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AW139 Pilot Opportunities
Toowoomba Base

About Us

LifeFlight is a world leader in aeromedical care and Australia's most diversified service with both a fixed and rotary wing fleet.  We help seriously ill and injured patients around Australia and the world to quickly get the medical care they need.  From rapid response, to inter-facility transfers our team of more than 400 staff members, including aviation crew, support staff, and over 100 doctors are a lifeline to vulnerable individuals. Best known for RACQ LifeFlight community rescue helicopters and LifeFlight Retrieval Medicine, the group also operates a world class training division.

 

A Job With Purpose

Every year LifeFlight’s iconic blue and yellow fleet help thousands of sick and injured patients. Every employee has a very important task in every mission we perform. Whether that’s making sure our IT systems are performing at the highest level or balancing the figures, to instructing staff with the most current medical and aviation regulations. Each and every employee at LifeFlight saves lives every day. You will play a key part of ensuring our ongoing success and growth as an AW139 Pilot on our Surat Gas (SGAS) contract.

 

The Opportunity

We are currently seeking Pilots to join our team on a full-time basis at our Toowoomba base working on our SGAS contract. Primary base is our Toowoomba location with Touring to our Roma location in a regular basis as part of the roster.

 

We are seeking interest from both Captains and Co-Pilots.

 

Pay and conditions are in accordance with the LifeFlight Australia Limited and Rotary Wing Pilots Certified Agreement 2016-2019 Work Practice 2.

 

About You

In support of our strong safety culture, minimum qualifications and experience limitations apply. To be eligible you must have the following:

 

Selection Criteria:

ALL

  • Live within 30 minutes travel time of ‘Home Base’ (Toowoomba LifeFlight Hangar)
  • Strong communication skills
  • A safety first attitude
  • Enthusiasm and a drive to achieve and maintain the highest level of competency within aero-medical operations.

Captain

Essential Criteria

  • ATPL (H)
  • CIR ME with minimum 3 renewals (IPCs)
  • NVFR(H)
  • Minimum 3000 hours rotary wing
  • 1500 hours PIC rotary wing
  • 1200 hours ME PIC
  • 100 hours Instrument Flight
  • 100 hours Night
  • Dangerous Goods Certificate
  • HUET/EBS Certified
  • Class 1 medical

Desirable Criteria

  • Type Rating (AW139) with 100 hours on type
  • Previous EMS/SAR experience
  • NVIS Rating

 

Co-Pilot

Essential Criteria

  • CPL (H)
  • CIR-ME
  • NVFR(H)
  • 1000 hours rotary wing
  • 500 hours Multi-Engine rotary wing
  • 100 hours PIC rotary wing
  • LL-WR
  • Dangerous Goods Certificate
  • HUET/EBS Certified
  • Class 1 medical

 

Desirable Criteria

  • AW139 Type Rating with 50 hours on type
  • Previous EMS/SAR experience
  • NVIS Rating
  • ATPL (H)
  • Current PIC

 

In your application, please ensure you address each of the essential criteria to demonstrate that you satisfy the minimum requirements of the role.

 

In your application, please upload your cover letter & resume as one attachment.

 

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a growing organisation that is dedicated to saving lives and serving the community. If you believe you have the necessary skills and experiences we would love to hear from you today.

 

Please apply via our website www.lifeflight.org.au/page/careers under the Aviation section.

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