Jetconnect B737 Rated and Non-Rated First Officers


Jetconnect pilots fly our fleet of Boeing 737-800 aircraft between New Zealand and Australia. Our pilots are an integral part of the team ensuring operational excellence within a safety conscious culture.

Our pilots have a variety of flying backgrounds, each offering a unique combination of experience. At Jetconnect we are looking for crew who are professional, hardworking, safety conscious, have good interpersonal skills and enjoy working within a team.

The minimum requirements for selection are

  • Hold a New Zealand Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL)* or
    • New Zealand Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL)* with passes in all written NZATPL Exams and
    • 250 hours PIC
  • Current Class 1 Medical Certificate
  • Hold a Multi-Engine Instrument Rating
  • Level 6 English Language Proficiency Demonstration
  • Hold New Zealand residency or the legal right to work in NZ 
  • Be able to swim 50 metres fully clothed, then tread water for 3 minutes.

*An Australian Licence can be converted to a New Zealand Licence via the TTMRA process

First Officer Position minimum requirements

  • Total flight time – 2000 hours
  • Total Multi-Engine flight time – 1000 hours
  • Total instrument time – 100 hours
  • Total night flight time – 25 hours
  • Total time on Air Operations- 100 hours
  • Boeing 737-800 Type Rating*

*A Boeing 737-800 Type Rating is required, however if you do not hold this rating, Jetconnect will arrange a Type Rating course.

Applications are online.