Flight Instructor – Australia

[Application deadline is 14 December 2023. /Admin]


Helicopter Flight Instructor – Full Time

Posted: 6 hours ago
Archerfield, Brisbane QLD
Aviation Services (Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics)
Full time
$55,000 – $75,000 per year


Utility helicopters is a leading helicopter training school based in Brisbane, known for providing the highest quality flight training programs. We have a great reputation within the industry and are currently seeking a suitable flight instructor to join our busy and energetic team. This is a full-time position with an immediate start date.

About the Role:

We are currently seeking an experienced and passionate pilot to join our team as a Utility Helicopter Instructor. As one of our instructors, you will play a crucial role in providing flight training to students at various stages of their private and commercial licenses. This includes conducting flight training with students, board briefs and facilitating occasional theory courses if required.

Working primarily from Monday to Friday, with the flexibility to accommodate weekend work based on personal preference, you will have the opportunity to shape your schedule. Our team values work-life balance and understands the importance of personal commitments. If you like travelling across our beautiful country then there may be an opportunity for you to do Away from Base training too!

One of the key benefits of this role is the chance to expand your skillset. We offer opportunities for our pilots to obtain further aircraft ratings, enabling you to refine your expertise and explore new horizons within the aviation industry.

The Utility Team is composed of a diverse group of individuals who share a common passion for aviation. You will be working alongside an awesome crew of laid-back professionals with a strong emphasis on safety. We foster a collaborative and supportive environment, where expertise is valued, and everyone’s input is encouraged.

If you have a strong aviation background, excellent communication skills, and a genuine enthusiasm for teaching and flying, this position may be a perfect fit for you.

Qualifications/ Experience/ Abilities Required:

The ideal candidate would be someone with experience as an instructor who has a track record of delivering education to students in a professional, positive, and enthusiastic manner.

While additional ratings are advantageous, they are not essential. We believe in providing opportunities to talented individuals who possess a positive attitude and passion for aviation. Supporting the growth of our employees is one of our top priorities.


  • CASA Commercial Pilot License – Helicopter
  • Instructor Rating
  • Possess excellent communication skills, the ability to engage students in a practical and classroom setting, and have a strong understanding of helicopter theory concepts
  • Be a confident and patient person, committed to providing a supportive learning environment for our students


  • Mustering Endorsement
  • Night Rating
  • Sling Rating
  • Turbine rating
  • Low-Level
  • Experience in the development and implementation of teaching and assessment plans.

Desirable Personal Qualities:

  • Strong communication skills in both verbal and written forms, with an ability to interact effectively with others.
  • Aptitude for adapting instructional methods to accommodate learners with varying education levels, needs, and experience.
  • Deep knowledge of flight training concepts and principles.
  • Competency in computer skills and presentation software.
  • Ability to provide counselling, guidance, and advice to students.
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to collaborate within a team-oriented environment.

Interview/Skills Test:

Successful applicants will undergo the following:

  • Interview (covering personal background, company knowledge and theory skills).
  • Complete a CPL Helicopter Practice Exam (good background knowledge in all areas essential).
  • Deliver a CPL Helicopter brief followed by a short flight demonstration.

Join the Utility Helicopters team and contribute to our mission of training the next generation of skilled helicopter pilots. This is an exciting and fulfilling opportunity to make a difference in the aviation industry while further developing your career as a flight instructor.

Applications close 14/12/23 and can be submitted through Seek or emailed directly to [Email removed. See source link below. /Admin]. Please include a cover letter.

Source: Seek