Air Ambulance Helicopter Pilot Job at Tropic Air Charters inc, Fort Lauderdale, FL

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  • Tropic Air Charters inc
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL

Job Description

AIR AMBULANCE PILOT

Minimum Certification Required Commercial Pilot With Instrument

Minimum Flight Hours Required2501

Industry HAA (Helicopter Air Ambulance)

Manages Others No

Experience Required Yes

Degree Required No

Security Clearance Required No

Employment Type Employee

Work Schedule Full-Time

Travel Some Travel

Job Requirements


JOB DESCRIPTION

Tropic Air Charters/Tropic Air Rescue is the management company for Haiti Air Ambulance which is based in Long Island NY and is a 501(c)(3) providing charity air ambulance services in Haiti since 2014.  

THIS PILOT POSITION IS LOCATED IN PORT au PRINCE HAITI   

We are seeking a full-time rotor wing pilot for rotational assignment to operate our dedicated air medical Bell 407. Rotations are currently 3 weeks in Haiti, and 3 weeks home, with daylight only operation in Haiti. Travel, housing, meals, etc are provided by the company. Hiring and employment are performed through our aviation vendor Classic Air Medical.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Job Description:

The Pilot-In-Command is responsible for safe and effective aircraft operations using established methods and procedures and in compliance with applicable Federal Aviation Regulations and manufacturer's recommendations. The Pilot-In-Command is responsible for safe and effective aircraft operations using established methods and procedures and in compliance with applicable Federal Aviation Regulations and manufacturer's recommendations.

Schedule can vary

The HAA optimal schedule is 3 weeks on, 3 weeks off with operations being daylight only.

Salary: $150,000.00

All pilots may be subject to certain work conditions while functioning in the full capacity of their position.

These work conditions include, but are not limited to:

Performance of essential job responsibilities in a static or moving aircraft with the potential to do so in an outdoor environment (inclement weather, extremes of temperature, steep terrain, back country, etc.),

Exposure to noise, vibration, and dehydrating environment of an aircraft,

Unpressurized helicopter flight at altitudes which may exceed 12,000 feet mean sea level (MSL),

Exposure to patients with known or unknown infectious disease in an enclosed space.

Pilots are required to participate in an on-going random DOT/FAA drug testing program

Job Essentials

Accountable to safely and effectively operate aircraft in accordance with federal regulations, to operator’s general operations manual, manufacturer's recommendations, and Intermountain and Classic policies.

Demonstrates effective, independent critical thinking process in preflight planning and aircraft operations.

Accountable for maintaining an in-depth knowledge and understanding of aviation regulations, policies and procedures.

Communicates in an effective and timely manner with team members, communication specialists, and patient/family members. Coordinates and effectively communicates decision making process with team members where possible and appropriate.

Ensures that aircraft is clean and functioning appropriately. Maintains a safe environment for self, team members, and patients.

Evaluates transports according to criteria and guidelines as defined by service.

Actively seeks to develop self. Actively seeks to foster education and development of peers. Presents/participates in selected flight reviews. Participates in the education of team members. Serves as a resource to discuss transports, flight operations, and/or other work-related questions/concerns/issues. Uses non-transport time for work-related/professional development activities.

Assists medical crewmembers, including moving bags, assists on-loading and off-loading patients, replenishing aircraft oxygen, and other duties as needed.

As Safety Representative accountable for monitoring safety issues, assisting with the oversight of and facilitating resolution to safety-related problems. Participates in Safety Committee review, implements best practice, provides training, and educates within their base or area of assignment.

Minimum Qualifications

Rotor Wing Pilot in Command: Must hold a current Commercial Pilot with an Instrument rating or ATP, instrument, rotorcraft certificate. Current class II medical certificate. 2,500 PIC flight hours in helicopters. 500 flight hours cross country, of which 100 hours are at night. 75 hours of actual or simulated time of which 50 hours in actual flight. Weight in flight uniform must be less than 215 lbs.

Rotor Wing Pilot in Command: Must pass a part 135.293 check ride upon completion of INDOC training.

All candidates are required to participate in (A) pre-employment drug and alcohol testing in compliance with federal regulations of DOT Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); AND (B) drug and alcohol testing. Candidates will be provided required testing documents and will be informed in regard to the substances for which they will be tested.

Preferred Qualifications

Rotor Wing Pilot in Command: Night Vision Goggle (NVG) Qualification. Mountain flying experience above 8,500 feet.

EMS Experience.

300 flight hours at night.

Physical Requirements:

Interact with others requiring the employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, and identify volume, tone, and quality of telecom signals.

Support the weight of aviation and clinical equipment while transporting it. Push or pull portable equipment, including heavy items.

Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items. Required to lift at least 50 lbs.

May be expected to stand or sit in a stationary position for an extended period of time.

Ascend and descend stairs to and from and off and on aircraft.

Raise or lower an object from one level to another.

Operate aviation equipment, tools, computers, and devices requiring the ability to move fingers and hands.

See and read various monitors and documents.

Transport oneself from place to place.

Move around on hands and knees, including in small confined spaces within aircraft. Lower body by bending at the hips and the knees or to place body weight on one or both knees.

Physical Requirements:

Interact with others requiring the employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, and identify volume, tone, and quality of telecom signals.

- and -

Support the weight of aviation and clinical equipment while transporting it. Push or pull portable equipment, including heavy items.

- and -

Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items. Required to lift at least 50 lbs.

- and -

May be expected to stand or sit in a stationary position for an extended period of time.

- and -

Ascend and descend stairs to and from and off and on aircraft.

- and -

Raise or lower an object from one level to another.

- and -

Operate aviation equipment, tools, computers, and devices requiring the ability to move fingers and hands.

- and -

See and read various monitors and documents.

- and -

Transport oneself from place to place.

- and -

Move around on hands and knees, including in small confined spaces within aircraft. Lower body by bending at the hips and the knees or to place body weight on one or both knees.

Home Location: Continental United States, preferably the southeastern states

Work City: Port au Prince, Haiti

The Haiti Air Ambulance contract provides comfortable and safe company housing, meals and food allowance, and security adequate to the situation in the nation. All travel to and from the place of work is covered by the company.

Job Tags

Full time, Contract work, Outdoor, Night shift,

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