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Virgin Australia best pilot jobs -

B737NG Non Type Rated First Officer

Commercial Pilot

  • Now hiring for First Officers
  • Variety of bases in Australia
  • Minimum of 12 rostered days off per 28-day roster period

Hello. We’re Virgin Australia. And we’re back (in a big way).

Our expression of interest has closed and we’re now actively recruiting Pilots to join our team as a First Officers on the Boeing 737 Fleet.

Be part of a success story that is getting better day by day. We’re driven by our ambition to be Australia’s most loved airline – with additional aircraft joining the fleet each month, additional routes being launched regularly, and recent monthly passenger volumes that have exceeded pre-pandemic levels.

Why join now

This is a role for commercial pilots who are motivated by having outstanding work-life balance and being part of an airline with bases in major Australian locations. You’ll also appreciate…

  • Our growing fleet of Boeing aircraft, including Next-Generation 737-8 and 737-10
  • A minimum of 12 rostered days off per 28-day roster period
  • Flexible roster options, including full-time, 75% or 50% load hours
  • Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney bases available
  • Opportunities to move into Training and Checking roles
  • Long-term career pathways with a growing, Australian airline
  • Growing international network with Japan, New Zealand and Pacific Islands confirmed and further expansion expected.

As a Virgin Australia employee, you’ll access our extensive benefits including heavily discounted travel for you and your loved ones on our network and international airline partners, discounts on insurance, car hire, accommodation, and insurance worldwide and a range of wellness support including a confidential Employee Assistance Program and the Better Me digital wellbeing platform.

You’ll be great in this role if you have…

  • A current Australian ATPL or Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) and passes in all Australian ATPL theory subjects
  • Australian Instrument Rating with MEA, IAP 2D and IAP 3D endorsement
  • English language proficiency Level 6
  • A valid Australian Class 1 Medical Certificate
  • MCC Certificate
  • Have the following relevant experience:
    • Have a minimum total flight time of 500 hours with 300 hours in command of a powered fixed wing aircraft (excluding ICUS), that includes 200 hours in command of a multi engine aircraft (excluding ICUS), or
    • Have a minimum total flight time of 500 hours with 300 hours in command of a turbine powered fixed wing aircraft, or
    • Have a minimum total flight time of 500 hours on aircraft certified for operation by a crew of at least 2 pilots (multi-crew aircraft).

Apply today

We’re now actively recruiting and processing applications quickly. Apply today so one of our team can be in touch.

Location: Australia

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Jetstar pilot jobs -

A320 NTR First Officer Jetstar Australia

Join the Jetstar team at a pivotal moment in our history as we embark on a new era of low fares travel. As we emerge from the pandemic, the outlook for our domestic and international flying is very strong and our teams are excited to welcome our new A321neo LRs as we continue on our mission to offer all day, every day low fares so more people can fly to more places, more often.

2023 promises to be a big year for Jetstar as we continue to grow our Pilot workforce.  As a result, we are now taking expressions of interest for our A320/1.

To be eligible for consideration you must meet the following requirements:

  • 1500 hours total aeronautical experience
  • 500 hours PIC or FO on multi-engine aircraft
  • 250 hours PIC time of which 180 hours may be PICUS
  • An Australian ATPL (A) or an Australian CPL (A) with passes in all Australian ATPL Theory subjects
  • Australian Multi-Engine Aeroplane Instrument Rating with 2D and 3D endorsements
  • Current CASA Class 1 medical
  • ICAO English Language Proficiency Level 6
  • A current passport with unrestricted access to all Jetstar ports of call with at least 12 months validity
  • Experience in a multi-crew operation or successful completion of a multi-crew cooperation course
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment medical
  • The ability to pass a Drug and Alcohol Test
  • The ability to hold an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC)
  • Vaccination against COVID-19 is required for this position
  • Hold, or be eligible to hold, relevant Australian permanent residency status or an unrestricted right to work in Australia

Additionally, the following qualifications & experience are considered an advantage:

  • A320/1 Type Rating or an Airbus family Type Rating (A330/340/350/380)
  • Experience on an Airbus type in airline operations
  • Recent experience on an airline jet type, preferably Airbus

Our ongoing Pilot Training Program is of the highest standard and is very well regarded throughout the aviation industry. It is designed to ensure that our impeccable safety record is maintained whilst developing our pilots to their full potential.

About Us
The Jetstar Group is one of the largest low-cost airline groups in the Asia Pacific by revenue and has flown more than 300 million passengers since it launched in 2004. Collectively the Jetstar Group offers more than 5,000 (pre-COVID) flights a week to 58 destinations in 18 countries and territories across the Asia Pacific region. The Group operates a fleet of more than 90 aircraft, including Airbus A320-200, Airbus A321 and Boeing 787-8. Jetstar’s mission is to offer all day, every day low fares to enable more people to fly to more places, more often.

Jetstar is alive with a sense of adventure. Day in and day out, our teams search for new places to fly, new ways to add value and new ideas to improve performance. If you love the road less travelled, you’ll love working here because ours is a team who innovate every day, thrive on delivery, support each other and celebrate our successes. You’ll be supported to challenge, anticipate and explore while you work will connect people and enrich lives. We encourage diversity and aim to create an environment where our employees feel valued, respected and enabled.

Our Benefits
Team members have access to heavily discounted fares to destinations all over the world – not only for team members, but for their favourite travel companions too. Our staff travel benefit includes discounts on airfares, accommodation, car hire and travel insurance for both domestic and international travel. Discounts can be used within the Jetstar Group airlines, Qantas and other partner airlines.

Inclusion and Diversity

Jetstar is an equal opportunity employer, so by coming to work for us, you’ll be part of an organisation that encourages diversity, supports charities and environmental initiatives. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

Location: Australia

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Flying Doctors best pilot jobs -

PC12 NTR Captain Royal Flying Doctor Service

Reporting to the Head of Flying Operations, we are currently seeking several Pilots to join our lifesaving team on a full-time basis with the next ground school commencing July/August. These roles will be based at Port Hedland or Meekathara where you and the clinical team will be tasked with the retrieval of patients.

About you

As a Pilot in our PC12 fleet, you will possess a Commercial Pilot License with a minimum of 1500 hours Total Time, hold a SEA instrument rating with at least two IPCs and 100 hours of both night flying and Instrument Flight Time (IFR). You will have a keen sense of adventure, be able to work in small teams, be agile in your approach, dedicated to the job and focused on the task at hand.

As a valued team member who supports our 24/7 operations, you will need to work different shifts across weekdays, weekends and public holidays on both day and night shifts.

Single Pilot and/or Aeromedical experience will be highly advantageous.

About the role

Operational duties associated with the preparation for and conduct of a flight, including normal refueling, completion of statutory and RFDS documentation associated with a flight, assisting in the loading and unloading of patients and handling of luggage and/or cargo
Flight planning and administration including preparation and maintenance of standard flight plans and data input, and preparation and maintenance of an airfield register where necessary
Replenishing aircraft with supplemental and medical oxygen
Participation in activities relating to occupational health and safety and Safety and Quality Management System
Performing post-flight cleaning of cowls, oleos and windscreens
Hangaring aircraft where required for aircraft security


Permanent, full-time role
Salary packaging up to $15,900 per annum for everyday expenses and up to $2,650 per annum on meals and entertainment expenses
Novated Lease options
Subsidised housing and district allowances
Workplace culture of teamwork and collaboration

About Us

The mission of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Western Operations) is to provide excellence in aeromedical and primary health care across Western Australia. Every member of the RFDS WO team contributes to that mission and living our values of showing respect, demonstrating fairness, utilising diversity and being safe. Every year, the RFDS WO provides urgent retrieval for about 10,000 patients in regional WA. A further 10,000 appointments are provided in primary healthcare clinics in remote communities, including GP, nurse, dental and mental health care. RFDS crews are committed to providing the finest care to the furthest corners of the State, using the highest standards of clinical care, aviation safety and technology to make a difference to people living and working across WA – the largest and most remote health jurisdiction in the world.

The RFDS in WA operates five bases in Perth, Broome, Port Hedland, Kalgoorlie and Meekatharra. Our 24/7 operations centre at Jandakot Airport coordinates complex logistics for patient retrievals and clinics across the State. We work in partnership with government, business and the community, and are proud to work on Country with Aboriginal medical services and many local service providers.

Submit your resume and cover letter by clicking on the ‘Apply Now’ button.

RFDSWO is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities to apply. Please note applicants require the right to work in Australia.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Location: Australia

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