Challenger 604 First Officer

About Us

LifeFlight is a world leader in aeromedical care and Australia’s most diversified service with both a fixed and rotary wing fleet.  We help seriously ill and injured patients around Australia and the world to quickly get the medical care they need.  From rapid response, to inter-facility transfers our team of more than 400 staff members, including aviation crew, support staff, and over 100 doctors are a lifeline to vulnerable individuals. Best known for RACQ LifeFlight community rescue helicopters and LifeFlight Retrieval Medicine, the group also operates a world class training division.

A job with Purpose

Every year LifeFlight’s iconic blue and yellow fleet help thousands of sick and injured patients. Every employee has a very important task in every mission we perform. Whether that’s making sure our IT systems are performing at the highest level or balancing the figures, to instructing staff with the most current medical and aviation regulations. Each and every employee at LifeFlight saves lives every day. You will play a key part of ensuring our ongoing success and growth as a member of the Flight crew on our Jet Air Ambulance.

The Opportunity

LifeFlight Air Ambulance is a division within LifeFlight Australia that performs both rapid response and schedule medical transports 24/7 from the Brisbane, Townsville and overseas International Airports.

We are currently seeking a professional CL604 First Officer to join our team full-time, working a 24 hour standby roster and flying to locations within Australia, throughout Asia, the Pacific and beyond.

Be part of our committed team working on our dedicated medically configured retrieval jets carrying a critical care doctor and intensive care flight nurse. It is a fast paced environment, responding to both domestic and international medical evacuations in as little as 90 minutes.

About You

In support of our strong safety culture, minimum qualifications and experience limitations apply. To be eligible you must have the following qualifications/experience:

Selection Criteria:

Essential

  • CASA CPL
  • Current CASA Class 1 medical
  • 3 IPC renewals
  • Total hours >2000.
  • Total command >1000.
  • Total multi-engine >1000.
  • Total multi-engine command >500
  • 2 previous CASA Multi Engine CIR
  • Current CASA CIR with minimum 6 months validity
  • ICAO Level 6 English Proficiency
  • Current ASIC
  • Current Passport with no restrictions to travel valid for 12 months, with no Limitations for operations into New Caledonia or USA
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Professionalism and a quest to achieve and maintain the highest level of competency with aero medical operations
  • Ability to work 24 hour stand-by shifts and respond to base within 20 minutes

** You must also have received, or be willing to receive, a COVID-19 Vaccination pre-employment.

Desirable

  • CL604 type rating
  • MCC course completion
  • CASA ATPL (A)
  • Previous Jet Experience on similar type
  • International Jet Experience

In your application, please ensure you address each of the minimum requirements to demonstrate that you satisfy the requirements of the role.

Please note resume & cover letter must be uploaded as one document.


This is an excellent opportunity to work in a growing organisation that is dedicated to saving lives and serving the community. If you believe you have the necessary skills and experiences we would love to hear from you today.