• Competitive remuneration + salary packaging
  • Full-time position
  • Darwin based 

CareFlight is an Australian charitable organisation with 30 years’ experience in aeromedicine.  With bases in NSW and the NT’s Top End, our crews are dedicated to providing the highest standard of rapid response critical care to the ill and injured.  Our specially trained doctors and nurses 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 Captain to join our international and 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 suit 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 recurrency training at Flight Safety International. 

About you 

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

  • 5000 hours total;
  • 2500 hours command;
  • 1000 hours Multi Engine command;
  • 500 hours command turbine or turbojet;
  • 300 hours night;
  • ATPL;
  • 3 IFR renewals/IPC;
  • Class 1 Medical;
  • extensive experience in two crew operations;
  • the ability to work effectively as part of a team;
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • the ability to demonstrate a high standard of leadership during the conduct of flight;
  • a willingness to take on additional responsibility as required; and
  • a professional and client service oriented focus at all times.

The following will be highly regarded:

  • B400 type endorsement.
  • Proline 21 / 4 experience.
  • Previous jet or fixed wing check & training experience
  • International operational experience

How to apply

Click here for the full position description and essential criteria form.  Please ensure you send a current resume, covering letter addressing the role’s essential criteria and copies of your current medical, flight crew licence and the last page of your .  Applications for this opportunity will close on 8 April 2018.  Candidates who do not provide a complete application cannot be considered.


CareFlight values diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders 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’