AW139 Aircrew Officer – Australia


We are currently seeking an Aircrew Officer to join our team on a full-time basis to work at our Toowoomba Rotary Wing base.

About Us

LifeFlight is a world leader in aeromedical care and Australia’s most diversified service with both a fixed and rotary wing fleet.  We help seriously ill and injured patients around Australia and the world to quickly get the medical care they need.  From rapid response, to inter-facility transfers our team of more than 400 staff members, including aviation crew, support staff, and over 100 doctors are a lifeline to vulnerable individuals. Best known for RACQ LifeFlight community rescue helicopters and LifeFlight Retrieval Medicine, the group also operates a world class training division.

A job with Purpose

Every year LifeFlight’s iconic blue and yellow fleet help thousands of sick and injured patients. Every employee has a very important task in every mission we perform. Whether that’s making sure our IT systems are performing at the highest level or balancing the figures, to instructing staff with the most current medical and aviation regulations. Each and every employee at LifeFlight saves lives every day.

The Opportunity

We are currently seeking an Aircrew Officer to join our team on a full-time basis to work at our Toowoomba Rotary Wing base.

The Aircrew Officer supports the Pilot in Command (PIC) and is responsible for the provision of timely and accurate information and advice to the PIC in order to allow the safe and efficient operation of the aircraft.

Further, the Aircrew Officer acts as helicopter Left-Hand Seat crew officer and winch operator on operational and training missions and at all times maintains professionalism as a member of the LifeFlight operational crew.

Pay and conditions are in accordance with the LifeFlight Australia Limited and Rotary Wing Aircrew Officer Certified Agreement 2017-2020 Work Practice 1.

About You
In support of our strong safety culture, minimum qualifications and experience limitations apply. To be eligible you must have the following:

Minimum requirements:

  • 500 hours experience as a helicopter Aircrew Officer (including front left seat operations)
  • CAO 29.11 Competency
  • CASA Class 2 Medical
  • AVI40119 or AVI40116 Certificate IV in Aviation (Aircrew officer)
  • NVG experience
  • Ability to pass the LifeFlight winch operator/ACO functionality test
  • HUET/EBS Certified
  • Current Senior First Aid Certificate
  • Current Advanced Resuscitation Certificate
  • Strong communication skills and professionalism
  • A quest to achieve and maintain the highest level of competency within aero medical operations.

Desirable Criteria

  • SAR/EMS experience
  • AW139 experience
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessment
  • Training & Checking Aircrew Officer Experience


In your application, please ensure you address each of the essential criteria to demonstrate that you satisfy the minimum requirements of the role.

Please note resume & cover letter must be uploaded as one document.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a growing organisation that is dedicated to saving lives and serving the community. If you believe you have the necessary skills and experiences we would love to hear from you today.

Source: Aircrew Officer – Toowoomba Base – RACQ LifeFlight Rescue

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