Boeing 737 First Officer
Job Type

Job Summary:

The First Officer is responsible to the Captain to assist in the safe and efficient conduct of the flight. In the event of the incapacitation of the Captain, the First Officer will assume command.


  • Carry out duties concerning the flight, in accordance with the Standard Operating Procedures, including procedures, limitations and performance relating to the specific aircraft type, as are allocated by the Captain
  • Provide safe navigation of the aircraft, maintaining a continuous and independent check upon both the geographical position of the aircraft and its safe terrain clearance
  • Safely and properly conduct the flight in compliance with the current flight plan and the Captain's instructions when the Captain is not at the controls
  • To volunteer such advice, information and assistance to the Captain, as may contribute favorably towards the safe and efficient conduct of the flight
  • To seek and receive such information and/or explanation from the Captain, as may be necessary to enable the First Officer to fulfill his/her function
  • Report safety concerns, irregularities, incidents, and accidents to the Director of Safety, if such has not been accomplished by other crewmembers
  • Review and revise manuals onboard aircraft to insure currency and availability


  • Candidates must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Aviation Related College Degree preferred
  • A valid unrestricted driver’s license
  • A valid unrestricted passport
  • First Class Medical
  • FAA Commercial Pilot License with an Instrument Rating
  • FAA Airline Transport Pilot Certificate
  • FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit
  • R-ATP Holder - 1,000 hours total time
  • 2,500 hours total time and 500 hours turbine time
  • Previous FAR 121 experience preferred
  • Type rated in Boeing-737 preferred

Work Environment & Culture Skills:

  • Basic MS Office knowledge, computer software & internet proficiency
  • Candidate must pass DOT/FAA pre-employment drug screen and a DOT/FAA compliant background check
  • Candidate should be motivated, resourceful, energetic, organized, and able to manage and be managed
  • Candidate must be reliable, punctual and flexible
  • Candidate must be able to multi-task, respect and maintain confidentiality
  • Candidate must be ethical, trustworthy with sensitive information
  • Candidate must be service oriented and able to work at a fast pace and handle stress and problematic issues well with a good attitude
  • Candidate must be able to communicate effectively and work within a team-focused environment
  • Candidate must be respectful of diverse populations and cultures
  • Candidate must have an outgoing personality with expertise at developing relationships

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Employees are regularly required to, stand, sit, talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard

Location Requirements:

  • Operation based in Ypsilanti, MI at Willow Run Airport (YIP)
  • There is no ability to work from home
  • There will be no relocation package for this position

Shift Requirements:

  • 13 days on, 10 days off schedule bid in 90 day increments
  • Must be available to work weekends and holidays
  • Must be available full-time and for assigned shifts; including nights, weekends and holidays

Other Requirements:

  • Must meet FAR Part 121 age requirements 
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States



  • Yearly base compensation of $81,360.00
  • Salary at start of training, along with accommodations at base (YIP)
  • Competitive Salary established pay scale including yearly increases and bonuses
  • Per Diem

Position Specific Benefits:

  • Company paid tickets to and from base or aircraft location
  • CASS (Cockpit Access Security System) - jump seat privileges and cockpit access for work and personal travel
  • KCM (Known Crewmember)


  1. Employer Provided:
    1. Short Term Disability
    2. Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    3. Basic Life Insurance with Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
    4. Travel Assistance Program
    5. Cancer Expert Now
    6. Fidelity 401K with match starting at 1.25%
  2. Employee Elective:
    1. BCBS – Medical 200 PPO and 500 PPO options, Dental PPO, Prescription, Teledoc
    2. EyeMed - Vision 
    3. Flexible Spending Account – Medical and Dependent Care
    4. Long Term Disability
    5. Unum Life Insurance for Employee, Spouse, and Child
    6. Unum Accident and Critical Illness Insurance for Employee, Spouse, and Child
    7. Unum Hospital Indemnity for Employee, Spouse, and Child
    8. Met Law Coverage
    9. Nationwide Voluntary Pet Insurance