Experienced Mission Pilot, Liberia
Liberia is one of the oldest republics in Africa, but also one of its poorest. As a country it has suffered from many years of civil war and, more recently, the devastation of the Ebola crisis in 2014. Many people live below the poverty line with little access to electricity and running water. MAF has been working in Liberia for a number of years providing essential support as the only humanitarian flight service in the country.
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced pilot to join our Liberia programme to support our ongoing work.
In this role, you will conduct mission flights in accordance with MAF procedures and provide a customer focused flight service. Being a MAF pilot, you will actively participate in MAF’s quality and safety management systems and liaise with operations during the planning and booking process.You will also engage in night flying and assist with operational efficiency, effectiveness and safety of the programme.
You will be tasked to oversee part or whole of the Flight Operations department and ensure good stewardship of resources is exercised throughout operations. You will also add value by participating in ground based support functions including quality, security, safety and maintaining aircraft in flight documentation.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience
ICAO Commercial Pilots License with instrument rating
Aviation Medical – Class 1 on entry Class 2 in operations
Experience and recent proficiency in the operation of small aircraft to CPL standards (Minimum 1000 flight hours including 500 hours PIC)
Potential to fly C208
Demonstrated proficiency in and knowledge of aircraft performance and loading, aerodynamics, aircraft systems, weather, aircraft instrumentation, crew/cockpit resource management, pilot decision making, safety and quality system
Single Engine Turbine experieince and ideally a C208 rating
Some experience of working in commercial or corporate aviation highly recommended
For a quick view of Liberia from one of our team watch the video below