Alaska Airlines - Alaska Air - Horizon Air Pilot for Horizon Air in Seattle, Washington


Per Union Contract


Horizon Air: behind the name are men and women with a "can-do" spirit and a passion for excellence. Launched in 1981, as the regional carrier for Alaska Airlines, Horizon Air provides service to cities and communities throughout California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Alberta and British Columbia (Canada). As a partner to Alaska Airlines, we turn regional travel into a different kind of commute, impromptu visits, weekend getaways, and stopovers along global journeys - and we do so dependably, efficiently, enjoyably. In this way, we're not just an airline; we're the route to more people, places, and experiences. A catalyst for larger communities, more closely connected. Horizon Air is a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK).


Flight Operations



  • Pilot in command of an aircraft directly responsible for, and is the final authority as to the safe operation of that aircraft

  • Understanding of and compliance with the FAR's at all times

  • Coordinate tasks to permit flight fueling, loading, passenger handling, etc. and associated duties to transport passengers in a safe manner in accordance with company policies, and procedures, FOM, FAR's, CRF's, etc.

  • Pilots are team members both in the cockpit (CRM), and with other operational departments

  • Pilots are expected to present a professional image at all times, including grooming standards and demeanor, as a key representative of the company to both external customers and internal employees


  • College degree from a four-year accredited university, preferred

  • Must have and be able to maintain a valid passport allowing unrestricted travel to and from the U.S., required

  • Valid Driver's License, required

  • Must hold current First-Class FAA Medical Certificate, required

  • FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with multi-engine and instrument ratings, required

  • FCC permit restricted radiotelephone operator, required

  • 500 hours of cross country flight time or 200 if R-ATP or military qualified, required

  • 1,500 hours of total flight time or R-ATP qualified, required

  • 100 hours of night flight time, required

  • 75 hours of instrument flight time in actual or simulated instrument conditions, required

  • 250 total hours of flight time as pilot in command including 100 hours of cross country flight time and 25 hours of night flight time, required

  • 25 hours of multi-engine flight time, required

  • 100 hours of multi-engine flight time, strongly preferred

  • A minimum of 60 hours flown in the last 6 months, required

  • At least 21 years old, required

  • Authorization to work in the U.S. required

  • Must be willing to accept a base assignment in Seattle, WA, Portland, OR, Spokane, WA, Boise, ID, or Medford, OR base on company need, required

  • Must be willing to work multiple days away from home, working a varied schedule, including weekends and holidays without restrictions, required

  • High School diploma or equivalent, required


Boise, ID; Medford, OR; Portland, OR; Seattle, WA; Spokane, WA


For eligible employees, our company offers a competitive total rewards package that includes insurance coverage (medical, dental and vision care), a 401(k) retirement savings plan, monthly and annual incentive bonus plans, time off and a generous employee travel program (with flight privileges on Alaska Airlines as well).

Key to Horizon Air's success is its distinctive culture, where partnership thrives and co-workers go out of their way to help each other. Our values reflect who we are at work and in our communities: Own Safety, Do the Right Thing, Be Kind-Hearted, Deliver Performance, and Be Remarkable. Horizon Air also fosters a diverse and inclusive culture and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. .


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Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air do not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants are also protected by law.

Alaska Airlines y Horizon Air no toleran discriminacion o acoso en base a raza, color, credo, religion, origen nacional, estatus migratorio de residencia o ciudadania, edad, sexo, orientacion sexual, identidad de genero o expresion, estado civil, discapacidad, estado veterano protegido, informacion genetica o cualquier otra base protegida por la legislacion aplicable. Empleados o aspirantes que indaguen, discutan o revelen su compensacion o la remuneracion de otros empleados o aspirantes tambien estan protegidos por ley.

Job ID: 31637

Location: Seattle, WA

Regular/Temporary: Regular