Job summary

Alaska Seaplanes is dedicated to providing the highest standard of safety and customer service in
Southeast Alaska. Alaska Seaplanes Line Pilots role is to operate flights safely and efficiently for all
persons on board.

Essential duties and responsibilities

 Present a professional and positive image of Alaska Seaplanes
 Practices safety conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures
 Provide clear, accurate and timely communication to passengers, customers, agents, pilots and
 Check aircraft prior to flights and ensures engines, controls, instruments and other systems are
functioning properly. Monitor engine operation, fuel consumption, functioning of aircraft,
altitudes, plane weight, weather, wind, tide and swell conditions before and during flight
 Communicates flight status to control tower, dispatch, and outstations clearly and timely
 Ensure that all cargo has been loaded and that the aircraft weight is properly balanced
 Plan and operate flights according to government and company regulations to ensure flight
 Load and unload aircraft
 Perform pre-flight checklist on engine(s), hydraulics, and other systems
 Handle in-flight emergencies
 Greet and escort passengers to aircraft
 Maintain flight schedule
 Regularly check and report aircraft position and performance
 Note any incidents that occurred during the flight
 Other duties as assigned


 Must be 18 years of age
 Meet the requirements of FAR 135.243b.1 and 61.159
 Possess a valid driver license
 Must be a United States Citizen or provide proof of right to work in the U.S.
 1,500 hours total time preferred
 Possess a FAA second class medical certificate
 Excellent customer service skills
 Knowledge of applicable FAA, and environmental regulations (noise abatement)
 Excellent vision and coordination
 Strong communication skills required
 Knowledge of simple arithmetic
 Ability to perform service operations outside and in extreme temperatures and weather
 Must be able to work at in a fast paced environment
 Must possess the ability to fluently read, write, speak and understand English
 Must be physically able to lift up to 60lbs routinely and safely, and occasionally heavier items
 Be punctual, organized and clean appearance
 Possess the ability to communicate clearly and effectively
 Ability to work self-directed and within a team
 Ability to demonstrate exemplary performance as a professional aviator
 Must pass pre-employment FAA DOT drug test and participate in random drug testing
 Basic computer skills

Working conditions

Working conditions include working both inside and outside, exposed to inclement weather. Length of
the duty day varies seasonally, the longest duty day is fourteen hours not to exceed eight hours of flight
time per day. Work hours vary seasonally starting as early as 4:00 am and as late as 11:00pm. Alaska
Seaplanes operates seven days a week.

Physical requirements

Physical demands that are essential to the job include standing, walking, bending, climbing up to
aircraft. Lifting up to 60lbs routinely and safely, and occasionally heavier items, carrying boxes, bags and
various objects. Sitting for extended periods of time. Requires stretching climbing bending and sitting for
extended periods of time. Subject to loud noise and vibration, as well as other motion typical during

Direct reports