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First Officer

6520 Kulis Dr, Anchorage, AK 99502, USA Req #569
Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Lynden Air Cargo is a US part 121 all-cargo airline based in Anchorage, Alaska. We conduct operations within Alaska as around the world, utilizing our fleet of L382 Hercules aircraft. Our structure provides you with the family environment of a smaller company, and the competitiveness, expectations and rewards of a large, global organization.
Lynden Air Cargo is looking for an experienced First Officer who can transport mail, freight, or for other commercial purposes within the Alaska, domestic, and international markets, along with aiding in operations in Alaska and worldwide operations around the world.

Why you want to work for Lynden Air Cargo:

Compensation - Competitive pay with a discretionary bonus program
Healthcare - Medical, dental and vision plans
Vacation - Vacation increases with years of service
Retirement plan - 401k with up to 3% employer match
Extras - Life insurance, accidental death & dismemberment insurance, long-term disability coverage, and employee assistance programs at no cost to you!
Tuition reimbursement program after one year of service

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Performs all assigned work in accordance with established policies and procedures as governed by Lynden Air Cargo's Employee Handbook, LAC GOM and applicable CFR's.
  • Responsible to Pilot-in-Command (PIC) when on flight duty. 
  • Assists PIC in ensuring the safe and efficient conduct of the flight, the safety of the cargo, crew members, and the aircraft.
  • Complies with all rules and procedures necessary for the safe operation of the aircraft and assists PIC as directed; completes forms and reports, as required. 
  • Assists PIC in ensuring the aircraft is properly equipped for the flight and is not operated in a reckless or careless manner.
  • May assist in loading and unloading activities of the aircraft.
  • May travel globally, as needed, to support LAC’s fleet.
  • Must be able to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.


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


High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; college degree preferred; minimum 5,000 hours of experience as a pilot; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  International or Alaska experience preferred.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, professional journals, governmental regulations, and safety regulations. Ability to write reports and accurately record information into flight records. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Ability to use common sense and sound judgment to deal with situations and multiple problems that occur simultaneously in a highly controlled and regulated environment. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Airline Pilot Transport Pilot Certificate (or letter of aeronautical competency, if younger than age 23)

Multi-engine Rating

Class I Medical Certificate

Simulator Flight Evaluation

Current Driver License

Current US Passport


Must be available to workdays, evenings, weekends, nights or holidays and to be away from home for extended periods of time. Must be available to travel

to domestic and international locations without restrictions, including entrance onto foreign military bases. 


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and smell. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles. toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; explosives and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually, loud.


This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. 

Federal law requires Lynden Air Cargo to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Lynden Air Cargo will provide the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.
Details: Work Authorization InformationEEO PosterEEO Poster Supplement

A post-conditional offer of employment physical, drug test and background investigation is required.

Random drug testing is required of all Lynden Air Cargo employees. 
Lynden Air Cargo, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or national origin. Veterans and Minorities are encouraged to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Priority referrals for protected veterans.

Other details

  • Job Family 1000-Flight Crew
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education Certification
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  • 6520 Kulis Dr, Anchorage, AK 99502, USA