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Horizon Air Horizon Pilot Development Program in Everett, Washington

Program Details

As a pilot for Horizon Air, you will be among the best in the regional airline industry as you fly throughout the West. To help keep you at the top of your game, we offer attractive compensation, development opportunities, a path to our mainline carrier Alaska Airlines, and a great team that's known for its skill and close-knit teamwork.

Role Summary

The Pilot Development Program is geared toward pilot students whom attend one of our partner schools/programs and are interested in a career with Horizon Air. As the regional carrier for Alaska Airlines, you will fly through some of the most beautiful parts of our country with advanced avionics at your fingertips that keep the flying fun. If you want to join a solid team with a strong company culture, we invite you to apply today. The program offers training, mentorship, and a defined path to starting a career with Horizon Air. Pilots sign an agreement to work for Horizon Air for a minimum of two years after reaching ATP minimums.

Key Duties

  • Attend program specific meetings as scheduled

  • Check in meetings scheduled with program director every 6 months

  • Complete monthly survey of flight hours


  • Active Private Pilot License

  • Valid FAA First Class Medical Certificate

  • Valid FCC Permit Restricted Radiotelephone Operator

  • Valid US driver’s license

  • ATP minimum requirements scheduled for completion no earlier than 3 months from today's date

  • Ability to provide accurate flight records including logbooks

  • Minimum of 21 years old, high school diploma or equivalent, authorization to work in the U.S., and have and be able to maintain a valid passport allowing unrestricted travel, without a TRP, to and from the U.S.

  • Successfully complete pilot development program in accordance with program guidelines (required for Horizon First Officer position)

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Where permitted by applicable law, new hires must have received the COVID-19 vaccine. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified employees with disabilities or for a sincerely held religious belief.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees and do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information (including family medical history), political views or activity, or other legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. We may use your information to maintain the safety and security of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, its employees, and others as required or permitted by law. If you’d like to view a copy of our affirmative action plans, please fill out an AAP Inspection Request Form. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Company Horizon Air

FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Regular/Temporary Regular
Apply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on 1/9/2023
Location Portland, OR - Pilots
Requisition Type Career Pathways & Programs
Requisition ID 2022-7158
Job Locations USA-OR-Portland | USA-WA-SeaTac | USA-ID-Boise | USA-WA-Spokane | USA-OR-Medford | USA-AK-Anchorage | USA-WA-Everett
Requisition ID 2022-7158
Category Pilots