PILOT JOBS AND AVIATION CAREERS AT LATITUDE 33 AVIATION

A PASSION FOR EXCELLENCE

Looking for Los Angeles or San Diego-based pilot jobs, charter sales opportunities, aircraft maintenance, or aviation marketing careers?

The people at Latitude 33 Aviation are the most important asset of our company.  We are passionate about providing unparalleled service and exceeding our clients’ expectations at every possible opportunity.  Does this sound like you?  If so, take a look at our open positions below.

About Us

Latitude 33 Aviation (L33Jets.com) provides the ultimate in private aviation services. Managing one of the newest and largest fleets of light, midsize, and super-midsize jets in the U.S., Latitude 33 Aviation’s mission is to be the absolute best at what we do. Specializing in individualized, client-specific management programs, we operate a fleet of over 30 Bombardier, Embraer, and Cessna aircraft and have been recognized as San Diego’s Best Air Charter Company. Overseen by a highly-motivated leadership team, Latitude 33 Aviation delivers excellence in private jet charter services, aircraft management, and aircraft acquisition and sales services.

Latitude 33 Aviation is an industry-recognized expert in delivering professional, full-service management programs while maintaining a safety, security, and customer service record that its clients can count on. Founded and run by current, professional pilots, Latitude 33’s leadership has the unique perspective of the private jet industry’s pulse from the front lines, not from behind a desk.

Aircraft Maintenance Manager – Bombardier Challenger

Location: Carlsbad, CA

Position: Full Time

Department: Maintenance and Operations

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary

The primary role of the Maintenance Manager is to perform administrative tasks in support of the maintenance department. Our team meticulously maintains our aircraft to meet or exceed all company, FAA, and aircraft owners’ standards. As company ambassadors, our maintenance team members are key to successfully fulfilling the exceptional Latitude 33 Aviation brand experience to our clients, partners, and community.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Lead all maintenance activities of assigned aircraft, to include implementing the maintenance standards, methods, and procedures established by Latitude 33 Aviation to ensure compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations, manufacturer’s recommendations and company policies.
  • Performs aircraft related administrative duties such as record keeping, logbook maintenance, historical research, Airworthiness Directives, and Service Bulletins.
  • Performs monthly submissions of aircraft data to engine and airframe program providers.
  • Provides resources and technical support as necessary in cases of mechanical problems or AOG situations.
  • Communicates effectively and accurately with the client, vendors, and other internal departments.
  • Reviews and ensures all required entries into the aircraft logbooks and permanent records are accurate and preserved in accordance with company and FAA requirements.
  • Updates and interfaces with Computerized Maintenance Tracking Program.
  • Complies with internal company policies and procedures outlined within the General Maintenance Manual (GMM), Flight Operations Manual (FOM), or any company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) document.
  • Reviews and approves invoices generated for assigned aircraft. Reconciles invoices with vendors and processes to accounting department for payment.
  • Other duties assigned as needed.

Minimum Requirements

  • Two (2) years of college or equivalent technical training, in related field preferred
  • Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic (A&P) Certificate
  • Must have experience with Bombardier Challenger Aircraft
  • Flexible working schedules is a must
  • Ability to lift 25-40 pounds with some assistance
  • Self-educator and motivator
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills
  • Must also be able to pass a required background check

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance contribution, dental and vision options
  • 401(k) retirement matching
  • 10 days of PTO/year, increasing with tenure
  • Unique opportunity to work inside the world of private aviation with one of the best companies in the industry
  • Located in beautiful sunny Southern California

Marketing Manager

Location: Carlsbad, CA

Position: Full Time

Department: Marketing

Experience: 5-10 years of relevant experience

About the Role

Latitude 33 Aviation has an immediate opening for a data-driven Marketing Manager that is capable of wearing many hats and can keep pace with the excitement of a small yet growing company. The primary role of the Marketing Manager is to lead marketing initiatives by simultaneously developing strategies to achieve company goals and also executing all required tasks. Reporting to the Vice President of Business Operations, this is a blended role that is primarily an individual contributor position but also includes managerial responsibilities. As company ambassadors, our marketing team members are key to successfully growing our business and communicating the exceptional Latitude 33 Aviation brand experience to our clients, partners, and community.

Location: Palomar Airport in Carlsbad, California. Applicants must reside near or be willing to relocate to the Greater San Diego area as this is not a virtual/remote position.

Essential Duties

  • Online marketing including SEO, SEM, retargeting
  • Website design, maintenance, and routine updates
  • Online and offline lead tracking with attribution
  • Email marketing design, strategy, and implementation (including company email signature branding)
  • Ownership and opportunity analysis of CRM and marketing automation systems
  • Writing, copyrighting, and posting website blog and news posts
  • Social media management
  • Creating and regularly updating digital and print sales/marketing collateral
  • Taking photos/videos of aircraft and company events
  • Coordinating photo/video shoots
  • Editing photos/videos
  • Advertisement and messaging creation
  • Writing and publishing press releases
  • Creating client business proposals
  • Overseeing client follow-up and loyalty program
  • Direct marketing campaigns
  • Coordinating and attending company events (occasional evening/weekend events)
  • Other projects as assigned – up to 30% of time may be spent on general, admin, or other tasks

About You

Qualifications (Experience & Education):

Ideal candidate will have Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university with a course of study/major in marketing and 5-7 years of related experience; or 7-10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Soft Skills and Qualities:

  • Passion for delivering high quality deliverables
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Strong time management and planning skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with minimal oversight
  • A balance of creative skills and analytical prowess
  • Enjoys a variety of tasks and seeks to be challenged
  • Servant leadership capabilities to lead direct reports and colleagues

Technical Skills/Experience:

  • Advanced SEO and SEM experience and knowledge (Moz, SEMrush, Yoast, Google Ads, GMB, etc.)
  • Website design and routine maintenance/update experience (WordPress, Webflow, Wix, etc.) to include basic HTML knowledge
  • Data analytics to identify online opportunities and improve CRO (Google Analytics, Hotjar, Crazy Egg)
  • CRM (Hubspot, ActiveCampaign, Constant contact, Salesforce, Zoho, etc.)
  • Photo, video, and document editing (Adobe Photoshop/Lightroom/InDesign/Illustrator)
  • Writing/content marketing
  • Social media management and analytics (Hootsuite, Hubspot, Buffer, Sprout Social, etc.)
  • Email marketing (Constant Contact, Mailchimp, Hubspot, Zoho, etc.)
  • Market research

Benefits and Perks

  • Located in beautiful sunny San Diego.
  • Unique opportunity to work inside the world of private aviation with one of the best companies in the industry.
  • Compensation: DOE.
  • Benefits include health insurance contribution, 401(k) matching, dependent care FSA, and more.

Experienced Embraer Phenom 300 Captain Charter Pilot

Location: Carlsbad, CA

Position: Full Time

Department: Flight

Opening for an exceptional Phenom 300 PIC. Applicants must reside near or be willing to relocate to the San Diego area.

Job Summary

Latitude 33 Aviation has an opening for an experienced and exceptional Captain for its Embraer Phenom 300 FAA Part 135 and Part 91 operations based out of Carlsbad Airport (CRQ) near San Diego, California. Significant opportunities are available to those who join our team and contribute to the success of the company. Applicants must live in or be willing to relocate to the greater San Diego area.

What’s it like to be a Latitude 33 crew member?

Our crews are among the best-trained and most experienced professionals in the aviation industry. As company ambassadors to our clients, they are highly qualified to safely and professionally fly our clients anywhere in the world. Our skilled crew members take seriously their responsibility, career, and our company’s goal to achieve a higher standard. Our crew member program includes:

  • Annual recurring state of the art simulator training at the finest training facilities in the world.
  • In-house training for company specific items and adherence to our FAA approved procedures.
  • An Initial Operating Experience (IOE) and mentoring program that is proven to ensure our crew members meet and exceed industry standards.
  • FAA required drug testing and medical examinations.

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • 3,500 hours total flight time
  • EMB-505/Phenom 300 type rating
  • 250 hours in type EMB-505/Phenom 300 (highly preferred)
  • FAA ATP certificate
  • Current FAA Class 1 medical certificate
  • No significant accidents, incidents, or enforcements in the last 5 years
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance contribution, dental option
  • 401(k) retirement matching
  • Flying is typically 15-18 days/month. Pilots often receive additional compensation for more than 18 days of flying in a month.
  • 10 days of PTO/yr, increasing with tenure
  • Unique opportunity to work inside the world of private aviation with one of the best companies in the industry
  • Located in beautiful sunny Southern California

Unique Latitude 33 Aviation Advantages

  • Large fleet of 30-35 managed aircraft, ~20 of which on charter
  • Pilot-focused company – run by professional pilots who understand the pilot lifestyle, with a Chief Pilot who works hard to give his pilots the best quality of life possible
  • We do not have a sliding duty day like many Part 135 charter companies. Ours are generally 8am-10pm. Pilots will not receive calls for popup charter flights in the middle of the night. We find this provides a much better quality of life for our employees.
  • Wide variety of aircraft types including Citation M2, CJ3/CJ3+, Phenom 300, Citation Latitude, Citation Sovereign+, and Challenger 300/350/605 aircraft – providing lots of opportunity for pilot upgrade/advancement/longevity
  • New fleet and impeccable maintenance – most aircraft are <10 yrs old, with usually 2-3 factory-new acceptances each year
  • Only Part 135 charter company in San Diego to have achieved the ARGUS Platinum safety rating, which only 5% of all U.S. operators have been able to achieve
  • Multiple aircraft bases within Southern California and beyond, potentially allowing for a base change down the road
  • In business since 2006

Charter Pilot – Bombardier Challenger 350 PIC

Location: San Diego, CA

Position: Full Time

Department: Flight

Immediate opening for an experienced CL-350 PIC. Applicant must live in or be willing to relocate to the Greater San Diego area. Preference given to those with time in type and local to San Diego.

Job Summary

Latitude 33 Aviation has an upcoming opening for an experienced and exceptional Pilot in Command for its Bombardier Challenger 350 FAA Part 91 and 135 operations based out of Carlsbad Airport (CRQ). Significant opportunities are available to those who join our team and contribute to the success of the company. Applicant must live in or be willing to relocate to the Greater San Diego area.

What’s it like to be a Latitude 33 crew member?

Our crews are among the best-trained and most experienced professionals in the aviation industry. As company ambassadors to our clients, they are highly qualified to safely and professionally fly our clients anywhere in the world. Our skilled crew members take seriously their responsibility, career, and our company’s goal to achieve a higher standard. Our crew member program includes:

  • Annual recurring state of the art simulator training at the finest training facilities in the world.
  • In-house training for company specific items and adherence to our FAA approved procedures.
  • An Initial Operating Experience (IOE) and mentoring program that is proven to ensure our crew members meet and exceed industry standards.
  • FAA required drug testing and medical examinations.

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • FAA ATP (Required)
  • CL-30 Type rating (Required)
  • 5,500+ hours total flight time
  • 3,000 Multi Engine PIC (Preferred)
  • 2,000 Turbine Time
  • 500 Time in Type (Preferred)
  • Current FAA Class 1 medical certificate
  • No significant accidents, incidents, or enforcements in the last 5 years
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive salary, health insurance contribution, 401(k) matching, and more
  • Unique opportunity to work inside the world of private aviation with one of the best companies in the industry

Charter Pilot – Bombardier Challenger 350 SIC

Location: San Diego, CA

Position: Full Time

Department: Flight

Immediate opening for an experienced CL-350 SIC. Applicant must live in or be willing to relocate to the Greater San Diego area. Preference given to those with time in type and local to San Diego.

Job Summary

Latitude 33 Aviation has an upcoming opening for an experienced and exceptional Second in Command for its Bombardier Challenger 350 FAA Part 91 and 135 operations based out of Carlsbad Airport (CRQ). Significant opportunities are available to those who join our team and contribute to the success of the company. Applicant must live in or be willing to relocate to the Greater San Diego area.

What’s it like to be a Latitude 33 crew member?

Our crews are among the best-trained and most experienced professionals in the aviation industry. As company ambassadors to our clients, they are highly qualified to safely and professionally fly our clients anywhere in the world. Our skilled crew members take seriously their responsibility, career, and our company’s goal to achieve a higher standard. Our crew member program includes:

  • Annual recurring state of the art simulator training at the finest training facilities in the world.
  • In-house training for company specific items and adherence to our FAA approved procedures.
  • An Initial Operating Experience (IOE) and mentoring program that is proven to ensure our crew members meet and exceed industry standards.
  • FAA required drug testing and medical examinations.

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • FAA ATP-CPT (minimum)
  • CL-30 Type rating (preferred)
  • 2,500+ hours total flight time
  • 1,000 Multi Engine
  • 500 PIC Multi Engine
  • 500 Turbine (preferred)
  • Current FAA Class 1 medical certificate
  • No significant accidents, incidents, or enforcements in the last 5 years
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive salary, health insurance contribution, 401(k) matching, and more
  • Unique opportunity to work inside the world of private aviation with one of the best companies in the industry

To learn more about Latitude 33, please contact us at 800.840.0310