Flight Instructor/ Examiner

Date published

03 Jan 2019

Applications close

31 Jan 2019



The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS) is one of the largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organisations in the world. Using the latest in aviation, medical and communications technology, we deliver extensive health care and 24-hour emergency service to those who live in and travel through remote, rural and regional Australia.

The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia - South Eastern Section’s Aviation Training Team is a CASR Part 141/142 qualified training organisation. Our recent fleet expansion of four brand new B350 aircraft requires a growth of our aviation training team to meet the increased training & checking demands for more than 50 pilots flying for one of the oldest and most respected aviation organisations in the world. In 2019 the Aviation Training Team will take delivery of the RFDS’s very first flight simulator. The Aviation Training Team requires a full-time Flight Examiner & Instructor to assist with delivery of training & checking RFDS South Eastern pilots for our King Air fleet of aircraft.



Australian ATPL-A, frozen ATPL-A
Hold, or be eligible to obtain a CASR Part 61 Flight Examiner Rating
CASR Part 61 Simulator Instructor or Flight Instructor Rating (MEA, IR & FIR endorsements highly desirable)
CASR Part 61 Multi-Engine Instrument Rating with minimum 4 MEA IPC’s
Current Class 1 or 2 CASA Medical Certificate

Experience as a flight instructor and/or CASA approved check pilot
Excellent pilot safety record in the conduct or management of air operations
Multi-engine and Instrument instructional experience
Minimum of two years operational experience on multi-engine turbine aeroplanes
Total aeronautical experience – 2000 Hours
This position is a highly rewarding opportunity for the right candidate to be a part of a professional team of RFDS flight examiners and instructors. An attractive remuneration package together with salary sacrifice provisions will be provided to the successful candidate.

with your resume and a cover letter to careers@rfdsse.org.au

regarding this role should be directed to Glenn Todhunter, Head of Flight Training – glenn.todhunter@rfdsse.org.au

Applications close Thursday 31st January 2019

The RFDS South Eastern Section is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Any published closing dates are estimated, the RFDS SE aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible.  This means that we will close advert as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date.  We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.

The RFDS Of Australia Is An Equal Opportunity Employer.