• 3000 hours total time (helicopter)
• 1500 hours PIC (helicopter)
• 500 hours of cumulative night experience
• 200 hours of cumulative IFR experience (IFR Reserve Position)
• EMS and FAR 135 experience preferred
• Commercial/Instrument helicopter rating
• Preference is given to applicants who have an ATP rating
• Preference is given to applicants who have previous NVG experience
• Preference is given to applicants who have at least 100 hours instrument time (VFR Reserve Position)
• Current Class II Medical Certificate
• Excellent customer service skills
• Ability to communicate professionally, effectively and persuasively
• Ability to maintain composure under pressure, work efficiently and accurately with frequent interruptions, and set/re-set multiple priorities.
• Presents a professional image as a REACH flight team member.
• Maintains a positive team attitude with flight crew members, maintenance technician and communication specialist by working cohesively
• Works independently and tolerates high stress levels while maintaining a good rapport with co-workers
• Maintains ongoing knowledge of relevant aviation SOP’s
• Requires activities requiring a moderate amount of standing, sitting and walking.
• Able to conduct activities requiring a moderate to rigorous amount of static pushing, pulling, reaching and lifting.
• Capable of lifting 75 lbs floor to bench height.
• Ability to hear routine aircraft noises.
• Maintains a “duty” weight (body weight + uniform/equipment) of less than 230 lbs.
• Requires close and distant visual capability (Class 2 Aviation Medical).
• Periodic hands to key ability (typing).
• The standard, full-time pilot schedule is a 12 hour shift, 7 days on, 7 days off. Some shifts may over run but not longer than 15 hours per shift.