Helicopter Pilot Sheriff

  • CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC
  • North Charleston, South Carolina
  • Sep 17, 2022
Full Time Public Safety Transportation or Transit
  • Salary: $54,974.00 - $67,704.00 Annually USD

Job Description

Description


The Air Support Unit currently operates a Bell 407 helicopter, equipped for NVG and FLIR operations. The candidates should possess the following specific aviation related certificates and flight minimum requirements:

Certified law enforcement officer (preferred)

HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $26.43 - $32.55
HIRING SALARY RANGE: $$54,974 - $67,704 (Estimated Annual Salary)

OPEN UNTIL FILLED - APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS IMMEDIATELY

Duties and Responsibilities

The Air Support Unit currently operates a Bell 407 helicopter, equipped for NVG and FLIR operations. The candidates should possess the following specific aviation related certificates and flight minimum requirements:

Commercial Pilot License with Rotorcraft
Instrument Rating
Second Class Medical certificate, no restrictions
Current Biennial Flight Review (BFR)
1000 hours turbine rotary wing Pilot in Command (PIC) time
100 hours Night Vision Goggle (NVG) time

The above listed items are necessary for employment consideration, not preferences.

Certified law enforcement officer (preferred)

Applicants meeting the minimum criteria must submit to, and successfully complete, all phases of the hiring process to be considered for employment. The process includes, but is not limited to the following: the Nelson Denny Vocabulary and Reading Examination, a physical abilities test, a two-phase background investigation, a credit check; a polygraph examination, a psychological examination/evaluation, a pre-employment physical, and an oral board consisting of a review of the current FAR Parts: 61, 91, and AIM. Additionally, applicants may be required to demonstrate their aviation abilities during an in-aircraft flight review to be conducted by a member of the Charleston County Sheriff's Office Air Support Unit. Applicants must be available to work on rotating shifts, weekends, holidays and on-call as required. Any pilot applicants, without law enforcement certification, will be required to successfully complete the Basic Law Enforcement certification training course conducted at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia, SC. Out of state certification must comply with South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy's guidelines. Following certification, applicants will be required to complete an in-house training syllabus. Upon completion, candidates will be assigned to the Air Support Unit.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education - Associates Degree or higher

Minimum Qualification - US citizen 21 years of age or older, possess a current valid state issued driver's license; have no criminal convictions, and at least 3 years of experience; upon offer of employment, applicant must obtain a valid SC driver's license.Closing Date/Time:

Job Address

North Charleston, South Carolina United States View Map