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As the leader in the air medical industry, Air Methodsseeks exceptional pilots to partner with us to serveour communities. As a result, Air Methods is proud tohave higher minimum requirements than other airmedical operators.
Whether you’re in command of an air medical helicopter or airplane, the number one objective is to maintain the highest level of safety while providing critical care medical transports. That’s why AirMethods seeks out the best aviators in the world to be part of our team. Thanks to these dedicated professional pilots, hundreds of thousands of people are now living healthy, active lives after suffering a critical illness or injury. A rewarding career as an air medical pilot with Air Methods has a profound, lasting effect on patients and their families.
For category and class of aircraft. For fixed-wing operation, an SEL rating is required, and MEL may be required for certain bases.
First class may be required for some customer contracts.
If a pilot candidate has not flown (in category) within the previous 24 months, the chief pilot will determine the candidate’s viability.
Our pilots have an enormous obligation to our patients and their families – especially when it comes to assuring that safety remains the highest priority throughout the transport continuum. That’s why Air Methods offers a superior training program, which includes extensive classroom, simulator and aircraft instruction, with ongoing computer-based learning.
All VFR requirements plus:
For a rotor-wing candidate who is fixed-wing rated, 100 hours or greater of fixed-wing actual or hood instrument time can reduce the rotor-wing required instrument time to 25 hours.
The new-hire pilot training begins with a of week of Basic Indoctrination Training at Air Methods headquarters in Denver, Colorado. Fixed and rotor-wing pilots and medical crew members work together in an interactive environment learning the fundamentals of air medical operations to include:
Air Methods is committed to providing air medical transport resources to our communities 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, while providing our pilots with work-life balance.
Our pilots typically work a seven-on / seven-off rotation, 12-hour shift. Annual flight time is typically 200-300 hours. Pilots are generally not required to be available on days off but have the option to fill in open shifts on an overtime basis if desired.
Air Methods provides a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees:
Our pilots are represented by the OPEIU Local 109 union, and compensation is guided by the union agreement.
To be considered as an official candidate at Air Methods, you must apply online through our website, www.airmethods.com/careers (e-mailed and paper resumes will not be accepted). The recruiter and hiring manager will review your resume and qualified candidates will be contacted and invited to a series of phone and on-site interviews to determine knowledge and suitability. During this process we’ll share more about our mission, vision, and culture to allow you to explore if Air Methods is right for you.
Air Methods is always here to answer your call.For inquiries regarding open positions please fill out the form.