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DEPUTY- AIRCRAFT PILOT


Largo, FL 33778
United States

Category
Minimum Certification Required
Commercial Pilot
Minimum Flight Hours Required
1001
Industry
All Other Helicopter Jobs
Job Start Date
6/1/2022
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Pay
From $51,728 To $80,287
Per Year    
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description

Deputy – Aircraft Pilot $51,728.00 - $80,287.00                                                                             (negotiable within the range based on the experience)

 Certified Law Enforcement or qualify for the Florida Equivalency of Training program

Salary:
* Starting pay based on experience
* $2,600 - $5,200 annual flight stipend
* Additional 10% pay increase upon completion of field training

Must have three (3) of more years Certified Law Enforcement experience to receive the following:

Hiring Incentives:
* Signing bonus = $3,000
* Relocation Stipend to Pinellas County up to $3,000

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Maintain a current class II medical certificate, per FAR Part 67;
* Maintain a current Commercial/Instrument FAA Fixed Wing Pilot Certificate;
* Act as a Tactical Flight Officer to include the operation of associated cameras and law enforcement mission equipment
* Ensure airworthiness of the aircraft before flight;
* Flight planning and preparation, including preflight inspections of aircraft and equipment;
* As Pilot In Command (PIC), exercise final responsibility and authority for the safety of aircraft, personnel and equipment during flight operations;
* Maintain current awareness of all pertinent agency requirements, FAA regulations and other regulatory data bearing on the performance of their duties;
* Post flight inspection, to include refueling;

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
* Knowledge of professional commercial General Aviation aircraft operations and best practices;
* Knowledge of law enforcement aviation support principles;
* Knowledge of aviation safety and risk management applications to public safety air support services;
* Ability to work with complex technical electronics such as aircraft mounted thermal cameras and searchlights, various radio systems and aviation tactical mapping software;
* Knowledge of basic law enforcement patrol operations, principles and laws;

 PREFERRED QUALIFICIATIONS:

Preference and additional compensation will be given to candidates with the following qualifications:

      ·         1000 PIC airplane

·         500 PIC helicopter

·         Airbus AS- AS-350/H125 make and model experience

·         Cessna 208 caravan experience

·         Commercial/Instrument Airplane ratings

·         Instrument Helicopter rating

·         Certified Flight Instructor rating

·         FAA NVG Instructor endorsement

·         Previous thermographer certification or formal training 

 

Applicants must be tobacco/nicotine free for six months prior to submitting application and during length of employment.

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office strives to provide our employees with the best benefits possible. Some of the benefits are Annual Leave (120 hours), Health Insurance, Wellness Incentives, and Education Assistance Program.

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is an EEO/ADA employer and is committed to being a drug free workplace.

 TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, visit our website: www.pcsoweb.com/careers

 Any questions can be directed to Human Resources at 727-582-6208

 

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