King Air 90 Captain - Crescent City, CA Pilots get more with GMR Companies in 2023! Competitive starting salaries from $89,300-98,318 + 20% Geomodifier 15K Sign-On Bonus after training! 40K Retention Bonus after 36 Months Off-Duty Housing at this location  REACH Air Medical Services, a Glo

Pilot Fixed Wing - Air Ambulance

Aviation Search Group • 
Crescent City, California, USA
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:

King Air 90 Captain - Crescent City, CA

Pilots get more with GMR Companies in 2023!

  • Competitive starting salaries from $89,300-98,318 + 20% Geomodifier
  • 15K Sign-On Bonus after training!
  • 40K Retention Bonus after 36 Months
  • Off-Duty Housing at this location 

REACH Air Medical Services, a Global medical Response Family of Companies has an opportunity for a Full-Time Fixed Wing Pilot to join our team.

Our mission of providing care to the world at a moment's notice is at the heart of everything we do. We are caregivers, first and foremost and we will be there when you need us.

With more than 38,000 employees, Global Medical Response teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services around the world. We provide end-to-end medical transportation as well as fire services, integrated healthcare solutions and disaster response.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains a schedule as set forth by the company. The pilot should be prepared to occasionally serve extra duty shifts when called upon, due to the absence of other pilots for vacation, sick leave, etc.
  • Ensures aircraft readiness for flight dispatches, these items to include, as described in the appropriate manuals, but not limited to all FAR requirements, all Cal-Ore Life Flight requirements, aircraft cleanliness duties, all flight crew requirements.
  • Accurately completes, in entirety, all required paperwork duties, i.e., duty shift change form, load manifests, duty/time sheets, all within a timely manner.
  • Continues in educational betterment, e.g., CTS, ground training and flight training.
  • Ensures that any and all pertinent information about flight operations will be disseminated to his/her shift change pilot and/or disseminated through the
  • Company Communications Board per policy.
  • Conducts himself/herself in a professional manner at all times.
  • Attends meetings when required, and is available for training and check-flights outside of normal duty shift rotation.
  • Upholds current company policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties during scheduled shift as requested by Director of Operations or Chief Pilot.
  • Maintains safety as the primary concern.
Job Requirements:
  • Current Commercial Pilot Certification
  • ATP Written Certification
  • Current FAA Class II Medical Certificate
  • Min. 2500 Hours Total Time
  • Min. 1000 Hours PIC
  • Min. 500 hours of multi-engine time
  • Min. 100 Hours Night Flying
  • Min. 100 Hours cumulative instrument time, with 75 actual instrument hours
  • Previous experience with multi-engine Beechcraft King Air family of aircraft preferred.
  • EMS and FAR 135 experience preferred

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to function in a single pilot IFR environment
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to communicate professionally, effectively and persuasively.
  • Ability to maintain composure under pressure, work efficiently and accurately with frequent interruptions, and set/re-set multiple priorities.
  • Presents a professional image as a Cal-Ore Life Flight team member.
  • Maintains a positive team attitude with flight crew members, maintenance technician, and communication specialist by working cohesively.
  • Works independently and tolerates high stress levels while maintaining a good rapport with co-workers.
  • Maintains ongoing knowledge of relevant aviation SOP’s.

Value Based Competencies:

Customer Focused:

  • Anticipates and strives to understand the needs of each customer.
  • Tailors each interaction to the specific needs of the person and/or situation.
  • Responds quickly and effectively to problems that arise while providing service.


  • Demonstrates open, honest and respectful communication.
  • Provides timely, constructive feedback that contributes to others’ development (each member must demonstrate a commitment to help each other succeed).


  • Takes responsibility for individual and team actions, decisions and results.
  • Measures progress against agreed upon plans and stated goals.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Thinks broadly when seeking new ways to improve performance, processes and services.
  • Seeks out and utilizes best practices. 

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires activities requiring a moderate amount of standing, sitting and walking.
  • Able to conduct activities requiring a moderate to rigorous amount of static pushing, pulling, reaching and lifting..
  • Capable of lifting 75 lbs floor to bench height.
  • Ability to hear routine aircraft noises.
  • Maintains a “duty” weight (body weight + uniform/equipment – helmet not included) of less than 250lbs for Fixed Wing operations.
  • Requires close and distant visual capability (Class 2 Aviation Medical).
  • Periodic hands to key ability (typing).

Environmental Conditions:

The FW Pilot duties are performed in either indoor or outdoor environments. The FW Pilot may be exposed to routine office noises, moderate electrical or mechanical hazards and frequent exposure to an aircraft hangar environment where the FW Pilot may be exposed to loud aircraft noise, fumes, gases, odors, dust particles and mechanical/electrical and chemical hazards. The FW Pilot must be present at work site to complete the job.

Protective Equipment:

  • Nomex full body flight suit, and leather or Nomex boots during all flight operations.
  • Aviation helmet required (only for helicopter flight operations).
  • PPE – latex gloves, goggles and HEPA mask
  • Hearing protection (plugs, band or head set)

Work Place Conditions:

The FW Pilot is physically based at an airport “crew quarters” for 12 hour shifts and must be prepared at a moments notice (typically within 15 minutes) to begin air ambulance missions that last from 6 to 8 hours. The crew quarters are equipped with kitchen, shower, rest and sleeping facilities.

Work Schedule:

The pilot schedule is a 12 hour shift, 7 days on and 7 days off, typically beginning at 0800 or 2000. Sometimes a flight shift may extend past 12 hours, but usually not longer than 15 hours.

Reporting Relationship:

The Cal-Ore Life Flight FW Pilot reports directly to the the Chief Pilot, and ultimately to the VP of Operations.

Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes supporting veterans and providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with a disability.


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