Come join our team and share the excitement as we start a new chapter in our 30-year history and upgrade our fleet to newly built AW119Kx helicopters!

Helicopter Pilot - Marcellus NY

Mercy Flight Central • 
Marcellus, New York, USA
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:

Come join our team and share the excitement as we start a new chapter in our 30-year history and upgrade our fleet to newly built AW119Kx helicopters!

Job Requirements:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Responsible for the safe operation of the aircraft
  • Prior to flight, the pilot will familiarize himself/herself with all available information concerning the flight, including aircraft airworthiness, current inspection status, aircraft discrepancy log, MEL deferral log, and maintenance release, if appropriate
  • Responsible for the safety of his/her passengers and crew, if required, direct activities of flight team members during flights
  • Before flight, obtains required briefings for the flight, including weather, NOTAMs, PIREPs, and operating procedures
  • Coordinate with flight dispatchers and weather forecasting systems to keep abreast of flight conditions
  • Test and evaluate the performance of aircraft following maintenance procedures
  • Completes pre-flight risk assessments
  • Participates in company SMS program
  • Ensures the aircraft is pre-flighted, inspected, loaded, equipped, manned, and prepared for the flight assignment
  • Supervises loading and distribution of cargo and passengers and determines that weight and balance are within prescribed limitations and cargo is properly secured
  • Ensures proper preparation of flight logs, records, and maintenance forms
  • Attends and successfully completes initial and recurrent training and evaluations
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience Required:

If not exceeded by applicable national AHJ regulations, the pilot in command must possess the following:

  • 2000 total flight hours (or total flight hours of at least 1,500 hours and recent experience
  • A minimum of 1,200 helicopter flight hours
  • At least 1,000 of those hours must be as PIC in rotorcraft
  • 100 hours unaided (if the pilot is not assigned to an NVG base/aircraft)
  • 50 hours unaided as long as the pilot has 100 hours aided (if assigned to an NVG base/aircraft)
  • A minimum of 500 hours of turbine time and 1,000 hours of turbine time is strongly encouraged

Certificates and Licensing Required:

  • Valid FAA Commercial Rotorcraft Helicopter Certificate with Instrument Rating
  • Current FAA Medical First or Second Class

Physical Requirements:

  • 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 the essential functions.
  • Must meet minimum vision and hearing standards
  • Work requires assisting the clinical team in the loading/offloading of patients and equipment
  • Must be able to move about and work effectively in the confines of the cockpit
  • Employee's weight shall not exceed 240 pounds, inclusive of flight suit, appropriate footgear, and helmet
  • Ability to wear a commercially available respirator mask with proper fit when required


  • Full time 
  • 7 days on / 7 days off (night-to-day rotation)
  • 12-hour shifts
  • Workover rates for coverage of open shifts during off weeks 


Salary Range: Neg-Neg
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