Instructor Lead - Flight

  • Skygroup Investment LLC
  • Union City, CA, USA
  • Sep 02, 2021

Job Description

iFLY is an organization that has PASSION for EXCELLENCE and INNOVATION. We live and breathe our values in everything we do and in every decision we make. As a member of iFLY's team, you aren't an employee, you are a TEAM MEMBER. You will be expected to contribute your talents and energies to make what is already great about iFLY, even better and available to more people. In return, we commit to work with you to make your career at iFLY rewarding, iFLY is seeking a Lead Instructor. The main duties of a Lead Flight Instructor is to ensure the safe, efficient operation of the wind tunnel and uphold the customer service provided by the instructor staff. Day to day responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: standard Flight Instructor duties, ensure customer’s safety while flying, provide excellent customer service, up-selling and sales, coaching, manage the wind-tunnel and flight deck, clean and maintain the facility, organize training for Instructor staff, and conduct the daily run-up inspection. This is one of those rare opportunities for you to join an already successful company with a passion for innovation, but where you will have the latitude to be a valuable member of the Tunnel Team. What you’ll do: Wind tunnel safety practices for instructing and training Report to the GM about the Instructor staff and the safe operation of the wind tunnel Report to the appropriate IBA Examiner about the development of the Instructor staff and safety Manage incident reports and distribute to the appropriate personnel Day-to-Day responsibilities include: Create development plans with the management team for the Instructor staff Responsible for writing and/or approving the schedule for the Instructor staff in partnership with the GM Manage the efficiency and flow of the flight deck Uphold all of iFLY's policies and procedures with the Instructor team Standard Flight Instructor responsibilities Required Skills/Who You Are: Demonstrate and aptitude for leadership and management Top performer in up-sales Excellent safety record An IBA-rated Trainer Embodies the iFLY culture Must meet all Flight Instructor qualifications and currency requirements Strong team player Demonstrated commitment and dedication Technically capable of operating the tunnel and it’s systems A self-starter, detail-orientated and able to organize and prioritize Tact, discretion, and good judgment are required to maintain positive relationships with co-workers and customers Excellent oral and written communication skills Basic computer skills High-school diploma or equivalent IBA Level IV Flight Instructor IBA Level II or higher Trainer If hired, the company will provide advanced and safety training on a regular basis Benefits & Perks: Competitive salary, health and insurance benefits Annual target bonus Paid vacation Frequent company update talks with our leadership team Free Flight time and more! Why join us: Why work at iFLY? Around the globe, billions of people have looked skyward and dreamt of flying. It’s a timeless dream shared by people of all ages, regardless of country, culture, language, or belief system. At iFLY, we have the unique ability to turn that dream into reality. It’s an awesome privilege and delivering it is our collective passion. If working in an exciting, dynamic and cooperative environment and bringing joy to kids of all ages motivates you, then working at iFLY is for you. We hire people who want to work for a values-driven company; people who strive for excellence; people who value excellence; people who are committed; people who love people! We Value Honesty, integrity, loyalty, generosity, tolerance, compassion, confidence, humility, and inclusion. Balance between self, family, team and community Flexibility, variety, challenge, adventure, and camaraderie We Respect, know, trust and value each other, putting people before process and process before results. We Think like champions, and we are internally driven to learn and improve. We view problems as opportunities, taking responsibility and welcoming change. Together we will build and run a world-class Company that challenges each of us to achieve our full potential while meeting our material needs and sharing the results of the enterprise. iFLY’s Mission: To deliver the dream of flight to everyone…. Choose to fly! SGI2019


Preferred Planning/Organizing Interpersonal Skills Leadership/Management Skills


Preferred Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Team Player: Works well as a member of a group Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them


Preferred Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.