Non-Sworn Rotorcraft Pilot Jobs in Louisville, KY at Louisville Metro Government

Title: Non-Sworn Rotorcraft Pilot

Company: Louisville Metro Government

Location: Louisville, KY

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Operates rotary wing aircraft in support of public safety missions, including surveillance, patrol, pursuit, search and rescue, medical evacuations, aerial photography, and transport of personnel Performs specialized maneuvers, such as one-skid landing, external load/short haul operations, and flying Evaluates requests for air support Schedules flight plans in connection with flight missions Inspects, tests, and maintains aircraft and all mission-related equipment Plans flights, loads passengers, baggage, and cargo

Examples of Duties

UNDER ADMINISTRATIVE SUPERVISION Follows and abides by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules and regulations along with the departments and city’s policies and procedures Uses independent judgement in the flight operation of rotary aircraft Reviews and evaluates weather reports Maintains documentation as governed by the FAA and Louisville Metro Police department Coordinates flight patterns with air traffic control Stays abreast of new trends or regulations from the FAA Assists in creating new policies and procedures for department Provides surveillance while in pursuit of fleeing suspects or searching for persons of interest Operates aircraft tug, tractor, and/or ground handling equipment Coordinates pilot training programs and maintains training records Cleans aircraft, unit quarters, and hangar Maintains logs and records, as required, and prepares written reports Administers first-aid, as necessary Performs related work

Minimum Requirements

High school diploma or the equivalent WORK EXPERIENCE Two years of flight experience with a law enforcement agency and possess a valid FAA Rotorcraft-Helicopter Pilot Certificate Applicants with a valid FAA commercial or higher Rotorcraft-Helicopter Pilot Certificate are strongly preferred and will be given first preference. OTHER MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Must be a US Citizen Must be at least 21 years of age Must have a valid driver license by no later than effective starting date Must hold at least a current FAA Second Class Medical Certificate Must have a minimum of 1200 hours flying time as pilot in command in helicopters, of which 1,000 hours must be in turbine engine helicopters A minimum of 100 hours must have been within the 24-month period immediately prior to the application date Must wear personal protective and safety equipment as mandated by OSHA Must work a varied schedule Must be of good moral character, with no criminal or felony record inconsistent with the provisions of this paragraph. Unacceptable will be persons who have been convicted of a felony, or who have any criminal action pending against them An applicant may be disqualified for multiple misdemeanors, an unacceptable criminal record, or multiple traffic violations Because of the confidential, sensitive nature of information handled, successful completion of a background investigation and polygraph is required Must differentiate various colors of color coded buttons and lights Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license Must submit to a pre-employment polygraph test Must submit to a pre-employment drug screening Applicants who have bought, sold, or used marijuana within one year of application, or have bought, sold, or used any controlled substance or narcotic drug without a prescription within six years of application will be disqualified PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Must have the flexibility to work any hours including weekends, holidays, rotating shifts, callouts, and overtime Must be willing to work in varying climates, temperatures, and weather conditions

Supplemental Information

Salary Grade: NU/14 Equal Opportunity Employer Test Weights: Training & Experience: 100% Please note that Training & Experience scores are based on the relevant (as determined by the hiring agency and Civil Service) training and experience from the last 10 years, as listed on your application and resume, as submitted. Any information that is unclear or that is not listed on your application and/or resume will not be considered in the calculation of the Training & Experience score. This also means that you should list your employment dates including the month and year (i.e. 02/2007 to 08/2010) of employment.

Louisville Metro Government is committed to providing our employees with the tools they need to lead a fit and healthy life. Aside from community-wide initiatives like the Mayor’s Hike, Bike and Paddle event every Memorial Day and Labor Day, and the Healthy Hometown Movement, Metro Government provides employees with programs designed to enhance their life and well-being, like a Wellness Center that allows employees and their dependents with Metro health insurance to take care of their basic medical and health needs for a $5 co-pay. Louisville Metro Government understands that a team of healthy, vibrant employees is the greatest asset we have.

Full Time Regular

Group Term Life
Supplemental Life
Accidental Death & Dismemberment
Sick Leave
Holiday Pay
Bereavement Leave
Kentucky Public Pensions Authority
457 Deferred Comp
Voluntary Lifestyle Benefits
Tuition Assistance
Qualified Adult Benefits
Childcare Assistance
Free TARC Use
Paid Parental Leave

Part Time – 17.5 to 25 Hours Per Week

Vacation (pro rata)
Sick Leave (pro rata)
Holiday Pay (pro rata)

Part Time – Less Than 17.5 Hours Per Week

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