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February 24, 2016

DHC-2 Float Pilots Air Whitsunday Seaplanes Australia

Air Whitsunday Seaplanes is currently seeking expressions of interest for a suitably qualified pilot to join an enthusiastic and hardworking team of floatplane pilots for a full time role in the tourism industry. The role requires candidates to have not only float plane experience but tourism industry experience as the pilots are also tour guides for the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef areas.

Air Whitsunday Seaplanes has operated a fleet of DHC-2 and C-208 amphibious float equipped aircraft for the last 40 years.
Our tours are second to none with numerous awards won in the tourism industry. Our clients include both Australian national and international tourists who fly specifically for participation of our signature tours.

The Company operates out of the Whitsunday Aviation Village Estate at Shute Harbour Airport and has instant access to 74 islands and 2900 outer reefs along the Great Barrier Reef.

Key duties include:
  • Operating amphibious type aircraft on outer reef and inner island tours
  • Driving semi-submersible boats for snorkeling tours at the outer Great Barrier Reef
  • Commentary and guiding guests around the Whitsunday group of islands
  • All day-to-day operational jobs including fueling, washing, maintenance and cleaning of company aircraft

Minimum requirements:
  • Australian CPL or higher
  • Australian Class 1 medical
  • Float Alighting Gear 
  • Constant Speed Propeller
  • Retractable Undercarriage
  • 500 hours total 
  • 10 hours on DHC-2 preferred
  • Must have the right to live and work in Australia 

Desirable Qualifications:
  • C-208 rating 
  • Boat license 
  • Commercial flying experience
  • Tourism experience
  • A high motivation to progress in a constantly competitive industry
  • The skills and experience to deliver guest service excellence
  • A team player and self-motivated 

If you are interested in this job APPLY HERE

As a proof of your professionalism, apply only when you comply with all the requirements and if you have or can obtain a work permit that allows you to be employed in this country.

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