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Fire Department Helicopter Co-Pilot – Florida

Position Pilot-Rotary Wing / Fire Department Helicopter Co - Pilot
Permanent
Company: MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT
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Address: 111 NW 1 St FL 21
Miami
Florida
33128
USA
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Job Title: Fire Department Helicopter Co - Pilot
Location: MIAMI Florida USA
Salary Range: 53,745-79,817
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Job Desc: FIRE DEPARTMENT HELICOPTER CO-PILOT

Helicopter Co-Pilots are responsible for assisting the Fire Department Helicopter Pilot in pre-flight, in-flight, post-flight and emergency rescue mission operations on a twenty-four hour per day basis.  Emphasis of the work is on assisting the Pilot in piloting, navigation, radio communications and emergency rescue activities. Responsibilities include responding to a variety of emergency rescue missions requiring air-ambulance service, hoist and sling-load operations, extrication of victims and patients from disastrous or threatening environments, and the transportation of patients and victims to appropriate trauma network facilities. Additional responsibilities include responding to firefighting missions and transporting authorized personnel, materials and supplies to aid in recovery or rescue efforts. Supervision is received from the Fire Department Helicopter Pilot who reviews work for efficiency and successful accomplishment of assigned missions.

Requirements: Must possess:

  • Commercial Pilot in Rotorcraft-Helicopter Certificate Operations.
  • Commercial Pilot in Helicopter Instrument Certificate Rating and a Class 2 Medical Certificate.
  • Completion of a minimum of 1,000 hours of rotorcraft-helicopter flight time as pilot-in-command (excluding flight instructor hours).
  • 100 hours as pilot-in-command turbine rotorcraft-helicopter.
  • 100 hours as pilot-in-command cross country rotorcraft-helicopter.
  • 250 hours as pilot-in-command night flight-time rotorcraft-helicopter.
  • 10 hours rotorcraft-helicopter flight time in the preceding 12 months.
  • Must obtain a State of Florida license as a Firefighter within the one year probationary period.

Applicants will be required to provide proof of flight hours at the time of the interview and to take a flight test as part of the selection process.
Miami-Dade County offers great benefits including medical, dental, vision insurance; life and disability insurance; physical fitness center; 457 pre-tax savings plan; flexible spending accounts; paid holidays; vacation/sick time; membership in the Florida Retirement System; professional development and a tuition reimbursement program

Interested candidates must apply by January 16, 2012 at:www.miamidade.gov/jobs

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Benefits: Miami-Dade County offers great benefits including medical, dental, vision insurance; life and disability insurance; physical fitness center; 457 pre-tax savings plan; flexible spending accounts; paid holidays; vacation/sick time; membership in the Florida Retirement System; professional development and a tuition reimbursement program

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