Meredith has operated a Corporate Flight Department for over 50 years. We are are based in Des Moines, Iowa and currently operate two late model Embraer Legacy 450 aircraft. Our staff consists of seven pilots, three maintenance technicians, and an Aviation Coordinator/Scheduler.

The Corporate Pilot reports to the Director of Aviation/Chief Pilot and is responsible to operate the aircraft assigned and to ensure that it is in airworthy condition prior to flight.  When paired with a Senior Captain is responsible to the Senior Captain of the flight for his conduct and attention to duty.  Assists the Senior Captain in discharging the safety responsibilities.  Alternates PIC and SIC flying duties at the discretion of the Senior Captain.


Essential Job Functions:



High school minimum with some college or equivalent preferred. Previous Practical experience required.



Minimum of 2,500 hours total time with a minimum of 500 hours being Multiengine. In addition, a minimum of 300 turbine engine hours.


Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Must be highly skilled in all areas of aircraft operations. Current FAA Airman certificates as required. Commercial Certification required. ATP or able to acquire with manufacturer’s approved pilot training for each aircraft assigned. FAA type rating as required for all aircraft assigned.

% Travel Required (Approximate): >90%