Qualifications

 

  • Commercial Pilot Certificate with Multi-engine and Instrument rating without limitations 
  • ATP Certificate
  • Must pass FAA mandated drug screen 
  • Must have 20/20 correctable vision
  • Recency and type of experience is considered 
  • Meet requirements for and currently hold First Class Medical certification
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university  
  • Eligibility for rapid visa issuance, issued by offices in the United States to fly to any FedEx destination.  
  • Eligibility for issuance of US Security Clearance 
  • 1500 hours total fixed-wing time as pilot-in-command (PIC) or second-in-command in multi-engine turbo-prop A/C or jet A/C or combination thereof (GTOW 12,500). A minimum of 1000 hours total fixed-wing pilot-in-command in multi-engine turbo prop A/C or jet A/C or combination thereof (GTOW 12,500 or greater) is preferred. Note: PIC for this purpose is defined as Captain/Aircraft Commander of record, not simply the sole manipulator of the controls. Note: FedEx considers only pilot time in fixed wing aircraft toward minimum qualifications. This does not include simulator, helicopter, flight engineer, bombardier, navigator, RIO, EWO, WSO, NFO, or Special Crew. 
  • All certificates and ratings required to be U.S.A. FAA issued






FedEx Express Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Badge Requirement

FedEx Express Pilots must be granted security clearance to access Security Areas [SIDA] of airports and are subject to the requirements of 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1544.
These requirements include employment history and criminal background checks, including a FBI fingerprint based criminal history check. This position also requires a Radio Telephone Operators License. The authority for collecting this information is 49 U.S.C. Sections 114 and 44936.

Please review the following list of disqualifying offenses and certify that you have not, during the past 10 years, been convicted or found not guilty by reason of insanity of any of the following disqualifying offenses.  A conviction includes any finding of guilt, plea of guilty, plea of nolo contendre or plea of no contest:
 
1. Forgery of certificates, false marking of aircraft, and other aircraft registration violation;
2. Interference with air navigation;
3. Improper transportation of a hazardous material;
4. Aircraft piracy;
5. Interference with flight crew members or flight attendants;
6. Commission of certain crimes aboard aircraft in flight;
7. Carrying a weapon or explosive aboard aircraft;
8. Conveying false information and threats;
9. Aircraft piracy outside the special aircraft jurisdiction of the United States;
10. Lighting violations involving transporting controlled substances;
11. Unlawful entry into an aircraft or airport area that serves air carriers or foreign air carriers contrary to established security requirements;
12. Destruction of an aircraft or aircraft facility;
13. Murder;
14. Assault with intent to murder;
15. Espionage;
16. Sedition;
17. Kidnapping or hostage taking;
18. Treason;
19. Rape or aggravated sexual abuse;
20. Unlawful possession, use, sale, distribution, or manufacture of an explosive or weapon;
21. Extortion;
22. Armed or felony unarmed robbery;
23. Distribution of, or intent to distribute, a controlled substance;
24. Felony arson;
25. Felony involving a threat;
26. Felony involving:
    i. Willful destruction of property;
    ii. Importation or manufacture of a controlled substance;
    iii. Burglary;
    iv. Theft;
    v. Dishonesty, fraud, or misrepresentation;
    vi. Possession or distribution of stolen property;
    vii. Aggravated assault;
    viii. Bribery; or
    ix. Illegal possession of a controlled substance punishable by a maximum term of imprisonment of
    more than 1 year;
27. Violence at international airports;
28. Conspiracy or attempt to commit any of the aforementioned criminal acts.