Aviation Operations Chief - Pilot (salary negotiable)
Nebraska Department of Transportation
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
Type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable (see below):
Hiring Rate: Negotiable! The salary range you'll see on the State Jobs website is NEGOTIABLE. If you are our top candidate, we can work toward approval for a rate higher than what is listed.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: JR2023-00000360
The Nebraska Department of Transportation Division of Aeronautics seeks an experienced pilot to serve as our Aviation Operations Chief. This exciting position provides the opportunity to serve in both a pilot and managerial role while maintaining a regular and predictable schedule that will allow for a healthy work-life balance. We operate and manage a 2014 King Air C90GTx to support state government travel needs.
In addition to providing professional piloting of a state-owned aircraft for the transportation requirements of the Governor, legislature, judiciary, and other state agencies and personnel, you will:
• Manage approval process for State and contract pilot applicants. • Manage contract pilots who serve as Pilot in Command and Second in Command on State Aircraft to include updating contract terms. • Manage flight operations schedule and maintain compliance with reporting requirements. • Maintain pilot and aircraft activity statistics. • Manage flight operations financial functions.
Combination of experience in commercial aviation teaching and supervisory experience or Bachelor's degree in education, business administration, public administration or related field plus a combination of experience in commercial aviation, teaching and supervisory experience; commercial aircraft operations license with instrument and multi-engine rating required; at least 3000 hours of combined related flying time.
At the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT), we enhance the quality of life for all Nebraskans by creating innovative, convenient, and safe transportation systems that connect people and communities. Our culture is vibrant, and teammates feel valued as individuals and as part of our team. We hire good people who share our sense of pride and are excited to make a difference in the lives of fellow Nebraskans.