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Certified Flight Instructors

The Perfect Place to Quickly Build Your Hours is Closer Than You Think – Come Work for AeroGuard!

Become a Flight Instructor with AeroGuard!

AeroGuard understands how important it is to build your 1500 hours to get to the airlines, and to do it efficiently. Our Phoenix, Arizona campus offers the resources and support you need to pave the way for your future career at the airlines. With consistent flying weather all year round, constant airspace availability, and hundreds of students to get you the flying time you need, AeroGuard is ready for you.

Why relocate to work for AeroGuard? Relocating can be challenging, but the most ideal training environment is closer than you think. Making the move to our campus in Arizona will kickstart your career and help you get to where you want to be. While California is also able to offer mostly favorable weather and a population of student pilots to train, Arizona is more consistent, reliable, and affordable. AeroGuard’s Phoenix location is able to offer you sunny skies 350+ days a year, uninterrupted airspace, and a steady flow of students for you stay in the sky and build your time.

We are looking for flight instructors who are passionate about flying and teaching other future pilots to follow the same dream. AeroGuard’s Flight Instructors are offered full-time salaried positions with benefits, including 401k and Health Insurance. Your pay won’t depend on the hours you spend in the sky or the availability of planes, and you’ll be getting those hours in no time!

Why Build Experience with AeroGuard?

AeroGuard is committed to offering every resource you need to build your hours and the support to ensure you’re able to meet your goals as a professional pilot.

  • Earn a salary and benefits as a full-time employee
  • Consistent compensation, health insurance, and retirement plans
  • 90+ aircraft fleet and 24-hour onsite maintenance to keep you flying 
  • Hundreds of students ensuring you’ll be building your hours efficiently
  • More than 350 days of flying weather a year
  • Diverse terrain and airspace complexity ensuring quality experience
  • Fly a standardized fleet of Piper Archers and Seminoles, or Cessna 172s

Build your flight time with AeroGuard and set yourself up for success in your future pilot career. Apply Today!

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Minimum Qualifications


  • Must Have CFI and CFII
  • MEI (Preferred)
  • 3rd Class Medical
  • Ability to work in the U.S. without restrictions


Responsibilities Include:


  • Conduct flight and ground instruction under 14 CFR Parts 141 and 61
  • Maintain student training records in accordance with 14 CFR Part 141 and AeroGuard Flight Training Center Policies
  • Maintain training standards as set forth by the FAA regulations and AeroGuard Flight Training Center Policies
  • Supports and participates in the organization’s Continual Improvement Program to comply with ISO 9001:2008 requirements by adhering to processes and procedures
  • Must be flexible to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed
  • Perform other related duties and assignments as required


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Equal Opportunity Employer

AeroGuard Flight Training Center will provide fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.