contact us at Gem Air for Idaho Flights


Working for Gem Air:

Gem Air is a family-owned business out of Salmon, Idaho that has operated in and out Idaho since 1982. We run a number of different operations, from back-country charter flights that support the river rafting community in Idaho summers, to year-round commuter flights between Boise and Salmon, and freight routes for UPS in Idaho, Utah, and Oregon. We hire seasonal office and line staff, year round maintenance staff, and both seasonal and year-round pilots. See below for current job openings.

Current Openings

A&P Mechanic:
Gem Air is looking for an experienced A&P mechanic to join our maintenance team. Our ideal candidate takes pride in their work, is well-organized, works well independently and with a team, and has experience for our supported manufactures: Cessna, Piper, Lycoming, Pratt and Whitney and Continental. Full job description here.

Pilot Positions:
Gem Air operations include both summer backcountry flying, as well as contracted cargo routes. The requirements for these positions are different, so please note which one you are qualified for and which you are applying for when sending your cover letter and resume.

Requirements for summer backcountry Pilots:
Required:Commercial license, SEL, MEL, 500+ hours total time, 25 hours of night.
Preferred: Part 135 experience, 800+hrs total time, backcountry flying experience, high performance experience.
**Note: Summer pilot positions for 2017 have been filled.**

Requirements for year-round cargo positions:
Required: Meet Part 135 IFR requirements, 1200hrs total time, 100hrs night, Commercial, SEL, MEL.
Preferred: Part 135 experience, turbine experience, MEL experience, IFR experience, 1500+ hours total time.
**Note: This position has been filled – Feel free to send a resume/cover letter for us to keep on file.**