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Employment Opportunities at Kachina Aviation

Helicopter Pilot wanted:

Kachina Aviation is currently accepting resumes for an experienced Utility Fire Fighting Helicopter Pilots in Bell 205 or UH-1. Preferred positions require 2500 hours PIC Helicopter experience with emphasis on precision long line skills.

Pilot duties include but not limited to:

  • Vertical Reference (Long Line) operations

  • Cargo/Passenger Transport

  • Wildland Fire Suppression

  • Various other operations

Job Requirements:

  • Must have at least a valid FAA Commercial Rotorcraft Pilot Certificate

  • Current Class II Medical

  • 2500 hours PIC (Turbine) Helicopters preferred; 1500 hours PIC Helicopter required

  • Recent Vertical Reference (Long Line)

  • 100 hours Helicopter within the last 12 months

  • 200 hours of Mountain Flight experience

  • NVG time preferred

  • Hoisting experience, a plus

  • Fire fighting tank time preferred

  • Must be able to be carded by the USFS or DOI for firefighting

For more information contact Kim Hatch 208 318-0100

Seasonal Fuel Truck Driver:

We're seeking a Seasonal Fuel truck Driver for Kachina Aviation and Heli-Jet Corp.  Applicant must have a Class A CDL with Tank and Hazmat endorsement.  Experience operating around wild-land fires is preferred.

Duties including driving 4000 gallon fuel truck and supporting fire fighting helicopters, keeping equipment clean and assisting in other aspects of the mission.

For more information contact Douglas Barclay,  208 318-0100

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