Dash 8 Pilots – First Officers & Captains

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Leidos Australia Pty Ltd
Australia

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Dash 8 Pilots - First Officers & Captains

Job ID: 7832
Job Views: 11
Location: Broome
Post Code: 6725
Category: Aviation
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 12/02/2024

Description:

Company Description

Leidos Airborne Solutions Australia conducts airborne special missions on behalf of the Australian Government.

We conduct aerial border surveillance and search-and-rescue operations spanning the country’s exclusive economic zone and SAR region.  We have operating bases in Queensland, Victoria, Western Australia, the Northern Territory, and the Indian Ocean Territories. South Australia is home to our 24/7 operations control centre and support functions.

Our fixed wing border surveillance operations represent the World’s largest outsourced civil maritime surveillance operation, patrolling Australia’s 8.2 million square kilometre Exclusive Economic Zone.

We provide fixed wing search-and-rescue response capability over land and sea on behalf of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), covering Australia’s SAR region which is approximately 10% of the earth’s surface.

Job Description

We are looking for experienced pilots to join our Surveillance team, who are passionate about keeping Australia's waters and borders safe.

Working in a highly dynamic environment, our passionate, mission focused team are made up of people from diverse industry backgrounds.

This is not your ordinary flying job! You will operate a highly modified regional turboprop airliner, with the most advanced technology ever to be integrated into a civil surveillance platform and work with a highly skilled team.

These vital pilot roles attract a generous remuneration package and will provide fantastic job satisfaction.

As a Pilot with the Surveillance team, you will provide support to your entire crew, working diligently, quickly, and professionally, to ensure that each mission is a success.

Job Requirements:

Qualifications

DHC-8 First Officer

  • Australian citizenship and current passport
  • CASA Class 1 Aviation Medical
  • Commercial Pilot Licence and Instrument Rating
  • ATPL Human Factors completed
  • Either a Commercial Pilot Licence or Instrument Rating completed in the last 6 months, 200 hours flying time in the last 6 months, or 500 hours total flying time
  • Eligibility for both an Aviation Security Identity Card (ASIC) and an Australian Government Security Clearance (AGSVA Baseline)

DHC-8 Captain

  • Australian citizenship and current passport
  • CASA Class 1 Aviation Medical
  • Commercial Pilot Licence and Instrument Rating
  • All ATPL subjects completed
  • Either 750 hours multi-crew or 750 hours multi-engine turbine experience
  • Eligibility for both an Aviation Security Identity Card (ASIC) and an Australian Government Security Clearance (AGSVA Baseline)

In addition:

  • Instructor qualifications will be well regarded
  • Type rating training will attract a Bond

How to Apply:

Applying as a direct entry Captain? FIFO is available.

Our FIFO flexibility opportunities attract a generous remuneration package and can provide fantastic job satisfaction together with an enviable lifestyle. All travel, accommodation, meals and incidentals costs associated with the deployments are met or paid for by the Company.

  • The ability to reside in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane and deploy to one of our operational bases.
  • 14 days on / 14 days off fly in fly out roster —the off period includes one day of paid travel out and one day of paid travel home
  • One 21 day on period each calendar year to provide equal equitable access to peak holiday periods
  • Capacity to take continuous work breaks of up to 6 weeks

Additional Information

Why work with us?

  • A sense of purpose in your work, every mission matters to us
  • Excellent job satisfaction with sense of pride in your work
  • Our team is our greatest asset - we connect, protect and save lives
  • Opportunities for professional and personal growth
  • Market competitive remuneration
  • A friendly and supportive team environment

Applications for our June 24th course intake close 5pm 8th March 2024

Applicants may also need to meet International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) requirements. In certain circumstances this can place limitations on persons who hold dual nationality, permanent residency or are former nationals of certain countries as per ITAR 126.1.

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