Endeavor Air - Direct Entry Captain

Endeavor Air, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, takes pride in delivering a safe, reliable, and customer-focused travel experience. Flying as Delta Connection, Endeavor operates more than 900 daily flights to 140 destinations in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., Endeavor operates six crew bases and 11 maintenance bases across the country.

With a culture built on safety, excellence, and teamwork, Endeavor offers limitless potential for aviation professionals looking to start or continue their careers.

Already in the left seat? Join Endeavor Air as a Direct-Entry Captain.

With industry-leading pay rates, a 10-year pay scale longevity match, up to $110,000 in bonus potential, and a direct and guaranteed path to Delta in as little as 24 months, there's never been a better time to join the Endeavor team as a Direct-Entry Captain.

  • $80,000 in bonuses paid out at completion of OE: $10,000 Training Completion Bonus + $30,000 sign-on bonus for Part 121 experience + $40,000 Captain bonus
  • Year-for-year pay scale longevity match up to our industry-leading 10-year rate. Earn up to $117.55/hr.
  • An additional $70,000 in retention bonuses through our Bonus & Retention Program
  • A guaranteed job at Delta Air Lines - You are eligible to advance to Delta after 24 months as an Endeavor Captain.
  • Endeavor's commuter policy mirrors Delta's. Positive space travel is offered to all pilots when commuting to their base to report to work.

Direct Entry Captains at Endeavor are hired for their leadership and technical expertise. This is a great opportunity for Captains who are looking for an outstanding company culture and guaranteed career advancement opportunities to Delta Air Lines. Captains have ultimate responsibility for the safe, efficient and customer focused operation of Endeavor aircraft. Captains conduct flight operations in strict compliance with company policies, procedures, and federal regulations.

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RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrates collaborative crew leadership while ensuring the safe, efficient, customer focused operation of the aircraft.
  • Ensure the aircraft is operated in full compliance with policies, procedures, regulations, and safety guidance.
  • With a focus on customer service, effectively communicate with customers verbally while making public announcements and providing safety and policy related instructions and timely informational updates to ensure our customers’ needs are met.
  • Uses superior judgment to conduct safe and efficient flights in company aircraft.
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge in the following areas: Company Policy and Manuals, FAA Regulations, Operations Specifications and other technical data appropriate to aircraft operations
  • Maintain a high level of personal decorum, professional conduct and personal appearance.
  • Maintain currency requirements with regard to medical, training, and hourly flight requirements.
  • Maintain awareness of crew legality requirements and ensures timely communication to Chief Pilot’s Office when status is in question.
  • Maintain required communication with maintenance and dispatch personnel when conducting flights.
  • Provide crew communication reports and crew incident reports to the Base Chief Pilot’s office when required or requested
  • Attend company training events to maintain currency.
  • Adhere to complete approved company uniform, company materials and flight kit as outlined in the Flight Operations Manual (FOM). Including but not limited to policy on dress code, appearance guidelines including no visible tattoos.
  • Provide Chief Pilot’s Office with any information regarding the safety of flight.
  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications

  • Proven leadership skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills and abilities
  • Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Radio License
  • Hold an FAA multi-engine ATP certificate
  • Have at least 2,000 total flying hours
  • Have at least 1,000 hours of air carrier experienced as defined by FAR 121.436
  • Must have an Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) OR ability to obtain an ATP or Restricted ATP
  • Current FAA First Class Medical
  • Must be at least 23 years of age
  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent.
  • Possess and maintain a valid passport and equivalent travel documents to freely enter and exit all destinations where Endeavor Air flies.
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Must be able to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and cognitive skills
  • Must be able to work any shift, including: days, nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Ability to successfully pass a comprehensive Company, FAA and DOT required pre-employment screening, criminal background check, drug test, motor vehicle driving record (MVR), and PRIA records check.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to reach into overhead bins and retrieve stored items
  • Ability to walk and fit comfortably down the aircraft aisle and fit quickly through any exit.
  • Ability to hear and respond to customer and crew communications in situations with high background noise
  • Ability to lift/carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time
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