Contract R44 Tour Pilot – Florida

Tour Pilot

Heli Aviation •

Tampa, Florida, USA

Position Type:
Contractor

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 info@flyventure.com 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
    English
  • 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:

Relocation:

Travel:
None

Job Ident #:

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Heli Aviation
825 Severn Ave
Tampa, Florida 33606 USA
heliaf.com/

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:
Bell
MD

Robinson

Supported Models:
Bell 206L Series
MD 500D

Robinson R22 Series

Robinson R44 Series

Source: JSfirm

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