R44/66 Aerial Security Pilot – South Africa


  • Centurion
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Security
  • Employment Equity Position

Apply before Jan 16 2021

Vacancy Details

Employer: Bidvest Protea Coin

An External vacancy exists for a Helicopter Pilot at Head Office in Centurion.

The suitable candidate’s main responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Tactical Helicopter flying;
  • Helicopter and equipment maintenance planning and management;
  • Roster and Pilot team management;
  • Administration duties;
  • Internal helicopter instructing;
  • Client liaison;
  • Drone flying.


Required Skills

  • Roster and Pilot team management : 7 to 8 years
  • Tactical Helicopter flying : 6 to 7 years
  • Helicopter and equipment maintenance planning and management : 7 to 8 years

Candidate Requirements

Minimum qualifications/attributes/skills:

  • Matric/grade 12;
  • Holder of a current SACAA Commercial Helicopter License;
  • Holder of a current Helicopter Instructors Rating;
  • Completed over 800 hours helicopter Total Time;
  • Completed over 50 hours night;
  • Completed over 50 hours Turbine;
  • Rated on RH 44, (RH 66 an advantage)
  • Have had Nil Helicopter Accidents/Incidents in 5 years;
  • Holder of an RPAS Commercial License;
  • Familiarity in FLIR operations an advantage;
  • Familiarity with airspace in and around Gauteng;
  • Be assertive and able to work under pressure;
  • Be presentable, prompt, responsible and dead-line driven;
  • Familiar with EXCEL/WORD for admin duties.

Bidvest Protea Coin is looking for a long-term pilot to complement its ongoing aerial security operations. The ideal candidate should have a good operational background in the helicopter industry in SA. Instruction and mentoring skills will be an advantage as well as a positive attitude towards expanding business opportunities in the specialized aerial support sector. Good personal skills and operational discipline are an advantage.

Employment consideration will be in accordance with the Employment Equity Act requirements

Should you not hear from us within 14 days after closing date, your application should be considered unsuccessful

Source: HELICOPTER PILOT, Centurion – Careers24

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