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Fire Fighting Helicopter Pilot - B407

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

Minimum Flight Hours Required
Not Applicable
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Experience Required
Degree Required
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Job Description
Hillsboro Aviation has an immediate opening to cover our B407 Eagle for wild-land firefighting activity on our current USFS and DOI CWN contract. This high-performance Type 3 aircraft has been extremely busy the last couple years as CWN platform performing bucket, cargo, repeater, PSD, recon and Helco missions. Hillsboro Aviation will guarantee 40 workdays (between mid August until the end of September - exact dates tbd).

The pilot will cover the assigned aircraft during the last part of the summer season based out of Hillsboro, OR until called out. Travel, accommodation and per diem are covered by Hillsboro Aviation. The CWN contract will be operated on a 12 on / 2 off schedule. Other flight activities could be assigned before or after the CWN contract period on an as-needed basis.

Job Requirements
  • COM or ATP certificate with Rotorcraft Helicopter Rating
  • Medial Class 1 or 2 (current)
  • Driver License
  • Ability to legally work in the US

Required Skills/Experience

  • Minimum of 10 hours in B407 time within the last 12 month to meet interagency carding requirements for 2022
  • Current for Vertical Reference work

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Currently or previously DOI/USFS carded in B407
  • Instrument rating
  • Passport
  • Clean driving record

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 14 aircraft and over 85 employees. We operate out of our award-winning headquarters at the Portland-Hillsboro Airport (KHIO).

Our Vision

We believe in the power of a personal approach. We passionately purvey the notion of flight, a dream demanding creativity, persistence, resilience, and intent. We strive to foster a legacy of innovative thought, leadership, mentorship, service, and sustainability. We are dedicated to providing opportunity and growth for our team, our customers, and our community by providing extraordinary and memorable experiences in the air and on the ground.

The Contract & Charter Division

Hillsboro Aviation’s contract & charter division specializes in utility, executive charter, and tours and excursions. Our utility focus includes natural resources, aerial survey, firefighting, construction, film/photo/news, and heli-skiing. We have flown over 1.2 million hours and conducted missions ranging from firefighting to oil exploration and LiDAR to agriculture. Our executive charter and tours/excursions services offer an unparalleled customer experience.

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.