Pilot position for utility and wildland fire fighting
The position will cover operations for our AS350B3e for the 2018 season. The helicopter will perform light utility operations from construction support, survey, patrol and photo flights as well as winery tours and other charter operations during spring and fall. The aircraft is contracted with the DOI and USFS for fire suppression work during the summer either on CWN. 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.
Commercial rotorcraft helicopter license; current medical; current driver license with clean driving record
1500 hours RW PIC of which 100 hours in AS350B3e or similar; vertical reference experience; applicant must meet interagency carding requirements for 2018
Previous fire fighting and / or utility experience preferred; current interagency card preferred; instrument rating preferred; additional B206 and / or B407 experience preferred; place of living in the wider Portland, OR area to facilitate timely dispatch to flight assignments
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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