Lead Aircraft Detailer

Location: Thermal, CA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

You love working around airplanes and have experience cleaning a wide variety of jet aircraft.  You enjoy seeing the fruits of your labor after polishing the bright-work or removing an ink stain from a leather seat.  You like working with a close-knit team of people that share your passion for aviation.  And, you feel satisfaction when you train a fellow team member, knowing that you've made an impact on another person.  If this sounds like you, we have the perfect position available for you at Desert Jet Center as Lead Aircraft Detailer.

What does a Lead Aircraft Detailer do?

Desert Jet's team of detailers clean each aircraft inside and out after every flight's arrival back to base. This cleaning keeps the aircraft looking new and helps retain the aircraft's value.  The Lead Aircraft Detailer supervises the detailing team, trains detailers, assigns the work schedule, and inspects aircraft to assure quality workmanship. Other responsibilities include growing the business through sales calls and determining areas the detailing department can grow.

Who We Are

Desert Jet is a group of full-service aviation companies providing jet owners with a full complement of aviation services – including FBO services and jet maintenance, management, charter, acquisitions and sales. But at heart, we are a group of people who are creating great futures for our families by building a group of companies based on our stated values that provide an exceptional service experience for our customers.  We believe that we can, as a team, build a fun work environment that will enable us to create a memorable experience for our customers that will enable them to do great things with their companies and loved ones through the utilization of private aviation.

Desert Jet is a fast-growing company with lots of opportunity on the horizon.  We have ranked on the Inc. 500|5000 list of the nation’s fastest growing, privately held companies the last five years in a row.  We are currently constructing a new 5 acre, 5 million dollar facility to accommodate our growth.

We have an active and effective Safety Management System that allows us to continually make thoughtful improvements in how we do things.  We hold a variety of industry recognitions, including IS-BAO Stage III Registration, ARGUS Platinum and Wyvern Wingman status.

Who Will Fit Best?

If you have at least 1 year of experience in aircraft interior and exterior cleaning and detailing, and can train others in these skills, we want to meet you!  We are seeking an experienced detailer who is ready to lead others and who wants to see his/her team succeed.

 

Compensation

We offer industry-leading compensation as well as a range of benefits and perks, including;

  • Company-paid medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401k plan with a 100% company match up to 6% of the employee’s salary
  • Profit sharing
  • Two weeks of vacation and personal time annually after one year of service, increasing with seniority
  • Sick and family medical leave including maternity and paternity leave

All Desert Jet employees live in the greater Palm Springs/Coachella Valley area.  Relocation assistance will be provided to qualified candidates. 

About the Palm Springs Area

The greater Palm Springs area offers something for everyone - beautiful weather, low cost of living and ample opportunities for fun and adventure.  A sample of nearby activities include:

  • Desert off-road bike riding, sand dunes - less than 30 minutes drive
  • Colorado River - boating, jet skiing - 90 minute drive
  • Joshua Tree - hiking, rock climbing, camping - 60 minute drive
  • Mountains and snow skiing - 90 minute drive
  • California beaches - 2-3 hour drive
  • Hiking, golfing, tennis, polo and a ton of other activities are right in our backyard!  Big music festivals occur here each year, such as Coachella Fest, Desert Trip and Stagecoach.

Interested in learning more? We encourage you to learn more about Desert Jet at our website www.desertjet.com,  You’ll be able to read about your future coworkers on our site, our core values and a bit about our history.  Apply today!

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