AS350/EC130/145 Charter Pilot – New Zealand

Helicopter Pilot

Company: Over The Top – The Helicopter Company

Queenstown, Otago
Aviation Services (Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics)
Full time


Over The Top – the helicopter company is delighted to be seeking an experienced Helicopter Pilot to join our team with an immediate start.

The position is ideal for a pilot who can assist with Senior Management tasks and will be renumerated accordingly.

As the pioneer of luxury helicopter tourism in New Zealand, the essence of our company continues to be “to provide our guests with an unforgettable experience, utilising our helicopters to access pristine areas”.

These excursions may include access to our private Par 3 Golf in the mountains, our exclusive High Country Station Alpine Kitchen, remote places in the Fiordland and Aspiring National Parks and other treasured areas throughout New Zealand.

In addition to this we undertake commercial helicopter work.

We require a charismatic, professional and experienced pilot to be based in Queenstown.

The ideal applicant shall have the following

  • New Zealand citizenship
  • Excellent communication and prioritisation skills
  • The ability to work well in a team environment
  • Enthusiasm and adaptability

The position requires:

  • NZ CPL (H) and current Class 1 medical
  • Business acumen and computer literacy
  • Civil Aviation Fit & Proper Person acceptability

Minimum flight requirements shall be:

  • 4000 hours rotary
  • 2000 hours turbine
  • Rated on EC130B4, AS350, EC145
  • A minimum of 3 years recent experience in Part 135 operations
  • Nil accidents incidents or violations in last 5 years

Preferably with:

  • Fiordland Experience
  • B category Instructor rating
  • Flight Examiner rating
  • Sling and mountain experience
  • Firefighting experience
  • Multi engine experience

In addition to hold:

  • Current First Aid
  • Current HUET certification
  • Class 1 and Class 2 driving licence
  • Current Dangerous Goods License
  • Current Firearms licence

Attractive salary packages commensurate with the applicants experience will be offered.
Please forward your full CV with a recent photo by email to

OVER THE TOP – the helicopter company