(VFR) RW Pilot - La Junta, CO

REACH won the prestigious "Program of the Year Award" presented by the Association of Air Medical Services for 2015. Our outstanding reputation is due in great part to our notable safety practices and effective customer service program. This award is hailed as one of the air medical transport industry's highest honors and is presented annually to the company whose program clearly exceeds industry standards for safety, patient care, leadership and community service. Founded in 1987, our mission statement is "In every situation, do what is right for the patient." The company has consistently demonstrated a commitment to patient care and has transported more than 100,000 critically ill and inured patients to date. We have over 30 bases in California, Oregon, Nevada, Montana, Colorado and Texas, and are expanding into Wyoming.The REACH Pilot provides customer oriented, high quality air medical transport services in a safe and efficient manner. The pilot is expected to act as a proactive and integral team player, both in flight, and during ground operations, utilizing communication and technical skills which will strengthen the company goal of being held in highest regard within the EMS industry.

Category: 
Pilot-Rotary Wing
Company: 
Aviation Search Group
Job Type: 
Permanent
City: 
La Junta
JobReq: 

AS350 Rotor-Wing VFR Pilot - La Junta, CO (Pilot Housing Provided)  Job Requirements and Qualifications: Qualifications• 3000 hours total time (helicopter)• 1500 hours PIC (helicopter)• 500 hours of cumulative night experience• EMS and FAR 135 experience preferred• Commercial/Instrument helicopter rating• Preference is given to applicants who have an ATP rating• Preference is given to applicants who have previous NVG experience• Preference is given to applicants who have at least 100 hours instrument time• Current Class II Medical CertificateRequirements• Excellent customer service skills.• Ability to communicate professionally, effectively and persuasively.• Ability to maintain composure under pressure, work efficiently and accurately with frequent interruptions, and set/re-set multiple priorities.• Presents a professional image as a REACH flight team member.• Maintains a positive team attitude with flight crew members, maintenance technician and communications specialist by working cohesively.• Works independently and tolerates high stress levels while maintaining a good rapport with co-workers.• Maintains ongoing knowledge of relevant aviation SOP#8217;s.Value Based Competencies:Customer Focused:• Anticipates and strives to understand the needs of each customer.• Tailors each interaction to the specific needs of the person and/or situation.• Responds quickly and effectively to problems that arise while providing service.Communication:• Demonstrates open, honest and respectful communication.• Provides timely, constructive feedback that contributes to others#8217; development (each member must demonstrate a commitment to help each other succeed).Accountability• Takes responsibility for individual and team actions, decisions and results.• Measures progress against agreed upon plans and stated goals.Continuous Improvement:• Thinks broadly when seeking new ways to improve performance, processes and services.• Seeks out and utilizes best practices.Physical Requirements:Requires activities requiring a moderate amount of standing, sitting and walking.Able to conduct activities requiring a moderate to rigorous amount of static pushing, pulling, reaching and lifting.Capable of lifting 75 lbs floor to bench height.Ability to hear routine aircraft noises.Maintains a #8220;duty#8221; weight (body weight + uniform/equipment #8211; helmet not included) of less than 230lbs for Rotor Wing (Helicopter) operations.Maintains a #8220;duty#8221; weight (body weight + uniform/equipment #8211; helmet not included) of less than 250lbs for Fixed Wing operations.Requires close and distant visual capability (Class 2 Aviation Medical)Periodic hands to key ability (typing).Environmental Conditions:The RW Pilot duties are performed in either indoor or outdoor environments. The RW Pilot may be exposed to routine office noises, moderate electrical or mechanical hazards and frequent exposure to an aircraft hangar environment where the RW Pilot may be exposed to loud aircraft noise, fumes, gases, odors, dust particles and mechanical/electrical and chemical hazards. The RW Pilot must be present at work site to complete the job.Protective Equipment:• Nomex full body flight suit, leather or Nomex boots, and an aviation helmet during all helicopter flight operations• PPE #8211; latex gloves, goggles and HEPA mask• Hearing protection (plugs, band or head set)Work Place Conditions:The RW Pilot is physically based at an airport #8220;crew quarters#8221; for 12 hour shifts and must be prepared at a moments notice (within 5 minutes) to begin air ambulance missions that last from 6 to 8 hours. The crew quarters are equipped with kitchen, shower, rest and sleeping facilities.Work Schedule:The pilot schedule is a 12 hour shift, 7 days on and 7 days off, typically beginning at 0800 or 2000. Sometimes a flight shift may extend past 12 hours, but usually not longer than 15 hours.Reporting Relationship:The RW Pilot reports directly to the Lead Pilot, followed by the Chief Pilot, and ultimately to the Director of Aviation.REACH offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, as well as a 401(k) plan. We also offer a flexible paid-time-off program and voluntary supplemental life insurance packages.REACH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or other non-merit factors.We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans).

State: 
Colorado