that wouldn't be possible without the great people that we hire. 

At Meridian, we are looking for highly motivated and skilled individuals who understand that their actions will leave a lasting impression upon our customers, which contributes to the reputation of our company.

Meridian offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Competitive salary, Medical, Dental, Group & Supplemental Life insurance and LTD, 401k program with employer match and Paid Time Off. 




Position Summary: 


Meridian’s mission is to be a full-service, private aviation company that consistently delivers a truly extraordinary experience, leaving our customers feeling welcomed, well cared for, and confident that they have made a smart choiceThe First Officer reports to the Chief Pilot and is responsible for the conduct and execution of their assigned duties.  To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:



  • Act as Second in Command (SIC) of flights for which the pilot has been assigned


  • Assist the captain with discharging safety responsibilities


  • Be prepared to assume the duties of the pilot in command in the event that the pilot in command becomes incapacitated


  • Wear the company issued uniform and comply with the uniform policy


  • Comply with schedules and other directives governing the aircraft’s operation


  • Operate the assigned aircraft in accordance with the Aircraft Flight Manual and all company manuals


  • Ensure that the preflight inspections are performed


  • Perform all company assigned duties in accordance with company manuals, memos and policies


  • Provide excellent customer service to our passengers


  • Comply with schedules and other directives governing the aircraft’s operation


  • Ensure that the aircraft is clean and prepared for each flight, with all provisions on board for the safety and comfort of our passengers


  • Use and follow checklists


  • Remain technically proficient and knowledgeable on your assigned aircraft


  • Remain knowledgeable and abide by all Company policies and procedures, FARs, Ops Specs, and AIM procedures


  • Handle passenger baggage and cargo


  • Assist passengers with their ground transportation needs


  • Revise all necessary publications


  • Maintain type rating requirements in your assigned aircraft


  • Subject to random drug and alcohol testing





Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Associates Degree


  • ATP License with appropriate type rating


  • 1st Class Medical


  • 4,000 hours of total flight time


  • 1,500 hours of turbojet time


  • International experience preferred


  • Prior Part 135 experience preferred


  • Must be willing to live within 1 hour of your assigned airport


  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work


  • No FAA accidents or violations within the last 6 years

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