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Fire Department Helicopter Pilot – Florida

Position Pilot-Rotary Wing / Fire Department Helicopter 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 Pilot
Location: MIAMI Florida USA
Salary Range: 63,233-92,152
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Job Desc: FIRE DEPARTMENT HELICOPTER PILOT

This is responsible supervisory and emergency rescue work in the operation of rotary-wing aircraft in the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department.An employee in this class is responsible for operating rotary-wing aircraft in response to a variety of emergency and fire rescue missions on a twenty-four hour per day basis.  Emphasis of the work is on the performance of all pre-flight, in-flight and post-flight checks and the operation of rotary-wing aircraft in accordance with federal, state and local laws.  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 victims and patients to appropriate trauma network facilities. Additional responsibilities include responding to firefighting missions and transporting authorized personnel, materials and supplies as required.  Supervision is exercised over a Fire Department Helicopter Co-Pilot who assists in pre-flight, in-flight and post-flight activities.  Supervision is received from a superior who reviews work for efficiency and successful accomplishment of assigned missions.

Requirements: Must possess: 

  • Commercial Pilot Rotorcraft-Helicopter Certificate Rating.
  • Commercial Pilot in Helicopter Instrument Certificate Rating.
  • Class 2 Medical Certificate.
  • Flight Instructor/Rotorcraft- Helicopter Certificate Rating. 
  • Completion of a minimum of 2,000 hours pilot-in-command rotorcraft-helicopter (excluding flight instructor hours).
  • 500 hours rotorcraft-helicopter turbine-engine.
    50 hours rotorcraft-helicopter instrument flight time (simulated or actual).
  • 250 hours rotorcraft-helicopter night flight-time, and 50 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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