In a nutshell
You will operate as First Officer, reporting to and working with the Aircraft Commander to deliver excellence in the safe, efficient and customer focused conduct of a flight.
Day to day
You will support the Aircraft Commander in the operation and management of the flight, ensuring the highest standards of safety, delighting our customers and the management of crew morale, discipline, conduct and appearance.
You will possess excellent human factors and flight management skills, exchanging such advice, information and explanation with the Commander, crew and ground teams as is necessary to successfully operate the flight to the industry leading standards which define Virgin Atlantic Airways.
You will maintain your licence in accordance with the professional and medical standards required by the CAA and the Company.
You will set high standards for your own development, supported by Virgin Atlantics industry leading training and development processes, and should possess the necessary attributes to be a Commander of a Virgin Atlantic Airways aircraft in the future.
Your actions will both continue and enhance the Virgin Atlantic brand reputation.
We are looking for First Officers who are Airbus A320/321/330/350380 rated, with a minimum experience of 2,500 hours total flying time and 500 hours on type (not including time spent solely as a cruise pilot), and who have flown the Airbus aircraft within the last 6 months.
You must hold a current UK Class one Medical and a full EASA ATPL licence (UK issue) at date of joining.
You should be able to demonstrate a high level of fluency in English (certified as ICAO level 6 English Proficiency at date of application). You will also have the unrestricted right to live and work in the UK.
As we’re a hardworking bunch at Virgin Atlantic, they appreciate you have to give something back in return. That’s why they offer one of the best concessionary travel packages in the business because the best deserve the best!
For more information about this and the other fantastic benefits you’ll receive then please visit the “Life at Virgin Atlantic section on our careers site.
Applications are online.