Pilot Jobs & 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.

Location: Remote

Position: Full Time

Department: Flight

Level: Experienced

Opening for an exceptional Cessna Citation CJ3 PIC. Applicants must be willing to commute or relocate to the Carlsbad/San Diego area.

Job Summary

Latitude 33 Aviation has an opening for an experienced and exceptional Captain for its Citation CJ3 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.

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.

Required Qualifications and Skills

    • 2,500 hours total flight time
    • CE-525B type rating (preferred but not required)
    • 250 hours in type CE-525B (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
    • 10 days of PTO/year
    • 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

We now have a variety of new scheduling options to choose from:


    • Live within 2 hours driving distance of Carlsbad, CA
    • Flexible Schedule Options
    • Fixed Schedule Options (8 on 6 off or 15 on 13 off)
    • Highly Competitive Salary

Option 2: HOME BASED:

    • Live within 1 Hour of Approved Gateway Airports
    • Choice of Fixed Schedule Options (8 on /6 off or 15 on 13 off)
    • Positive Space Air Travel
    • Highly Competitive Salary


    • Live within 4 Hours of Carlsbad, Ca.
    • Choice of Fixed Schedule Options (8 on 6 off or 15 on 13 off)
    • Company Sponsored Accommodations
    • Mileage Reimbursement
    • Highly Competitive Salary

Unique Latitude 33 Aviation Advantages

    • Large, varied fleet of 35+ aircraft.
    • 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 CJ3, Phenom 300, Citation XLS+, Citation Latitude, Citation Sovereign+, and Challenger 300/350/605, Gulfstream 650 and Global 5500 aircraft – providing lots of opportunities for pilot upgrade/advancement/longevity
    • New fleet and impeccable maintenance – most aircraft are less than 10 yrs old, with usually 2-3 factory-new acceptances each year
    • ARGUS Platinum safety rating.
    • Multiple aircraft bases within Southern California and beyond, potentially allowing for a base change down the road
    • In business since 2006

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About us
Latitude 33 Aviation 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.