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FAASTeam Notice
Type: FAA Job Opening Announcements
Notice Date: Friday, June 9, 2023
Notice Number: NOTC3039
Aviation Safety Inspector (Ops) in San Jose
This notice expired on
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Solicitation for Aviation Safety Inspectors (Operations) 

Come work with us in the beautiful sunny city of San Jose, CA.  We are currently recruiting to fill Aviation Safety (Operations) Inspector positions and are offering $10,000 relocation assistance if you move 100+ miles. 

San Jose is currently considered an FAA hard-to-fill location and other hiring incentives may apply. Scan the QR code below for more in-depth details about qualifications and all incentives currently being offered. 

Openings for fixed-wing and helicopter inspectors:

$10,000 relocation assistance if eligibility requirements are met*

Hiring at the GS-12 (based on work experience determined by Human Resources)*

Starting salary GS-12 step 5 - $116,155 (locality pay included)

Eligible for medical, life, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long-term health, retirement benefits and an exceptional Thrift Savings (401K) program

Excellent work/life balance with generous leave/vacation accrual, paid holidays, flexible schedule and telework opportunities


  • Minimum 1500 total hours,
  • 100 hours of flight time in the last 3 years.
  • Commercial Instrument and/or ATP required
  • Current CFI/CFII/MEI and; 
  • Minimum current second-class medical required

Please send your resume and a copy of the required credentials to the San Jose FSDO Manager, Thomas (Thom) Holden at

If you have any questions please contact Thom at 408-219-2424.

*For more detailed information on current incentives, qualifications, application tips and more, please scan the QR code below



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