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Training and Checking Pilot

Flight Operations Rotary; Queensland Government Air Wing Services; Northern Queensland - Townsville or Cairns

QGAir currently have one vacancy for a Training and Checking Rotary Wing Pilot.

QGAir are interested in receiving applications from applicants based in Cairns and Townsville. The final location of the position will be determined by organisational needs and the preference indicated by the successful applicant.

Job details

Position status Contract
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Aviation-Crew/Engineer
Classification Sect122
Workplace Location Cairns region,Townsville region
Job ad reference QLD/319805/19
Closing date 26-Aug-2019
Job duration 3 Years
Contact person John Barnard
Contact details PH no: 0409 755 779

Your opportunity:

Your part in the ongoing success of our business, in supporting key frontline services will see you responsible for a variety of work, including:

• Administer and conduct training and checking programs at the QGAir Helicopter Rescue air base as per the QGAir Helicopter Rescue Operations Manual.

• Fly single pilot, instrument flight rules (IFR), multi-engine AW139 helicopters on aeromedical, search and rescue, emergency and counter disaster operations and other Government support tasks.

• Coordinate and conduct project and training development as directed by the Chief Pilot / Head of Training & Checking.

• Liaise closely with the Base Managers and Senior Aircrew Officers on all matters pertaining to the efficient operation of the bases.

• Liaise and conduct with the Chief Aircrew Officer for the training of Aircrew Officers.

• Undertake training and skills updating as directed by the Chief Pilot.

Mandatory requirements:

• Possession of an Air Transport Pilots Licence (Helicopter)

• 2500 hours minimum on helicopters. May be reduced to 2000 hours if applicant has previous SAR/EMS/QRFAME experience.

• 1500 hours command in helicopters.

• 1000 hours multi-engine turbine command experience.

• 500 hours night experience in helicopters

• Current Class 1 Medical

• 5 multi-engine Helicopter command instrument rating renewals

• Hold or has held a Flight Instructor Rating, Helicopter with multi-engine and day/night privileges or has satisfactorily completed a course in training in the aeronautical knowledge and aeronautical skills of a flight instructor that was conducted:

o Within the Defence Force of Australia; or

o Within the Central Flying Schools of the RNZAF or RAF

• In compliance with CASA Drug and Alcohol Management Plan requirements the preferred applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment testing and to participate in the QGAir Drug and Alcohol Management Program.

Highly desirable requirements:

• Hold or have held a CASA CAR 217 and Flight Examiner Rating approval

• Type Rated on AW139 helicopters.

Applications to remain current for 12 months.

Job Ad Reference: QLD/319805/19

Closing Date: 26 August 2019

Further information

** This position is going to be filled in either Townsville or Cairns by negotiation with the successful candidate. **

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