26 August 2023

CHC Helicopter | Captain

Nowra, AUS, Australia


CHC provides unmatched helicopter services that enable our customers to reach beyond – to work in remote and challenging destinations that limit others – and come home safely. We are dedicated to our purpose of getting our customers where they need to be, when they need to be there, anywhere in the world – safely and reliably. All you have to do is get on board!

At CHC, we pride ourselves on our values and culture:

Simplicity: Finding the most efficient way in everything we do

Agility: Moving quickly and decisively

Collaboration: Working together with candor and transparency

Innovation: Creating solutions and leading change

Ownership: Working with passion and doing what needs to be done

AW139 Captain (RAAF SAR Contract)


CHC Helicopter is a leader in the provision of helicopter support to the offshore energy market, search & rescue, and government departments, as well as organizations requiring helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul services through its Heli-One division.

For more than 75 years, CHC Helicopter has provided safe, reliable, and cost-effective helicopter services in some of the most remote and challenging environments around the world. Our dedication to safety and reputation for quality and innovation help our customers reach beyond what they thought possible.

We currently have an opportunity for suitably qualified and experienced Pilots to be considered for the position of AW139 Captain for our RAAF SAR Contract. This opportunity is permanent in Nowra with some touring as required by CHC.

All you have to do is get on board.

To fulfill the requirements as a Captain.

To be successful in this role you will require the following minimum qualifications and experience:

+ Valid CPL(H)

+ Valid IR-C-ME(H) with a minimum of 3 renewals

+ 3,000 flying hours rotary wing

+ 2,000 flying hours Pilot-In-Command (PIC) rotary wing

+ 1,000 flying hours multi engine command rotary wing

+ Current AW139 Type Rating preferred, with 100 PIC hours on type

+ Night VFR rating, with 200 hours night flying

+ Low Level rating with Winch Endorsement

+ CASA Class 1 Medical


+ Previous SAR/EMS experience

+ Ability to complete a RAAF SAR Command course to Captain standard

+ Be eligible to live and work in Australia, CHC do not see the need to offer sponsorship for this role.

At CHC we believe a diverse workforce makes us stronger. We want our people to be proud of who they are and where they come from. We will support our colleagues to work safely together, take care of each other and feel empowered and valued in sharing ideas as we create an organisation where we celebrate our differences.

Our commitment to maintaining and growing a diverse and inclusive workforce where everyone can achieve their full potential, will ensure a strong and sustainable future for everyone.

We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all genders, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from diverse backgrounds.

We reserve the right to contact only shortlisted candidates.

Requisition ID: 2023-5722

External Company Name: CHC Helicopters


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