We are always interested in recruiting LAPL, PPL and IMC instructors to join our team. Full and part time positions are often available including a minimum 40 hours monthly retainer for full-time instructors. We currently offer our unrestricted instructors £35 per flying hour.
Please note if you are a PPL (only) and wish to instruct the LAPL there is no requirement for you to complete the Theoretical Knowledge exams for CPL or ATPL.
Inverness is a busy commercial airport with 4 runways. However with Class G airspace and amazing scenery all around it truly is the best place to fly in the UK!
Nestled in a mountain basin Inverness also enjoys an excellent microclimate that is suitable for flying most of the year.
From our brand new, purpose built facilities on the GA Apron, we conduct a range of unique courses including mountain flying and beach landing.
The role of the Operations Team is to be the heart and soul of the flight centre and our public face. The Operations Team organise and facilitate all aspects of the day-to-day work of the company, interacting with customers and staff, and carrying out all the usual administration tasks required of a small business.
Meeting and greeting customers.
Organising bookings and daily schedules for customers, staff and aircraft.
Scheduling aircraft maintenance with our onsite maintenance team.
Recording sales transactions and creating customer invoices.
Managing customer and company records using our in-house software system.
Liaising with staff and suppliers, and effectively communicating to facilitate smooth operations.
No previous knowledge or experience in this field is required, although an interest in aviation would be an advantage. All required training will be provided with good promotion prospects towards more senior roles for the right applicant.
The Flight Centre operates 7 days a week, and this position expects a commitment of either 4 or 5 days per week including weekends. Working hours are 8.45am - 5.30pm. Overtime and/or flexi-time is also available.
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Computer literate (including Word & Excel)
Ability to self-manage your workload
This role would be particularly suited to someone with experience in general administration tasks and customer relations.
Due to the changeable nature of the workload we regularly have quiet and busy periods. It is essential that the applicant has the ability to self-manage their workload, to be proactive during the quiet periods, and remain calm and efficient during the busy periods.
Our customers include a spectrum of people from all walks of life, and effective interaction with them is of great importance to us. Customer facing experience and maturity would therefore be a great advantage.
Job Type: Permanent Full-time (5 days per week) or Part-Time (4 days per week) including weekends.
Want to be a flight instructor?
If you are considering becoming a Flight Instructor, please do get in touch. From 2019 we will be conducting the FIC at Inverness Airport. Further details of the course will follow soon.