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B206 & B407 Relief Pilot Seasonal – Oregon

Hillsboro Aviation
3565 NE Cornell Road
Hillsboro, Oregon 97124
United States

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Job Title:

Fire Fighting & SAR Pilot - Contract & Charter Department               


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Job Description:


Hillsboro Aviation is offering a pilot position within the contract and charter department for an experienced helicopter pilot with USFS/DOI fire fighting experience to join our team.


Hillsboro Aviation, founded in 1980 is a well established and diverse company with several core business units. The contract and charter department operates 12 turbine aircraft including B205A1++, B407 and B206 series helicopters.


The position will cover 2-3 fire fighting contracts during the 2014 summer season operating B407 and B206L4 with relief services. One contract has SAR Short Haul requirements; proficiency in 150 ft vertical reference is needed to ensure the safety of the rescue personnel. Previously short haul experience is preferred. Applicant must be carded or cardable for the 2014 season.


Full time employment after the season might be considered. Hillsboro Aviation offers a competitive wage with a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees including: medical & dental insurance, 401K plan and profit sharing.


Job Requirements:


  • FAA issued rotorcraft-helicopter commercial pilot certificate with English proficiency endorsement
  • Current class II medical
  • Minimum 1,500 hours PIC turbine helicopters
  • Minimum 150 hours PIC B407
  • Minimum 300 hours PIC vertical reference (single pilot external load)
  • Previous USFS/DOI fire/natural resource experience
  • USFS/DOI cardable in B407 for 2014




  • Short haul experience preferred
  • Recent vertical reference experience preferred
  • B206B, B206L or B205 time preferred
  • Previous Bell Helicopter Factory School preferred


Must be legal to work in the US and have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record

Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs and be capable to climb the aircraft to perform pre-flight and other pilot related duties


How to Apply:

If you are looking to further your career with a professional company, please visit our website atwww.hillsboroaviation.com/jobs.

Note that in order for applications to be considered, they MUST go through our company job website.


About Hillsboro Aviation:

Hillsboro Aviation with its 32 years in business and 250 employees is the leading provider of helicopter and airplane services in the Pacific Northwest. It operates a combined helicopter and airplane fleet of more than 85 aircraft providing a variety of services. Hillsboro Aviation is a diverse company with 3 core businesses and 14 profit centers to include a Part 145 repair station, avionics sales and installation services as well as an aircraft sales office representing Cessna Aircraft Company, the Robinson Helicopter Company and Bell / Textron Helicopters. Please visit our webpage for more information about Hillsboro Aviation:www.hillsboroaviation.com


Hillsboro Aviation is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F


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