Careers

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.

Citation CJ3 Captain Charter Pilot

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:

Option 1: LOCALLY BASED:

    • 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

Option 3: DRIVE-IN COMMUTER:

    • 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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Challenger 350 SIC - Redmond, OR / Scottsdale, AZ

RDM/ SDL – Bombardier Challenger 350 SIC
Immediate opening for an experienced CL-350 SIC for Part 91 position. Applicant must live in or be willing to relocate to the Redmond, OR or Greater Phoenix area. This is a unique position that requires the aircraft to be based in Redmond Oregon in the summer and Scottsdale, Arizona during Winter months for approximately half the year. Applicants must be willing to live in one of these areas.  Preference given to those with time in type and local to either Redmond or Phoenix Area.
Company Overview
Latitude 33 Aviation (L33Jets.com) provides the ultimate in private aviation services. Managing one of the largest and newest fleets of 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 manage a fleet of 30 Bombardier, Cessna, and Embraer aircraft and have been recognized as San Diego’s Best Air Charter Company. Overseen by a highly-motivated leadership team, Latitude 33 Aviation is an award-winning operator delivering excellence in private jet charter, 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. 
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 operations based out of Scottsdale, Arizona (SDL). 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 Phoenix 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 certificate (Required)
  • CL-30 Type rating (Preferred)
  • 2,000 hours total flight time
  • 500 Turbine PIC
  • 500 Multi
  • 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.

Apply Here

Challenger 300 PIC- Charter Miami, FL

Immediate opening for an experienced CL-300 PIC. Applicant must live in or be willing to relocate to the Greater Miami area. Preference given to those with time in type and local to Miami.

Company Overview

Latitude 33 Aviation (L33Jets.com) provides the ultimate in private aviation services. Managing one of the largest and newest fleets of 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 manage a fleet of 30 Bombardier, Cessna, and Embraer aircraft and have been recognized as San Diego’s Best Air Charter Company. Overseen by a highly-motivated leadership team, Latitude 33 Aviation is an award-winning operator delivering excellence in private jet charter, 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. 

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 in Miami Area. 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 Miami 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)
  • 3,500+ hours total flight 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

Apply Here

Challenger 300 SIC - Charter - Miami, FL

Immediate opening for an experienced CL-3o0 SIC. Applicant must live in or be willing to relocate to the Greater Miami area. Preference given to those with time in type and local to Miami Area.

Company Overview

Latitude 33 Aviation (L33Jets.com) provides the ultimate in private aviation services. Managing one of the largest and newest fleets of 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 manage a fleet of 30 Bombardier, Cessna, and Embraer aircraft and have been recognized as San Diego’s Best Air Charter Company. Overseen by a highly-motivated leadership team, Latitude 33 Aviation is an award-winning operator delivering excellence in private jet charter, 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. 

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 in Miami Area. 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 Miami 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 certificate (Required)
  • CL-30 Type rating (Preferred)
  • 2,000 hours total flight time
  • 500 PIC
  • 500 Multi
  • 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

Apply Here

Aircraft Charter Sales Professional - Experienced (San Diego)

Company Overview

Latitude 33 Aviation provides the ultimate in private aviation services. Managing one of the largest and newest fleets of 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 manage a fleet of over 30 Gulfstream, Bombardier, Cessna, and Embraer aircraft and have been recognized as San Diego’s Largest and Best Air Charter Company. Overseen by a highly-motivated leadership team, Latitude 33 Aviation is an award-winning operator delivering excellence in private jet charter, aircraft management, and aircraft acquisition and sales services. 

Latitude 33 is headquartered at Palomar Airport in Carlsbad, North San Diego County, California. 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. The company 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. Latitude 33 Aviation understands what it takes to deliver an exceptional experience, keeping its elite clientele returning time and again.

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 owners), acquiring new charter customers (both retail clients and air charter brokers), and oversee all private and Charter flight logistics. In addition to growing and nurturing client relationships, the charter department takes pride in providing top tier customer service before, during and after the flight quoting, sales, scheduling and support process. Our experienced sales team takes the responsibility seriously, to safety, our careers, and our company’s goal to achieve the highest standard. 

The successful candidate will have a proven history of Aircraft Charter Sales (or similary industry) 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 providing 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, brokered (off-fleet) bookings, and empty leg completions.
  • Guaranteeing that each flight is safely conducted and that all activities are in compliance with FAA, TSA regulations and company operations specifications.
  • Coordinating, scheduling and planning all flights to allow the efficient use of the aircraft and crew while minimizing empty repositioning flights to maximize profits
  • 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 preferred but not required
  • Proven track record of professionally managed aircraft accounts (with references) and Charter sales performance (with numbers)  
  • Knowledge of FARs, domestic and 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 (JetInsight, Avinode, FOS, etc.)
  • Preference given to those local to the Greater San Diego Area.
  • Remote work is considered.

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

Do you have what it takes to join the Latitude 33 charter sales team? If so, we look forward to receiving your application. Please, no phone calls. Thank you for your interest!

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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.
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