First Officer recruitment agency listing

A First Officer is an Aviation professional that is also commonly referred to as a Co-Pilot or Second Pilot. If you're looking to hire a First Officer or hoping for a career in Aviation, recruitment agencies may provide the best staffing solutions for your needs.

The recruitment of a First Officer is commonly done by specialist recruitment agencies that have expertise of Pilot and Aviation jobs. These employment firms will often serve Freight, Scheduled and Chartered Airlines. Multi-sector agencies may also source First Officer professionals and these can be found nationwide.

Job overview, qualifications and salaries

Working alongside the Captain, a First Officer will share the responsibility of a flight. Duties may include flying the plane and communicating with air traffic control, however the Captain is still accountable for the journey. First Officers will need an Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL), which will remain frozen until a certain number of hours have been completed. A class 1 medical certificate will also be needed. Starting salaries for a recently qualified candidate will be between £21,000 and £24,000, with experienced staff commanding pay in excess of £36,000 per annum.

Key employers

First Officer careers are competitive to enter and job seekers may find better job opportunities overseas. Scheduled airlines such as British Airways and easyJet are some of the biggest employers of First Officers, however Freight firms such as DHL will also make hires. Private charter companies will also advertise for staff. While most vacancies state a need for permanent employment, contract jobs may occasionally be available.

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  • From Flight Crew to Engineering and Maintenance, Elite Employee is pleased to be able to support all disciplines of employment within the Aviation industry. We are technical recruitment experts and have access to all levels of Aviation staff including Systems Engineers, Mechanical Inspectors and Assemblers. Our executive search function can also supply top management personnel such as Manufacturing Managers or Managing Directors.
    Coverage Southern England and Home Counties.
    • London Office, Russell Road, London, E16 3QS
    • Bank House, Odiham, Hook, Hampshire, RG29 1LF
  • With an exemplary reputation for customer service, Berry Recruitment are experienced staff providers for a list of clients in the Aviation/Aerospace industry. Recruiting globally, we supply pre-screened candidates for all roles in the sector including Engineering and Maintenance. After assessing your organisation, we utilise our database, social media and advertising to source the most suitable personnel. We are also REC accredited.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Temple Courtrn13A Cathedral Road, Cardiff, Wales, CF11 9HA
    • Courtyard House, Mill Lane, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1EY
    • Offices 10-11, Quay West Business Centre, Quay Lane, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4LJ
  • Our Aviation / Aerospace functional practice caters for all critical and highly confidential hires within this specialist industry. Headed by a veteran recruiter of working in this space, within Defence and Technology, our functional practice has grown year on year. We boast a huge database of industry specific candidates & add to this on a daily basis. Call us NOW.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Unipart House, Garsington Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2PG
    • Cooper House, 2 Michael Road, London, SW6 2AD
    • MBW-i, McBarron Wood House, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP178PB
  • JT Recruit is a well respected local agency and we have a great deal of experience in recruiting the right person for you or finding the right job for you. What makes us different from a lot of our competitors is that we care about you!
    Coverage East Midlands, West Midlands,
    • 34 Charnwood Street, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 2GU
    • Suite 5, Queens Place, 1 Queens Street, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 1JN
    • 4B Bank Court, Weldon Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 5RF
  • Established in 2002, Flexible Solutionz are so confident we can deliver you the right candidate, we offer a 100% money back guarantee, protecting your investment from day one.
    Coverage North West England
    • Springfield House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5BG
    • The Offices, 53 King Street, Manchester, M2 4LQ
  • Great staff are what keep the Aerospace and Aviation Industries flying in the right direction - but as with any specialised area, finding the right people is not always the easiest of tasks. We can make that problem disappear very quickly, thanks to a combination of experience in this sector and the type of hard work that makes quality appointments happen. From Stress Engineers to Air Traffic Controllers, Connect Appointments can find the best.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 19 Shairps Business Park, Houston Road, Houston Industrial Estate, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 5FD
    • 200 Bath Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G2 4HG
  • Most of our clients & candidates come from recommendation, referral & reputation; evidence that we are proactive on your behalf , professional in our conduct & offer a bespoke service to each individual client or candidate.
    Coverage London and SE
    • Butchers Lane, Hastings, Sussex, TN35 4LT
  • Whether a client or a candidate, we aim to exceed your expectations, delivering a fast, effective and honest service. Our passion and commitment is backed by an experienced team of consultants who have a wealth of industry knowledge.
    Coverage UK wide
    24 Offices Nationwide

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