Air Transport Pilot - Darwin

Date published

16 Mar 2023

Applications close

02 Apr 2023



Job ID



  • Join Australia’s most trusted charity!
  • Located at RFDS Darwin Base, NT
  • Permanent Position/Salary Packaging/Relocation Assistance (if applicable)

About the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Central Operations)

Saving and improving lives for over 90 years, the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS) is a leader in the delivery of emergency aeromedical and community health care services to rural and remote Australia.

Serving South Australia and the Northern Territory, the team at RFDS Central Operations exists to support happier and healthier Australians, no matter where they live, work or play. We continually invest in our people, infrastructure and technology to improve our patient-centred care.

About the Opportunity

Working in a challenging, fulfilling and rewarding environment, our Pilots provide effective and efficient air transport services across South Australia and the Northern Territory, enabling us to commit to our promise of 'the furthest corner, the finest care'.

About You

To be successful in this role you must have outstanding communication skills, and demonstrated integrity and reliability.A strong commitment to maintaining confidentiality is also required.

The qualifications and experience required are:

  • CASA CPL (A)
  • Current IPC (3 renewals)
  • Minimum 2500 total hours
  • 50 hours night flying
  • 1500 hours command
  • Remote area operations

In addition to the above requirements, your application would be enhanced with:

  • 300 hours multi-engine or 500 hours turbine
  • 200 hours night
  • Experience in operating aircraft in remote areas
  • Knowledge of rural and remote Australia
  • The successful incumbent will also actively demonstrate and reinforce our values, and enjoy working collaboratively with other professionals in a remote environment.

    Further Information

To view the Position Description please click here.

Applications close at 11:59pm on Sunday 2nd April 2023.

The RFDS has mandatory vaccination requirements. Please contact us if you would like to know more.

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer that fosters a positive culture and offers a diverse, safe and supportive work environment.

Please note, we reserve the right to appoint to the position before the published closing date.  Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their application as early as possible.

Applicants must hold Australian citizenship or Australian permanent residency.