College Laboratory Asst 2

State of Minnesota Duluth, MN
Job Details

Job Class: College Lab Assistant 2 - HelicopterWorking Title: Chief or Assistant Chief or Check Flight Instructor - Helicopter

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 06/12/2018

Closing Date: Posting will remain open until filled

Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota State / Lake Superior College

Division/Unit: Aviation

Appointment Type: Unlimited - Intermittent (on-call)

Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift

Days of Work: Variable

Travel Required: No

Salary Range: $17.76 - $24.82 /hourly

Job Class Option: Aviation Education

Classified Status: Classified

Work Area: Aviation

Re-Posting: No

Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary

This position provides the Center for Advanced Aviation (CAA), Professional Pilot and Helicopter programs, with tutoring, classroom assistance, student training, testing, record keeping, safety, security and technical support for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified programs. The incumbent will serve as the Chief and/or Assistant Chief Pilot (as required by FAA 141 Certification), and is responsible for direct, one to one flight instruction and leading students through: FAA required stage checks, preparation for end of course tests and proficiency checks. The CLA will be present and provide guidance to students during all pre-flight, in-flight and post-flight inspections and during all student flights. As required by the FAA, the CLA will be available by phone, radio, or other electronic means, when student flight training occurs.


Minimum Qualifications:

* Be eligible for FAA 141 Assistant Chief Instructor or Multi Engine Instructor or eligible to instruct initial Certified Flight Instructor Candidates;

* Hold a commercial pilot or airline transport pilot certificate and a current flight instructor certificate. The certificates must contain the appropriate aircraft category, class, and instrument ratings if required for the category and class of aircraft used;

* Flight training experience as a certified flight instructor, as a commercial or military pilot training program, or a combination thereof that must include:

* 1 year and a total of 250 flight hours; or

* 500 flight hours.

* The flight instructor instrument rating or rating with instrument privileges must include: At least 50 hours of flight time under actual or simulated instrument conditions;

* At least 50 hours of flight time under actual or simulated instrument conditions;

* At least 500 hours ad pilot in command;

* Instrument flight instructor experience, acquired as either a certificated flight instructor-instrument or an instructor in a military pilot flight training program,

* 1 year and a total of 125 flight hours; or

* 200 flight hours;

* For a course of training other than one leading to the issuance of a recreational or private pilot certificate or rating, or an instrument rating or a rating with instrument privileges, an assistant chief instructor must have:

* (1) At least 1,000 hours as pilot in command; and

* (2) Flight training experience, acquired as either a certificated flight instructor or an instructor in a military pilot flight training program, or a combination thereof, consisting of at least 1 1/2 years and a total of 500 flight hours; or 750 flight hours. OR

* An equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Additional Requirements

This position requires successful completion of the following:

* In accordance with the Department of Transportation requirements, safety-sensitive workers shall complete pre-employment drug and alcohol tests and will be subject to random, post-accident, reasonable suspicion, and return to duty drug and alcohol testing.

In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MnSCU's vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.

Application Details

Other Information

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How to Apply

Click "Apply" at the bottom of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637.

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If you have questions about the position, contact LeAnn Ulvi at or 218.733.1068.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637 or email Please indicate what assistance is needed.

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