Fly Pelican Operations Officer / First Officer

Website Fly Pelican


Fly Pelican are recruiting for an Operations Officer with the opportunity to progress to a First Officer position to be based in Newcastle, Australia. This is position is advertised through AFAP.

Operations Officer / First Officer

FlyPelican is a regional Air Transport operator based in NSW conducting up to 120 scheduled passenger services weekly. We are committed to keeping local communities connected, with our network currently servicing 10 regular destinations across NSW, ACT, and QLD.

FlyPelican is looking for the right person to join our Flight Operations department in the role of Operations Officer with the opportunity for progression towards a position as First Officer on our Jetstream 32 aircraft located at our Newcastle (Williamtown) base.

The Operations Officer position involves early mornings, late finishes, and the ability to be on call. Duties may include core operations/crewing, ground handling, check in, and various other duties as required from time to time. Successful candidates must have availability to be rostered both on weekdays and weekends. This is a fast paced role which requires the right person to make on the spot decisions to support the entire FlyPelican network, our guests, and flight crew.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Previous experience in airline operations, crewing, or ground operations.
  • 1000 hours total time.
  • Hold an IPC (minimum 2 renewals).
  • A CASA approved Multi-Crew Cooperation Certificate (MCC).
  • Australian citizen or the right to work in Australia.
  • Be willing and able to conduct a pre-employment drug and alcohol test.
  • The ability to hold an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC).
  • Current Australian Class 1 medical certificate.

Highly Desirable:

  • Previous turboprop experience.
  • Previous multi crew experience.
  • 250 hours PIC multi engine time.
  • JS32 type rating will be highly regarded.

NOTE: Please do not call FlyPelican regarding this position.

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