Training & Checking Aircrew Officer – Australia

  • Competitive remuneration + salary packaging
  • Permanent, full-time position
  • Sydney based or touring to be considered

CareFlight is an Australian not-for-profit aeromedical organisation proudly voted as 2019’s most reputable charity. Our mission is to save lives, speed recovery and serve the community.

We operate from locations in NSW, northern WA and the Top End of the NT. Our specially trained doctors, nurses and paramedics use helicopters, aeroplanes, medi-jets and road ambulances to bring a hospital level of care to over 5,000 patients each year. We also deploy medical professionals to remote oil, gas & mining sites, both onshore and offshore.

The role

We currently have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Training & Checking Aircrew Officer to join our team. Reporting to the Chief Aircrew Officer, key responsibilities include:

  • assisting the Chief Aircrew Officer with the management and conduct of company Training and Checking for all Aircrew Officers and rear seat medical crew (including DTW) to ensure company and contractual currency and recency is maintained;
  • ensure that all matter pertaining to aircrew duties are undertaken according to company and contract policy and procedures;
  • ensure shifts are conducted in accordance with FRMS as required by the roster;
  • undertake shifts at various locations as required by the roster;
  • manage and ensure secondary non-flying duties are undertaken as allocated;
  • undergo Aircrew Officer training, according to company and contract policy and procedures;
  • Maintain aviation operational proficiency and fitness as stipulated by contract.

About you

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

  • Minimum 1000 hours as a helicopter Aircrew Officer/Winch Operator.
  • Previous SAR/EMS experience with a minimum of three (3) years fulltime civil experience including front seat experience.
  • Previous civil Training and Checking experience. Minimum 100 hours.
  • NVG qualification in accordance with CAO 82.6. Minimum 100 hours.
  • Certificate IV in Aviation (Aircrewman).
  • Winch qualification in accordance with CAO 29.11.
  • Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET).
  • CASA Class 2 Medical.
  • Sound understanding of CAO’s, rules and regulations pertaining to ACO role within a rotary wing operation.
  • Demonstrated understanding of CRM/Human Factors, Risk Management and Safety Management Systems.
  • Demonstrated leadership and management ability.

The following will be highly regarded:

  • BK-117 & AW139 experience.
  • First Aid / Resuscitation Certificate from a recognised authority.

How to apply

If you would like to be part of our team, you can apply using the link below.  Please ensure you attach a current resume and covering letter that addresses the role’s essential criteria.  Applications for this opportunity will close on Tuesday 30 June 2020.  If you have any questions in relation to this position, please contact Lesley SheardSenior HR Business Partner:  

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.



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