Chief Pilot – Air Ambulance

Air Gato is currently hiring for the role of Chief Pilot, headquartered out of our Clearwater offices.

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Chief Pilot Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must hold an ATP Certificate
  • Must have at least three (3) years of supervisory or managerial experience in a position that exercised Operation Control over any operations conducted under 14 CFR Parts 121 or 135 (waiver is possible)
  • Must be highly knowledgeable in all areas of operations under 14 CFR Part 135
  • Must be capable of acting as Pilot In Command when the need arises
  • Must be able to act as Company Training Captain
  • Must be able to act as Company Check Pilot

Chief Pilot Job Expectations:

To perform the responsibilities of Chief Pilot in a timely and responsible fashion as directed by the Director of Operations and defined in the Policy and Procedures Manual

  • Must conduct himself in a professional, responsible, and ethical manner while performing the duties of Chief Pilot or representing the company.
  • Responsible for the implementation of Company Policies and Procedures and enforces the acceptable standards for these Policies and Procedures with regard to the Flight Crew Personnel
  • Responsible for the implementation of Company Operational Control Procedures
  • Responsible for the development and revision of the Company General and Aircraft Specific Training Manuals
  • Directs and is responsible for all training activities of Flight Crew Personnel, in conjunction with Flight Operations Trainer
  • Responsible for the scheduling of Flight Crews
  • Jointly responsible for Operational Control with the Director of Operations
  • Provides an adequate and current aircraft book for each aircraft
  • Develops and maintains current aircraft checklists
  • Ensures that all aircraft are equipped with current manuals
  • Assists the Director of Operations in the conduct of personnel interviews, hiring and discharging for Flight Crew Personnel
  • Responsible for the currency of the EFBs and tracks the dissemination of company Publications to the Flight Crews
  • Prepares and maintains the records of pilot flight and duty times.
  • Implements paperless records system and gain regulatory approval / acceptance
  • Maintain fulltime pilot schedule while conducting Chief Pilot duties in alternate weeks
  • Conduct other duties as assigned.


  • Reports to the Director of Operations
  • Coordinates with the Director of Operations, Director of Maintenance and Flight Coordinators

Performance Evaluation

Chief Pilot will be evaluated on an annual basis