Pilot Recruiter

  • One Sky Flight
  • Cleveland, OH, USA
  • Nov 03, 2017
Full time Human Resources

Job Description


The Pilot Recruiter is responsible for the oversight of all pilot recruitment, selection functions and job placement. This position ensures all crewmembers fit within our company culture and have the necessary skills to perform their duties. This position reports directly to the Recruiting Manager.


  • Partner with Flight Department Managers on recruitment plans based on staffing levels, aircraft delivery schedules, etc.
  • Execute recruitment and sourcing activities, including but not limited to: direct sourcing, job fairs, schools, trade and industry networking, advertisements, Internet posting, social media, active resume database searches, employment agencies, employee referrals, and outreach to appropriate organizations
  • Responsible for recruitment efforts from initial sourcing, screening and testing to offer acceptance, for all pilot positions
  • Coordinate recruitment events and job fairs on as need basis. Must be will to travel.
  • Prescreen all potential candidates (program and company fit, salary expectations, eligibility, etc.)
  • Schedule interviews with appropriate Fleet Chief Pilot, coordinate travel arrangements, conduct interviews, and evaluate applicants
  • Coordinate technical interview aspects with appropriate Fleet Chief Pilot
  • Enter, track and update all candidate correspondence in the Recruitment module of the HRIS to ensure accurate reporting and policy compliance with regulations and company policies
  • Establish and maintain recruitment metrics
  • Assist with recruitment across several company functions as dictated by the Recruiting Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, business or similar discipline; 3-5 years experience in recruitment preferably with aviation background; a combination of education and experience
  • Strong knowledge of aviation regulations and industry specific aircraft including aircraft recognition, performance, and specifications.


  • Strong interpersonal, (verbal/written, and presentation), organizational, evaluation, and negotiation skills with the ability to work and build rapport with all levels are necessary to perform job at the expected level
  • Able to independently use MS Office products and other technology packages including social media
  • Strongest candidate will possess aviation specific knowledge related to hiring standards and has the ability to communicate with industry specific jargon
  • Able to work in a team oriented, fast-paced environment, with the ability to self motivate, handle multiple tasks, meet established targets, and work within critical milestones
  • Strong personal and work ethics and integrity; proven track record of flexibility and professionalism
  • Must possess a passionate attention to detail