Fire Captain - King Air
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The Fire Captain supports the Fire Management department and the customer by providing safe and professional short notice on-demand aerial firefighting flight operations in Beechcraft King Air 200 aircraft.
- Perform all duties and responsibilities of Pilot in Command (PIC)
- Conduct short notice on-demand aerial firefighting flights in an ATGS role based out of various bases dependent upon national firefighting needs
- Conduct on-demand repositioning flights
- Conduct flight operations in accordance with Part 135 regulations, operations specifications, and Dynamic operating procedures and policies
- Conduct flights primarily in single pilot operations and some two pilot operations
- Conduct flight checks after maintenance or for reliability purposes
- Conduct and manage operations in a remote environment while conforming to rules and procedures.
- Manage necessary work in a manner that integrates with duty and rest requirements in order to provide for the safest operation and the least amount of disruption to operations
- Become familiar with the mission requirements and determine, in conjunctions with customer, a plan for the execution of the mission
- Work as a team with Field Technical Representatives and the customer to achieve the common goal while meeting or exceeding customer expectations
- Perform necessary ground duties to include training, reports and other paperwork, regulatory requirements, and aircraft maintenance
- Other duties as assigned
- High level of integrity, honesty, and humility
- Commercial Pilot Multi-engine certificate with instrument rating
- The following minimum qualifications:
- Experience and qualifications listed in Part 135.243 PIC under IFR
- 1500 hours total time with at least 1200 hours PIC in an airplane
- 200 hours multi-engine land with at least 100 hours multi-engine land in the last 12 months
- 200 hours flying over mountainous terrain as defined by AIM 5-6-5 or other similar terrain
- 200 hours PIC night
- 500 hours PIC cross-country
- 50 hours PIC instrument – in flight
- 75 hours PIC instrument – actual/simulated
- Second class medical
- Ability to travel and make travel arrangements on short notice for movement from one fire location to another
- Ability to be issued an Interagency Pilot Qualification Card (i.e. pass the pilot carding process)
- Ability to work self-directed and closely with a team
- Ability to prioritize multiple assigned duties
- Ability to demonstrate exemplary performance as a professional aviator
- Pay Type Hourly