***Applicants to this posting are eligible to participate in the FedEx Purple Runway Pathways Program***
Join an innovative airline with over 40 years of history.
Empire Airlines, known for our “WE CAN DO THAT!”
attitude, is looking for a FedEx Feeder Part 135 Cessna
Caravan Captain to join our team.
Empire Airlines has been a FedEx Feeder operator since 1988 providing flight
and maintenance services throughout the Western United States. Our fleet
consists of ATR 42, ATR 72, and Cessna Caravan 208 aircraft throughout our 18
domiciles servicing over 40 cities.
Employee benefits include PTO, medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company
match, travel benefits, paid holidays, healthy lifestyle incentives, referral
program, and other optional benefits. For eligible employees, we also offer
Known Crewmember (KCM) and CASS (jump seat) benefits.
Please apply at www.empireairlines.com/careers for consideration.
The Caravan Captain will provide safe, efficient and compliant flight
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Safely maneuver aircraft in all phases
of flight; check all conditions concerning the flight, including weather, cargo
safety and verify go/no-go decision; verify fuel requirements and related weather
variables and assure proper loading; make alternate destination decision should
the intended destination not be available.
- Be in command of all situations as they
arise relating to any unusual circumstances occurring during the flight; maintain
responsibility for all communications during the flight with stations, towers,
flight controllers and dispatchers; file all reports required by the FAA and
report any unusual behavior of the aircraft in flight to proper dispatch or
maintenance personnel; maintain proper records of flight hours in conjunction
with Dispatch to assure proper FAA rest requirements and Company directives are
- Supervise personnel related to the
flight in coordination with other supervisors; maintain familiarity and
knowledge of new concepts and innovations, changes in regulations, procedures
and improvements concerning the safe operations of all Company aircraft;
maintain full knowledge of all applicable policies, procedures, manuals,
handbooks and protocol; serve as a positive, constructive, communicative leader
for the organization and its customers and policies for the industry and its
- Review Company bulletins and other
correspondence, e-mails and voicemail on a daily basis; submit all
transmittals, expense reports and other Company documents/correspondence
accurately and in accordance with policy and procedures.
- Serve as positive role model for
ethical behavior and promote an awareness and understanding of positive ethical
and moral principles that is consistent with these principles; provide
guidance, direction, management and support in a secure and dignified work
environment; promote and support the mission of Empire Airlines.
- Other related duties as