03 March 2023

Mayo Clinic | Pilot

Rochester, MN, United States

Airplane Pilot - Ambulance Service

Job ID 199152BR Date posted 02/17/2023

  • Rochester, Minnesota
  • Full Time
  • Mayo Clinic Ambulance Service

Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2022-2023) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you’ll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits. Eligibility may vary.

Position description
The Mayo Clinic Airplane Pilot serves as pilot-in-command for Part 135 airplane air ambulance operations, and will be based at the Rochester, MN, airport. At times, aviation and medical services are also provided to and from the Mayo Clinic Hospitals in Jacksonville, FL, and Phoenix, AZ.

Mayo Clinic’s core philosophy is “The need of the patient comes first,” and pilots support this goal by ensuring safe flight operations. The pilot will actively participate in the department’s Safety Management System (SMS). The pilot will perform additional tasks as necessary to support the Mayo Clinic air carrier certificate, as well as policies and accreditation standards for CAMTS (The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems) and IS-BAO (International Standards for Business Aircraft Operations).

The pilot's weight must not exceed 250 pounds/114 kilograms and all pilot candidates must hold a current FAA first-class medical certificate. Subsequent FAA medical examinations will be completed by the Mayo Clinic Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine.

Current FAA ATP Fixed Wing Rating. Airplane Multi-Engine Instrument Rating. 2,500 total Airplane Flight Hours. 2000 total Airplane PIC Hours. 1,000 total Turbine Hours. 700 hours of multi-engine airplane flight time. 200 Airplane Night Flight Hours as a Pilot-in-Command. 200 Hours Actual Weather Hours.

Additional qualifications
Prefer the following: jet and turbo-prop experience; currency in airplane category and class at time of application; air medical experience; a four-year degree. This is a FAA safety sensitive position that requires passing a Federal level background screen.

License or certification
Current FAA Class I Medical Certificate issued within the last 12 months.

Exemption status

Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.

Benefits eligible

Full Time

Hours / Pay period

Schedule details
This position is 0.9 FTE/36 hours per week and pays time-and-a-half for every hour beyond 40 in a week. Shift differential is paid for night and weekend hours. Pilots are scheduled for day and night 12-hour shifts.

Weekend schedule
Two weekends every five weeks


International Assignment

Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Tammy Pfeifer

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.


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