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Electronic News Gathering Pilot

Morrisville, NC 27560
United States

Manages Others
Experience Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Minimum Certification Required
Commercial Pilot With Instrument
Minimum Flight Hours Required

Job Description

Position – Electronic News Gathering Pilot

Schedule-This ENG pilot position has a highly desirable schedule. Shifts alternate between two pilots: Morning shift week one, day shift week two, standby every other weekend.

Company Flight Group Corp. (FGC) is a 25 year old Raleigh Durham, NC based family owned aviation business operating both fixed- and rotor-winged aircraft. FGC is partnered with a successful and stable news organization which has operated a news helicopter since 1979.

The Raleigh area is a fantastic place to live and work, with a growing mix of urban development and quiet rural living, fantastic school systems and part of the Research Triangle Park (RTP), a hub of development for high tech and medical industries.

Position Overview – As Pilot–In–Command, skillfully operate news helicopter, and associated equipment to safely and efficiently transport videographers with the goal of assisting the news station report current events and breaking news. Oversee care and safety of assigned aircraft by ensuring airworthiness, maintaining cleanliness, and ensuring proper maintenance and records are kept. Professionalism, teamwork, and superior communications skills are the most valuable assets a candidate can have. The position reports to the Chief Pilot.

Compensation and BenefitsBase starting salary is negotiable DOE. Excellent schedule. Annual performance raise and bonus. Two weeks vacation time. Health insurance available. 401K .

Job Requirements

Skills and Qualifications – Interested Candidates should have the following MINIMUM qualifications:

FAA Commercial Pilot (Helicopter) with Instrument Rating

2000 hours total flight time

1500 hours helicopter flight time

250 hours turbine helicopter flight time

Bell Training Academy B407 initial training or equivalent B407 experience/training

Preference will be given to candidates with the following experience:

ENG Experience


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