ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides professional pilot service for fire aviation within the.
Remains current in all aspects of fire aviation, which include flying fire patrol, aerial photo, and mountain flying.
Responsible for fully briefing all personnel and implementing flight and operation plans.
Flies normal and routine missions for fire patrol, initial attack in mountainous terrain, and administration flights, when scheduled, preflight aircraft and maintain flight records.
Cleans, washes, and insures scheduled and other maintenance of aircraft is completed by aircraft inspector.
Responsible for daily preflight inspection of aircraft.
Analyzes meteorological data in order to perform in a safe manner.
On call by phone or pager furnished outside normal work schedule.
Individual will be an active liaison between Air Operations Section and the area office.
Must have thorough knowledge of fixed -wing aircraft.
Must be adept at mountain flying and have calm judgment.
Operate aircraft during day under year-round weather conditions. , work long hours.
Must work often in rugged terrain at low altitudes approaching operational limits of the aircraft. ... Continue Reading
Pilot in Command- 1,200 hours
Total Flying Time, airplane- 1,500 hours
Night Flying- 100 hours
In Category and Class- 250 hours
Extended Cross-country- 200 hours
Typical Terrain - Mountainous-200 hours
Last Twelve Months- 100 hours ... Continue Reading
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