The Lead Instructor for Non-Turbine Training (NTT) at Aero City Jets (ACJ) will provide piston to turbine aircraft flight, simulator and ground instruction, customer service and facility assistance to the ACJ administrative support staff.


  • Provide Flight and Ground instruction to ACJ clients in a variety of piston aircraft in line with ACJ SOPs, ACJ Syllabi and The Aviation Instructors’ Handbook.
  • Maintain appropriate training record keeping.
  • Provide current and perspective clients appropriate and accurate information that reflects the mission and values of ACJ.
  • Engage with current and prospective clients to ensure their scheduling expectations are met.
  • Allocate clients to suitable independent contract instructors when appropriate.
  • Work with Angel City Flyers 141 Chief Pilot and ACJ Jet Training manager to continually review, develop and improve ACJ NTT SOPs, Syllabi and training materials
  • Check the airworthiness of aircraft through daily visual inspections and take appropriate action for discrepancies.
  • Monitor presentation of aircraft by feedback to the clients and instructors and maintain an appropriate cleaning schedule with approved vendors.
  • Scan and email aircraft and simulator dispatch sheets on a daily basis to the ACJ admin support team.
  • Keep the appropriate avionics databases up to date and make the appropriate logbook entries.
  • Ensure that aircraft are hangared in line with owner expectations.
  • Monitor the dispatch scheduling system to ensure accuracy for training, rentals, maintenance and appropriate student record keeping.
  • Ensure the facilities are secure at all times.
  • Order and maintain supplies for clients to include appropriate training material, snacks and drinks.
  • Manage the facility so it is kept clean at all times and communicate with the cleaning service providers and general facility maintenance providers.
  • Reposition aircraft as required for ACJ operational purposes.

Qualifications & Experience

  • FAA CFI, CFII and MEI Certificate
  • CE510S and CE525S Type Rating Preferred
  • Prior instructional experience and G1000 instructional experience
  • Self-motivated, resilient, persistent, and highly detail oriented
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong telephone skills
  • Demonstrable ability to forge effective relationships internally and externally


  • Department: Training
  • Reports to: ACJ Director
  • FLSA Classification: Exempt

Seniority Level

Instructional Management


Aviation, Training, Customer Service, Information Technology & Services

Employment Type



$140,000 / year


Hayward Executive Airport (KHWD), Hayward, California

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