Aircrew Training Instructor - Flight Operations
Minneapolis, MN 
Posted 9 days ago
Job Description

Are you looking for a new kind of career journey? When you come onboard at Sun Country Airlines, you're joining an experienced team of employees who work hard every day to be the first choice for leisure travelers, charters, and cargo operations across the country. We are a fast-growing, dynamic airline, and we would love to have you join us!

Sun Country Airlines is hiring an Aircrew Training Instructor (ATI) to Instruct, facilitate, and conduct all ground training modules including classroom presentations, systems integration training, and procedures training.

Sun Country Airlines provides the resources and support our employees need to succeed. Besides working at a great and growing company, as an Aircrew Training Instructor (ATI) you'll enjoy these benefits and more:

  • Innovative and collaborative company culture
  • Comprehensive benefit package including dental and vision
  • PPO and high deductible health plans
  • Health savings accounts (HSA and FSA)
  • Travel benefits for employees, family, & friends
  • 401(k) match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid holidays
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program including counseling for employees and their family
  • Fitness incentive and Stop Smoking Support

Aircrew Training Instructor (ATI) Overview:

The Aircrew Training Instructor (ATI) is responsible for developing, maintaining, facilitating, and delivering various pilot and other ground training courses. This will include training for new hires as well as recurrent training.

Essential roles and responsibilities of an Aircrew Training Instructor (ATI):

  • Develop FAA approved Training Program Curriculum by creating lesson plans and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Develop Training Schedules to integrate with fixed base and full flight simulator training.
  • Develop and coordinate contract simulator training courseware.
  • Audit training performance, internal and external contract training.
  • Identify and recommend Operating Manual changes/improvements.
  • Conduct information systems support of pilot ground training devices including
  • Computer Network/iPad/Software Administrator for training center computers
  • Updates/installs all databases, programs, used for pilot training
  • Initiate operational changes to assure training plan completion prior to operational requirements
  • Work with senior management team regarding training concerns including areas of improvement for ground training program and student performance.
  • Maintain training library, digital library, training handouts, documentation, source material, etc.
  • Coordinate as needed with Chief Pilot in the pilot hiring process
  • Develop written tests for baseline qualification analysis
  • Develop, print, and distribute training material for both students and simulator instructors
  • Ancillary duties may include ASAP and/or FOQA program management/support
  • Support other training operations (Flight Attendants, Ground Operations, etc.) on behalf of Flight Operations.
  • Ensure tasks are conducted in a safe and efficient manner complying with all local, state, and federal safety and health regulations, programmatic standards, and with any special safety concerns identified by Sun Country Airlines

Classification: Full-time, Exempt
Working Location: Headquarters Minneapolis, 2005 Cargo Rd, Minneapolis, MN 55450
Working Hours: The working hours for this role are 8:00-5:00 CST Monday-Friday

The qualifications we are looking for in an Aircrew Training Instructor include:

  • Aviation instruction background
  • Two-year degree or technical education
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Must be a motivated self-starter able to perform and communicate effectively within a multitasking environment.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills (both written and verbal)

These qualifications are a PLUS!

  • Previous 121 or military experience
  • Instrument rating
  • Commercial Pilot Certificate
  • Certified Flight Instructor (CFI)
  • Certified Flight Instructor Instrument (CFII)
  • Military Navigator

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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