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Naval Aviator

Company: U.S. Navy
Location: Woods Cross
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

To be eligible to enlist in the U.S. Navy, candidates must be between the ages of 18-34 The U.S. Navy operates more than 3,700 aircraft, making it the second largest air force in the world second only to the U.S. Air Force. Below are the careers in aviation that work together to get our birds in the sky.AVIATION JOBS IN THE NAVY FIGHTER PILOTComplete complex air maneuvers while flying at Mach speeds. Catapult off carriers at 170 mph and land on moving runways only 300 feet long. Gather intel, drop ordnance and conduct defensive missionsall in the F/A-18 Hornet and the cutting-edge F-35C Lightning II. AIRCRAFT HANDLING OFFICEREvery performance needs a choreographer and on the deck of an aircraft carrier, that person is you. Youre in charge of directing the movement of the entire flight deck from the jet launch sequence to aircraft recovery. FIXED WING PILOTIn the C-2 Greyhound, you transport parts, personnel, and mail to the 5,000 people aboard. In the cockpit of the E-2C Hawkeye, youre on patrol as the command control center in the sky. If youre flying the P-3 Orion or the brand-new P-8 Poseidon, you hunt submarines using cutting- edge software, radar, sonar, and acoustics. HELICOPTER PILOTAs a helicopter pilot, the sky is your domain. Hover over the sea for search and rescue, extract Sailors and Special Forces from a hot landing zone or track and neutralize enemy submarines in defense of your ship. NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICERIn this role, youre the navigator, the lookout and the weapon operator inside naval aviation. Whether youre hunting submarines from a P-8 Poseidon, navigating an E-2 Hawkeye through enemy territory or dropping bombs from the backseat of an F-18 fighter jet . AVIATION MAINTENANCE DUTY OFFICERYoure in charge of managing the repair and upkeep of our most lethal aviation assetsover eighty different types of aircraft. In addition to that, you manage hundreds of personnel, making this a job that requires a level of organization and focus that few can say theyve mastered. PAY AND BENEFITS From the day you start, youll receive: Competitive salary Free health insurance Free housing A retirement plan 30 days paid vacation per yearEDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES Beyond professional credentials and certifications, the Navy can help ease your financial burdens and advance your career with generous financial assistance and continuing education programs, including: Post-9/11 GI Bill Navy Tuition Assistance Program Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Navy College Program VOLED Assistance Center VOLED Region Advisors Navy War College (NWC) USAF Air University Air Command and Staff College QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS Bachelors degree Students may apply in last 12 months of pursuing degree U.S. citizen or equivalent 17 years of age or older General qualifications may vary depending upon whether youre currently serving, whether youve served before or whether youve never served before. WORK ENVIRONMENT In the field of aviation, youll make the world your home. You may be assigned to sea or shore squadrons on almost any continent. You will have the opportunity to work in a variety of environmentsairborne aircraft, hangars, flight decks, flight lines at air stations and on aircraft carriers. PART-TIME OPPORTUNITIES Some of the above aviation jobs in the Navy Reserve are open only to prior or current military aviators. Take a moment to learn more about the general roles and responsibilities of Navy Reserve Sailors. Required qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • At least bachelor's degree or higher
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

Keywords: U.S. Navy, Salt Lake City , Naval Aviator, Other , Woods Cross, Utah

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