Pilot - Citation XLS Captain (9/6 Schedule and Home-Based) - San Luis Obispo, CA - Contract Pilot Job


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San Luis Obispo, CA
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Min Total Time: 3500


Passionate about aviation? So are we! "Aviators Doing Aviation" is more than a trademark; it's at the core of what we do.

We inspire our team members and our communities to fall in love with aviation and to become prominent members of the aviation community. We do so in many forms, such as our Employee Flight Department which operates three aircraft owned by the employees, allowing team members throughout the company to obtain their licenses, hone their flying skills, or just head out of town for a weekend with friends or family.

We strive for excellence in everything we do, including our work culture. We commit to a positive work environment for all of our employees and encourage their personal and professional development. If you’re looking to join a team that is characterized by qualities like professionalism, integrity, perseverance, service, and enthusiasm then ACI Jet is the place for you. We value our team and know how to have fun in the process.

Think you have what it takes to keep up? We like your attitude, and that’s one of the most important qualities that we’re looking for in prospective employees. ACI Jet unlocks a world of opportunities to further your aviation career, so if you have what it takes to work for us, we'll work for you, too.

A Citation XLS Captain is responsible for performing duties as a Part 91/135 aircraft pilot in a safe and efficient manner. This position will include operating applicable type-rated aircraft on behalf of ACI Jet’s 135 Certificate while maintaining a positive and productive relationship with ACI Jet’s employees, vendors, and clients by personally performing these duties.

This position is commutable from any airport in the United States with one-connection service to San Luis Obispo, CA. Commuting occurs during the first and last day of the pilot's 9 days on duty, and commuting costs are covered by the company. The Citation XLS Captain reports directly to the Chief Pilot.



  • Operates ACI Jet aircraft in a safe and efficient manner while in compliance with all company rules and regulations, manufacturers’ limitations and manuals, governmental rules and regulations, and any other requirements of agencies having jurisdiction over the flight.
  • Coordinate with ACI Jet Flight Dispatch personnel to ensure that the goals and objectives relating to assigned flight operations are achieved and carried out in accordance with applicable policies and procedures.
  • Provide unparalleled courtesy, professionalism, and customer service to ACI Jet Charter clients and owners.
  • Ensures that Electronic Flight Bag(s) (EFB) are kept current with the latest navigation and application dates.
  • Remain knowledgeable relative to the applicable portions of the ACI Jet Air Carrier Operations Manual (ACOM).
  • Ensure that a proper preflight inspection has been accomplished prior to takeoff including but not limited to the aircraft, its publications, documentation, equipment, passenger service items, fuel, weather conditions at destination, enroute, alternate airports and departure points, customs, permits, and airport/runway suitability.
  • The current schedule is a 9/6 fixed rotation (9 days on, 6 days off).



  • 3,500 hours total time
  • 2,000 hours PIC
  • 2,500 hours multi-engine.
  • 1,500 hours multi-engine PIC
  • 250 hours instrument
  • 2,000 hours turbine
  • Must have a current and valid Pilot’s Certificate with an English proficient endorsement.
  • Must have a valid ATP rating.
  • Hiring bonus offered for those with CE-560XL Type Rating.
  • Must be able to maintain a First Class Medical.
  • Must be able to maintain a valid United States Passport.
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or have 3-5 years of professional aviation experience.
  • Must be able to work as a part of a team in a high-stress, fast-paced environment.
  • Must be highly motivated and organized.



  • Competitive Salary
  • Full Benefits (Medical, dental, vision, 401k matching, paid time off, continuing education, and flying club). Visit our Careers page to learn more!

Flight Time Minimum Requirements

Total Time: 
3500 hours


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