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Business Development - Airplane Contract & Charter Dept.
Job#: 176984
Positions: 1
Posted: 06/06/2013
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Other
Department: Airplane Charter
Contact: Franz Bergtold
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Job Description

Job Title:

Business Development – Airplane Contract & Charter

 Job Details:



Job Description:


Hillsboro Aviation is offering a business development & marketing position within the contract and charter department for an individual with an ATP or commercial pilot certificate to join our team in the Portland, OR area.


Hillsboro Aviation, founded in 1980 is a well established and diverse company with 3 core business units. The company operates over 78 aircraft flying around 60,000 hrs per year; the contract and charter department operates 2 King Air C-90 and 10 turbine helicopters.


The applicant’s main responsibility is to promote our airplane charter services to new customers expanding the footprint in the market. This activity should lay the foundation for future expansion into the jet market. The applicant will also participate in the flight operations.


The candidate should have an open personality to engage potential customers; he/she will be able to work independently within his/her areas of responsibilities under little supervision; he/she is very organized with strong work ethics appropriately representing Hillsboro Aviation in front of key customers.


Hillsboro Aviation offers a competitive wage with a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees including: medical & dental insurance and 401K plan.


Job Requirements:


  • FAA issued ATP or commercial pilot certificate with airplane multiengine & instrument rating
  • Current class II medical
  • Minimum 2,000 hours PIC incl. 250 hrs multiengine
  • Currently holds or will obtain a passport for international travel
  • Excellent MS Publisher, PowerPoint, Word and Excel computer skills







  • Previous FAR Part 135 qualifications
  • Previous marketing, sales & business background
  • King Air C-90 PIC time
  • Business Jet PIC time (Citation Ultra or similar)
  • Previous exposure to managing aircraft for customers



Must be legal to work in the US and have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record

Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs and be capable to climb the aircraft to perform pre-flight and other pilot related duties


How to Apply:

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About Hillsboro Aviation:

Hillsboro Aviation with its 32 years in business and 220 employees is the leading provider of helicopter and airplane services in the Pacific Northwest. It operates a combined helicopter and airplane fleet of more than 78 aircraft providing a variety of services. Hillsboro Aviation is a diverse company with 3 core businesses and 14 profit centers to include a Part 145 repair station, avionics sales and installation services as well as an aircraft sales office representing Cessna Aircraft Company, the Robinson Helicopter Company and Bell / Textron Helicopters. Please visit our webpage for more information about Hillsboro Aviation:


Hillsboro Aviationis an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F



This position will remain open until filled.  

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