Aviair Dash8 - Q400 First Officers Recruitment

Nizar Jallouli

Aviair Dash8 - Q400 First Officers Recruitment

Aviair, formerly known as Slingair, was founded in 1984 and has been under local Kununurra ownership since April 2016. We are a multi-award-winning regional airline, with significant operations in Kununurra, Broome, Karratha, and Adelaide. With in-house aircraft maintenance facilities, we have approximately thirty aircraft including Beechcraft Super King Air, Cessna Citation Mustang, Cessna Grand Caravan, Pilatus PC-12’S and both twin and single piston engine aircraft. Due to growth within the company, we are expanding our fleet to include Dash 8-Q400 aircraft. Our business is founded on the twin principles of safety and service – both being areas where we will not compromise. Safety is key in all that we do and leads through to delivering the best service to our customers. 

Broome is an iconic town with an interesting history and stunning natural beauty. Life in this dynamic location for individuals and families are abundant with aquatic, sporting, camping, waterfall chasing and other recreational opportunities. Broome has access to good schools and a strong sense of community. Broome International Airport provides direct flights to Perth daily as well as other Australian capital. If you’re looking for adventure and the exciting lifestyle that the Kimberley can provide, this opportunity is for you! 


About the role           

Aviair is seeking multiple highly skilled Dash8-Q400 First Officers to join our expanding team. You can expect diverse flying opportunities throughout regional and metropolitan Western Australia. This will include both scheduled and non-scheduled Air Transport Services. 

Key Duties and responsibilities of the role include 

In addition to flying duties, pilots are expected to assist with the following duties: 

  • Assisting the operations team as required 
  • Supporting other pilots with pre- and post-flight duties 

To be successful in this role 

In addition to meeting the minimum experience qualifications, you will need to demonstrate that you have enthusiasm, energy, a high level of personal presentation, and have excellent people and communication skills. You will also have a positive attitude with the ability to be solution focused in challenging situations. The minimum experience and qualifications are as follows: 

  • ICAO Commercial Pilot Licence (A) 
  • English language proficiency – Level 6
  • ICAO class 1 aviation medical 
  • 1000 hours total flying 
  • 100 hours multi engine command 
  • 100 hours command / first officer DHC8 or similar (Desirable) 
  • MCC Certificate (Desirable) 

What we offer you 

  • An attractive salary 
  • Professional and personal development opportunities to grow in a diverse, inclusive company
  • A great team environment 
  • Salary Sacrifice / salary packaging benefits (including remote area housing benefits) 

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