Aer Lingus Future Pilot Training Programme

Location: Dublin
Region: Republic of Ireland
Job Type: Cadet Pilot
Category: In the Air
Closing Date: 08/07/2019
Date Posted: 26/06/2019
Reference: 4931


Role Title: Future Pilot Training Programme
Flight Operations Department

Are you interested in becoming a Future Pilot and growing your career in Ireland’s only 4 stars Airline?
Applications are currently being invited for the Future Pilot Programme within the Flight Operations Department. In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, we offer you the opportunity to grow your career with one of Ireland’s most iconic brands. Take a look below!

Essential Criteria:
18 years of age on or before 1st  January 2019
Fluent in written and spoken English
Eligible to live and work permanently in the EU
Up-to-date unrestricted worldwide passport
Able to pass an airport security vetting procedure, including a five-year background check*
Provide two verifiable references
Be able to obtain an EASA / IAA issued Class 1 Medical, including successfully passing a colour blindness test Please refer to prior to application to ensure you can meet all medical requirements in line with eyesight/colour blindness limitations
Possess and be able to demonstrate the key competencies and skills outlined below
*If you are a non Irish Citizen, you will need to be in possession of a current police disclosure certificate from your home country. If you have lived outside the Republic of Ireland for more than 6 months you will also be required to hold a current police disclosure certificate from that country/countries.

Minimum Education Requirement:
You must have passed your Leaving Certificate (6 subjects) or equivalent
You must have obtained O5 grades in English and Mathematics at ordinary level or H6 at higher level in the Leaving Certificate
You must also have a minimum of 2 higher level subjects with a minimum of H5 grades in the Leaving Certificate
Equivalent grades are as follows:
GCSE Mathematics and English must be minimum of grade C plus
3 A Levels taken at A2 level in any subject with minimum grades C,C,D
Where the minimum Leaving Certificate or equivalent grades have not been met, you must have one of the following qualifications:
A minimum of a Level 7 third level (ordinary degree) in any discipline
Completed an aviation-related apprenticeship

Key Competencies and Skills:
Excellent interpersonal skills
Strong communicator who acts with integrity
Flexibility and a willingness to work unsociable hours
Well-developed decision making skills
Technical aptitude
Strong team player with ability to build and maintain positive working relationships and demonstrate leadership qualities
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability and motivation to achieve a consistently high level of performance

Next Stage of the Process:
All completed online application forms must be submitted by 16.00 GMT on Monday 8th July 2019
No further applications will be accepted after that time
You will receive an email acknowledging that we have received your application
Applications will be screened
Candidates who progress through the screening will receive a number of on-line assessments and will be given 72 hours to complete. It is in your best interest to complete the assessments as soon as possible. After this time the link will no longer be available
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to the assessment centre stage which will be held in Dublin between Monday 9th September and Friday 20th September 2019
Please note that you will be required to provide copies of your Leaving Certificate or equivalent (including any third level degree or aviation related apprenticeship) to verify that you meet the essential criteria at the assessment stage in Dublin
Candidates may also be asked to retake the online assessments during the assessment centre
Part of the selection process involves passing a Class 1 and company medical
Closing Date: Monday 8th July 2019 at 16:00 GMT

In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Are you eligible to live and work in EU without restriction?
  • Are you fluent in English, both spoken and written?
  • Can you provide a verifiable 5 year background/employment history?
  • Can you provide 2 verifiable references?
  • Have you been convicted of a criminal offence in Ireland?
  • Is there anything that would prevent you passing our security clearance process?
  • Are you prepared to complete a medical questionnaire & medical examination?
  • Have you been convicted of a criminal offence (ref Criminal Justice Act 2016)
  • Do you hold an ATPL or CPL (Licence)?
  • Are you Colour Blind?
  • Do you hold a level 7 degree or leaving cert (or equivalent) or technical trade?
  • Will you be 18 years of age on 1st January 2019?

Applications are online.

Last Recruitment: November 2018
Recruitment anticipated: Unknown
Status: Closed

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