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Pilot – California

Los Angeles County FD
Los Angeles, CA 00000
United States
(323) 838-2239 (Main Phone)
Category
Application Closing Date
4/11/2014
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel
Minimum Certification Required
ATP
Minimum Flight Hours Required
4000

Job Description

The Los Angeles County Fire Department is offering a career-opportunity to professional
helicopter pilots who possess a valid Airline Transport Pilot Certificate (ATP) with a Rotorcraft-
Helicopter Rating issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The required certificate
must be submitted at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from the application filing date
OR a valid Commercial Pilot Certificate with a Rotorcraft-Helicopter Rating issued by the
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The required certificate must be submitted at the time of
filing or within 15 calendar days from the application filing date with the Instrument Helicopter
Rating required by the date of hire AND a current First Class (1) or Second Class (2) Aviation
Medical Certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) must be submitted at
the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from the application filing date AND a valid Driver
License is required to perform job related essential functions. A copy of your Driver License

must be submitted prior to the start of employment. Candidates must have four thousand (4,000) logged hours of flying time in helicopters as Pilot in Command, including experience in power-off auto rotational landings. Fifteen hundred (1,500) logged hours of this time must have been flown in mountainous terrain at pressure altitudes of over four thousand (4,000) feet on map survey work, power line patrol/construction work, fire control work, search and rescue work, emergency medical services work, or similar assignments requiring take offs and landings with maximum loads on unimproved landing areas under adverse weather conditions.
Desirable Qualifications
  • Experience as a Pilot in Command in Class B/Complex Airspace (i.e. LAX, SFO, SAN,
  • DEN, DCA, SEA, etc.)
  • Experience as a Pilot in Command in the Bell 212/412 series helicopters and/or the
  • Sikorsky H -60/S-70 series helicopter.
  • A minimum of two hundred and fifty (250) logged hours of flying time as a Pilot in
  • Command during night Visual Flight Rules conditions with at least 50 hours using Night
  • Vision Goggles (NVG's).
  • Successful completion of either a factory or military initial course on a multi-engine
  • helicopter.
  • Certified Flight Instructor (CFD Rotorcraft-Helicopter and/or Certified Flight Instructor
  • Instrument Helicopter (CFII-H) ratings.

Applicants are invited to apply and must possess a valid Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) or
Commercial Pilot Certificate with a RotorcraftlHelicopter Rating issued by the Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA) AND a Class "1" or "2" FAA Aviation Medical Certificate. All
certifications must be submitted at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from the
application filing date, with the Instrument Helicopter Rating (Commercial Pilot) required by the

date of hire.

A valid Driver License is required to perform job related essential functions. A copy of your

Driver License must be submitted prior to the start of employment.

These positions offer excellent benefits, for more information visit our website at
http://fire.lacounty.gov to view the "Pilot, Fire Services" item or visit http://dhr.lacounty.info or

contact the Fire Department Examination Unit directly at (323) 838-2239.

The examination filing period is February 26, 2014 thru April 11, 2014. 
THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES IS AN ACTIVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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