The role

SAS – COMMANDER ROLES

Specialist Aviation Services is a major player in the UK Air Ambulance market, with operations for:

  • Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust
  • Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance
  • Essex & Herts Air Ambulance
  • Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance
  • Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance
  • MAGPAS, Cambridgeshire
  • The Children’s Air Ambulance North (Doncaster) & South (Oxford)

As a leading operator of the AW169 in the UK HEMS environment, SAS offers pilots the opportunity to fly the latest aircraft with state-of-the-art avionics.  Additional orders for this fantastic helicopter for our Charity Partner customers have resulted in the growth of the pilot numbers within SAS.

SAS offers suitably qualified Commanders with experience flying in HEMS operations, on-shore, offshore or corporate sectors, the opportunity to join a growing company providing helicopters and crews to SAS Air Ambulance Charity Partners:

Touring Pilots – Equal time rosters

  • Touring pilots - based 1 hour from a Charity/SAS operation
  • Salary - £59,876.11 rising to £61,585.46 after 4 years, additional allowances for IR/NVG/CRMI Ground

Commander – Equal time rosters

  • Kent, Sussex & Surrey Air Ambulance, Redhill, Surrey
  • Salary - £57,090.06 rising to £58,799.41 after 4 years, additional allowances for IR/NVG/CRMI Ground

Applicants will be considered with the following:

COMMANDERS – minimum requirements

  • EASA ATPL (H) or CPL(H) IR
  • 2000 HRS total time, of which 1000 HRS PIC,
  • 500 hours of total time operating in twin turbine helicopters in an operational environment similar to the intended operation
  • Current EU passport
  • EASA Class 1 Medical
  • Level 6 English Language Proficiency (as shown on your EASA licence)
  • EU/UK Driving Licence
  • Right to live and work in the UK

COMMANDERS – desirable

Experience of:

  • AW169 or MD902
  • NVG experience
  • HEMS experience

 

TO APPLY:

Please send your up to date CV to:

jsoper@specialist-aviation.com

Jo Soper, Operations Recruitment Manager, SAS

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