Seeking Mechanic/DOM for busy seaplane tour, charter, and training company in America’s Seaplane City
Jones Brothers Air & Seaplane Adventures has been an icon in the heart of America’s Seaplane City since 2010. Located in Lake County and surrounded by thousands of calm freshwater lakes, Jones Brothers provides seaplane tours, charters, and training, and is dedicated to providing the highest standard of safety and customer service. We are looking for a qualified, hardworking, detail-oriented, and professional Director of Maintenance to maintain our fleet of Cessna 172, 185, 206, and Light Sport Searey. The ideal candidate is a well-organized, enthusiastic team player, willing to perform duties beyond what is asked, an efficient problem-solver, and can communicate effectively with clients and fellow employees. First and foremost, this candidate shall be responsible for maintaining the Jones Brother’s fleet, ensuring maximum safety and minimal downtime. Staying ahead of maintenance is key, and requires proper planning, organizational skills, and experience in order to acquire the necessary parts and tools for upcoming inspections. In addition to maintaining the Jones Brother’s fleet, approximately 50% of this job will include building/restoring/upgrading Cessna 172 float planes, as well as periodic freelance maintenance on other piston aircraft around Central Florida. A work vehicle will be provided; candidate is expected to own all tools necessary for the job.
$45,000 base salary + 50% of all freelance job labor (additional $20k-$50k/yr)
20% Leesburg Airport (KLEE)
20% Tavares Seaplane Base (FA1)
10% St. Pete/Albert Whitted Airport (SPG)
50% Travelling/On-demand (mostly Central Florida)
9am-5pm, with the occasional weekend and/or after-hours call-out for maintenance emergencies.