Job Title: Helicopter Pilot
Job Grade / Classification: Pilot/Helicopter A Level 1
Employment Type: Full Time, Temporary (up to 2 years)
About the Role:
Pilot the helicopters to transport people and equipment and provide support to specific field operations of the OEH (Water bucketing, aerial incendiary work, aerial shooting, Aerial Application Operations and observation).
May also be required to pilot helicopters to support the operation of other government agencies as approved. The role will operate across NSW with occasional operations interstate.
A Commercial Helicopter Pilots Licence and a minimum of 2000 hours total Rotary wing flying experience with the following minimums, 1000 hours Turbine helicopter experience, 500 hours Low flying experience, Night VFR and Sling Endorsement.
Knowledge of Air Operations in relation to fire management and mitigation as well as the ability to gain the essential requirements to undertake this role.
Experience and demonstrated ability in helicopter longline operations (100ft+)
An in-depth knowledge and experience in airwork operations that effect the agency.
Highly developed aviation skills particularly in remote terrain. The ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team in all aspects of the role.
The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster brings together the functions from the former Planning & Environment and Industry Clusters.
The new Cluster will drive for greater levels of integration and efficiency across key areas such as long term planning, precincts, housing, property, infrastructure priorities, open space, the environment, our natural resources – land, water, mining – energy, and growing our industries. In particular, there will be a redoubling of emphasis on regional NSW.
National Parks and Wildlife Service manages, conserves and cares for land in national parks and reserves. NPWS links customer, conservation and cultural outcomes in a sustainable way by building participation in the management and use of parks.
Please read the following documents prior to preparing you for application:
Good to know:
A Recruitment Pool may be established for future roles with similar focus capabilities. The Recruitment Pool may be available to hiring managers from Planning and Environment Cluster and other NSW Public Sector agencies over a 12-month period.
Our commitment to diversity and flexibility:
The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees and those with disability.
We understand that flexibility means different things to different people and are committed to offering flexible work arrangements where and when possible.
Complete all the questions in the online application.
Q1. Tell me about a task or project in which you acted to proactively address risks to the overall objective. Describe the actions and considerations you made
Q2. Outline a situation where you had to leverage your expertise and the expertise of others to ensure business needs and objectives were met in a changing environment
The information provided in your application needs to show how you meet the focus capabilities and other essential requirements of the role. (Refer to the role description for details about the capabilities and the associated behavioural indicators. The role description also lists the essential role requirements.)
Applications Close: Sunday, 29 September 2019 at 11:59pm
Should you require further information about the role please contact; Damien Hennessy on 02 8713 4921. If you have any enquiries regarding the recruitment process, please contact Soraya Kauhiva at 02 9585 6861.
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