Job Title: Crewperson
Job Grade / Classification: Crewman
Employment Type: Temporary, full-time
About the Role
Undertake safe and efficient operation of helicopter tasks and to ensure that all ancillary equipment and gear necessary to perform the work programs are in operational condition and available for the jobs required.
Assist the Pilot in navigation, radio, advising on obstacle clearance during landing and hovering so safety is assured. The position is responsible for all aspects of the job other than flying including providing support to the Chief Pilot-Manager, Flight Operations and Pilot(s) in complying with Environment, Energy and Science Air Operators Certificate, the Civil Aviation Act 1998 and associated Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) orders and regulations.
Extensive experience in helicopter operations and knowledge of the capabilities of the particular types of helicopters used by the agency.
Extensive experience in the operation of personal hoist (winch)
Experience with the operation of role equipment including; aerial Incendiary machines, water buckets and rigging and handling of cargo.
High level navigation skills including the operation of GPS equipment.
Physical fitness and the ability to work in isolated locations unsupervised individually or as part of a team.
Ability and willingness to carry out fire fighting support duties.
Knowledge of the Incident Management System and an understanding of Air Operations in relation to fire management and mitigation
Ability to instruct and assess personnel in working safely around aircraft and in hover / exit and winch operations
Applications close Friday Nov 29th