Perform wildland fire fighting operations in a B205A1++. May assist in other projects or other duties as assigned. The schedule could be a 12 on/12 off or a 12 on/2 off. Work ethic, availability and scheduling flexibility are important factors.
Job Responsibilities / Duties
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 the courteous interaction with our clients, operational preparation and executions of missions as well as the accurate and timely reporting of operationally related information. The appearance of the aircraft and equipment will reflect on the quality of our customer service; the pilot is responsible and will be actively involved in those efforts.
The Contract & Charter Division
Hillsboro Aviation’s contract & charter division provides services to the United States Forest Service (USFS), the Department of Interior (DOI), the Department of Defense (DoD), large national utility (powerline & infrastructure) and high-tech companies as well as smaller customers and individuals. The missions are ranging from Search and Rescue, Short Haul (Human External Cargo), construction support, firefighting, natural resource surveys, film/photo/news flights to Heli-Skiing. Our fleet is comprised of Bell 205A1++, Bell 407, Bell 407HP, Airbus AS350B3e, Bell 206, and Beechcraft King Air series.
About Hillsboro Aviation
Founded in 1980, Hillsboro Aviation offers complete helicopter and airplane services comprised of five divisions: contract & charter, aircraft sales & management, service center, FBO, and parts sales. Serving domestic and international markets in the government, commercial, and private sectors, we have over 85 employees and 14 turbine aircraft. Our new headquarter is located at the Portland-Hillsboro Airport (KHIO).
- Competitive salary
- Paid vacation, sick days, and holidays
- Medical, dental, and vision
Hillsboro Aviation is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and we 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.