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AW139 Type Rated Captain – Life Flight

Sector Helicopter Pilot Jobs
Location Toowoomba, Australia
Aircraft Helicopters
Salary Competitive

Closing Date: 09/03/2020

About Us

LifeFlight is a world leader in aeromedical care and Australia’s most diversified service with both a fixed and rotary wing fleet.  We help seriously ill and injured patients around Australia and the world to quickly get the medical care they need.  From rapid response, to inter-facility transfers our team of more than 400 staff members, including aviation crew, support staff, and over 100 doctors are a lifeline to vulnerable individuals. Best known for RACQ LifeFlight community rescue helicopters and LifeFlight Retrieval Medicine, the group also operates a world class training division.

A job with Purpose

Every year LifeFlight’s iconic blue and yellow fleet help thousands of sick and injured patients. Every employee has a very important task in every mission we perform. Whether that’s making sure our IT systems are performing at the highest level or balancing the figures, to instructing staff with the most current medical and aviation regulations. Each and every employee at LifeFlight saves lives every day. You will play a key part of ensuring our ongoing success and growth as an AW139 Pilot on our Surat Gas (SGAS) contract.

The Opportunity

We are currently seeking Pilots to join our team on a full-time basis at our Toowoomba base working on our SGAS contract. Primary base is our Toowoomba location with Touring to our Roma location in a regular basis as part of the roster.

We are seeking interest from Captains.

Pay and conditions are in accordance with the LifeFlight Australia Limited and Rotary Wing Pilots Certified Agreement 2016-2019 Work Practice 2.

About You

In support of our strong safety culture, minimum qualifications and experience limitations apply. To be eligible you must have the following:

Selection Criteria


  • Live within 30 minutes travel time of ‘Home Base’ (Toowoomba LifeFlight Hangar)
  • Strong communication skills
  • A safety-first attitude
  • Enthusiasm and a drive to achieve and maintain the highest level of competency within aero-medical operations.


Essential Criteria

  • ATPL (H)
  • CIR ME with minimum 3 renewals (IPCs)
  • NVFR(H)
  • Minimum 3000 hours rotary wing
  • 1500 hours PIC rotary wing
  • 1200 hours ME PIC
  • 100 hours Instrument Flight
  • 100 hours Night
  • Dangerous Goods Certificate
  • HUET/EBS Certified
  • Class 1 medical

Desirable Criteria

  • Type Rating (AW139) with 100 hours on type
  • Previous EMS/SAR experience
  • NVIS Rating

*Only apply if you meet the airlines requirements  

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