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Old 18th Jul 2017, 09:38   #61 (permalink)
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Dear Moderator.....

...please open a new thread called - "Rotary Jobs 2017 - (Not for posting CVs) - moans, gripes and bitching"

logged in to secure my dream job and I had to wade through this tripe!

Joking aside, lets at least keep this one thread succinct and relevant - oh bu55er, I'm now part of the problem!!
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Old 27th Jul 2017, 12:06   #62 (permalink)
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Wanted Grade 2 Instructor - Sunshine Coast Qld

Hi all,

A Grade 2 Instructor vacancy has been published to help relaunch Chopperline Flight Training.


Great place if you like surfing and white beaches.
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Old 27th Jul 2017, 21:10   #63 (permalink)
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Hi all,

A Grade 2 Instructor vacancy has been published to help relaunch Chopperline Flight Training.


Great place if you like surfing and white beaches.
Airways Aviation experiment didn't work out I guess?
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Old 28th Jul 2017, 10:10   #64 (permalink)
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Rotary Wing Co-Pilot

Location: Brisbane
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.

The Opportunity - Co-Pilot Touring Position
We are currently seeking a Co-Pilot for our Roma & Toowoomba bases. This position is a touring position, 7 days on, 7 days off (inclusive of public holidays and weekends). The pay and conditions are in accordance with the LifeFlight Australia Limited Rotary Wing Pilots Certified Agreement 2016-2019.

About You
To be successful for this role you must hold the following qualifications:

  • CPL (H)
  • Type Rating (B412)
  • CIR-ME
  • NVFR(H)
  • 500 hours rotary wing
  • 250 hours Multi-Engine rotary wing
  • 100 hours PIC rotary wing
  • 50 hours on contract type
  • Dangerous Goods Certificate
  • HUET/EBS Certified
  • Class 1 medical
  • ATPL (H)
  • Previous EMS/SAR experience
  • NVIS Rating
Strong communication skills, professionalism and a quest to achieve and maintain the highest level of competency with aero medical operations are essential to the role. In support of our strong safety culture, minimum qualifications and experience limitations apply.
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.
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Old 28th Jul 2017, 13:34   #65 (permalink)
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This job in Australia, despite not being refered in the application, still requires an CASA license??
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Old 28th Jul 2017, 14:25   #66 (permalink)
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This job in Australia, despite not being refered in the application, still requires an CASA license??
Yes. And there is no way somebody without Australian residency would get hired for a 412 co-pilot touring position.
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Old 19th Aug 2017, 10:33   #67 (permalink)
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NPWS Senior Pilot

Senior Pilot

Organisation/Entity:National Parks & Wildlife Service Job Category:
  • Aviation | Pilot
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney - West
Job Reference Number:000058OVWork Type:Full-TimeNumber of Positions:1Total Remuneration Package:$153,335 p.a. Package includes salary ($137,424 p.a.), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.Contact:0417 829 337 - Naomi StephensClosing Date:31/08/2017 - 11:59 PM

Classification: Senior Pilot
Employment Status: Ongoing, Full-time
Location: Bankstown
Application Close Date: Thursday, 31 August 2017 at 11:59pm

• Do you have the ability to operate as a leader in a small team of Aviation professionals during complex airborne firefighting operations?

• Are you willing to show leadership and strength of character for complex staff and aviation challenges?

• You have a broad range of skills developed from many years working for multiple companies in the helicopter industry and will bring that detailed knowledge to the Flight Team.

The Department of Planning and Environment is the lead NSW Government agency in planning for a growing NSW.

The Department’s vision – Planning for a growing NSW: inspiring strong communities, protecting our environment – provides the benchmark for our partnership and leadership approach to engaging and working collaboratively with key State and Local Government, community and industry stakeholders to deliver better outcomes in the areas of planning, local government and the environment

Agency overview
The NSW Office of Environment and Heritage is a part of the Planning and Environment Cluster. It aims to enrich life in NSW by helping the community to conserve and enjoy our environment and heritage. For more information go to Office of Environment and Heritage | NSW Environment & Heritage.

National Parks and Wildlife Service manages, conserves and cares for land in national parks and reserves. NPWS links customer, conservation and cultural outcomes in a sustainable way by building participation in the management and use of parks.

Primary purpose of the role: Coordinate the flight assets and operations of the Service (Parkair) to ensure the safe utilisation of aviation assets in support of field and emergency operations, and all personnel who will be utilising those assets and ensure compliance with all regulations.

Pilot the helicopters to transport people and equipment and provide support to specific field operations of the OEH (Water bucketing, aerial incendiary work, aerial shooting and observation).

The occupant may also hold various roles in the Unit such as HAAMC, and Chief Pilot in waiting and if suitable ratings held, Senior Ag pilot.

An approved Chief Pilot in waiting for OEH is required under the OEH’s Operations manual. The role requires a focus on regulatory compliance and is a critical link between the AOC holder and the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) when the Chief pilot is away on leave.

You must read the following documents prior to preparing your application:

Role description

Application Guide

Applying for a role in the NSW Public Sector

Job Notes: A Recruitment Pool may be established for future temporary and ongoing roles with similar focus capabilities. The Recruitment Pool may be available to hiring managers from OEH and other NSW Public Sector agencies over a 12 month period.

The NPWS is a non-smoking workplace and smoking is not permitted in national parks.

To Apply:
• Click the APPLY button at the end of this advertisement
• Provide your personal information as prompted
• Attach your resume that sets out your education, work history and other facts about yourself that relate to the role (maximum of 4 pages);
• Attach a cover letter that is relevant to the role (maximum of 1 page).
• Complete all the questions in the online application. Two of the questions will require you to provide specific examples from your experience (4000 character limit per question). These questions are shown below. Do not address these in your cover letter.

Q1. Give us an example of a time when listening to others made a critical difference in a decision or project. How did you demonstrate that you were actively listening? How did the others react? What impact did the information you obtained have the on the decision or project?

Q2. Outline a particularly challenging problem that you have worked on. What did you do to get a better understanding of the problem? What are your strengths when applied to problem solving? What could you do to improve in this area?

The information provided in your application needs to show how you meet the focus capabilities and other essential requirements of the role. (Refer to the role description for details about the capabilities and the associated behaviour indicators. The role description also lists the essential role requirements.)

OEH is committed to providing a flexible, diverse and inclusive workplace.

We are also committed to offering flexible work arrangements where possible. Candidates should discuss options available for this role with the hiring manager.


Please refer to the role description.
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Old 20th Aug 2017, 02:10   #68 (permalink)
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Chief Pilot - EMQ


Chief Pilot (Rotary Wing)
Public Safety Business Agency
Flight Ops Rotary; Flight Operations; Queensland Government Air Wing; Archerfield
As the Chief Pilot Rotary Wing, you will ensure regulatory compliance whilst leading and managing a multi-disciplinary team working in a dynamic and challenging multi-agency environment. You will manage and administer QGAir helicopter operations at Brisbane, Townsville and Cairns.

Job details

Job type Contract
Occupational group Management
Classification Not applicable
Workplace Location Brisbane - South
Job ad reference QLD/QLD/250607/17
Closing date 01-Sep-2017
Yearly salary $239562 - $239562
Fortnightly salary $9182.38 - $9182.38
Job duration 3 years with possible extension
Contact person Steve Dabinett
Contact details Ph: 0419 705 429
Your part in the ongoing success of our business, in supporting key frontline services will see you responsible for a variety of work, including:

• Manage and administer QGAir helicopter operations at Brisbane, Townsville and Cairns.

• Maintain a high level of safety through control of flight crew training and operational matters.

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

• Manage the Deputy Chief Pilot and Chief Engineer for aircraft availability in relation to daily, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.

• Continually review and where necessary revise the QGAir Helicopter Rescue Operations Manual to reflect current operating techniques and procedures.

• Develop, encourage and foster safe aviation practices and crew resource management techniques for all QGAir personnel.

Mandatory requirements

• Commercial Pilot's licence (helicopters).

• Minimum 1,000 hours multi engine command helicopter experience.

• Five command instrument rating renewals.

• Minimum 2,500 hours helicopters experience including 500 hours night experience on helicopters.

• Class 1 Medical.

• Successful applicants will be required to gain CASA approval as a Chief Pilot.

• Final appointment will be subject to a flying and oral assessment by the Deputy Chief Pilot.

• 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

• Domestic and International travel may be a considerable requirement of this role.

• There may be a requirement to undertake relief duties at other QGAir Helicopter Rescue Air Bases

Applications to remain current for 12 months.

Further information

Please ensure you download all attachments and follow the instructions on how to apply.


Before applying for this vacancy please ensure you read the documents below.

250607 17 - PSBA Application Guide (PDF, 225KB)

Off line Application form (PDF, 739KB)

250607 17 - Role Description (Word, 115KB)
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Old 20th Aug 2017, 05:29   #69 (permalink)
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An eye-watering salary on offer for that one....should attract plenty of interest.
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Old 20th Aug 2017, 11:24   #70 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by gulliBell View Post
An eye-watering salary on offer for that one....should attract plenty of interest.
Nice to see a Chief Pilot position being recognised with something other than a doubling of workload for a 10% uplift in salary 👍
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Old 28th Aug 2017, 12:51   #71 (permalink)
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WIKING looking for Pilots (North Sea)


WIKING is expanding his team of experienced aircrew for our Helicopter Hoist Operations in the German and UK North Sea

Minimum requirements:

· 1000h total time helicopter (exemptions could be given for candidates
with minimum 500h turbine helicopter experience)
· Current EASA CPL (H) with Instrument Rating (H)

· ATPL theory and MCC certificate

· EASA Class 1 Medical

· English language proficiency level 4 / level 6 preferred

· Current Type Rating on H145 (BK117-D2) preferred BK117-C2 type

rating beneficial

· Hoisting Experience (Offshore to vessels and Wind Turbines desirable)

· Offshore experience

Please submit your CV and all applicable licenses / certificates to

Requirement profile helicopter pilot:

Minimum requirements:

  • 1000h total time helicopter
  • Current EASA CPL (H) with Instrument Rating (H)
  • ATPL theory and MCC certificate
  • EASA Class 1 Medical
  • English language proficiency level 4

Additional requirements:
  • Type Rating on AW139 / H145 / S76 preferred
  • Multi Engine IR (H) preferred
  • Offshore experience preferred
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Old 2nd Oct 2017, 08:28   #72 (permalink)
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Boeing Chinook pilot Salisbury UK

Chinook Pilot based out of Salisbury UK.

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Old 3rd Oct 2017, 00:19   #73 (permalink)
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Posted 2 October 2017 in Rotary Wing, Overseas

Pilot Job - Bell 412 EP Touring Captains

Hevilift in Paupa New Guinea are seeking Bell 412 EP touring Captains

Candidates must hold a valid PNG licence, have at least 12 months experience flying in PNG, 3000 hours TT , 500 hours multi engine, 100 hours B412

Candidates must also be accident free in the last three years, have a high level of safety culture, be able to attend simulator training in the middle east and pass a background check.

Hevilift offers an attractive 28/28 rotation along with competitive salary, living conditions onsite are to a high standard.

Applicants should submit their CV`s via e-mail in a word or pdf document with Candidates name and B 412 Captain in the title.
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Old 17th Nov 2017, 09:44   #74 (permalink)
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Nautilus Aviation is currently seeking applicants for our Chief Pilot position based in Cairns.
Applicants should have or be able to obtain the following.
Australian Resident
Previous experience in a Chief Pilot role
CPL(H) min 3000 hrs TT Rotary Wing
Low Level
R44, Bell 206, Bell 407, EC 120, EC 130, AS350
Desirable Bell 412, BK 117, Winch rating
Have the ability to manage a team of 25+ pilots across various base locations.
Salary negotiable in line with qualifications.

For further information or to lodge an application please email ceo@nautilusaviation.com.au
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Old 30th Dec 2017, 07:48   #75 (permalink)

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MI-8 Pilots needed

Hello guys, Ukrainian helicopters are currently recruiting for Captaims with Mi-8 type (ATPH with total of 3500 hours). Check them up if you are interested. Happy new year
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