Employment

Job Opportunities at Gem Air

Gem Air is a family-owned business out of Salmon, Idaho that has operated in the Mountain North West since 1982. We run a number of different operations, from back-country charter flights into the Frank Church and Selway-Bitterroot wilderness areas, to year-round commuter flights between Boise and Salmon, to freight routes for UPS in Idaho, Utah, and Oregon. Our mission at Gem Air is to provideour customers with safe, reliable, and clean air service from a courteous and professional staff. 

We employ permanent and seasonal office and line staff, year round maintenance staff, and both seasonal and year-round pilots. Most employees are located in Salmon, Idaho. Our rural mountain town offers easy, out-your-backdoor access to rafting, fishing, mountain biking, hunting, skiing and more. Some pilot positions are based in either Salt Lake City, Utah, or Boise, Idaho. 

See below for current job openings.

Operations Manager, Open Dec 15, 2020
Application period closed. 

Mechanic, A&P + IA (or ready to go for IA), Open Dec 29, 2020
Responsibilities include working on our Part 135 aircraft. You will also take the lead on organizing and performing part 91 annuals (largely on single engine piston aircraft) and other maintenance done as part of our FBO services. Because we are a small company, your work will include some line duties such as fueling, moving, reconfiguring, loading, and cleaning airplanes. Applicants need to have 3+ years experience working on piston and fixed-wing turbine aircraft. If you don’t already have your IA, you’ll need to meet the requirements and ready to pursue the IA. See full job description here

Pilot Positions
We currently do not have any pilot positions open. 

When we are hiring pilots, our year-round position applicants must meet Part 135 IFR minimums, including 100 night hours and 1200 total hours. We generally do not hire with under 1500 hrs. 

Our seasonal summer position applicants must have their multi-engine rating complete (or arrive early and hire us to obtain your multi) and are legally required to have a minimum of 500 hours – we generally do not hire anyone with under 1000 hours.

Past Positions
Line Position filled January 2021