Contract Simulator Instructor

Requisition ID
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Work Base
Flight Operations

Job Profile

Contract Simulator (SIM) Instructor is available in Columbus, OH. The Contract SIM Instructor will provide classroom and simulator training to support Part 135 and Part 142 operations. This will include training program development, simulator support, and ground instruction for Company INDOC, as well as aircraft systems training.  


Jet Select is an affiliated operating partner of Vista in the US - the largest charter group in private aviation and the world’s first private aviation ecosystem, integrating a unique portfolio of companies offering asset-light solutions to cover all key aspects of business aviation.    


Vista has a global reach with operational hubs across the globe and an expert workforce of over 4,000 aviation professionals. Vista's fast-paced growth and its relationship with the best partner operators open the door to lifelong career opportunities across the group - to create the best service in business aviation, in every region in the world.  


Your Responsibilities:

  • Deliver training as per the training syllabi, plans of actions (POAs), Training Memos, direction of the Director of Training
  • Act as Check Pilot and or Aircrew Program Designee (if required)
  • When facilitating and or training, Create a environment for learning

  • Develop & maintain training material for training programs

  • Print, maintain and distribute training material, handouts, documentation for students

  • Present classroom instruction for pilots on any training courses within Vista America

  • Continuously monitor and evaluate programs to determine efficacy; administer performance and written tests in a fair, objective manner as needed

  • Complete training records within 48 hours of the training/checking event

  • Maintain familiarity and knowledge of new concepts and innovations, changes in regulations, procedures and improvements concerning the safe operations of training aircraft; maintain full knowledge of all applicable policies, procedures, manuals handbooks and protocol

  • If instructing / checking in the simulator, must maintain all simulator instructor /check pilot currency requirements under part 135 or part 142 as appropriate to the course you are required to teach

  • Give feedback and recommendations on training material and trainees progress

  • Arrive to class with enough time to be prepared to instruct, with appropriate training materials ready, and to start the classroom, briefing, or simulator session on-time per the schedule

  • Adhere to a professional appearance in business casual attire (or uniform if required)

  • Set up course materials as needed

  • Abide by any/all FAA part 135 or part 142 training requirements

  • Teach the intended curriculums as assigned

  • Schedule – either 15/13, or Mon-Fri with occasional weekend work, or as determined by the Director of Training

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Obtain and maintain an appropriate aviation medical certificate (if required)

  • ATP certification.

  • Maintain all Check Pilot & Aircrew Program Designee currency requirements (if required)

  • PIC Type Rating Certification of the Aircraft type selected for.

  • Successful completion of Vista America provided instructor training.

  • Maintain an appropriate aviation medical certificate

  • Professional behavior.

  • Have held CFI, MEII qualification (or equivalent, Check Pilot, TCE, IP ie TRI, TRE)

    o 6 months delivering training experience or

    o +150 hrs aircraft or simulator training given


  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • 401k program with company matching and no vesting period.
  • Paid Time Off
  • Life Insurance and Long/Short term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Career progression


The affiliated operating partners of Vista are equal employment opportunity employers. The affiliated operating partners of Vista do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. The affiliated operating partners of Vista also prohibit harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience




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