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Title:  Gateway Family

Location: 

Orlando, FL, US, 32827

Req ID:  40382

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Gateway Family is an innovative talent pathway for family members of JetBlue Crewmembers who are seeking to become pilots at JetBlue. This Gateway will allow a successful applicant to earn all certificates/ratings and gain valuable experience as a pilot at an approved airline, and then come to JetBlue as a first officer after meeting all program and FAA requirements.  At that time, the successful candidate will go through the same orientation and six-week training program that all first officers complete.

If accepted into Gateway Family, candidates will follow a multi-phase training and time-building sequence over the course of their time in the program.

Gateway Family will have two training/experience-building options for accepted candidates:

 

Direct Option:  

  1. Complete Associate Degree and Primary Training at Aviator College in Ft. Pierce, FL
  2. Employment with Aviator College as a Flight Instructor
  3. Employment at a partner airline or Part 121 regional airline to meet all time requirements
  4. New Hire Training as a JetBlue First Officer

Flex Option:

  1. Complete flight training and earn certificates/ratings at a training location of the candidate’s choosing
  2. Employment at a partner airline or Part 121 regional airline to meet all time requirements
  3. New Hire Training as a JetBlue First Officer

 

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • Must be a child/stepchild, spouse, sibling or parent of a JetBlue Crewmember
    • Sponsoring Crewmember must be in active status, be in good standing and have at least three (3) years of employment at JetBlue at the time of application posting.
  • Must attend informational session on the program prior to interview.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • Must be at least 23 years old when eligible to join JetBlue as a First Officer
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a First-Class Medical Certificate.
  • Must successfully complete and pass all elements of selection process
  • Must be able to obtain a valid passport with the ability to travel in and out of the United States by the end of training
  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking English.
  • Must pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test prior to hire
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States

 

JetBlue Airways is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Nearest Major Market: Orlando

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