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    Bighorn Airways Inc
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Full-time, Contract

BIGHORN AIRWAYS, INC. is expanding our flight ops department we are seeking an Assistant Chief Pilot to join our team. This position offers the opportunity to work with a wide variety of customers and employees and be involved in the daily flight operation. The assistant chief pilot will assist in the development, distribution and compliance of flight operations policy and procedures.

Company Summary:

Bighorn Airways is a diverse aviation company which includes operating a fleet of aircraft on US government contracts for smoke jumping and para cargo operations in Alaska and the lower 48. BHA also conducts agricultural operations, charter, and helicopter ops, and is a DOD approved air carrier. Bighorn Airways has been a leader in the aviation community in Wyoming and the Inter-mountain West for over 50 years.

What we offer:

Bighorn Airways offers excellent pay, comprehensive health, dental, vision, and life insurance, as well as supplemental insurance, paid vacation, and holidays. We also value our employees and reward dedication, providing a career path for those with the knowledge and desire to push themselves and improve our operations.

Our location in Sheridan, WY provides a high quality of life, great schools, and no state income tax. Located at the base of the Bighorn Mountains, there are countless options for those who enjoy outdoor recreation. Sheridan also has a surprising number of cultural options for a town of its size, including stage productions, concerts, festivals, museums, and even polo. One week each July the town is taken over by the WYO rodeo, with a variety of activities, parades and nightly rodeo performances. There are also numerous sports and activities for both children and adults, including soccer and ice hockey leagues, and summer programs for kids. Close-by communities where some of Bighorn employees live include Dayton, Ranchester, Parkman, Big Horn, Story, and Buffalo. All offer small-town living and have their own list of activities each year. The larger cities of Billings and Casper are each 2 hours away.

Bighorn Airways, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran


Minimum 3500 total time, PIC in airplanes 2000 hours, PIC airplane multi engine land 200 hours, PIC turbo prop 100 hours, 250 hours PIC large aircraft, 200 low level, ATP with a valid First Class Medical. Preferred 5000 total time 1000 hours PIC turbine multi-engine.

Desired Part 121 experience. Preferred PIC type rating and experience.

  • Strong computer background including Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Excellent organization skills
  • Be able to work effectively under time constraints and pressure
  • International operations and military experience is preferred.

This employment opportunity requires a person who possesses strong customer service skills and an enthusiastic attitude


  • Fly company aircraft on charter and contract

  • Work closely with appropriate people to maintain training records, TSA records, Hazmat record, flight logs and pilot records
  • Assist Chief Pilot and Director of Training with multiple projects
  • Help supervise all pilots to ensure standard operating procedures are adhered to.

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