Commercial Pilot

New Zealand

Air Chathams is seeking suitably qualified flight crew for First Officer and Captain positions.

Air Chathams Operational Base is at the Auckland Domestic Airport where we operate a fleet of Convair 580's, Saab 340's, Metroliners and an ATR for regular scheduled passenger flights and charters.

We are seeking suitably qualified flight crew to fill vacancies for First Officer and Captain positions.  While our operational base is in Auckland we do have pilots positioned through New Zealand.  Our minimum selection criteria:

First Officer

  • New Zealand Commercial Pilot Licence or Air Transport Licence
  • NZCAA Class 1 Medical Certificate
  • Multi Engine Instrument Rating
  • Minimum 750 hours total pilot experience
  • Minimum 150 hours on multi-engine aircraft under IFR

 

Captain

  • New Zealand Air Transport Licence
  • NZCAA Class 1 Medical Certificate
  • Minimum 2000 hours total pilot experience
  • Minimum 500 hours on multi-engine aircraft under IFR

 

Pilots and crew on our regional schedule generally fly three sectors per day with a sign-on in one of our regional destinations at either 0600 hours completing their shift at midday or sign-on at 1400 hours finishing out of base and an overnight before resuming in the morning.  Charter flights may require flights throughout New Zealand and will be scheduled according to the needs of the charterer.

Metroliner and SAAB passenger aircraft operate 7 days per week.

 

Air Chathams was founded in 1984 and operates scheduled flights between Auckland and the Chatham Islands, Whakatane, Whanganui and the Kapiti Coast, the Chatham Islands to Wellington and Christchurch and charter flights throughout New Zealand and the Pacific.

Join our team of experienced pilots located throughout the country and be an integral part of what makes Air Chathams the unique and growing airline it is. 

Salary and conditions of employment by negotiation.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. 

Please apply with your CV and cover letter.  We will respond as soon as we have processed your application.

To apply, enquire or send us your CV!

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