Sunday , May 26 2024

Southwest Airlines Careers – First Officer

Website Southwest Airlines

Job Description:

We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Southwest Airlines. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.

Job Responsibilities:

  • No person may operate a civil aircraft without complying with the operating limitations specified in the approved Southwest Airlines Flight
  • Operations Manual, markings and placards. (Reference 14 CFR 91.9(a))
  • Submit reports on irregularities or incidents, as required.
  • No person may perform any function listed in 14 CFR 121, Appendix I while that person has a prohibited drug, as defined by that appendix, in his or her system. (Reference 14 CFR 121.455(b))
  • Works in a highly organized environment, which demands close coordination and teamwork with the Captain, Flight Attendants, Dispatcher and all Ground Personnel.
  • Performs as Captain should the Captain become incapacitated during flight and unable to assume command.
  • No person may perform any safety-sensitive function if the person has a verified positive drug test result on or has refused to submit to a drug test required by 14 CFR 121, Appendix I and the person has not met the requirements of that appendix for returning to the performances of
  • safety-sensitive duties. (Reference 14 CFR 121.455(c))
  • Must comply with all regulations and directives pertaining to the conduct of the flight in a manner suitable to the Captain. Specifically:
  • Immediately notify the Base Chief Pilot or Assistant Base Chief Pilot of any discrepancy or incident that may affect his/her ability, or Southwest
  • Airlines’ ability, to perform within the parameters of safety, regulatory compliance, and fiscal responsibility.
  • All Pilots must operate in accordance with Southwest Airlines FAA Approved and FAA Accepted manuals, the Operations Specifications, 14 CFRs, 49 CFRs, FAA Orders, Airworthiness Directives, Advisory Circulars, Handbook Bulletins, Directives, and Manufacturer’s recommendations.
  • Provides friendly service to and maintains positive relationships with all internal and external Customers.
  • Must be able to meet any physical ability requirements listed on this description.
  • All Southwest Airlines Employees must comply with the Company’s Policies on a Drug-Free Workplace and Alcohol Misuse. Specifically:
  • Works in a cooperative spirit to ensure the success of our Company.
  • No person may operate an aircraft in a careless and reckless manner so as to endanger the life or property of another. (Reference 14 CFR 91.13)

Job Requirements:

  • Must be alert to moving equipment on the ramp and other aircraft in the air.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and be able to effectively communicate information verbally, face to face, over public address systems, via radio, and other communication equipment.
  • Must be able to comply with company attendance standards and work rules, as described in labor agreements and/or established guidelines.
  • Must be able to read, speak, write and understand the English language.
  • Ability to work rotating shifts, and or overtime and travel on a constant basis.
  • Must maintain a well-groomed appearance.
  • Must be able to read documents, follow instructions, listen, comprehend and repeat detailed lengthy instructions, and understand and retain procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Ability to work well with others as part of a team, meet the public and work under stressful situations.
  • Must work under tight time constraints to accomplish quick (15 to 20 minute) turns of aircraft.
  • Must successfully complete initial and recurrent training programs, proficiency checks, and evaluation period.
  • Must be at least 23 years of age at the time of hire.
  • Must be able to comply with Company attendance standards as described in established guidelines.
  • Must be aware of hazardous situations and be able to handle emergencies as needed.

Qualification & Experience:

  • 2500 hours total flight time or 1,500 hours total flight time in a turbine aircraft required
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college preferred.
  • Additionally, a minimum of 1,000 hours in a Turbine aircraft as the Pilot in Command preferred. Only time in a fixed wing aircraft is counted, this specifically excludes simulator, helicopter, WSO, RIO, FE, NAV,EWO and UAV. Actively flying for 2 of the last 5 years is preferred.
  • High School diploma or equivalency required.

Job Details:

Company: Southwest Airlines

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Santa Fe, NM, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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