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Co - Pilot (SIC)

Co - Pilot (SIC)

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Wonderful Citrus is seeking a Co - Pilot (SIC) for its Aviation department located in Bakersfield, CA. The Second-In-Command (SIC) reports to the Chief Pilot and is responsible to the Captain. The SIC is responsible for execution of flight operations with guidance from the PIC. The SIC shall remain in compliance with all applicable regulations and the policies in the General Operations Manual (GOM). The SIC is the company’s most visible representative to passengers and must act with tact and decorum while ensuring an efficient and safe flight operation.

Safety, service and standardization is the motto of the aviation department. All departmental employees will be responsible for contributing to a positive culture, and treat each other with professionalism and respect. A polite and positive demeanor is expected from everyone.


Wonderful Citrus is America’s largest integrated grower, shipper and packer of fresh citrus. Our citrus varieties can be found in the produce department of grocery stores across the country under the flagship consumer brands of Wonderful Halos mandarins and Wonderful Sweet Scarletts Texas Red grapefruit.

To learn more about Wonderful Citrus Company, visit www.wonderfulcitrus.com.



  • Act as Second-In-Command of company aircraft as assigned
  • Assure that aircraft is operated in compliance with all applicable regulations and the policies in the GOM.
  • Maintain currency of all licenses, certificates and training
  • Assist PIC with preflight actions
  • Use checklists in accordance with the GOM
  • Know and adhere to all security procedures
  • Conduct self in a professional manner.
  • Possess strong leadership skills and work ethic
  • Must be accessible by mobile phone 24/7 except on scheduled days off
  • Work hours can extend past normal office hours
  • Non-flying duties and responsibilities will be assigned.
  • Travel estimated to be 80%


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • 500 total flying hours
    • Commercial Multi-Engine Land License with Instrument Rating
    • 50 hours’ multi-engine
    • Restricted Radio Operators Permit
    • Second Class Medical
    • Valid US Passport
  • No aircraft accidents or incidents, or full explanation of circumstances
  • No past or pending FAA violations or full explanation of circumstances
  • Able to present for inspection all logbooks, licenses, and medical certificate
  • Ability to read, speak and understand the English language.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Associates Degree or equivalent experience.

Wonderful Citrus is part of The Wonderful Company, a successful, fast-growing privately held $4 billion company with 8,500 employees worldwide. We’ve made Wonderful Pistachios one of America’s top-selling salty snacks. We’ve turned pomegranates and POM Wonderful into a worldwide phenomenon. Wonderful Halos is the No. 1 mandarin orange in America. FIJI Water is the No. 1 premium bottled water in America. JUSTIN Wine produces California’s top-selling, high-end Cabernet Sauvignon. And Teleflora is the world’s largest flower delivery service.

The Wonderful Company has a long-standing commitment to corporate social responsibility, including more than $120 million invested in environmental technologies and sustainability research, $45 million in charitable giving and education initiatives every year, $30 million toward the construction of a new charter school campus in California’s Central Valley, and innovative health and wellness programs, including two new, free primary care clinics for employees and their dependents.

To learn more about The Wonderful Company, visit www.wonderful.com, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.