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.

Experienced Private Aviation Charter Sales Professional (San Diego)

Location: Carlsbad, CA

Position: Full Time

Department: Charter

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary

Latitude 33 Aviation is currently seeking to add a proven and experienced charter sales professional to its stellar team.

Our charter department is responsible for managing existing client relationships (to include aircraft owner relationships), acquiring new charter customers (both retail clients and charter brokers), and overseeing all charter flight logistics related to trips. In addition to growing and nurturing client relationships, the charter department takes pride in providing stellar white-glove customer service before, during and after the flight quoting and sales process. Our experienced sales team takes seriously their responsibility, career, and our company’s goal to achieve a higher standard. Above anything else, our attention to superior customer service is what sets us apart from our competitors.

The successful candidate will have a proven history of charter sales success and know how to create customer loyalty. This person will have exemplary communication/interpersonal skills, capacity for leadership, and can think clearly under pressure.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • After hours (evening), weekend, and holiday on-call rotation will be required and a shared responsibility within the department assigned by seniority. This is a mandatory requirement for the role.
  • Providing department leadership by not only excelling at the charter quoting and booking process, but also taking ownership of decisions made by the department, providing training to other employees, and identifying opportunities for improvement.
  • Training is provided and support will be available, but the ability to work unassisted, manage time and tasks effectively, and be self-starter is required.
  • Delivering on the company promise of delivering a higher level of service in the private aviation industry. Exceeding customer service expectations is a daily requirement.
  • This customer sales and service role includes: charter quoting, booking trips/securing payment, arranging customer/crew catering and transportation needs and active customer flight following.
  • Managing heavy telephone and email interactions with clients, prospects, aircraft owners and industry contacts. In addition to maintaining and enhancing existing customer/broker relationships, providing immediate responses and performing prompt follow-up is a requirement of this position.
  • Reporting to the Director of Charter to meet or exceed sales goals, including those for monthly quote totals, completed bookings, revenue, and empty leg completions.
  • Guaranteeing that each flight can be safely conducted and that all activities are in compliance with FAA regulations and company operations specifications.
  • Coordinating, scheduling and planning all flights to allow the efficient use of the aircraft and crew while minimizing the number of empty repositioning flights
  • Working with the accounting department to invoice and secure client payments for upcoming bookings and ancillary charges, post trip.

Schedule

General office hours, along with after-hours (evening), weekend, and holiday on-call rotation as a shared responsibility within the department.

Qualifications and Skills

Preferred Qualifications of Ideal Candidate:

  • Minimum of two years experience in FAA Part 135 aircraft charter sales (comparable experience in high values sales, logistics or private Part 91 aircraft management is beneficial but in addition to required industry experience)
  • Two- or four-year college degree
  • Dispatch license highly preferred but not required
  • Proven track record of professionally managed aircraft accounts (with references) and Charter sales performance (with numbers)
  • Knowledge of FARs, world geography and business aircraft
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to be a team player with a positive attitude in high pressure environment
  • Exceptional computer/mobile/technology skills
  • Flight scheduling software experience required (Schedaero, JetInsight, FOS, etc.)
  • Local San Diego area candidate or willing to relocate – this is an in-person position and is not eligible for remote work

Benefits and Perks

  • Salary and sales incentives are based on proven sales ability and experience
  • Full benefits package including group medical and dental insurance options
  • 401(k) matching
  • 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

Charter Pilot – Citation Latitude PIC – Smyrna, TN

Location: Smyrna, TN

Position: Full Time

Department: Flight

Experience: Experienced

Immediate opening for an experienced CE680A PIC. Applicant must live in or be willing to relocate to Greater Nashville, Tennessee area. Preference given to those with time in type and local to Tennessee.

Job Summary

Latitude 33 Aviation has an upcoming opening for an experienced and exceptional Pilot in Command for its Citation Latitude FAA Part 91 and 135 operations based out of Smyrna Airport (MQY). 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 Greater Nashville, Tennessee 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)
  • CE680A Type rating (Required)
  • 3,500+ hours total flight time
  • 3,000 Multi Engine PIC (Preferred)
  • 2,000 Turbine Time
  • 250 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 – Citation Latitude SIC – Smyrna, TN

Location: Smyrna, TN

Position: Full Time

Department: Flight

Experience: Experienced

Immediate opening for an experienced CE680A SIC. Applicant must live in or be willing to relocate to Smyrna, Tennessee area. Preference given to those with time in type and local to Tennessee.

Job Summary

Latitude 33 Aviation has an upcoming opening for an experienced and exceptional Second in Command for its Citation X 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)
  • CE680 Type rating (preferred)
  • 2,500+ hours total flight time
  • 500 Multi Engine
  • 500 PIC Multi Engine
  • 250 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