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May 9, 2017

Pilot/Mechanic Samaritan's Purse East Africa

Samaritan's Purse is looking for a Pilot/Aircraft Mechanic to serve full time with its East Africa aviation team to be based in South Sudan. They currently operate the following aircraft types from their main base in Eldoret, Kenya: DC-3T, King Air 200, and Cessna Grand Caravan.

The most important quality they are looking for is a heart to serve the Lord. They want a person who has felt God's leading to use their gifts, skills, and abilities in aviation to reach hurting people in remote parts of the world with the love and gospel of Jesus Christ. Days often begin early and end late, uniforms get dirty loading aircraft, the landing zones and accommodations are rough, and the environment austere. What they do is expeditionary aviation. Why they do it, more than anything else, will determine whether or not you should apply.

Minimum requirements:
  • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
  • Maintain current aviation first class medical certificate and valid pilot's license (SEL & MEL) and FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate
  • Fifth year college or university program certificate; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • One year of college-level Biblical studies preferred.
  • 2,500 flight hours, 1,000 of which as PIC.
  • A&P license with at least one year maintenance experience 
  • 2 years of commercial/for profit aviation experience or military equivalent.
  • Overseas living and/or working overseas with bush flying experience, desirable.
  • ATP and/or CFI licenses, desirable.

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As a sign 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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