Helicopter Pilot

7 days left

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$59,679.36 - $99,466.43 Annually
Posted
May 29, 2021
Closes
Jun 25, 2021
Ref
21-01004
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Under the supervision of the Chief Pilot or Division Commander, pilots a rotor-wing aircraft in varying weather conditions to perform aerial surveillance, crime detection, crime prevention, rescue, and related public safety work; and performs related duties as required. Graduation from high school or a GED issued by a state department of education; must have completed at least 1500 hours of helicopter pilot-in-command, 100 hours of unaided night flights, 300 hours of helicopter pilot-in-command experience in the last five years or 100 hours of pilot-in-command experience in the last 12 months.

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position job description.)
  • As a single pilot, flies a turbine powered rotary wing aircraft in varying weather conditions, performing single-pilot Instrument Flying Rules (IFR) operations when necessary;
  • Performs all flight operations in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
    regulations and in adherence with all pertinent divisional and departmental standard operating procedures;
  • Flies aerial surveillance, crime detection and crime prevention missions;
  • Transports critical trauma patients;
  • Participates in rescue operations;
  • Performs routine daily maintenance of aircraft and equipment;
  • Completes and files unit reports and aircraft logs.


Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)
  • Thorough knowledge of aviation rules and guidelines;
  • Thorough knowledge of navigational techniques;
  • Knowledge of departmental rules and regulations;
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment under hazardous and stressful work conditions;
  • Ability to maintain a high level of ethical standards;
  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of integrity and to be truthful at all times.


Employment Standards

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:
Graduation from high school or a GED issued by a state department of education; must have completed at least 1500 hours of helicopter pilot-in-command, 100 hours of unaided night flights, 300 hours of helicopter pilot-in-command experience in the last five years or 100 hours of pilot-in-command experience in the last 12 months.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Possession of a valid FAA commercial rotor craft certificate with instrument rating;
Possession of a valid FAA Class II (or higher) medical certificate;
Possession of a valid Motor Vehicle Driver's License.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, credit check, driver's license check, pre-employment medical evaluation, polygraph exam, psychological exam, tuberculosis test and public safety background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Thorough knowledge of aviation rules and guidelines. Thorough knowledge of navigational techniques. Knowledge of departmental rules and regulations. Ability to exercise sound judgment under hazardous and stressful work conditions. Ability to maintain a high level of ethical standards. Ability to demonstrate a high level of integrity and to be truthful at all times. Possession of a valid FAA commercial rotor craft certificate with instrument rating. Possession of a valid FAA Class II (or higher) medical certificate. Possession of a valid motor vehicle driver's license. Must successfully complete a criminal background investigation prior to appointment. Applicants must be able to produce valid documents of completed flight hours, i.e., flight books, at the time of scheduled interview. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations..

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview; may include exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.