Job Requirements and Qualifications:
• 3000 hours total time (airplane)
• 1500 hours PIC (airplane)
• 500 hours of multi-engine time
• 500 hours cumulative night experience
• 200 hours of cumulative IFR experience
• FAA ATP rating is required
• EMS and FAR 135 experience preferred
• 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.
Value Based Competencies:
• Anticipates and strives to understand the needs of each customer.
• Tailors each interaction to the specific needs of the person and/or situation.
• Responds quickly and effectively to problems that arise while providing service.
• Demonstrates open, honest and respectful communication.
• Provides timely, constructive feedback that contributes to others’ development (each member must demonstrate a commitment to help each other succeed).
• Takes responsibility for individual and team actions, decisions and results.
• Measures progress against agreed upon plans and stated goals.
• Thinks broadly when seeking new ways to improve performance, processes and services.
• Seeks out and utilizes best practices.
Working Conditions and Physical Environment
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 – helmet not included) of less than 230lbs for Rotor Wing (Helicopter) operations.
Maintains a “duty” weight (body weight + uniform/equipment – helmet not included) of less than 250lbs for Fixed Wing operations.
Requires close and distant visual capability (Class 2 Aviation Medical).
Periodic hands to key ability (typing).
The FW Pilot duties are performed in either indoor or outdoor environments. The FW Pilot may be exposed to routine office noises, moderate electrical or mechanical hazards and frequent exposure to an aircraft hangar environment where the FW Pilot may be exposed to loud aircraft noise, fumes, gases, odors, dust particles and mechanical/electrical and chemical hazards. The FW Pilot must be present at work site to complete the job.
• Nomex full body flight suit, and leather or Nomex boots during all flight operations.
• Aviation helmet required (only for helicopter flight operations).
• PPE – latex gloves, goggles and HEPA mask
• Hearing protection (plugs, band or head set)
Work Place Conditions:
The FW Pilot is physically based at an airport “crew quarters” for 12 hour shifts and must be prepared at a moments notice (typically within 15 minutes) to begin air ambulance missions that last from 6 to 8 hours. The crew quarters are equipped with kitchen, shower, rest and sleeping facilities.
The pilot schedule is a 12 hour shift, 7 days on and 7 days off, typically beginning at 0800 or 2000. Sometimes a flight shift may extend past 12 hours, but usually not longer than 15 hours.
The FW Pilot reports directly to the Lead Pilot, followed by the Chief Pilot, and ultimately to the Director of Operations.
REACH offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, as well as a 401(k) plan. We also offer a flexible paid-time-off program and voluntary supplemental life insurance packages.
REACH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or other non-merit factors.
We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans).