Swiss International Airlines A320 Rated and Non-Rated First Officers

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From Swiss careers website with translation:

Take the unique opportunity to launch your pilot career with the most attractive employer in Switzerland. Stationed in Zurich, you fly as a first officer with a growing fleet exciting short and medium-haul destinations.

As a member of the cockpit crew you are actively involved in the planning and execution of the flight, jointly responsible for the cabin crew and ensure a safe and economical operation. Attractive working conditions and career opportunities guarantee long-term perspectives, so that together with SWISS you can shape your professional future. We offer you An indefinite employment contract Career model with application possibilities on a modern short and long distance fleet Timely compensation and participation in the company’s success. They offer – Attractive working conditions and social benefits, Paid Company Training including Type Rating on the A320 or A220.

Your challenge:

Safe and economical passing of a commercial airliner Flight preparation and execution in accordance with legal regulations Cooperation with ground personnel and air traffic controllers. Responsible for crew and passengers.

Minimum Requirements:

Swiss, EFTA citizen, EU citizen (EU-27 states without restriction / Croatia only with Swiss branch C)

Body size min. 1.60 m / max. 1.98 m

Minimum school / vocational requirements for Swiss applicants: Successfully completed at least 3-year basic vocational training (apprenticeship) with a certificate of apprenticeship / certificate such as Swiss Federal Certificate of Competence (EFZ). Completed Matura / Abitur, Berufsmatura, Fachmittelschule (FMS), Informatikmittelschule (IMS) also meet our requirements.

Minimum academic / vocational requirements for applicants from the EFTA / EU states: At least medium maturity and successfully completed at least 3-year basic vocational training (apprenticeship with apprenticeship certificate / certificate) as journeyman’s certificate, IHK-certificate.

Completed Matura / Abitur, Berufsmatura, Fachmittelschule (FMS), Informatikmittelschule (IMS) also meet our requirements.

Language requirements at the time of application German: Applicants with mother or everyday German: No proof of German required. All other applicants must provide evidence of level C1 according to the language portfolio of the Council of Europe (only the certificates mentioned in the leaflet are accepted, see “More on this topic”). English: ICAO English Language Proficiency Level 4 or higher

Flying prerequisite at the time of application EASA ATPL (A) or CPL (A) IR with ATPL theory and MCC certificate or MPL (A) with completed training and without operator binding. Candidates with a valid A320 type rating are preferred.

Valid EASA Class 1 Medical, which must also be valid at the time of employment

Valid ICAO English Language Proficiency Level 4, which is valid for 2 months after the beginning of the course at SWISS

Impeccable reputation (excerpt from the central criminal record and / or certificate of good conduct can be attached to the application or submitted later)

Multiple applications SWISS / Edelweiss Air The Assessment for Candidates at Swiss International Air Lines Ltd. and Edelweiss Air AG takes place in close cooperation with the aforementioned companies and is operated by the “Flight Crew and Management Assessment Center” division of Swiss International Air Lines Ltd. carried out. All aforementioned companies have access to the respective results of the applicant (s). The results of all levels of assessment are mutually recognised.

It is the subtle difference that makes working at SWISS so appealing: we set great store by turning details into details, from quality of host quality, from nationality to internationality, from variety to variety, from a job to an experience and from SWISS to a world full of inspiration , Let yourself be inspired by an environment in which you can feel it anywhere, anytime: Truly SWISS …. where people matter.

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