CareFlight employs helicopter pilots, fixed wing pilots and aircrew officers.

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Our pilots and aircrew officers work as part of an integrated crew model.

Each role involves a variety of tasks across a number of operational bases.

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Fixed wing pilots

CareFlight’s fixed wing pilots join us from a range of aviation backgrounds including commercial, civil and aeromedical. If you would like to be considered for a fixed wing role with us, you will need to have the following:

  • CPL (A)
  • Class 1 Civil Aviation Medical Certificate
  • 2,500 hours total
  • 1,500 hours PIC
  • 500 hours turbo prop/jet
  • 200 hours night
  • 50 hours IFR
  • Multi Engine Command Instrument Rating
  • Minimum 3 Multi Engine CIR renewals

Full position descriptions (including other essential or desirable criteria required for the particular role) are available on our website as and when a vacancy arises.

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Rotary wing pilots

CareFlight’s rotary wing pilots join us from a range of backgrounds including the military, police, SAR, EMS and general charter. If you would like to be considered for a rotary wing pilot, you will need to have the following:

  • CPL (H)
  • 3,000 hours total
  • 2,000 hours PIC
  • 1,500 hours PIC turbine
  • 500 hours PIC multi
  • 50 hours IFR
  • 30 hours PIC NVFR
  • Instrument Rating (H)
  • Minimum 3 x CIRR
  • Hoist and low flying
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Aircrew officers

CareFlight’s aircrew officers usually come to us from the military or other emergency services. If you would like to be considered for an aircrew officer role with CareFlight, you will ideally have the following:

  • A minimum 100+ hours as a helicopter Aircrew Officer
  • Certificate IV in Aviation (Aircrewman)
  • Winch/Rappel competency in accordance with CAO 29.11
  • NVG competency in accordance with CAO 82.6
  • Front Left Hand ACO experience
  • Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET)
  • CASA Class 2 Medical
  • First Aid / Resuscitation Certificate from a recognised authority

Like more information?

For more information about working with CareFlight, please contact us via the following options.

Email us: recruitment@careflight.org
Call us: +61 2 9843 5100

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