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Southern Airways

Position Details

Position: First Officer
- C208

Type of Operation: Regional

Location: Palm Beach, FL, USA

Location Terms:

Compensation: $12 - 21 Hourly

Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Southern Airways Corporation has been conducting charter operations under Part 135 since 2012 and added Essential Air Service operations in 2016. In 2019 we added Mokulele Airlines to the company, flying intra-island in Hawai‘i.  We operate under Southern Airways Express and Mokulele Airlines.

Our route structure enables most pilots to be home every day during their workweek, along with flexibility on schedules.


Current FAA pilot license: Commercial with Instrument.
Single and Multi-engine land.
At least 6 months as a pilot.
500 hours minimum; 100 Cross Country, 25 of which are night; 50 hours turbine OR 75 hours instrument.
Current FAA first class medical certificate (certificate must be current prior to training)
Radio Operators Certificate
Valid US Passport (Needed for CASS)
Must be available and flexible to work variable shifts including weekends and holidays.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S per the Immigration Act of 1986.
Must pass 10-year background check and pre-employment drug screen per airline and/or company regulations.

Additional stipulations:

65 Block Hours per month guarantee – begins first day of training class.
Pay Structure: $12 per block hour for under 600 hours; $18 per block hour for 600-900 hours; $21 per block hour for over 900 hours
Hotel accommodations during training. Training is approximately 25 days.
12-Month $17,500 Training Contract required.
Paid training.
Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance available with the company paying most of the costs. Life Insurance Policy - $50,000 fully paid for by the company.
$35 flat rate per diem when on an overnight away from assigned base.
CASS Participant.

Requirements to Apply

Required Pilots License

License Type: Commercial

Ratings: Airplane Single Engine LandAirplane Multi Engine LandInstrument Airplane

Medical Certificate Required

Class: First Class

Education Requirement

Minimum Education: No Degree Required

Other Requirements

Passport Required: Yes

FCC Radio Operator Permit Required: Yes

Required Flight Hours

Total Flight Time: 500 Instrument: 75*
Pilot in Command: -- Cross Country: 100
Multi Engine: -- Night: 25
Turbine Engine: 50* Time in last 3 months: --
Turbine PIC: -- Time in last year: --
Time towards 121.436(a)(3): -- Additional Experience: --

Other Requirements

  • Where permitted by law, this position requires an applicant to either be vaccinated for COVID-19 or to get vaccinated prior to the start of employment.