SkyWest Airlines

Job Information

SkyWest Airlines First Officer Pilot in Fort Worth, Texas

Primary Job Duties

To be considered for a pilot position, you must:

Be at least 21 years of age

Hold a Commercial Pilot Certificate with Multi-Engine and Instrument Ratings

English Proficiency Endorsement (EPE) on Airman Certificate

Hold a current FAA First Class Medical Certificate

Be a U.S. citizen or able to show proof of right to work in the U.S.

Hold FCC Radiotelephone Operator's Permit.

Have a current Passport --or other travel documents enabling the bearer to freely exit and re-enter the U.S. (multiple reentry status) and be legally eligible to work in the U.S. (possess proper working documents).

Must be available to work on any day, seven days a week, including nights, weekends and holidays.

Be within three months of the minimum hour requirements detailed below

ATP Written Requirement:

SkyWest will provide the means to complete a SkyWest-approved CTP course for those who complete an application and successfully pass the pilot interview.

Pilot applicants must meet the experience requirements of FAR 61.159 prior to employment.

SkyWest Minimum Requirements When Counting Helicopter or Glider Time

SkyWest Airlines recognizes the skills common to helicopter and glider flying. SkyWest will accept helo/glider time as part of an applicant's total time as long as they have a minimum of 250 PIC hours of fixed wing.


Arizona : Phoenix, Tucson

California : Fresno, Los Angeles, Palm Springs, San Diego, San Francisco

Colorado : Colorado Springs, Denver

Idaho : Boise

Illinois : Chicago

Minnesota : Minneapolis/St. Paul

Michigan : Detroit

Oregon : Portland

Texas : Houston, Dallas

Utah : Salt Lake City

Washington : Seattle



Minimum Requirements

  • Assist the Pilot- in- Command (PIC) in conducting the flight safely and efficiently

  • Assist the PIC and/or passenger service personnel as needed to ensure a prompt departure

  • Assist or relieve the PIC in manipulation of the flight controls of an aircraft while underway, including taxiing, takeoff and landing of such aircraft

Physical and Other Requirements

  • Must have a First Class Medical

  • Must be willing to fly assigned schedule based on pilot bidding seniority; including days, nights, weekends, and holidays

  • To apply, please complete the on-line application (qualified applicants will be contacted)

SkyWest is committed to maintaining a working environment of satisfying employment and mutual respect for all of our employees, regardless of race, color, national ancestory, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, religion, medical condition, disability, pregnancy, age or military status. We have specific training plans and programs in place to maintain such an environment.