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Captain (Falcon) Job

Date: Mar 10, 2023

Location: Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Company: PACCAR



PACCAR, Inc is a Fortune 200 company established in 1905. We are recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks.

The PACCAR flight department is an established part of the company business model and long-term vision of the company’s continued success.  Employment with PACCAR includes a full range of industry leading benefits to include medical, dental, and vision care, 401(K) matching contributions, paid vacation and sick time, and a pension.  PACCAR operates two Falcon 50EX aircraft based in Seattle and one Falcon 50EX from Denton, TX. 





The successful candidate will become a Falcon 50EX Captain based at SeaTac, WA under FAA Part 91.   The Falcon captain is responsible for the safe conduct of flights to which they are assigned and reports directly to the Seattle Chief Pilot. When assigned to a flight, the Captain has the final authority in the operation of the aircraft. Captains must ensure compliance with all federal, state, local and foreign regulations as well as the policies and procedures specified in the company operations manual. Captains are the company’s most visible representative to the passengers and must act with tact and decorum while ensuring an efficient and safe operation.





  • Act as pilot in command (PIC).
  • Provide customer service for passengers.
  • Comply with schedules and other directives governing the aircraft’s operation.
  • Ensure preflight inspections are performed.
  • Study weather conditions at destination, enroute, alternate airports and departure points.
  • Prepare flight plans (or review flight plans prepared by a scheduler dispatcher or outside provider).
  • Ensure that the aircraft is clean and prepared for flight with all provisions on board for the safety and comfort of the passengers.
  • Review and calculate the aircraft weight and balance, fuel on board and performance charts.
  • Use checklists as directed through Company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).
  • Supervise the SIC in any duties necessary for the safe, smooth and efficient operation of the aircraft.
  • Coordinate the functioning of all crewmembers assigned to the flight.
  • Monitor crew performance, share knowledge with crewmembers and evaluate crewmember potential for advancement.
  • Make decisions necessary to start, delay, or cancel flights and deviate the flight from planned route or destination when operating conditions dictate.
  • While on duty, remain available to crew and departmental staff through company cell phones and email.
  • Complete annual departmental and corporate training.
  • Work nonstandard schedule which may include weekends and holidays.





  • Working indoors and outdoors in all types of weather.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, pushing and pulling.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs.





  • Airline Transport Pilots license (ATP).
  • Current First Class medical certificate.
  • Multi engine land and appropriate Type rating.
  • Current Pilot in Command (PIC) proficiency endorsements (FAR 61.58).
  • Minimum 3000 hours total flight time.
  • 1000 hours Turbine powered multi-engine.
  • Speak and understand radiotelephony communications as per ICAO Annex 1.
  • Ability to pass TSA and Port of Seattle background screening for ID badge and ramp driving privileges.
  • Valid passport and driver’s license.
  • Strong customer service skills, high attention to detail, adaptable, excellent follow-through and responsiveness.
  • Ability to work as a team player.
  • Excellent Communication skills.
  • Environmental awareness and stewardship.
  • Self-starter disciplines.





  • Dassault Falcon 50EX.
  • Safety Management Systems (SMS) and risk assessment.





  • High School Diploma Required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Proficiency with business software including: MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.






As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:


  • 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive paid time off – minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Paid short-and long-term disability programs
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • This position is also eligible for a holiday gift.




PACCAR is an E-Verify and Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for Captain (Falcon) is $125,500-$203,500 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.



Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue