Rescue Helicopter Crewman - NZ

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Rescue Helicopter Crewman - NZ

Postby KOALA » Thu May 9 2019, 01:02

Search & Rescue Services Limited operate 8 Bases covering the Central and Southern North Island of New Zealand.

About the role

Search & Rescue Services Limited is looking for Helicopter Crewman to join our busy Hamilton-based Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter team. As a crewman you will also provide medical support to our Intensive Care Paramedics.

Search & Rescue Services Limited operate 8 Bases covering the Central and Southern North Island of New Zealand. You will join a team of enthusiastic and experienced Pilots, Crewmen and Paramedics who provide an essential life-saving service to our local communities.

As a dedicated Emergency Medical Service (EMS) provider, Search & Rescue Services Limited is required to operate its helicopters on a 24/7 basis, 365 days a year. Flexibility will be required to meet this standard and you will need to be able to work both 24-hour shifts (on an on-call basis) and 12 hour shifts on-site. The successful applicant must be capable of working within the confined space of a helicopter in difficult weather conditions and possess excellent communication skills with the ability to positively contribute in a close aviation team environment.

Search & Rescue Services Limited will invest in training and support through our dedicated expert instructors to enable the successful applicants to carry out this challenging, and rewarding, role. Ongoing quality training will be provided throughout your employment.

Skills and experience

Preferred Skills/Experience:

· Previous helicopter crewman experience

· Previous helicopter paramedic experience

· Helicopter winch/hoist operational experience

· Current Medical qualification (EMT/Paramedic)

· Prior helicopter operational experience

· Prior experience in another EMS field

· Expected to be fit and able to perform the duties required of a Rescue Helicopter Crewman

As part of your employment you will be required to complete a Police Check. Please apply to Michelle Ford in writing including your CV highlighting your relevant skills.

Please note only candidates being progressed to an interview will be contacted.

Applications close 22 May 2019 ... fQZ-WrLSp8

The application form will include these questions:
•Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
•Have you completed a qualification in paramedics /paramedical science?
•Are you available to work on a rotating roster?
•Do you have experience providing pre-hospital emergency care?
A young, aspiring pilot 8)

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