PC12 NTR Captain Royal Flying Doctor Service

PC12 NTR Captain Royal Flying Doctor Service

Royal Flying Doctor Service

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.

To apply for this job please visit www.flyingdoctor.org.au.

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