POSITION PROFILE:Acts as Pilot-In-Command responding to wildfires throughout Washington State. Transports fire crews, equipment and supplies, conducts aerial reconnaissance, and drops water/foam suppressant. ... Continue Reading
Minimum of 1,500 hours as Pilot-in-Command (PIC) time in helicopters. Experience must include solo flight time.Minimum of 100 hours flight experience, within the preceding 12 months as PIC of a turbine engine helicopter (preferably UH-1 or Type II equivalent) and the ability to pass a proficiency check flight evaluation to conduct helicopter operations with the DNR's Chief Pilot including systems knowledge, pre-flight planning, performance planning, external load (water bucket and external load) operations, internal load operations, passenger transport, reconnaissance, risk management, and vertical reference (longline 75/150 ft.) operations to WA DNR Practical Test Standards within 3 months of hire date and then annually thereafter.At least 25 hours experience operating Type II helicopters (Example: B205, UH-1H, B212, B412, EC145.At least 200 hours of Mountain Flying experience as defined by 14 CFR 95 subpart B- Designated Mountainous Area.At least 500 hours of pilot-in-command time in a turbine powered helicopters.10 hours external load/vertical reference/longline experience in helicopters.Has a current flight review in accordance with 14 CFR 61.56 or a FAA Pilot Proficiency check.High School education or Equivalent.Strong personal management skills.Ability to function collaboratively with peer in a fast paced, stressful environment.Ability to consistently make sound decisions with little direct supervision.Successfully completes a DOI/USFS pilot check ride within 3 months of hire utilizing 75' and 150' longline transporting external loads and delivering water via Water Buckets to lnteragency Practical Test Standards and then triennially thereafter.DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:100 hours flight time of UH-1H or Type II helicopter as Pilot-in-Command.Longline/Vertical Reference Qualified/Endorsed with at least 10 hours as Pilot-inCommand Solo.Experience operating Type II helicopters in the Pacific Northwest or other like mountainous terrain in a wildfire environment.Part 135 Pilot in Command Qualification supporting utility, fire and/or longline operations (Part 133).Qualified as a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Certified Flight Instructor, Flight Instructor -Instrument, or a U.S. Military Instructor Pilot/Instrument Examiner.Qualified as a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airline Transport Pilot-Helicopter (ATP-H).Qualified as an U.S. Armed Forces Maintenance Test Pilot (MTP) Qualification.Familiarity with System Management Systems (SMS) in aviation operations.Familiarity with the Incident Command System (ICS) Operations.Familiarity with Microsoft Office Applications, Email, and Tablet Aviation Flight Planning Applications.Currently or previously carded for fire operations by USFS/DOI.Qualified or previously qualified under the ICS system as a firefighter (FFT2), advanced firefighter/squad boss (FFT1), or other operational ICS positions. ... Continue Reading
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