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Senior Captain

Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSG Entertainment) is a leader in live entertainment, delivering unforgettable experiences while forging deep connections with diverse and passionate audiences. The Company’s portfolio includes a collection of world-renowned venues – New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, and Beacon Theatre; and The Chicago Theatre – that showcase a broad array of sporting events, concerts, family shows, and special events for millions of guests annually. In addition, the Company features the original production, the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes, which has been a holiday tradition for 90 years. More information is available at 

Who are we hiring?

Works within MSG Aviation to maintain a culture of safety with efficient procedures that support customer service. Acts as Pilot in Command (PIC) of flights for which the Senior Captain has been scheduled. As such, the Senior Captain has the final authority for the operation of the aircraft.

What will you do?

  • Earns the complete respect and trust of every passenger and flight department member in the operation of the aircraft. Recognized as a technical expert with regard to assigned aircraft with respect to aircraft operations and Maintenance interface.
  • Studies weather conditions at destination, en route, alternate airports, and departure points, and makes appropriate weather-related mission decisions. Making decisions necessary to start, delay, or cancel flights and deviate the flight from the planned route or destination as operating conditions dictate.
  • Provides excellent customer service to passengers consistent with applicable government regulations and MSG Aviation’s flight standards as documented in the Flight Operations Manual (FOM).
  • Ensures that the aircraft is clean and prepared for flight with all provisions on board for the safety and comfort of the passengers.
  • Meets schedules and other directives governing the aircraft's operation consistent with applicable government regulations and MSG Aviation’s flight standards as documented in the Flight Operations Manual (FOM).
  • Prepares flight plans and contingency plans.
  • Reviews and calculates the aircraft weight and balance, fuel on board, and performance charts.
  • Ensures that preflight inspections are performed satisfactorily.       
  • Complies with all SOPs including the diligent use of aircraft checklists.
  • Manages and coordinates the flight and cabin crew performance, maintains a cohesive working team, shares knowledge with crewmembers, and evaluates crewmember potential for advancement. Is a willing and active mentor to developing members of MSG Aviation and the Business Aviation community.
  • Maintains the highest levels of personal integrity, honesty, and professionalism.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

What do you need to succeed?

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • G550 Type Rating Required, additionally, G650 Type Rating is preferred.
  • Must hold valid FAA Class I medical.
  • Preferred: 5000 hours total time, 2000 hours turbine time, 1500 hours Pilot in Command, and 500 hours large cabin corporate aircraft
  • Previous experience operating in 14 CFR Part 91 or 135 environments is required, with a thorough understanding of 14 CFR Part 91 and ICAO Standard.
  • Captain shall have an excellent knowledge of the aircraft they shall command, client service expectations and skills, CFRs, ICAO Standards, applicable International Jurisdiction Regulations, MSG Aviation SOPs, and Meteorological reports.
  • Large cabin Gulfstream experience preferred.
  • Should possess a strong technical background, interpersonal skills, and strong leadership qualities.
  • Must have a demonstrated track record of an excellent working relationship with the FAA.
  • Strong desire for professional engagement, growth, and enterprise-caliber development.

Special Requirements

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, have split days off, and work weekends and holidays in a 24 X 7 environment.

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Pay Range
$164,000$280,000 USD

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We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law mandates, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations and will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required.