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As a leading non-for-profit air medical program, Life Flight Network sets the industry bar for excellence by perpetually evolving both in the air and on the ground. Being a part of our team means leading a career of compassion, excellence, pride, and meaning. We are dedicated, skillful professionals who thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Our people are the best and the brightest. Second to none.
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We are recruiting for an Assistant Chief Pilot to over see our bases located in Cottage Grove, Newport and Aurora Oregon, Dallesport, Washington.
The Assistant Chief Pilot is responsible for ensuring all Life Flight Network (LFN) aviation activities are in compliance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations as well as maintaining Life Flight Networks operations manual and specifications. The Assistant Chief Pilot is the liaison between the Chief Pilot and the line pilots for federal regulation compliance and all aviation technical matters. The Assistant Chief Pilot is responsible for the day to day management, scheduling and training of all pilots assigned in their region.
Meets the requirements of FAR part 119.71 and part 135 to hold the Chief Pilot position on an FAA Air Carrier Certificate.
Requires one year of management experience in a hospital EMS transport service or equivalent management experience.
Three years of experience as a part 135 pilot in command at a Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) program.
3000 hours of rotor wing experience as pilot in command.
2000 hours of turbine engine time.
100 hours of unaided night-time experience.
100 hours of actual instrument time.
100 hours of Night Vision Goggle experience.
Maintains credentials to be a Check Airman.
Current Certified Flight Instructor certification (CFI) preferred.
Airline Transport Pilot certification (ATP) preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Management or a related filed or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
Excellent verbal and written communication, with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of an organization.
Able to take initiative to create, implement and improve procedures and programs.
Travel by personal or company vehicle throughout LFN’s service area is required.
Must possess a valid driver’s license and automobile in good repair.
Must provide proof of auto insurance and meet Drivers Policy requirements.
GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Maintains FAA required employee records, ensuring employees with certifying authority have the appropriate license or authority.
Schedules and ensures all pilots maintain currency and proficiency in aircraft assigned to LFN’s Air Carrier Certificate.
Day to day supervision of pilots.
Ensures pilots are familiar with and have access to all FAA requirements.
Ensures availability of materials, tools, equipment and technical publications.
Develops methods of monitoring and improving productivity.
Design, facilitate and train pilots on policies and procedures and ensures all pilots complete required training.
Develops the pilot and crew member training manuals/programs and aircraft checklists.
Provides supervision to company pilots concerning regulatory issues.
All Rotor Wing Assistant Chief Pilot candidates are subject to drug screening and background investigation.
Rotor Wing Assistant Chief Pilot- Benefits:
LFN offers competitive compensation above industry standard
Medical (Company pays for employee 100%)
Dental (Company pays for employee 100%)
Vision (Company pays for employee 100%)
Life/AD&D (Company pays for employee 100%)
Short & long term disability (Company pays for employee 100%)
Long term care, flexible spending (Company pays for employee 100%)
401k – with 100% vested employer contribution
Paid parental time off
Bereavement leave (including pets)
Paid volunteer time
Employee Recognition Awards
A generous paid time off plan starting at almost 4 weeks a year
Wellness Reimbursement Program
Life Flight Network Membership
Dog friendly work environment
Life Flight Network is an equal opportunity employer.
Apply online at www.lifeflight.org