*$2,000 Sign-On Bonus**$5,000 Retention Bonus**Pilot Housing**$30,000 Relief Pilot Stipend*Metro Aviation is seeking a Helicopter Air Ambulance Relief Pilot (VFR/PIC) (B407) to work as an integral part of the Metro team for the Guardian Air Transport program in Polacca and Tuba City, Arizona.Our mi

Helicopter Air Ambulance Relief Pilot - POL/TUB

Metro Aviation, Inc. • 
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:

*$2,000 Sign-On Bonus*

*$5,000 Retention Bonus*

*Pilot Housing*

*$30,000 Relief Pilot Stipend*

Metro Aviation is seeking a Helicopter Air Ambulance Relief Pilot (VFR/PIC) (B407) to work as an integral part of the Metro team for the Guardian Air Transport program in Polacca and Tuba City, Arizona.
Our mission is to provide the safest and highest quality traditional aircraft operations, completions, and maintenance so that we will:

  • Allow our customers to safely and effectively accomplish their mission profile,
  • Allow our employees to exercise their talents and maximize their potential, and
  • Ensure the financial stability of the corporation.
Our goal is to find qualified candidates who value our mission and contribute to our overall safety culture.
We invest in the well-being of our employees. The following FREE benefits are offered to all full time employees: family health and prescription insurance, family dental insurance, family vision insurance, life insurance, short term disability, and an Employee Assistance Program.

The Relief Pilot fills pilot shortages at various bases as assigned by the Regional Aviation Manager, Chief Pilot, or Director of Operations. Additional tasks, such as ferrying aircraft may be assigned. In addition to performing the duties below, the Regional Relief pilot will strive to uphold the highest level of customer service while maintaining the safest operations possible.

  • FAA Commercial Pilot Rotorcraft Certificate and Instrument Helicopter Rating (Airline Transport Pilot Rotorcraft Preferred)
  • FAA 2nd Class Medical (1st Class required at some locations)

  • Total Flight Time 2,000 hours
  • Total Pilot-In-Command Helicopter Time 1,000 hours
  • Turbine Helicopter Time 500 hours
  • Cross Country Flight Time 500 hours
  • Night Flight Time 100 hours, including 50 hours night unaided
  • Instrument Flight Time 75 hours (50 in flight)

  • Air Medical operations
  • Single Pilot IFR operations
  • Night Vision Goggle operations

  • Prolonged periods of standing, sitting, and walking
  • Ability to conduct activities requiring a moderate to a rigorous amount of static pushing, pulling, reaching, and lifting
  • Capable of lifting 40 pounds floor to bench height
  • Ability to hear and respond to routine aircraft noises
  • Maintain a "duty" weight (body weight + uniform/equipment helmet not included) if applicable per program
  • Ability to wear a commercially available respirator mask with proper fit when requested
  • Require close and distant visual capability
  • Periodic hands to key ability (typing)

  • Full Time
  • 15 work days per month
  • Workover available depending on needs of the programs

*Metro Aviation does not have a Visa Sponsorship program at this time*

Metro Aviation is committed to employees, customers, and the community to promote diversity and inclusion by developing policies, programs, and procedures that foster a work environment where differences are respected and employees are treated fairly.

Metro Aviation prohibits discrimination or harassment of any kind and ensures equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all aspects of the relationship between Metro Aviation and its employees, including recruitment, employment, promotion, transfer, training, working conditions, wages and salary administration, employee benefits, and application of policies.

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