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 Hel

Fire Fighting Helicopter Pilot - B407

Hillsboro Aviation, Inc • 
Hillsboro, Oregon, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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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:

Qualifications/Licenses

  • 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

 

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.

Salary Range: Neg-Neg
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