First Officer Job Vacancy at Air Excel

First Officer Job Vacancy at Air Excel

JOB DESCRIPTION – C208B First Officer


Our mission at Air Excel is to safely transport passengers by air within Tanzania and East Africa, and to provide the best experience while doing so.

Air Excel is an owner-run and -operated airline with over four decades of experience in the Tanzanian aviation industry. The fleet is currently seven aircraft strong – comprising six Cessna Grand Caravans (C208B) and one twin-engine Let 410 E20.

The company specialises in bespoke private flights (air charters and scenic flying) throughout Tanzania and surrounding East African countries; and daily scheduled flights connecting the Northern Safari Circuit with Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam and Dolly (Kili Golf).

First Officer Job Vacancy at Air Excel
First Officer Job Vacancy at Air Excel
  • Role Title: C208B First Officer
  • Role level: First Officer
  • Reporting to: Director of Flight Operations
  • Location: Arusha, Tanzania
  • Remuneration: To be determined by pilots experience, total hours & time on type

Role Overview

We are seeking a C208B First Officer to join our flight crew; represent the company; and both safely and efficiently assist in transporting passengers within Tanzania and to/from surrounding East African countries.

Join our team at the forefront of our operation and deliver the highly demanded link travellers to Tanzania require to complete their safari-going experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete all tasks in this supportive role as per the companies Standard Operating Procedures and operations departments’ instructions – ensuring all rules and regulations are followed.
  • Follow all instructions from the Captain you are partnered with on each flight.
  • Represent the company in a polite, professional and respectful manner as you are in the presence of the passenger/clients
  • Ensure to maintain a valid Tanzanian pilot’s licence at all times.
  • Ensure to complete and keep track of all necessary paperwork in relation to your flights in a prompt and accurate manner.
  • Communicate in a clear, efficient, professional and respectful manner with all colleagues and departments.

You will have:

  • Minimum total time = 500 hours
  • Valid Tanzanian licence with Medical and Instrument Rating
  • Hold Tanzanian citizenship
  •  No accident/incident history in the last 5 years
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to relocate to Arusha

Exceptional candidates will have:

  • Time on C208 is preferred
  • Ability to start work immediately
  • Proficiency in additional languages
  • Familiarity with Tanzanian flight operations, including Northern Tanzania (Manyara, Tarangire, Serengeti)
  • Familiarity operating scenic flights, specifically Mt. Kilimanjaro & other Tanzania landmarks
  • A background in safari-planning or tourism in East Africa

How to apply First Officer  Job Vacancy at Air Excel:

If you are interested in being considered for this role, please email your cover letter and CV to [email protected]  and Cc [email protected] as soon as possible.

  • Add C208B First Officer as the email subject.
  • Please also include any letter of recommendation.

Once the position has been filled this posting will be removed.

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