Pilot position for wildland fire fighting in B205A1++
Hillsboro Aviation added two (2) more Bell 205A1++ to its existing fleet for the 2018 USFS contract cycle. There are several positions to fill with different work time schedules available (12on/12off - or - 12on/2off/12on/7off - or -12on/2off). The work location and duration depends on the awarded contracts. The duties include but are not limited to flight and operational planing, fuel cache management, accurate tracking of duty, flight and maintenance times as well as a variety of customer service functions. Qualifications/Licenses:
Commercial rotorcraft helicopter license; current medical; current driver license with clean driving record; current passport; restricted radio station license
2500 hours RW PIC of which 100 hours in B205 or similar; 250 hours of vertical reference experience of which 50 hours in B205 or similar; applicant must meet interagency carding requirements for 2018
Recent flight and vertical reference time in B205A1++ within last 12 month preferred; current interagency card listing B205 or similar preferred; previous fire experience preferred; instrument rating preferred
About Hillsboro Aviation:
Founded in 1980, Hillsboro Aviation is known internationally as a leader in the general aviation industry for providing complete helicopter and airplane services including contract and charter, aircraft sales and management, service center, FBO, and parts sales to domestic and international markets. Hillsboro Aviation has flown over 1.2 million hours in its 37-year history and supported a variety of missions including aerial firefighting, sightseeing and construction, search and rescue, TV news, aerial survey, and seismic operations. The company is the only US sales agent for Airbus Helicopters, Inc. and represents over 56 of the industry’s leading manufacturers, suppliers and vendors. The company is headquartered at the Portland-Hillsboro Airport (KHIO). Learn more at hillsboroaviation.com.
Hillsboro Aviation is an EEO M/F.
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