Job Responsibilities:

Life Builders International is making a difference in the lives of people in Guatemala. Roads in many parts of the country are often poor or non-existent. Most often, the best and safest way to get there is to use aircraft. You could have a career with impact as a Fixed-Wing Ministry Pilot and Mechanic in this country. This position supports Life Builders International programs and projects by providing safe and reliable air transportation. We provide flights for other ministries, flying route to Gutemala city from feeding center at Lake Atitlan open to the public, and flying our teams for mission purposes. Pilots will fly a Cessna 182 and a Lake Buccaneer. The founder is a flight instructor that can teach route and airplanes.

A day in the life of a Ministry Pilot and Mechanic:

At Life Builders International the Gospel really is the center of all we do! We focus on evangelism, discipleship, and our feeding center. So the airplane is more of a car that helps us and others do ministry. Flying is 2-5 flights per week and the rest of the time is spent advancing the mnistry in other areas.

The role of Ministry Pilot and Mechanic, you will have the opportunity to:

 Maintain your personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be an effective witness for Him in a spirit filled environment.
 Perform pilot duties, including filing flight plans, obtaining weather data and interpreting the information for flights, completing aircraft weight and balances for flights, loading and unloading passenger luggage and cargo
 Coordinate with the ministriys founder all scheduled maintenance and repair needs to ensure aircraft are properly maintained
 Perform duties associated with the feeding center as your base location
 Repair and maintain aircraft ground support equipment
 Perform line service duties including refueling
 Clean interiors and exteriors of aircraft
 Assist in maintaining hangar facilities and hospitality property to meet the highest possible standards of appearance
 Assist with loading and unloading of the aircraft at home base and enroute destinations.Keep the aircraft clean, neat, and polished when home and away from the home base including sanitizing the aircraft restroom facilities after each flight.
 Assist in the maintenance, repair, and cleaning of the hangar and property
 Perform pre-flights and post-flights to ensure safety of flight
 Represent Life Builders International as a professional God honoring ministry when dealing with donors, government officials, and others
 Overnight stays from home may be needed om approximately 35% of the time and up to 30 days at a time when a humanitarian crisis may arise
 Assess, manage, and report critical physical, emotional, or spiritual concerns of staff
 All other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Experience:

 Minimum of 200 hours flight time as the founder can teach you the airstrips, weather, and routes
 Ability to obtain Second Class Medical
 FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate – Airplane Single Engine Land with Instrument Rating
 A&P preferred but not required, but need to fare share in helping with maintenance
 Job Location: Tzan chaj, Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala

Type: Full-Time

Travel Expectations: Approximately 30% of the time there is an overnight at the mission base waiting for return passengers, so that we are not making unnecessary flights and waisting resouces.


Housing accomodation is provided free of charge
All other costs must be sourced through own funding or support raising

How to Apply:

Please send resume, three references along with a cover letter of no more than 2 pages to

Within your letter, please respond to the following:
1.Why is Lifebuilders International’s mission of interest to you?
2.How do your experiences, personal strengths and leadership abilities prepare you for this position?

No phone calls or emails other than as specified above please

Life Builders International Mission Statement:

We are a nondenominational evangelical Spirit-filled Christian ministry with a holistic focus taking care of their mind, body and soul. We emphasize on providing Spiritual education and nutrition in the Lake Atitlan, literally on the airstrip, where you will be based, as well as we are based in the neighborhood of Santa Fe in Guatemala City next to the airport, where the mission is based. We are very evangelistic and discipleship orientated, sharing about Jesus, but also have educational projects, as well projects for bettering humanity through health and proper nutrition. We are a non-denominational, spirit-filled Christian ministry dedicated to bringing the light of Christ to every corner of Guatemala through programs that feed the spirit, soul, and body.