Global Medical Response, Inc.

IFR Base Pilot Supervisor - AEL 172 Jefferson Co, IL

Requisition ID
US-IL-Mt Vernon
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time

Job Description

Job Description Summary : We invite you to join a team of highly skilled emergency medical experts, pilots and mechanics!
Our mission of providing care to the world at a moment's notice is at the heart of everything we do. We are caregivers, first and foremost and we will be there when you need us.

With more than 38,000 employees, Global Medical Response teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services around the world. We provide end-to-end medical transportation as well as fire services, integrated healthcare solutions and disaster response.

The Base Pilot Supervisor (BPS) is the first line supervisor for the Line Pilots assigned to the base. Conducts local area orientations for all new hire pilots assigned to the base. Monitors pilots at the base and assists in the day-to-day management of flight and administrative issues. The BPS will work in conjunction with the Program Director to ensure the base operates in an efficient, safe, and economical manner. Responsible for all operations involving company aircraft, is in compliance with the Federal Aviation Regulations, Part 135, Air Evac EMS Operations Manual and all state or municipal regulations

• Performs duties of Base Line Pilots
• Provides leadership and training to Base Line Pilots
• Monitors pilots at the base and assists in the day-to-day management of flight and administrative issues.
• Briefs pilots conducting work-over’s at the base regarding local procedures, local Inadvertent IMC procedures, and other pertinent base specific procedures
• Ensures annual safety training is conducted at each assigned Emergency Response Agency and Hospital
• Ensures the aircraft cleanliness is enforced based upon the established cleaning policies and procedures
• Develops and coordinates with the Regional Director of Flight Operations the pilot duty schedules for the line pilots assigned to the base and will include provisions for a work-over or area pilot for filling scheduled and unscheduled open pilot shifts
• Coordinates with the Program Director the flight planning activities and resources for mission support at the base
• Coordinates the aviation activities associated with public relations events
• Reviews, corrects, and submits to the Regional Director of Flight Operations each base pilot’s monthly flight/duty log in the required time frame
• Submits all assigned base pilot’s payroll grids to the Regional Director of Flight Operations
• Monitor maintenance requirements and assists base mechanic in the scheduling of aircraft maintenance
• Monitors the base refueling system and submits fuel system reports as required
• Assists Facilities with base compliance with EPA and OSHA regulations
• Maintains a schedule as set forth by the company. Pilots are scheduled seven consecutive days on and seven consecutive days off. The shifts are 12-hours per day alternating with seven day shifts, seven days off, followed by seven night shifts.
• Ensures aircraft readiness for flight dispatches, these items to include, as described in the appropriate manuals, but not limited to: * All FAR requirements * All Company requirements* Aircraft cleanliness duties * All flight crew requirements
Conducts himself/herself in a professional manner at all times.
• Performs other duties during scheduled shift as requested by Vice president of Aviation or Chief Pilot.
• Maintains safety as the primary concern.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
• Current FAA Commercial Certificate with rotorcraft
• Helicopter instrument rating
• Current FAA Class II Medical Certificate
• 2,000 Total flight hours
• 1,500 Total Helicopter Hour
• 1,000 total helicopter PIC hours
• 1,000 Hours Turbine
• Minimum of 200 helicopter night flight hours (aided and/or unaided)
• 200 Instrument Hours (Actual / Hood / SIM) 50 Hours Actual WX in Aircraft
Preferred Experience:
• H135 Experience preferred
• Two years Previous HAA experience preferred
• One year experience with Air Evac Lifeteam preferred

• High school diploma or equivalent
• Meet the requirements of a Base Line Pilot | Job Description :

Working Conditions:
•    Required to work frequently near moving mechanical parts
•    Required to work in outside weather conditions
•    Frequently exposed to blood-borne pathogens or airborne particles
•    Exposed to loud noise levels requiring hearing protection while in-flight

Physical Demands:
•    230 pound weight limit with flight suit and boots
•    Regularly reach with hands and arms 
•    Frequently required to sit for long periods of time
•    Occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
•    Frequently lift and/or move up to 70 pounds
•    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
•    Frequently exposed to vibrations/turbulence

Mental Requirements: [e.g., Critical thinking skills with the ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.]

Employee must consistently exhibit our guiding principles:
•    Patient Care - We continually earn the privilege to care for our patients.  It is at the forefront of everything we do.
•    One Team - We respect each other and achieve together what no individual can alone.
•    Innovation - We are driven to develop solutions that inspire progress.
•    Vigilance - We will never waver in our commitment to safety and preparedness in the fulfillment of our duties.
•    Ownership - We are accountable for what we do and take pride in how we do it.
•    Citizenship - We are dedicated to being good stewards in the communities we serve.

Pilot Incentives:
•    Geographical Modifier dependent on Base
•    On Duty Pilot Housing provided
•    $2,000 per year IFR Stipend
•    $5000 per year Base Pilot Supervisor Stipend

EEO Statement

Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled

PLEASE NOTE: COVID-19 vaccination is NOT a condition of employment, or for consideration for employment with the GMR Family of Companies. However, upon acceptance of offer and joining the GMR family, you will be required to submit your COVID-19 vaccination status of either vaccinated or not vaccinated. 


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