Position:  Pilot Ground Instructor
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Job Id:  595
# of Openings:  1

Pilot Ground Instructor

​Compass Airlines is a company where you can make an impact. Explore our career opportunities and consider the possibilities awaiting you. We are seeking Pilot Ground Instructors to join our team at our Minneapolis, Minnesota – Headquarters location. We are looking for an innovative and technical individual, with exceptional business judgment, as well as the initiative and competence to make a significant contribution to the Compass organization.

Job Purpose:

The Pilot Ground Instructor executes ground training programs and oversees the testing, grading and record keeping of ground training events. Conducts classroom or other ground instruction, employing the necessary training aids in accordance with the Company training program. Assists with the development and production of ground training courseware.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.   
  • An instructional/training background or equivalent experience is essential.
  • Will have extensive training experience in aviation or aviation related fields. 
  • Knowledge of Part 91 and Part 121 flight rules.
  • Willing to learn and demonstrate a working knowledge and understanding of Compass Airlines’ Flight Crewmember policies, procedures and processes.
  • Must be legal to work in the United States (A citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, or an alien authorized to work).
Job Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Must have ability to instruct trainee pilots in all aspects of the training curriculum.
  • To perform duties, must have PC skills including familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Must be able to read and understand technical publications and regulations and apply them to training material on a regular basis.
  • Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to communicate clearly and concisely to all levels of the organization. 
  • Must demonstrate creativity in materials development, putting together information in a way that will engage the audience and keep their interest.
Job Specifics:
  • Position is based in Minneapolis Minnesota.
  • May include alternative work schedules
  • Typically working in a classroom setting, sitting at a desk or table, using a desk top PC during work.
Job Description Disclaimer:

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

How to Apply:        
If interested, please click “Apply” to be directed to our online application for this position.  All submissions must include salary requirements.

Compass Airlines is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, religion, color, disabled or veteran status, national origin, gender, age, citizenship status or other protected class status covered by federal, state or local law.

All applicants must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.


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