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First Officer — ATR-72

Edinburgh Airport, City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Full time
From £40,000
19 days ago

Ecojet is excited to announce that we are now on the lookout for passionate flight crew to help us re-write the aviation playbook. Applications are now open for First Officers to help us chart a course towards a greener, more sustainable future.

About Ecojet
We are a new UK airline that is looking to drive change within the industry. Targeting a service launch date in the first half of this year, our incredible team have put together a completely different business model and approach to the way airlines have historically been run. We’re building a modern airline that is fit for the future.

Innovation is central to everything that we do. Our commitment to creating a culture where every individual is valued, respected and given the opportunity to flourish will hopefully be a catalyst and turning point for the wider industry as a whole.

The Role
We’re recruiting experienced ATR 72 First Officers to join our growing team based at Edinburgh Airport. You’ll be part of a new team, shaping the way we do things at Ecojet and delivering the highest standards across customer service and safety. You’ll be a professional, self-aware and adaptable person who thrives as part of a knowledgeable and high performing team and takes pride in your work.
You’ll embrace our values of People, Airmanship, Innovation and Sustainability and ensure that our customers have a fantastic experience on every Ecojet flight. Our flight crew members will work a 5 days on, 3 days off fixed pattern roster.

Successful applicants will:

Hold a valid UK issued Commercial Pilot’s Licence or Airline Transport Pilot’s Licence
• Hold a current ATR 72 type rating
• Hold a valid Class 1 Medical
• Have at least 500 hours of total flying time
• Be less than 65 years of age
• Have the right to live and work in the UK
• Hold an unrestricted passport with a minimum of nine months validity at the date of joining
• Be prepared to live within 60 minutes travelling distance from Edinburgh Airport
• Have a clean criminal record
• Be able to evidence your last five years of employment/education

Working at Ecojet
We’re building a culture which puts inclusion, innovation, curiosity and fun at the forefront of everything we do. So, as well as leading the move to sustainability in aviation, we’re doing somethings a little differently when it comes to our people.

As a member of the Ecojet team, you will:

• Receive a competitive salary, starting at £40,000 per year
• Work a 5 days on / 3 days off fixed pattern roster, allowing you to plan ahead and maximise your time off however you wish
• Receive 26 days of annual leave plus 9 bank holidays, increasing every year that you stay at Ecojet (up to an additional 7 days)
• Have access to a comprehensive benefits package including Private Health Care, Life Insurance, Income Protection and Wellbeing Support
• Join our workplace pension scheme with 10% contributions from Ecojet
• Receive world-class training, helping you build a long-term career
• Be part of a culture that supports your wellbeing, and have access to resources which help you to thrive both in and out of work
• Be encouraged to be yourself; we celebrate individuality, and we don’t discriminate against anyone on account of where they are from, how they identify or how they look

How to Apply

If you think that this is the right opportunity for you and you meet the requirements outlined above, please apply sending your CV and a Covering Letter.

Closing date: 1st May 2024

If you meet the required criteria, we will contact you to arrange an interview. If you don’t meet the required criteria, you won’t be contacted but we encourage you to keep an eye out for more vacancies at Ecojet as we continue to grow the team. Ecojet is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive. We encourage applications from all suitably qualified people.

We want our recruitment process to be as accessible as possible. If you need us to make an adjustment or provide additional support as you apply for this role, please notify the recruitment team to discuss how we can help.



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