Chief Certified Flight Instructor


Flight Operations at the Billings Airport


Benefits include health, vision, dental, life, accidental death and dismemberment, short-term disability, long-term disability insurance, tuition remission, along with vacation, and sick leave accrual benefits.

Position Description

The Chief Flight Instructor is responsible for managing CFI’s and Training Course Outlines that pertain to RMC’s FAA part 141 Certification and part 61 training. This position is also responsible for ensuring students obtain pilot certification necessary to fulfill graduation requirements under FAR parts 61, 91 and 141 in a cost effective manner. This person will be responsible for fulfilling the responsibilities of Chief Certified Flight and Ground Instructor as specified in FAR part 141 and will act as the primary liaison between Flight Operations at the FAA. This person will also be responsible for assisting the Director of Flight Operations with duties including, but not limited to; safety and safety program, personnel (staffing), curriculum development, Instructor/Director of Flight Operations and Student/Director of Flight Operations liaison, SOP development and revision, Crisis Management, Aircraft Scheduling, Personnel Evaluation, and general leadership and management of Flight Operations.

Essential Responsibilities/Duties

  • Responsible for the safety and well-being of students, employees, and aircraft in all flight and ground operations.
  • Responsible for leadership and management of CFI’s in the fulfillment of the Aviation Program mission, vision, and values.
  • Perform duties and maintain qualifications as a part 141 Check pilot to include conducting End of Course evaluations leading to issuance of Certificates and Ratings.
  • Oversee all aspects of student training, stage checks, and FAA check rides including scheduling, trend analysis, and establishment of standards.
  • Lead the development of Training Course Outline (TCO) revisions and work with the Director of Flight Operations in development and implementation.
  • Assist Director of Flight Operations in all duties to include personnel issues, strategic planning for the program, TCO development, SOP development, and budget issues.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or higher required and minimum requirements as dictated by FAR 141 for Chief Certified Flight Instructor (Private and Instrument required, Commercial preferred).

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Flight Instructor Certificate with single and multi-engine, instrument ratings required. FAA Class II or higher, medical certificate required.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to perform multiple tasks concurrently. Possess strong inter-personal, verbal, and written communications skills. Skill at using computers for email communication, word processing, Talon ETA software, and spread sheet applications.

To Apply

To apply, submit a letter of interest, résumé, copies of Pilot and Flight Instructor's certificates, a list of three references, and the Rocky Mountain College application. Submit required documents via email to or mail to:

Human Resources
Rocky Mountain College
1511 Poly Drive
Billings, Montana 59102-1796


Position is open until filled.


As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, we encourage applications from individuals with disabilities, veterans, minorities, and women.