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Deputy Sheriff Aviation Pilot

Lee County Sheriff's Office
6550 Felix Romano Ave
Fort Myers, FL, FL 33905-7634
United States

Job Start Date
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
From $45,000 To $88,400
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel
Minimum Certification Required
Commercial Pilot
Minimum Flight Hours Required

Job Description
 Aviation Pilots serve as aircrew members in both rotary-wing and fixed-wing aircraft.  They must be capable of working as part of a two-man team in the dynamic low altitude environment we operate in both day and night.  They are primarily responsible for acting as Pilot-in-Command on all assigned missions.  Duties include the preflight inspection of aircraft, weather briefing, mission planning, passenger briefing, the safe/efficient execution of each flight, documenting any maintenance discrepancies, and the completion of all flight records/logs.  They must also be well versed in the law enforcement part of the mission; operating highly specialized observation, tracking, navigation, and communications equipment.  They must maintain personal flight gear, perform water egress/survival training and stay current in the use of night vision goggles.  Ground duties include: washing and servicing of aircraft, cleaning hanger and office spaces, maintaining ground-support equipment, assisting with routine aircraft maintenance, etc.
Job Requirements

Prospective candidates must participate in an oral interview process and display or demonstrate:

1.    Favorable written recommendation from current Employer/Supervisor.

2.    Self-control and tolerance of stressful conditions.

3.    Agreement to serve a minimum of five years after selection.

4.    Commitment to engage in regular and sometimes strenuous training including the successful completion of up to 576 hrs. of Field Training in Road Patrol.

5.    Ability to conduct public demonstrations, to include public speaking.



FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate: Rotorcraft- Helicopter

Ability to maintain at least a Second-Class Airman Medical Certificate

Florida Law Enforcement Certification (or ability to transfer from another state)


Preferred Candidate:

FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate: Rotorcraft- Helicopter, Instrument Helicopter, and Airplane Single Engine Land 

Turbine Helicopter Experience

Experience flying with Night Vision Goggles (NVG’s)

Go to www.sheriffleefl.org.  Look under the Join Our Team section.  Click on **See More Jobs and Employment Information**.  Download and fill out the Application Prescreen.  Send it and a resume to Lee County Sheriff's Office Human Resources via mail, fax, or scan/email to arrive no later than 4:00 PM EST on Wednesday, March 01, 2017.  Lee County Sheriff's Office Human Resources is located at 14750 Six Mile Cypress, Fort Myers, FL 33912-4406.

NOTICE:  All conditions of this job posting are subject to the Sheriff's Discretion. 
The Sheriff's Office is an equal opportunity employer.

Employer Contact Information
Lee County (FL) Sheriff's Office
Michael Warner
14750 Six Mile Cypress
Fort Myers, FL FL 33912-4406
United States

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