Beechjet 400 / NEXTANT 400 First Officer

  • Competitive remuneration + salary packaging
  • Darwin based (no FIFO)
  • Professional development support (eg. ATPL)

CareFlight is an Australian charitable organisation with over 30 years’ experience in aeromedicine.  With bases in NSW and the NT’s Top End; and providing personnel to oil, gas & mining clients in WA, NT and off-shore, our people are dedicated to affording the highest standard of care to the ill and injured.  Our specially trained doctors, nurses and paramedics use helicopters, aeroplanes, medi-jets and road ambulances to bring a hospital level of care to and transport around 5,000 patients each year.

Our diverse workforce is comprised of committed professionals with a drive to help save lives, speed recovery and serve the community.

The role

 We currently have an opportunity for a full-time Nextant 400XT / B400 XP First Officer to join our International & Domestic Air Ambulance Jet operation, located in Darwin.

This dedicated service provides a medically configured jet with a Doctor and Flight Nurse to support aeromedical retrievals and inter-hospital transfers across domestic locations within Australia and Internationally into South-East Asia.  This role would sit a candidate seeking to move into a challenging aeromedical role in a high performance and modern glass cockpit turbojet operating across remote areas and international locations. 

In addition to a family-friendly roster this busy, professional aviation role includes a competitive remuneration and bi-annual simulator re-currency training at Flight Safety International. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • maintaining the highest standards of safety and efficiency in all operations;
  • complying with the requirements of the Company Operations Manual;
  • complying with all relevant laws, regulations and directions of any country where you will be involved in Company flight operations; and
  • ensuring maximum comfort and courtesy towards passengers and clients.

About you

To be successful in this role you will possess the following:

  • 1500 hours total;
  • 1000 hours command;
  • 250 hours multi engine Turbine PIC;
  • 100 hours Night PIC;
  • CPL (pass in all ATPL subjects);
  • 3 IFR renewals/IPC;
  • Class 1 Medical;
  • the ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • a willingness to take on additional responsibility as required;
  • a professional and client service orientated focus at all times;
  • a neat personal appearance when on duty; and

The following will be highly regarded:

  • B400 / NEXTANT type endorsement.
  • International experience.
  • Two crew operations experience.

 How to apply

Click here for the full position description and essential criteria form.  Applications should be sent to and include a current resume, covering letter addressing the role’s essential criteria and evidence of current medical, flight crew licence and the last page of logbook.  Incomplete applications or those that don’t meet the role’s essential criteria cannot be considered.  Candidates must also have a work permit enabling employment in Australia.  Applications close on Sunday, 8 April 2018


CareFlight values diversity in the workplace.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

All employees must comply with CareFlight’s Drug and Alcohol Management Plan (DAMP) as required by CASA and may be subject to random workplace testing.  Criminal Record and Working With Children Checks also apply.

CareFlight: ‘The next life we save could be yours’