Base Chief Pilot | Alaska Airlines, SeaTac

Website Alaska Airlines

If You are Looking for Jobs in SeaTac, Check out this Base Chief Pilot Job vacancy in SeaTac. This role is responsible for balancing strategic priorities while ensuring tactical execution for Flight Operations Pilot Bases at Horizon Air (QX). As a people leader, the Base Chief Pilot leads and establishes priorities for the team by implementing the Flight Operations’ strategic goals and objectives in relation to the day-to-day operation at the base; safely, in compliance, and in accordance with Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs), and company policies.

Your Duties And Responsibilities as a Base Chief Pilot

  • Lead and establish priorities for a diverse team of pilots by setting professional standards and coaching when appropriate.
  • Shape the long-term strategy and planning for operations at the assigned base.
  • Influence across the team to build and maintain trust between the pilot group and Horizon management by using well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, interacting in a fair and diplomatic manner, and demonstrating consistency and reliability in interactions.
  • Develop people through effective performance management and ongoing feedback, focusing on fostering strategic and systems thinking across teams and functions, development of talent in function/discipline, and succession planning.
  • Shape the culture of the team and beyond through action, presence, and reinforcement of positive and professional behaviors.
  • Influence and partner with leaders both in and outside the company, including Horizon and Alaska Airlines’ station and inflight leadership, to ensure the highest level of safety standards are administered.

Who Can Apply For This Position 

  • Minimum of 18 months of professional pilot experience (operating under FAA Part 121 or 135, equivalent military/other experience).
  • Operate well under pressure or in changing conditions, demonstrating good professional judgment, time management, and problem-solving ability.
  • 1 year of leadership experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree, or an additional two years of experience in lieu of this degree.
  • Ability to become a line-qualified pilot at Horizon.
  • Familiarity with FAA regulations and Pilot Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), with a strong technical background and expert knowledge of pilot procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence change and initiate actions that have a strategic impact and drive a high-performance culture.
Job Details  
Company Name : Alaska Airlines
Location : SeaTac, Washington
Job Type : Full-Time