Bell 206L/407 Fire & Utility Pilot – Oregon

Position Pilot-Rotary Wing / Bell 206L/407 Fire & Utility Pilot
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Company: Hillsboro Aviation
Fax Number: (503) 648-1886
Address: 3565 NE Cornell Road


Email: rshirley
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Company Info: Full service Fixed & Rotary Wing company. Hillsboro Aviation operates a fleet of 72 aircraft. They employ 180 staff depending on the season and have been in business for over 26 years. They are the main supplier of helicopter contract services in the northwestern US, they also operate the largest flight training facility and largest GA aircraft sales organizations in the northwestern US. They operate as a full service FBO, with maintenance, avionics repair, fuel services and aircraft sales. They are the exclusive dealer for Cessna, Bell Helicopters, and Robinson aircraft in their region.

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Supported Manufacturers: Cessna, Bell Helicopters, Robinson Helicopters, Schweizer, Cobham, Lycoming, Garmin, UPS Aviation Technologies, Honeywell Bendix/King, Avfuel, etc…
Job Title: Bell 206L/407 Fire & Utility Pilot
Location: HILLSBORO Oregon USA
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
Contact: Keisha Belair
To Apply: click here
Job Desc: Are you a professional pilot looking for an exciting and challenging job with a well-established and growing company? Hillsboro Aviation is hiring Utility / Fire Suppression Pilots for B206 and/or B407 aircraft. Applicants must meet the DOI/USFS carding requirements for the above listed aircraft.

The position requires proficiency with 150 ft. vertical reference work. Short haul currency or previous short haul experience as well as a current DOI/USFS card is considered a plus.

During the fire season (April-September), this position will be based out of the western US.

Travel expenses, lodging, and per-diem will be paid by Hillsboro Aviation while on contract.

Employment opportunities will be considered after completion of the fire season. Hillsboro Aviation offers a competitive wage with a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees including: medical & dental insurance, 401K plan and profit sharing. This could be a full-time position in which some overtime may be required.

  • FAA issued Commercial Pilot‘s license with Rotorcraft-Helicopter rating.
  • Minimum 1500 hours in turbine helicopters
  • Minimum 100 hours Bell 407
  • Minimum 100 hours Bell 206L
  • 150 hours long-line (100‘ or longer) experience and proficient with a 150‘ line.
  • Previous fire suppression experience
  • Must be legal to work in the US and have a valid driver‘s license with a clean driving record. (CDL with Hazmat endorsement a plus.)
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs and be capable of climbing on top of aircraft to perform inspections and various job duties.
  • Must keep complete and accurate records.


  • Short haul currency or previous short haul experience
  • Current DOI/USFS carding
  • Current passport
  • Good computer skills a plus.

Applicant must be able to represent Hillsboro Aviation in a professional manner.

How to Apply: If you are looking to further your aviation career with a professional company, please visit our website at

Hillsboro Aviation is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F

Travel: Yes
Job Ident #: 115749
Benefits: Various – Dependant on position.