Monday, October 7, 2013

747-400 (500+ hours) Type Rated First Officer - Virgin Atlantic

In a nutshell

When assigned to a crew you will act as Co-Pilot, assisting the Commander in the safe and efficient conduct of a flight.

When not assigned to a crew, the Co-Pilot is responsible to and reports to their Fleet Manager.

Day to day

·         To support the Commander in the proper standard of crew discipline, conduct and personal appearance relating to any (and all) Company-related activities.

·         To volunteer such advice, information and explanation from the Commander as may contribute to the safe and efficient conduct of the flight.

·         To seek and receive such information and explanation from the Commander as is necessary for the Co-Pilot to fulfil their function.

·         To maintain their licence in accordance with the professional and medical standards required by the CAA and the Company.

·         To maintain familiarity with UK and International air legislation and agreed aviation practices and procedures.

·         To maintain familiarity with those provisions of the Company Operations Manual which are necessary to fulfil their function.

·         To maintain and enhance the Virgin Atlantic brand reputation.

About you

We are looking for First Officers holding a current Boeing 747-400 type rating.  The successful candidate will need to have a minimum of 3,000 hours total flying time including at least 500 hours on the 747-400 type.

You must hold a current UK Class one Medical and a full EASA ATPL licence (UK issue) - a frozen APTL is acceptable.

You should be able to demonstrate a high level of fluency in English (ICAO level 6 English Proficiency).  You will also have the unrestricted right to live and work in the UK.

The perks

Virgin Atlantic employees are a hardworking bunch so it’s really important they get something back in return. That’s why we offer one of the best concessionary travel packages in the business because the best deserve the best!

 For more information about this and the other fantastic benefits you’ll receive then please  visit the “Life at Virgin Atlantic” section on our careers site. 

To apply, please click here.

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