20 May 2023

Leidos | Pilot

Kimberley, AUS, Australia



We have several Australian Assignments open for Dash 8 Lead Pilots

+ Opportunity to reside in sunny Broome, Australia

+ 1-2 years assignment

+ 28 day roster periods, 8 days guaranteed off per period

Leidos Australia Airborne Solutions provides fixed-wing border surveillance services under contract to the Australian Border Force, our Federal Government customer. This is the world’s largest outsourced civil maritime surveillance operation, patrolling Australia’s 8.2 million square kilometre Exclusive Economic Zone, operating 10 Bombardier Dash 8 aircraft from our base in Broome.

As a Dash 8 Lead Pilot with the Surveillance team, you will provide essential leadership and support to your entire crew, working diligently, quickly, and professionally, to ensure that each mission is a success. You will command a highly modified regional turboprop airliner, equipped with state-of-the-art technology and work with a highly skilled team.

The position will be based in Broome Australia, a multicultural tropical delight and tourist town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. An attractive offering of a 14 days roster provided 14 days in advance. You should expect 3-4 flying days per week with the balance being made up of other duties and/or standby. You will average 6.3 hours flight approx. 75 hours/period, up to 1000 hours hours/year.

Our international assignment opportunities attract a generous offering and can provide fantastic job satisfaction together with an enviable lifestyle and opportunity to work and live overseas.

To be considered you must meet the following qualifications:

+ Dash-8 type rating with at least 300 hours pilot in command Dash-8 in the last 3 years or at least 500 hours pilot in command Dash-8 total

+ Must be a U.S. Citizen and have a U.S. current passport

+ Must possess a current US Security Clearance, or be eligible to receive one

+ Instructor qualifications will be well regarded


+ BA/BS or equivalent experience and 5+ years or prior relevant experience. Additional experience may be used in lieu of degree.

+ 2+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects.

Successful completion of the Australian training requirements below:

+ CASA Class 1 Aviation Medical – can be obtained either in Australia or overseas. Medical and eye examiners | Civil Aviation Safety Authority (casa.gov.au)

+ Australian ATPL(A) and Instrument Rating –– applicants who are accepted will have to obtain the exam credits for Australian ATPL Converting an overseas flight crew licence | Civil Aviation Safety Authority (casa.gov.au) ATPL flight test will be conducted as part of your training


Pay Range:Pay Range $97,500.00 – $150,000.00 – $202,500.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

REQNUMBER: R-00111361

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.


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