• Director of Training

    Lynden Air Cargo
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
  • Overview

    The Director of Training is responsible for all activities pertaining to Flight Crew Member, Flight Control Agent, and Loadmaster training in accordance with applicable regulations contained in 14 CFR Part 121 and Lynden Air Cargo policy. The Director of Training will develop and maintain appropriate, training manuals, syllabus and as well as supplemental training material.Lynden Air Cargo is a US part 121 all-cargo airline based in Anchorage, Alaska. Lynden Air Cargo conducts operations within Alaska as well as other locations around the world, utilizing its fleet of L382 Hercules aircraft. Lynden's structure provides employees with the family environment of a smaller company, and the competitiveness, expectations, and rewards of a large, global organization.


    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


    Leads Operations Department in the standardization and scheduling of training events. Develops, or oversees development of, and maintains curriculum to meet customer and CFR mandated requirements. Oversees management of the training process.


    Participates in and provides training guidance to other operational departments including Flight Control agents and Loadmasters.


    Directly involved with the scheduling of all training resources including Ground Instructors, Flight Instructors, simulators, classrooms and additional required equipment.


    Forecasts training budgets and staffing to meet Company requirements.


    Takes lead in developing training programs for new missions or technology.


    Coordinates with Crew Scheduling or appropriate departmental heads regarding training travel and accommodations.


    Assists in managing technical projects involving flight department including, but not limited to Electronic Flight Bag, Electronic Training Delivery methods, Computer Based Training, and others as required.


    Consults with Director of Operations and Chief Pilot when necessary on decisions regarding additional training or training failures.


    Provides advice and support to Director of Operations and Chief Pilot in applications for operations specifications, exemptions, deviations or other products which would benefit from his/her expertise.


    Ensures training department and staff compliance with FAA, Lynden Air Cargo, and customer requirements when applicable.








    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    Minimum four year operational experience in part 121 air carrier, preference given to training-related capacity.



    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals and manuals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from flight operations personnel.



    Ability to read, interpret, complex training regulations and apply them to unique situations.



    Strong analytical and quantitative skills. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions to resolve issues. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. Ability to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.



    L-382 Experience as crewmember

    Current US Passport



    Must have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel; experience with Microsoft Publisher and Access helpful. Possess strong organization and leadership skills.



    Must be available to travel domestically and internationally without restrictions. Must be available to work days, evenings, weekends, nights or holidays, if required.



    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk for extended periods. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.



    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



    This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.


    A post-conditional offer of employment background check and pre-employment drug test are required. Random drug testing is required of all Lynden Air Cargo employees.


    Must be able to pass a post-hire fingerprint-based criminal history records check with no disqualifying criminal offenses.


    Federal law requires Lynden Air Cargo to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Lynden Air Cargo will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Details may be found here: http://bit.ly/2nk3jWa


    Lynden Air Cargo is a federal contractor and an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Lynden Air Cargo policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Lynden Air Cargo maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities & protected veterans. Veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply.







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