Join the coolest, fastest-growing, and highest-paying flight school in Southern California.

We’re looking for intelligent, friendly women and men from all backgrounds who are passionate about aviation and committed to continuous learning to fill the following positions:

  • Flight Instructor
  • Flight Line Crew (start pay $18/hr)
  • Office Staff (start pay $18/hr)

Part-time positions when available. Not all positions are available at all times – but you may submit an inquiry if you wish.

All positions will require an in-person interview. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age to fill open positions.

Flight Instructor positions require a 4-phase interview process (each phase must be satisfactory to move on to the next phase):

Phase 1:
Pass a 30-question, 30-minute online pre-interview screening test which is taken at home (we will send you an email to schedule this test).
Phase 2:
Initial conversation to discuss experience and qualifications and answer questions about the positions.
Phase 3:
If a candidate completes Phase 2: a mock ground lesson to teach a topic chosen by SMF staff (aerodynamics, weather, etc.) with one or more flight instructors.
Phase 4:
If a candidate completes Phase 3: a mock flight lesson to teach one or more maneuvers chosen by SMF staff (steep turns, slow flight, stalls, etc.) with one or more instructors.

Flight Line Crews are responsible for fueling and cleaning/washing airplanes, fueling the fuel truck, occasional front desk coverage, and other tasks as needed. Flight line crew need to be able to move airplanes weighing 3,000 lbs., by hand, across paved areas, including some inclined surfaces. The team must be energetic, quick to offer assistance when needed, highly responsible, and extremely committed to safety.

Office Staff is responsible for answering phones, and emails, greeting renters and students, billing, office/school organization, ordering supplies, sales, light cleaning, assisting the General Manager and other flight instructors, and other necessary tasks.

If you’re interested in joining our team, please fill out the form below and upload your resume. If your experience and qualifications match our requirements, you’ll hear from us to schedule an online test (instructors) and if we are hiring for the position, we may schedule an interview!