Fire Pilot – Captain / Relocation NOT required / Flexible Schedule

at Dynamic Aviation (view profile)
Location Bridgewater, Virginia, Remote
Date Posted 8th September 2022
Category Pilot
Job Type Captain


Job Purpose:

The Fire Management Captain supports the Fire Management department and the customer by providing safe and professional short notice on-demand aerial firefighting flight operations in Beechcraft King Air 200 aircraft.


  • Perform all duties and responsibilities of Pilot in Command (PIC)
  • Conduct short notice on-demand aerial firefighting flights in an ATGS role based out of various bases dependent upon national firefighting needs
  • Conduct on-demand repositioning flights
  • Conduct flight operations in accordance with Part 135 regulations, operations specifications, and Dynamic operating procedures and policies
  • Conduct flights primarily in single pilot operations and some two pilot operations
  • Conduct flight checks after maintenance or for reliability purposes
  • Conduct and manage operations in a remote environment while conforming to rules and procedures.
  • Manage necessary work in a manner that integrates with duty and rest requirements in order to provide for the safest operation and the least amount of disruption to operations
  • Become familiar with the mission requirements and determine, in conjunctions with customer, a plan for the execution of the mission
  • Work as a team with Field Technical Representatives and the customer to achieve the common goal while meeting or exceeding customer expectations
  • Perform necessary ground duties to include training, reports and other paperwork, regulatory requirements, and aircraft maintenance
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High level of integrity, honesty, and humility
  • Commercial Pilot Multi-engine certificate with instrument rating
  • The following minimum qualifications:
    • Experience and qualifications listed in Part 135.243 PIC under IFR
    • 1500 hours total time with at least 1200 hours PIC in an airplane
    • 200 hours multi-engine land with at least 100 hours multi-engine land in the last 12 months
    • 200 hours flying over mountainous terrain as defined by AIM 5-6-5 or other similar terrain
    • 200 hours PIC night
    • 500 hours PIC cross-country
    • 50 hours PIC instrument – in flight
    • 75 hours PIC instrument – actual/simulated
  • Second class medical
  • Ability to travel and make travel arrangements on short notice for movement from one fire location to another
  • Ability to be issued an Interagency Pilot Qualification Card (i.e. pass the pilot carding process)
  • Ability to work self-directed and closely with a team
  • Ability to prioritize multiple assigned duties
  • Ability to demonstrate exemplary performance as a professional aviator
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