Pilatus PC-12 Pilot

Aviair, formerly known as Slingair, was founded in 1984 and has been under local Kununurra ownership since April 2016. We are a multi-award-winning regional airline, with significant operations in Kununurra, Broome, Karratha, and Adelaide. With in-house aircraft maintenance facilities, we have approximately thirty aircraft including Beechcraft Super King Air, Cessna Citation Mustang, Cessna Grand Caravan, Pilatus PC-12’S and both twin and single piston engine aircraft. Our business is founded on the twin principles of safety and service – both being areas where we will not compromise. Safety is key in all that we do and leads through to delivering the best service to our customers.

Broome and Kununurra are iconic towns with interesting histories and stunning natural beauty. Life in these dynamic locations for individuals and families are abundant with aquatic, sporting, camping, waterfall chasing and other recreational opportunities. Both has access to good schools and a strong sense of community. If you’re looking for adventure and the exciting lifestyle that the Kimberley can provide, this opportunity is for you!

About the role          

Aviair is seeking a highly skilled Pilatus PC12 pilots to join our expanding team. You can expect diverse flying opportunities throughout regional and metropolitan Western Australia. This includes, day and night flying, single pilot operations, remote community services and Air Transport Services.

Training is provided through out approved Training and Checking organisation using a combination of synthetic and full motion simulators, which complement a detailed line training program.

Key Duties and responsibilities of the role include

In addition to flying duties, pilots are expected to assist with the following duties:

  • Cleaning of aircraft
  • Assisting the operations team as required
  • Supporting other pilots with pre- and post-flight duties
  • General maintenance of the base

To be successful in this role

In addition to meeting the minimum experience qualifications, you will need to demonstrate that you have enthusiasm, energy, a high level of personal presentation, and have excellent people and communication skills. You will also have a positive attitude with the ability to be solution focussed in challenging situations. The minimum experience and qualifications are as follows:

  • CASA commercial pilot licence (A)
  • CASA class 1 aviation medical
  • 1,500 hours total flying
  • 1,000 hours pilot in command
  • 50 hours in command PC-12

What we offer you

  • On the job training
  • An attractive salary
  • Personal development opportunities to grow in a diverse, inclusive company
  • A great team environment
  • Salary Sacrifice / salary packaging benefits (including remote area housing benefits)


Please apply through Seek.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume outlining your relevant qualifications and experience.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

How to apply

Please apply through Seek: https://www.seek.com.au/job/57937047
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume outlining your relevant qualifications and experience. 

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Closing date: 31 August 2022 - Aviair reserves the right to hire prior to closing date.

Anel van Zyl (Recruitment Coordinator)
Apply online

Closing date

Wednesday, 31 August 2022

Work type

Full time


Broome or Kununurra, WA