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Fire Fighting Type II Helicopter Pilot (Bell 205A-1++)


Nampa, ID 83687
United States

Category
Minimum Certification Required
Commercial Pilot
Minimum Flight Hours Required
3001
Job Start Date
4/1/2019
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Travel
Heavy Travel

Job Description
Duties 
Operate a Bell 205A-1++ (FF) helicopter on fire contracts.

If interested: please upload current pilot resume in PDF format along with any professional references you would like to offer.

No phone calls please.

Job Requirements
Qualifications
The qualified pilot(s) must have
  • 3000 hours Pilot in Command time in helicopters,
  • 2000 hours Pilot in Command time in turbine helicopters,
  • 750 hours mountain time (at altitudes above 5000 feet msl with numerous landings per day, or an approved mountain course plus 400 hours and numerous landings per day),
  • 700 hours as Pilot in Command during long-line vertical reference operations (may be waved by demonstrated proficiency with company check airman),
  • 100 hours Pilot in Command time at night in helicopters,
  • 500 hours as Pilot in Command in Bell medium helicopters (of which 200 hours must be in a single engine helicopter including the 204, 205, 210, UH-1 or "Eagle Single" Single Engine 212).
Qualified applicants must have been previously carded by the US Forest Service/Department of the Interior for:
  • Mountain flying,
  • external load (sling), long-line (vertical reference),
  • fire suppression (helitack),
  • retardant/water dropping.
Additional consideration will be given candidates with Bell 212 experience, precision longline utility experience, and that have also been carded for any of: rappel, cargo-let-down, short-haul in Bell medium helicopters.
 

If interested: please upload current pilot resume in PDF format along with any professional references you would like to offer. 

No phone calls please.  


 
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