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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!
Captain, BE-99, Cargo Only, Based in KPQI (Presque Isle, ME)
General Statement of Duties
Wiggins Airways, Inc. seeks an experienced Captain of BE-99 Company aircraft for Freight Forwarding (cargo) position based in KPQI. Schedule is generally Monday - Friday evening flights from KPQI to Manchester NH (KMHT) and morning return flights to KPQI. 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.
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 approximately $35,000 with comprehensive benefits package. We are an Employee Owned Company.
To apply for a position, please complete our Application / Pilot Addendum (available as a PDF)
and send a cover letter and resume to:
1 Garside Way
Manchester NH 03103
You may mail, email or fax this information.
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.
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.
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.
Generally, employees receive nine paid holidays per year. A holiday schedule is issued annually.
Hourly employees are paid 1½ 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.
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.
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 email@example.com
(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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