Phenom 300 Pilot in Command (PIC)

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Priester Aviation is currently searching for a full-time Phenom 300 Pilot in Command three pilot flight department in Wheeling, IL (PWK) that will operate approximately 500 hours per year. The ideal candidate is one who is engaging, cooperative and a dynamic team member, that aims to support the needs of the aircraft owner. This individual will need to possess a strong focus on safety combined with a can-do approach which is essential for success.



  • Ensure compliance with Priester Aviation policies and procedures
  • Ensures flight operations comply with all applicable regulations and aircraft operations adhere to appropriate operating manuals
  • Provide professional and friendly interpersonal interactions with the Owner/Client as well as vendor/support personnel. This includes personal appearance, service-based conduct, and solutions-based decision-making.
  • Actively engages in the Safety Management System (SMS) and is familiar with SMS process and initiatives
  • Continually seek added efficiencies for flight operations and the flight department
  • Objectively seeks and communicates with Priester Leadership suggested system and process improvement that may be advantageous to the aircraft owner and Priester Aviation
  • Ensures correct communication of flight schedule and any updates with Flight Services.
  • Work to identify operational or flight department issues and communicate those to Team Leader
  • Promote the integrity, reputation, and good standing of Priester Aviation amongst industry stakeholders, and enhance the image and goodwill of Priester

Come be a part of it!

Priester Aviation is the oldest, privately held Aviation Services company founded in 1945.  Conveniently headquartered in the Midwest just outside Chicago, Priester Aviation has aircraft based around the country and operations around the world. Priester is a destination employer offering a cooperative work environment and a full suite of progressive, industry-leading benefits. From unlimited PTO, pet insurance, a matching 401K, employee wellness, tuition reimbursement, and top-notch health benefits, we invest in our team members. You are Priester.


Position Requirements

Required or Preferred Qualifications:

  • Phenom 300 Experience Preferred
  • Total Time = 3000 hours
  • PIC = 2500 hours
  • Multi Engine Land = 2500 hours
  • Multi Engine PIC = 1500 hours
  • Turbo Jet Time = 2000
  • Instrument Time = 500 hours
  • First class medical
  • Must be located or willing to relocate within 2 hours of Wheeling Area
  • Previous 135 Operations Experience – Preferred

Physical Demands:

The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made (when they do not present an undue hardship to the company).

  • Make quick, precise adjustments to machine controls.
  • Choose quickly and correctly among various movements when responding to different signals.
  • See details of objects that are less than a few feet away.
  • See details of objects that are more than a few feet away.
  • Required to hear, talk, write, read, stretch, work under time constraints with attention to details.
  • Frequent standing, walking or sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Occasionally stoop, kneel and crouch. Infrequently climb, balance or drive a car.
  • Determine the distance between objects.
  • React quickly using hands, fingers, or feet.
  • Adjust body movements or equipment controls to keep pace with speed changes of moving objects.
  • See differences between colors, shades, and brightness.
  • See objects in very bright or glaring light.

This is an exempt position which requires flexibility to meet the demands of business.


Full-Time / Part-Time

Full Time


Phenom 300 Pilot in Command (PIC)

Number of Openings


Exempt / Non-Exempt



Wheeling, IL

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