Captain, BE-99, Cargo Only, Based in KPQI (Presque Isle,
General Statement of Duties
Wiggins Airways, Inc. seeks an experienced Captain of BE-
99 Company aircraft for Freight Forwarding (cargo) position
based in KPQI. Schedule is generally Monday - Friday
evening flights from KPQI to Manchester NH (KMHT) and
morning return flights to KPQI. Company pilot house
provided at KMHT and non-taxable per diem. We seek a
professional, safe and customer centric aviator with single
pilot, FAR 135 winter operations flight experience. The
principal duties of this position are performed in Company
aircraft with exposure to various airport hangar and ramp
environments. The principal function of the Captain is to
pilot Company aircraft in a professional, safe and timely
manner in order to help the department achieve annual
business goals. The work is performed under the
supervision and direction of the Chief Pilot.
The position requires comprehensive knowledge and
experience as Pilot In Command (PIC) with 1000 hours of
PIC time; 2000 hours of total flight time, 500 hours of multi-
engine time; US Pilot certification with commercial license
with instrument rating and multi-engine rating; two year
degree in Aviation field or equivalent education and; any
equivalent combination of experience and training that
provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to
perform the work. Candidate must possess valid driver's
license in accordance with company and airport policy.
Must complete successful security and background check
in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
regulations, Company and airport policy. Successful
completion and maintenance of drug and alcohol testing in
accordance with company policy is required. Starting salary
is approximately $35,000 with comprehensive benefits
package. We are an Employee Owned Company.
To apply for a position, please complete our Application /
Pilot Addendum (available as a PDF) and send a cover
letter and resume to:
1 Garside Way
Manchester NH 03103
You may mail, email or fax this information.
Group medical, prescription, vision and dental insurance is
available to all regular full-time employees, their spouses
and children up to age 19 (or 23 if in school). The Company
pays approximately 80% of cost. Life insurance, in an
amount equal to base wage, is provided to all full-time
employees at no cost to the employee. Employees become
eligible for insurance benefits approximately 30 days from
date of full-time employment. Short Term Disability
insurance is provided to all full-time employees at no cost
to the employee after nine months of full-time employment.
Regular full time employees are paid for time lost due to
sickness up to 48 hours per calendar year. Sick leave is
accrued at the rate of 4 hours per month of service over the
calendar year. Unused time may be carried to the next
calendar year not to exceed a maximum of 64 hours.
In year one of employment, regular full time employees
accrue vacation at the rate of 4 hours per month of
employment, not to exceed a total of 40 hours. The vacation
must be taken during the succeeding calendar year. During
the second through ninth calendar years of employment,
employees accrue 80 hours of vacation per calendar year.
During the tenth through seventeenth calendar years,
employees accrue 120 hours of vacation. In the eighteenth
calendar year of employment and beyond, employees
accrue 160 hours of vacation. Unused vacation time does
not carry to the next calendar year.
Generally, employees receive nine paid holidays per year. A
holiday schedule is issued annually.
Hourly employees are paid 1½ times the regular rate for
work performed in excess of forty hours.
EMPLOYEE STOCK OWNERSHIP PLAN (ESOP)
Wiggins Airways is an employee owned company. When
available, stock is distributed to eligible employees.
Employees are eligible to participate after completing 1,000
hours in 12 months of service. The ESOP has entry dates of
January 1 and July 1 in each Plan Year. The Plan Year is
January 1 to December 31. Contributions are made entirely
by the Company. Distribution is made equally to all
participants based on their salary as a percentage of total
salary of all eligible employees.
All employees may participate in the Fidelity 401(K) Plan
after 3 months of employment. Contributions are made
entirely by the employee.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
Qualified applicants are treated without regard to race,
color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or status
as a protected veteran.
Please complete our application (available as a PDF).
You may also include a resume with the application.
You may mail, email or fax this information to:
Wiggins Airways Inc.
Attn. Director Administration
1 Garside Way
Manchester NH 03103
or email email@example.com
(603) 669-8708 (Fax)