$20,000 SIGN-ON / RETENTION BONUS   14 on / 14 off schedule   Company paid travel to and from hitch. On duty/off duty housing provided. The Pilot-in-Command has command of, and the responsibility for, the medical crewmembers, passengers, cargo, the safe conduct of the flight, and provides guida

Air Ambulance Rotor Wing Pilot - 20K Sign-on

Apollo MedFlight • 
Pine Ridge, South Dakota, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:
$20,000 SIGN-ON / RETENTION BONUS
 
14 on / 14 off schedule
 
Company paid travel to and from hitch. On duty/off duty housing provided.

The Pilot-in-Command has command of, and the responsibility for, the medical crewmembers, passengers, cargo, the safe conduct of the flight, and provides guidance and coordinates the activities of every individual connected with all phases of the aircraft operation. Directly represents Apollo and plays a key role in customer service and quality communications with people with whom the pilot directly interacts.

Essential Duties & Accountabilities: 

  1. Retains the final authority for the safe operation of the aircraft.
  2. Ensures the assigned aircraft is airworthy and all proper documents are on board the aircraft.
  3. Makes decisions as necessary to accept, reject, or terminate the flight, or deviation from a planned destination when operating conditions dictate.
  4. Will adhere to proper Crew Resource Management (CRM) techniques and will seek input from all medical crew members prior to rendering a decision.
  5. Will positively represent Apollo MedFlight and its customers to vendors, employees and patients through action, behavior, and communication.
  6. Will actively participate in the Apollo Safety Management System.
  7. Ensures the proper amount and grade of fuel is loaded on the aircraft.
  8. Obtains briefing on the purpose of the flight, weather, operating procedures, and any special instructions, and plans flight assignments.
  9. Ensures that weather and aircraft performance conditions can be met appropriate to the FAR under which the flight is being conducted.
  10. Ensures a flight plan or other authorized flight locating procedure is followed on each flight.
  11. Ensures the aircraft is within the weight and balance requirements of the applicable Flight Manual.
  12. Reports all known or suspected FAA violations or incidents promptly to the Chief Pilot.
  13. Maintains a current medical certificate as required by Apollo and notifies the Chief Pilot if a medical (physical or mental) condition may impair their ability to perform the flight.
  14. Ensures all aircraft equipment checks are preformed properly.
  15. Ensures that all medical crew members and passengers are appropriately briefed for each phase of flight.
  16. Ensures all maintenance discrepancies are reported to appropriate maintenance personnel, and Apollo Operational Control Center is alerted to the current status of the aircraft.
  17. Must be thoroughly knowledgeable of the General Operations Manual, Federal Aviation Regulations, Operations Specifications, Flight Manuals, and other instructions and regulatory documents pertinent to assigned duties.
  18. Participates in the pre-flight risk assessment process.
  19. Responsible for Tier Two operational control functions.
Job Requirements:

Qualification Standards: (minimum)

  • Commercial Rotorcraft-Helicopter and Instrument-Helicopter Certificates
  • 2000 Hours Total Flight Time
  •                -Reduced to 1500 with prior Air Ambulance experience or ATP rating
  • 1200 Hours Helicopter
  • 1000 Hours PIC Helicopter
  • 100 Hours Night Flight (unaided)
  •                -may be reduced with previous NVG experience
  • 500 Hours Turbine
  • Second Class Medical Certificate

 

Above/Exceeds Standards:

  • ATP Rotorcraft-Helicopter Certificate
  • Instrument Proficient and Current
  • Previous Air Ambulance experience
  • 1000 Hours Turbine
  • 100 Hours NVG
  • First Class Medical Certificate
Salary Range: 92820.00-
Relocation:
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