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Fire Department Helicopter Co-Pilot

Miami-Dade County
111 NW 1st Street, 21st Floor
Miami, FL 33128
United States

Minimum Flight Hours Required
Not Applicable
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From $66,101 To $103,156
Per Year    
Employment Type
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Job Description

  Position Title: Fire Department Helicopter Co-Pilot
  Department: MDFR
 Job Opening Number: 75542
 Salary: MIN $ 66,101.34 – MAX: $ 103,156.56 Annually
 Advertisement Dates: 03/03/2023 thru 04/17/2023


This position will be reporting to the Air Rescue Bureau at Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and will work approximately nine (9) - 24 hour shifts per month OR work 4-days 10-hours shifts. This position starts at an in-hire base rate of $3,145.43 (bi-weekly) / $81,781.30 (annually) and offers pay incentives that may be applicable. This position will be subject to an interview and a flight evaluation test.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) is the sixth-largest accredited full-service fire-rescue department in the Southeast United States. With 71 fire rescue stations within unincorporated Miami-Dade County serving 29 municipalities, MDFR protects people, property, and the environment by providing proactive, responsive, professional, and humanitarian fire rescue services essential to public health, safety, and well-being. MDFR has units dedicated to serving the airport, seaport, and air transport services, as well as to serving in ocean rescue, fire and rescue, marine, hazardous materials, urban search and rescue (US&R), technical rescue, and venom response operations.

Miami-Dade County offers outstanding comprehensive benefits that include full medical, dental, optional vision and disability insurance; optional 457 pre-tax savings plans, optional flexible spending accounts, 12 paid holidays, one birthday holiday, and three floating holidays; vacation and sick leave; and employee contributory membership in the Florida Retirement System. Applicants qualifying for employment will be subject to an extensive background check including, but not limited to, fingerprint checks, employment verification and other procedures. All resume submittals are subject to State of Florida Public Records Law. Miami-Dade County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply online by April 17, 2023 at www.miamidade.gov/jobs, using Job Opening Number 75542.

Job Requirements

Must possess a Commercial Pilot in Rotocraft-Helicopter Certificate Operations, Commercial Pilot in Helicopter Instrument Certificate Rating and a Class 2 Medical Certificate. Completion of a minimum of 1,000 hours of rotorcraft-helicopter flight time as pilot-in-command, to include 100 hours as pilot-in-command turbine rotorcraft-helicopter, 100 hours as pilot-in-command cross country rotorcraft-helicopter, 250 hours as pilot-in-command night flight-time rotorcraft-helicopter, and 10 hours rotorcraft-helicopter flight time in the preceding 12 months. Must obtain a valid State of Florida Firefighter Certification, or State of Florida EMT certification within one year of probation. Must attain Agusta AW 139 type rating within one year of probation and maintain valid rating throughout employment.

Miami-Dade County
Princetta James
111 NW 1st Street, 21st Floor
Miami FL 33128
United States