Instructor / Senior Helicopter Pilot

Australian Helicopter Academy is a specialised helicopter flight training facility located in Kununurra, Western Australia. Affiliated with HeliSpirit, Australian Helicopter Academy focuses on Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL(H) training and also provides training for Low-level Ratings, Design Feature Endorsements, Sling Endorsements and Instructor Training Endorsements. Training is conducted alongside the day-to-day operations of HeliSpirit, with students gaining a first-hand insight into one of Australia’s most successful and exciting helicopter businesses now in its 37th year of operation.

Australian Helicopter Academy is looking for experienced Senior Helicopter Pilots with Instructor Rating to join our growing operation. We are looking for enthusiastic and self-motivated candidates with a strong focus on safety and providing a high level of customer service. The right candidate will have the ability to work in a team environment and be able to work unsupervised. The role will also include flying charter and aerial work with HeliSpirit.

Kununurra is a great place to live for both individuals and families with two schools to choose from and a great community feel. If you enjoy water sports, team sports, fishing, camping, and other social events all located in a pristine environment, then you should consider this exciting opportunity to join our progressive and rapidly expanding helicopter operation.

Essential Qualifications / Experience Required 

  • Australian CPL(H)
  • Current Class 1 Australian Medical
  • Current Instructor Rating with Grade 1, Grade 2 or Grade 3 Training Endorsement
  • Low-level Rating Training Endorsement
  • Design Feature Training Endorsement
  • 2,000 hours total
  • 100 hours minimum R44
  • Low Level Rating
  • Dangerous Goods Awareness Certificate
  • HUET
  • CRM
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Drivers Licence

Desirable Qualifications / Experience

  • Bush experience including confined area landings and low-level operations
  • 500 hours turbine
  • 100 hours B206
  • Sling load experience
  • Sling Training Endorsement

What we offer you

HeliSpirit aims to provide all our employees with a positive and rewarding work environment. We offer employees extraordinary opportunities to learn and grow with the Company.

In addition, we offer:

  • An immediate start
  • Personal development opportunities to grow in a diverse, inclusive company
  • Industry leading training
  • A great team environment
  • Salary Sacrifice / salary packaging benefits (including remote area housing benefits)

Please apply through Seek.

You must have the right to live and work full time in Australia to be considered for this position.

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

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

How to apply

Please apply through Seek:
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume outlining your relevant qualifications and experience and a copy of your license. 

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Closing date: 13 August 2022 - HeliSpirit reserves the right to hire prior to closing date

Anel van Zyl (Recruitment Consultant)
Apply online

Closing date

Saturday, 13 August 2022

Work type

Full time


Kununurra, WA