Company Information

Berry Aviation, Inc. San Marcos, Texas

Position:  Pilot In Command (Salary $100,000) - North Island
Location:  San Diego, CA
Job Id:  114
# of Openings:  1

About Us:
Berry Aviation, Inc. (BAI) is a trusted leader in private aviation, with a portfolio of services that includes Government, Private Charter, Scheduled and On-Demand Freight, Maintenance, and FBO operations. BAI was formed in 1983 in Austin, Texas. Shortly thereafter, in 1987, BAI extended its aviation services by becoming a Department of Defense CARB Approved Air Carrier with worldwide operating authority and has provided specialty aviation services to various branches of the U.S. Military and other U.S. Government organizations. BAI conducts CONUS and OCONUS operations with a fleet of over 31 aircraft, with past and current OCONUS operations including, Hawaii, Marshall Islands, Johnston Island, Afghanistan, Peru, and Africa.

Our customers include all branches of the U.S. Military, Fortune 500 companies, NASCAR teams, and other Part 135 and 121 Air Carriers. BAI has twice been awarded the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Award for Excellence. BAI has grown into a dynamic, customer-focused company with the knowledge, experience and manpower to operate on short notice with turnkey safe aviation services. All flight operations are conducted by comprehensively trained and experienced pilots working closely alongside our 24-hour dispatch personnel to maintain a thorough emphasis on safety and on-time arrivals.

We are experiencing continued success and growth as BAI is always expanding our operations into new markets. Services are provided with the utmost security and safety measures.

Berry Aviation, Inc. is a privately held certified small business employing approximately 200+ employees. Today the corporate headquarters that oversees the worldwide operation is located at the San Marcos Municipal Airport (KHYI) 1807 Airport Drive San Marcos, TX 78666.

Mission Statement
'To continuously raise the bar for safety and customer satisfaction while demonstrating an uncommon ability to execute under the most challenging circumstances and the most difficult client requirements'.

Purpose of the job:
Shall serve as Pilot in Command (PIC) on SA227 (or other as assigned) aircraft based at North Island Naval Air Station.

List of Duties:
  1. 1.Reports to the Chief Pilot with administrative report to the Site Manager
  2. 2.Operate the aircraft in accordance with company procedures
  3. 3.Receive local weather and ATC clearance to prepare the cockpit in accordance with standard operating procedures
  4. 4.Remain on call during assigned period and must have the ability to arrive at the assigned aircraft within 30 minutes
  5. 5.Monitors and assists in loading of passengers and cargo in accordance with FAA and BAI policies
  6. 6.Administers passenger briefings in accordance with FAA and BAI policies
  7. 7.Prepares weight and balance calculations and completes load manifest in accordance with BAI policies
  8. 8.Must successfully complete all company initial and recurrent training and testing as directed by the training department
  9. 9.Assist in loading and unloading of aircraft during minimal ground personnel operations.
  10. 10.Other duties as assigned by the Site Manager or Chief Pilot

Experience and Skills:
  • Minimum years of experience necessary to perform essential functions of the job:
    • 6 months to 1 year
  • Minimum education level to perform essential functions of the job:
    • High School

(Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Licenses, & Certifications)
  • FAA Commercial Pilot with Multi Engine Instrument privileges
  • 2250 Hours Total Flight Time (may be waived by the Director of Operations or Chief Pilot)
  • 500 Hours Total Multi Engine Flight Time
  • Current US Passport with at least 6 months remaining at all times during employment period
  • Current FAA Class I Medical
  • Must hold or be able to obtain a current and valid FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit (RR)
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • FAA Multi Engine Airline Transport Pilot Certificate
  • 3000 Hours Total Flight Time
  • 1000 Hours Multi Engine
  • Ability to work in confined spaces
  • Ability to manipulate, push, pull, and lift heavy objects more than 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to reach and stretch across objects and twist within confined spaces
  • Ability to work in extreme temperatures, including cold and heat
  • Ability to work in altitudes higher than sea level

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Berry Aviation Corporate Office

Our Address: Hours of Operation:
1807 Airport Drive, Mon. to Fri. 8am to 5pm
San Marcos, TX, USA 78666