Contract R44 Tour Pilot – Florida

Tour Pilot

Heli Aviation •

Tampa, Florida, USA

Position Type:

Jobs at Heli Aviation

Job Description:
Seeking IMMEDIATE full-time (part-time) 91.147 Tour Pilot/CFI for flyVENTURE’s Tampa, FL location.

  • 4-5 days per week; $125 per day + tips.
  • Aircraft Type: Robinson R44 Raven II.
  • Approx. 20-50 hours per month actual flying (depending on seasonal fluctuations).
  • Qualified candidates may be used for other commercial jobs on MD500 and/or Bell 206L-3. However, your main aircraft will be the R44.
  • Also accepting resumes for part-time Pilots/CFI’s for 1-3 days/wk @ $125/day + tips.
  • Full-time position is a 12 month minimum contract, but prefer longer-term commitment.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Practice safety-conscious behaviors in all piloting, operational processes, and procedures (no cowboy pilots!)
  • Punctual, organized, clean appearance, maximum 200 pound flight weight
  • Professional, friendly personality and laid-back manner is a must
  • Conduct thorough pre-flight of aircraft
  • Answer company phone calls, give information regarding flights, and input passenger information into online booking system
  • Greet and escort passengers to aircraft
  • Accept cash/credit card payments from passengers
  • Safely load and unload aircraft
  • Operate flights according to local, state, federal, and company regulations to ensure flight safety
  • Knowledge of Class-B airspace operations
  • Able to handle in-flight emergencies with calm and correct actions
  • Single pilot operation – must be self-sufficient and able to manage normal day-to-day operations by taking phone calls, managing online bookings, loading/unloading passengers, marketing, etc.
  • Safely fuel aircraft
  • Wash aircraft daily
  • Other small duties as assigned

Please submit resume, cover, and breakdown of hours to or through this website. Specify whether applying for FT or PT position. Please, no phone calls.

Job Requirements:

  • 250 hour TT in helicopters
  • 100 hours in Robinson aircraft, of which are
  • 50 hours in Robinson R44

Hold at least a Class 2 Medical

Hold a current Commercial Rotorcraft-Helicopter Certificate

Hold a current Rotorcraft Flight Instructor Certificate and authorized to instruct in Robinson helicopters (preferred but not mandatory!)

  • Must be a US Citizen or authorized to work in the U.S
  • Must live within 60 miles of Tampa, FL or willing to relocate
  • Knowledge of applicable FAR, and environmental regulations
  • Excellent vision and coordination
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to perform service operations outside in the Florida heat
  • Basic computer skills
  • Must possess the ability to fluently read, write, speak and understand
  • Must be physically able to lift up to 50 lbs routinely and safely, and
    occasionally heavier items
  • Ability to work self-directed
  • Must pass pre-employment FAA DOT drug test and participate in random
    drug testing
  • No accidents or incidents

Salary Range:



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Heli Aviation
825 Severn Ave
Tampa, Florida 33606 USA

Heli Aviation is an FAA 133, 135 and 137 flight service provider, located in Tampa, FL. Our sister company flyVENTURE is a door-off sightseeing tour operator, located in Tampa, Sarasota and Naples.

Supported Manufacturers:


Supported Models:
Bell 206L Series
MD 500D

Robinson R22 Series

Robinson R44 Series

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