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Helicopter Utility Pilot

Hillsboro Aviation, Inc.
3845 NE 30th Ave
Hillsboro, OR 97124
United States

Minimum Flight Hours Required
Not Applicable
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Job Description
The Position

As a helicopter utility pilot, dependent upon experience, your mission profiles could include search and rescue, short-haul (human external cargo), natural disaster relief, construction support, aerial firefighting, natural resource surveys, film/photo/news, and heli-skiing, operating one or more aircraft in Hillsboro Aviation’s fleet.

Job Responsibilities

With support from the office, pilots are responsible for organizing and managing the daily requirements of the contract while representing Hillsboro Aviation in a professional manner. This includes courteous interaction with our clients, mission preparation and execution, and accurate and timely reporting of operationally-related information. As a brand ambassador of Hillsboro Aviation, you will also ensure that the aesthetic appeal and general upkeep of the aircraft you’re flying reflects our commitment to quality and safety above all else.

Job Requirements
  • Commercial or ATP rotorcraft helicopter certificate (FAA)
  • Current medical (class 2 or class 1)
  • Current driver license with a clean driving record

Required Skills/Experience

  • Meet the requirement for FAR Part 135
  • 1500 hours helicopter PIC
  • 100 hours of helicopter PIC time in the last 12 months
  • 200 hours mountain flying experience

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Previous vertical reference experience (longline!)
  • Firefighting and/or utility experience
  • 10 hours helicopter within the last 12 months in one or more of the aircraft operated by Hillsboro Aviation
  • Current interagency card
  • Instrument rating
  • Previous NVG experience
  • Rappel / fast rope experience
  • Hover step / tow-in experience
  • PSD and/or torch qualification
  • Deep-snow landing and cold weather experience
  • Restricted radio station license
  • Current passport


  • Competitive pay structure
  • Paid vacation, sick days, and holidays
  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • 401K with employer match

Hillsboro Aviation’s growth and sustainability is rooted in its commitment to attracting a diverse set of talent from around the world. To that end, we encourage qualified individuals from all walks of life to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

This job will remain open until filled. Please do not call regarding the status of your application.