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Old 13th Jan 2015, 09:22
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Fire Spotting

Does anyone have any info or contacts for the various fire spotting jobs around the country along with any experience needs?
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Old 14th Jan 2015, 11:47
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In Western Australia firespotting is done by Department of Parks & Wildlife. Minimum requirements are a CPL, 10hrs tailwheel, ASIC, DG Awareness. They will advertise around September and shortlist applicants around October. Usually have somewhere around 100 applicants for between 2 - 6 positions depending on whether or not people return for another season or not.
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A few years ago QLD would book charters from the local operators for that. From memory the contracts had minimums that where not basic CPL levels. 4 or 500 TT rings a bell for the single eng work.
Not sure if that is still current practice.
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