Director of Safety

Quality Assurance & Safety McClellan, California


Position at XOJET

This specifically includes initiating, establishing and maintaining a corporation wide Safety Management System (SMS) that addresses all safety related issues within flight operations and office related operations.  This will be managed in concert with the appropriate individuals from flight operations, maintenance, revenue management, fleet scheduling, charter sales, and human resources.  The Director of Safety is also responsible for the Company’s emergency planning, response, and reporting processes as well as accident investigation.


  • Promote aviation safety including the exchange of safety-related information
  • Create systems and processes to identify and mitigate risk and hazards
  • Extract lessons-learned and implementing corrective actions back into all Company operations
  • Plan, direct and coordinate activities related to quality assurance in conjunction with other departments
  • Develop quality system standards used to facilitate compliance with applicable regulatory requirements, Company  manuals, auditing      agencies and industry best practices
  • Schedule and perform internal audits to ensure compliance with quality standards.
  • Lead the Company-wide adoption of the Quality Management System which includes:
    • Document control
    • Internal and external audit management
    • Safety     
    • Maintenance
    • Drug & Alcohol
    • PRIA
    • 12-5 Security
    • Training and Emergency Response
    • Off-Fleet Operators
    • Management review
    • Supplier management
    • Non-conformance management
  • Participate in and leading as necessary, the Company’s ASAP program
  • Exercise the Company’s Emergency Response Plan and acting as the primary focal point in investigating accidents and  serious incidents
  • Report to the CEO on all matters relating to operational safety, and handling administration and oversight of the  Company’s Safety    Management System
  • Present monthly safety meetings for Company leadership and other departments
  • Leading and ensuring effective communication occurs to and from the Flight Safety Team
  • Develop XOJET Charter Vendor safety standard and auditing existing and potential Charter Vendors against that  standard
  • Qualify other vendors in support of Company’s maintenance and flight operations
  • LOSA & FOQA management
  • Ensure compliance with all 12-5 procedures
  • Provide direct oversight to individuals reporting to your position, including Quality Assurance and other teams or  individuals as  designated by the Chief Operating Officer
  • Manage and supervising all individuals reporting to your position to ensure all activities are handled appropriately and in  accordance  with policies and guidelines


  • Meet FAA requirements as defined in FAR 119.67.
  • Background in both domestic and international operations.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Management, Business Management or related field experience preferred.
  • OSHA Compliance
  • Demonstrate experience in methods and accepted industry standards.
  • Must have and be able to maintain and FAA First Class Medical Certification.
  • Must be PIC qualified, preferably Citation X or Challenger 300
  • Must have experience as a professional pilot. 
  • Capable of working in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a team environment.
  • Proficient with PC and Microsoft Office skills (including Word and Excel) and ability to learn new programs quickly.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills necessary.
  • Ability to analyze complex situations, problem solve and successful time management.
  • Position is located in Sacramento, CA.


  • Department: Quality & Safety
  • Location: Sacramento, CA
  • Reports to: CEO
  • FLSA Classification: Exempt

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