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Ritalka, Inc.



JOB TITLE:  Pilot     


REPORTS TO:  Senior VP of SpecSys, Inc.

FLSA STATUS:  Exempt / Full-time

The corporate pilot will be responsible for the safe conduct of flights for company employees in accordance with federal, state, and international regulations in addition to company policies. This position can expect 250-350 hours of flight time per year. Company’s current airplane inventory includes: Piper Non-Turbine Malibu (Garmin 530) and Piper Twin Seneca (Garmin 530).
When not engaged in piloting activities, this position will assist other departments following discussion and determination of personal fit and needs of the company.


    • Responsible for the safe operation of assigned flights
    • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and foreign regulations in addition to company policies
    • Conduct all phrases of preflight planning, weather evaluation, post-flight duties and any decisions required for the safe-conduct of assigned flights
    • Successfully complete initial and regular training or proficiency in accordance with federal regulations, insurance requirements and company policies
    • Take an active role in travel coordination and scheduling, ensuring compliance with maintenance requirements and paperwork as required
    • Oversee maintenance scheduling of aircrafts
    • Must accept flexible work schedules including occasional overnights and weekends
    • Work on assigned departmental needs on non-flying days


    • Ability to fly into all ranges of airports and airspace 
    • Comfort on the radios in Class B is a must
    • Twin engine, retractable gear, and high performance flight time experience
    • Pressurized cabin experience with twin-engine IFR rating, and commercially certified preferred
    • Minimum 1,000 hours total time required. This position can expect 250-350 hours of flight time per year. Job will require ability to successfully pass Piper Malibu flight training upon receiving acceptable levels of dual time, as required by insurance company. Costs associated with Malibu check out will require employment commitment of 2 years or a paycheck of prorated training expenses.


    • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED)
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • 2+ years’ experience
    • 1,000 hours total flight time required


    Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be acceptable.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to his position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
Ritalka ♦ 121 North 1st Street ♦ Montevideo, MN 56265 ♦ 320-269-3227