Horizon Air - First Officer


Horizon Air: behind the name are men and women with a "can-do" spirit and a passion for excellence. It's a heartfelt approach, as much as technological innovations and customer-pleasing onboard service that's at the core of the "Horizon experience."


Flight Operations


As a Horizon Air pilot, you will be the leader and expert who helps to safely deliver our passengers to hundreds of destinations every day. You will be among the best in the industry, with men and women who are professional, genuine, and caring, making meaningful connections with our passengers and communities.


  • First Officer of aircraft, responsible for the safe operation of that aircraft
  • Understanding of and compliance with the FAR's at all times
  • Coordinate tasks to permit flight fueling, loading, passenger handling, etc. and associated duties to convey passengers in a safe manner in accordance with company policies, and procedures, FOM, FAR's, CRF's, etc.
  • Pilots are team members both in the cockpit (CRM), and with other operational departments
  • Pilots are expected to present a professional image at all times, including grooming standards and demeanor, as a key representative of the company to both external customers and internal employees


  • High School diploma or equivalent, required
  • Two year degree from an accredited college, preferred
  • College degree from a four year accredited university, preferred
  • Must have and be able to maintain a valid passport allowing unrestricted travel to and from the U.S. required
  • Minimum age of 21, required
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. required
  • Valid Driver's License, required
  • Must hold current First Class FAA Medical Certificate, required
  • FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with multi-engine and instrument ratings, required
  • A FCC permit, required
  • 200 hours of cross country flight time, required
  • 1500 hours of total flight time OR eligible for Restricted ATP mins, required
  • 100 hours of night flight time, required
  • 75 hours of instrument flight time in actual or simulated instrument conditions, required
  • 250 total hours of flight time as pilot in command which would include 100 hours of cross country flight time and 25 hours of night flight time all within the PIC minimums, required
  • 25 hours of multi-engine flight time, required
  • ATP written, preferred, but not required.
  • A minimum of 60 hours flown in the last 6 months, preferred
  • Must be willing to accept a base assignment in Seattle, WA; Portland, OR; Spokane, WA; Boise, ID; Medford, OR; or Anchorage, AK based on company need, required
  • Must be willing to work multiple days away from home, working a varied schedule, including weekends and holidays without restrictions, required.


Anchorage, AK; Boise, ID; Medford, OR; Portland, OR; Seattle, WA; Spokane, WA.


For eligible employees, our company offers a competitive total rewards package that includes insurance coverage (medical, dental and vision care), a 401(k) retirement savings plan, monthly and annual incentive bonus plans, time off and a generous employee travel program (with flight privileges on Alaska Airlines as well

Key to Horizon Air's success is its distinctive culture, where partnership thrives and co-workers go out of their way to help each other. Each day, employees are guided by the shared values of Integrity, Heart, Partnership, Innovation/Initiative and Continuous Improvement. Horizon Air also fosters a diverse and inclusive culture and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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