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Please complete and send an official application using the contact information below. Resumes are gladly accepted as well. We are a progressive, employee-owned company doing business since 1929. We have a competitive compensation and benefits package. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Thank you for your interest in joining our team of employee-owners!



Pilot / Captain – Bangor, ME (KBGR)

Description

Wiggins Airways, Inc. seeks an experienced pilot to fly our Company BE-99 aircraft for Freight Forwarding (cargo) position based in KBGR. Schedule is Tuesday to Friday morning flights with some weekend rotations.. Company pilot house provided at KMHT and non-taxable per diem. We seek a professional, safe and customer centric aviator with single pilot, FAR 135 winter operations flight experience. The principal duties of this position are performed in Company aircraft with exposure to various airport hangar and ramp environments. The principal function of the Captain is to pilot Company aircraft in a professional, safe and timely manner in order to help the department achieve annual business goals. The work is performed under the supervision and direction of the Chief Pilot.

Requirements

The position requires comprehensive knowledge and experience as Pilot In Command (PIC) with 1000 hours of PIC time; 2000 hours of total flight time, 500 hours of multi-engine time; US Pilot certification with commercial license with instrument rating and multi-engine rating; two year degree in Aviation field or equivalent education and; any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Candidate must possess valid driver's license in accordance with company and airport policy. Must complete successful security and background check in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations, Company and airport policy. Successful completion and maintenance of drug and alcohol testing in accordance with company policy is required. Starting salary is $35,000 to $40,000 including per diem with comprehensive benefits package. Relocation is negotiable. We are an Employee Owned Company. We are not a member of CASS.

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Maintenance Technician / A&P Mechanic-Manchester NH (KMHT)

Description

Wiggins Airways, Inc. seeks an experienced Maintenance Technician to perform scheduled and non-scheduled mechanical maintenance on all Company and customer owned aircraft required by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations, Wiggins Airways business plan, policies and procedures, and customer regulations. Schedule is generally four – ten hour days per week and includes differential for second and third shifts. We seek a professional, certified, safe and customer centric mechanic to participate at the highest level as a Maintenance Technician team member, supporting co-workers in their duties and providing extra-ordinary service to any Wiggins Airways' customer. The principal duties of this position are performed in airport hangar environment or Company aircraft with exposure to ramp environments. We desire goal oriented, productive performers to join our team. The work is performed under the supervision of the Director of Maintenance.

Requirements

The position requires comprehensive knowledge and experience as an A&P Mechanic with graduation from high school or an equivalent program; Associates Degree preferred; and A&P Maintenance certification; and any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Candidate must possess valid driver's license in accordance with Company and airport policy; complete successful security and background check in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations, Company and airport policy; and completion and maintenance of drug and alcohol testing in accordance with company policy is required. Starting wage is $18.00 - $20.00 per hour based on experience and training. We offer a generous and competitive benefits package, training, and opportunity for advancement. We are an Employee Owned Company.

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Customer Service Representative (Part-time)-Manchester NH (KMHT)

Description

The Customer Service Representative handles customer inquiries and transactions electronically and in person.  Supports all aspects of front desk and fixed base customer service operations to ensure delivery of aviation products and service needs to general aviation, government and commercial aircraft in a professional, safe and timely manner in order to help the department achieve annual business goals.  Performs directly related work as required.

Examples of Work

Efficiently and safely process customer service requests and transactions for general aviation, government and commercial aircraft in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Manchester Airport (MHT), and Wiggins Airways policies and procedures; Provide professional and friendly service as the main customer contact for in-person and telephone contacts, and any other customer inquiries by any mean; Provide professional and effective telephone courtesy and handling of customer inquiries to appropriate persons or departments; Deliver accurate pricing and product information to customers as required; Arrange for customer and flight crew hotel, vehicle and other business accommodations as required; Efficiently and quickly process and communicate aircraft service requests to appropriate line service staff or supervisory staff; Accurately and efficiently enter and track customer service transactions and accompanying reports using personal computer software; Participate at the highest level as a fixed base operation customer service team member, supporting co-workers in their duties and providing extra-ordinary service to any Wiggins Airways' customer; Participate in general housekeeping duties such as facility cleaning, maintaining customer service refreshment areas; snow and sand removal, etc.; Perform other special assignments as requested.

Experience and Training

Graduation from high school or an equivalent program and; Combination of experience and training that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age; able to pass a Drug & Alcohol test and a thorough background check.

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Line Service Technician (Part-time)-Manchester NH (KMHT)

Description

The Line Service Technician handles aviation petroleum and deicing products and ensures delivery of these products and other aviation service needs, to customer aircraft in a professional, safe and timely manner in order to help the department achieve annual business goals. Performs directly related work as required.

Examples of Work

Safely operate fuel transport vehicles in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Manchester Airport (MHT), and Wiggins Airways policies and procedures; Service aircraft with fuel;Participate in aircraft deicing activities as vehicle driver or fluid applicator as required; Service aircraft water and lavatory systems as required; Operate aircraft towing and pushback equipment according to safety procedures; Participate at the highest level as a line service team member, supporting co-workers in their duties and providing extra-ordinary service to any Wiggins Airways' customer; Maintain due diligence on all matters of security and safety; Provide baggage and / or freight handling duties; Receive bulk loads of fuel into proper storage facility;Marshall aircraft into designated parking areas; Provide ground transportation for customers to and from area facilities; Clean internal and external areas of aircraft;General housekeeping duties such as facility cleaning, snow and sand removal, etc.;Perform other special assignments as requested

Experience and Training

Graduation from high school or an equivalent program and; Equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Must be able to pass drug & alcohol test and security background check for Manchester/Boston Regional Airport.

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    To apply for a position, please complete our Application / Pilot Addendum (available as a PDF)
    and send a cover letter and resume to:


    careers@wiggins-air.com
    Director Administration
    Wiggins Airways
    1 Garside Way
    Manchester NH 03103
    Fax. 603-669-8708

    You may mail, email or fax this information.

 


Company Benefits

  • INSURANCE
    Group medical, prescription, vision and dental insurance is available to all regular full-time employees, their spouses and children up to age 19 (or 23 if in school). The Company pays approximately 80% of cost. Life insurance, in an amount equal to base wage, is provided to all full-time employees at no cost to the employee. Employees become eligible for insurance benefits approximately 30 days from date of full-time employment. Short Term Disability insurance is provided to all full-time employees at no cost to the employee after nine months of full-time employment.

  • SICK TIME
    Regular full time employees are paid for time lost due to sickness up to 48 hours per calendar year. Sick leave is accrued at the rate of 4 hours per month of service over the calendar year. Unused time may be carried to the next calendar year not to exceed a maximum of 64 hours.

  • VACATION TIME
    In year one of employment, regular full time employees accrue vacation at the rate of 4 hours per month of employment, not to exceed a total of 40 hours. The vacation must be taken during the succeeding calendar year. During the second through ninth calendar years of employment, employees accrue 80 hours of vacation per calendar year. During the tenth through seventeenth calendar years, employees accrue 120 hours of vacation. In the eighteenth calendar year of employment and beyond, employees accrue 160 hours of vacation. Unused vacation time does not carry to the next calendar year.

  • HOLIDAY TIME
    Generally, employees receive nine paid holidays per year. A holiday schedule is issued annually.

  • OVERTIME
    Hourly employees are paid 1
    ½ times the regular rate for work performed in excess of forty hours.

  • EMPLOYEE STOCK OWNERSHIP PLAN (ESOP)
    Wiggins Airways is an employee owned company. When available, stock is distributed to eligible employees. Employees are eligible to participate after completing 1,000 hours in 12 months of service. The ESOP has entry dates of January 1 and July 1 in each Plan Year. The Plan Year is January 1 to December 31. Contributions are made entirely by the Company. Distribution is made equally to all participants based on their salary as a percentage of total salary of all eligible employees.

  • 401(K)
    All employees may participate in the Fidelity 401(K) Plan after 3 months of employment. Contributions are made entirely by the employee.

  • We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are treated without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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    Please complete our application (available as a PDF).

    You may also include a resume with the application.

    You may mail, email or fax this information to:

     

     

Wiggins Airways Inc.
Attn. Director Administration
1 Garside Way
Manchester NH 03103
or email careers@wiggins-air.com

(603) 206-1837
(603) 669-8708 (Fax)

Wiggins Airways is a distinguished, respected, financially sound, employee-owned,
full-service aviation company at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.
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