To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
- Meet 14 CFR Part 119 and 135 requirements to serve as Chief Pilot and Check Airman
- Meet qualifications for Mercy Flight Central Pilot in Command
- Valid FAA Commercial Rotorcraft Helicopter Certificate with Instrument Rating
- Current FAA CFI and CFII strongly encouraged
- Current FAA Medical First or Second Class
- Current Driver’s License
- Must pass DOT drug and alcohol test
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED), Bachelor’s Degree, and four to six years related experience and/or training as set forth in the following:
- 2500 hours total pilot time
- Must meet CAMTS PIC minimums
- Prior experience in managing people, aviation training programs, and in-office/community environments or an equivalent combination of education and experience
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
- Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
- Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
- Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have experience with Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Acrobat, electronic tablets, applicable flight planning software, and electronic flight and duty tracking software.
The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, the ability to adjust focus, and the ability to see color.
The work environment characteristics described here represent employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold (non-weather); extreme heat (non-weather); and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather), and is at risk of electrical shock. Additionally, the noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.