Helicopter Pilot - HAA (SPIFR), Fort Liberty, NCCompetitive starting salaries from $97,000 - $106,200 DOE*  (*includes geomodifier and IFR stipend)Housing Provided$15,000 Sign-On Bonus after training for New Pilots!$40,000 Retention Bonus after 36 Months in the GMR Pilot Retention Bonus PlanPreferre

Helicopter Pilot- SPIFR

REACH Air Medical Services • 
Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:

Helicopter Pilot - HAA (SPIFR), Fort Liberty, NC

  • Competitive starting salaries from $97,000 - $106,200 DOE*  (*includes geomodifier and IFR stipend)
  • Housing Provided
  • $15,000 Sign-On Bonus after training for New Pilots!
  • $40,000 Retention Bonus after 36 Months in the GMR Pilot Retention Bonus Plan
  • Preferred consideration and transfer opportunities to over 350 rotor locations, coast to coast, across Global Medical Response.


The pilot position provides customer oriented, high quality air medical transport service in a safe and efficient manner. The pilots are expected to act as a proactive and integral team player, both in flight, and during ground operations, utilizing communication and technical skills which will strengthen the company goal of being held in the highest regard with in the EMS industry.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains a schedule as set forth by the company.
  • Must be prepared to occasionally serve extra duty shifts when called upon, due to the absence of other pilots for vacation, sick leave, etc.
  • Ensures aircraft readiness for flight dispatches, these items to include, as described in the appropriate manuals, but not limited to:
  • All FAR requirements
  • All REACH requirements
  • Aircraft cleanliness duties
  • All flight crew requirements
  • Accurately completes, in entirety, all required paperwork duties, i.e., duty shift change form, load manifests, duty/time sheets, all within scheduled due dates.
  • Ensures that any and all pertinent information about flight operations will be disseminated to his/her shift change pilot and/or disseminated through the Company Communications Board per policy.
  • Attends meetings when required, and is available for training and check-flights outside of normal duty shift rotation.
  • Upholds current company policies and procedures to systems and electronic platforms.
  • Maintain documentation of required licensure, certifications, continuing education, safety, and advanced procedures.
  • Knowledgeable in use and routine maintenance of all equipment and supplies used by emergency programs.
  • Maintains positive interpersonal relationships with colleagues, EMS representatives, hospitals, and the public.
  • Attends pre-mission briefings and mission debriefing and completes necessary documentation.
  • Complies with safety standards to assure safety of self, medical personnel, patient, and equipment prior to liftoff.
  • Conducts aircraft safety briefings as needed.
  • Committed to being on-time, reliable, professional, and meeting our elevated standards in safety and service.
  • Use appropriate communication methods to help facilitate coordination of efforts between departments, vendors and team members.
  • Work collaboratively and in a professional manner with all allied health and public safety personnel.
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at any time at the discretion of management, either orally or in writing.

Job requirements and Qualifications:

  • 2000 hours total time (helicopter).
  • 1000 hours PIC (helicopter).
  • 500 hours cumulative night experience.
  • 100 hours cumulative IFR experience.
  • EMS and FAR 135 experience preferred.
  • Commercial Instrument Helicopter Rating.
  • Current Class II Medical Certificate.
  • Preference is given to applicants who have an ATP rating.
  • Previous Airbus EC-135 experience required (250 hours total)
  • Preference is given to applicants who have previous NVG experience.


    Requirements Other:

    • Duty weight not to exceed 230 lbs, including flight suit and boots


  • 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 communications 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:

  • Ability to communicate professionally, effectively, and clearly.
  • Maintains ongoing knowledge of REACH Processes, Policies, Procedures, and SOP’s as necessary.
  • Ability to work within a strong team environment.
  • Is receptive, responsive, and realistic.
  • Provides timely, constructive feedback that contributes to one another’s development.

Physical Requirements:

  • 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.
  • Must be able to wear a commercially available respirator mask with proper fit when requested.
  • Requires close and distant visual capability (Class 2 Aviation Medical).
  • Periodic hands to key ability (typing).
  • Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously.



This base is positioned on and provides service to a US Military Installation. In addition to the standard REACH background check or REACH DOT background check, all hires for this role will be required to complete and clear additional US Government background checks, including, but not limited to:

  • DOD Tier 1 background check and CAC clearance
  • Child Background Check (CBC), including digital and/or ink fingerprints

Contact: Cherrice Mason, Talent Acquisition Manager; Cherrice.masongmr.net or 469-594-6025


 Why Choose REACH? As a leader in helicopter air ambulance services, REACH Air Medical Services is one of Global Medical Response’s (GMR) family of solutions. Our GMR teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services. View the stories on how our employees provide care to the world at www.AtaMomentsNotice.com. Learn how our values are at the core of our services and vital to how we approach care and check out our comprehensive benefit options at GlobalMedicalResponse.com/Careers.


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