Maryland State Police Civilian Helicopter Pilot I (2271) (Second-In-Command)
SALARY -ADVANCEMENTS / BENEFITS: Grade 18, typically $63,629. Non-Competitive Promotion to Pilot in Command (Grade 19) $67,914; Once hired there are Competitive promotions to Instructor Pilot Positions (Grade 20) or Chief Pilot (Grade 21); Annual Cost-of-Living Pay raises; Exceptional Retirement Package; Outstanding Employee Benefits; multi-mission platform; New AW/139 aircraft and more. 2% pay raise in January 2015;
NATURE OF WORK:
MSP Civilian Helicopter Pilot I, Second-in-Command, is the intermediate level of civilian helicopter pilot work within Aviation Command, Maryland State Police Department. Employees will act as the Second-in-Command pilot of helicopters enumerated in the Aviation Command Standard Operating Procedures. Flight Operations will be conducted in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration rules and regulations for aero-medical missions; search and rescue missions; homeland security; disaster assessment and other law enforcement related missions. Employees in this classification do not supervise.
Employees receive moderate supervision from the Sworn Section Supervisor of Aviation Command and technical training from Maryland State Police Civilian Helicopter Pilot Flight Instructors and the Civilian Fixed Wing and Helicopter Chief Pilot. The Pilot-in-Command assigns, reviews, approves and critiques work of the Maryland State Police Civilian Helicopter I.
Employees in this classification are assigned shift work including holidays and weekends and are subject to 24-hour on-call during emergencies and staff shortages. Employees are required to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions. The work involves hazardous conditions such as maneuvering helicopters in congested or unusual terrain.