First Officer – A320


This is a Fulltime position in Luton posted August 11, 2016.

First Officer – A320

Department Description

Monarch is the UK’s longest-established, privately owned airline group and a great place to develop your career. The company includes a scheduled airline, in-house tour operator and an award-winning engineering division.   Flying from 5 UK bases, London Gatwick, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds-Bradford and Luton where it is headquartered; the airline offers 7 million sector seats to leisure destinations.   With a strong heritage, the tour operating division offers package holidays across the airlines scheduled network focussing on beach, city and ski breaks.

Operating globally, Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL) supports the airline and provides aircraft maintenance services to third party customers located in Eastern and Western Europe, the Middle East, Australia and North America. MAEL is a leading MRO for new technology aircraft, including the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, for which it is one of a small group of worldwide Boeing-approved GoldCare providers. Our employees are our greatest asset and are fundamental to the success of our business. Our team are amongst the most highly trained professionals in the industry and are committed to delivering superior levels of service. Our aim is to become Europe’s most recommended airline group.

Brief Description

The role of a First Officer within Monarch is to deliver a safe and service focused operation to our customers. Flying as part of a friendly team, you will be expected to deliver the highest professional standards both in the air and on the ground.

Detailed Description

You will become part of a team that has a fantastic reputation in the market as being professional and welcoming, you are not just a number!   Monarch is an innovative and fun place to work.   At Monarch we are all about people and our employees are our greatest asset.

We currently have UK bases at Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Birmingham, Luton and Gatwick.

Job Requirements


·          Ability to fly an A320!

·          Impeccable safety standards

·          Customer Service focused

·          Passionate about a career as a pilot with Monarch

Essential Job Requirements:

·          UK ATPL (Frozen or Full) or willingness to convert to UK ATPL

·          Class 1 medical

·          Hold a current A320 Type rating – 500+ hours on type

·          A valid passport allowing unrestricted EU travel.

·          The unrestricted right to live and work in the UK

·          Ability to live within 90 minutes of your base

Additional Details

Recruitment process:

The recruitment process is a 3 stage process:

Stage 1 – 3 online tests, these are:

·          An Advanced Personality Questionnaire

·          Cognitive Reasoning

·          FAST – online assessment tool that gives an indication of an individual’s multi-tasking and learning potential.

Stage 2 – Assessment day – Next dates are 6th September 2016 and 7th September 2016

Stage 3 – SIM Assessment – Assessment dates TBA

Successful candidates will be entered into our hold pool from which an offer will be made on a business need basis.

You cannot reapply within 6 months if you were unsuccessful at any stage of the interview process.

How to Apply