Flight Simulator Instructor

Miami, United States of America

Job location: Miami, FL

  • Expenses paid for travel to and from home to work assignment including hotel, airfare, airport parking, rental car (for instructor not residing in MIA or for travel to training centers outside MIA)
  •  $50.00 per diem per day while performing duties

Work week: Full-time & Part-time options depending on candidate interest

Wage:   Full-time instructors would expect a yearly income between $135,000 to $200,000 a year

Hourly pay $185.00, when not conducting any item listed below,

Ground school/simulator: 

  1. $600 per event 1 – 12 
  2. $750 per event 13 – 16
  3. $1,000 per event 17 and over
  • All other non-flying duties: $1,000 per 8-hour day
  • 3 hours pay guarantee when a scheduled event is cancelled (overrides 5.5 minimum day)
  • Checking events
  • $650.00 for proficiency check oral
  • $650.00 for initial type ride or proficiency check (simulator)

Someone working the minimum would make around $135,000, all the way up to $200,000 if working a lot.

Benefits: Medical, Vision, and Dental (with AETNA) short-term disability, long-term disability, AD&D, and vacation hours, 401k + match

Experience/Certifications Required: FAA ATP Certificate. Previous experience with 757/767/777/787

Preferred Experience: The ability to anticipate needs, develop a plan, and work well within a team to build the right candidate into an airline pilot. Previous simulator instructor experience highly preferred. Military experience.


The Flight Ops Simulator Instructor Flight (FOSI-F) will be responsible for the delivery of training primarily in a flight simulator training device, but also when required in a classroom, in accordance with the appropriate regulatory and customer requirements. This position delivers high quality training and builds a foundation for pilots to successfully progress through advanced stages of training.  

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following, and other related duties may be assigned, including special projects: 

  • Must be able to teach in an academic classroom situation.
  • Must be able to present an organized briefing and leads substantive, interactive discussions, including but not limited to: 
  • Closely adheres to approved curricula and allotted time slots for each Fixed Based and Full Motion Flight Simulator lesson.
  • Logistical management of classroom and training resources. o Set-up and breakdown of presentation materials (power point, manuals, white-boards, handouts, etc.)
  • Must understand the role and responsibilities of being an airline pilot including but not limited to the following:
  • Pilot in Command and Second in Command Duties, roles and responsibilities o Conducting preflight/post flight-debriefings and providing in-flight instruction to ensure students have a thorough understanding and comprehension of the training materials.
  • Expectations for professionalism, leadership, decision making, Crew Resource and Threat and Error Management.
  • Be an excellent communicator.
  • Must have the aptitude to effectively and efficiently operate a Flight Training Device (FTD) and simulator while teaching.
  • Must be willing to access and evaluate pilot performance and the student’s ability to safely operate the aircraft in all phases of flight, including during normal and non-normal situations.
  • Must be a good listener and willing to solicit attendees for honest feedback on course critiques


Education and / or experience

  • Must have an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate, an Instrument Rating, a Multi-Engine Rating.
  • Must have served as a Pilot at a 14 CFR Part 121 Certified Air Carrier or a 14 CFR Part 135 Operator or possess a FAA Flight or Ground Instructor certificate or have a similarly appropriate aviation qualification.
  • Must be familiar with heavy aircraft systems such as: hydraulic, electrical, pneumatic, power plant, flight control, pressurization, FMS, automatic flight, fire protection and fuel systems.
  • Applicant should be familiar with technology required for the job including, but not limited to:
  • Use of Apple iPad tablet to access instructor syllabus and briefing materials, navigational charts, operating manuals, periodic bulletins, turbulence charts, and more.
  • Establishing internet or cell data connections to access company information and schedules.
  • Embrace diverse people, thinking and styles
  • Consistently makes safety and security, of self and others, the priority
  • Use of email and email folders
  • Use of Power Point


Certificates, licenses, registrations

  • ATP, Type Rating in the aircraft in which he/she will instruct, Instrument Rating.


We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factors under federal, state, or local law. Any applicant requiring assistance with our online application process or who needs accommodation for the application process due to a disability should contact (469) 949-9261 

Flight Simulator Instructor

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