RESCUE HELICOPTER CREWMAN – VOLUNTEER
Philips Search & Rescue Trust
Based in Tauranga, New Zealand
Philips Search & Rescue Trust is looking for a Volunteer Crewman to join our busy Tauranga-based Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter Team.
The Philips Search & Rescue Trust has flown more than 20,000 patients since its inception in 1985, responding to emergency ambulance and inter-hospital patient transport requests from its five rescue helicopter bases throughout New Zealand.
Based in Tauranga, you will join a team of enthusiastic and experienced Pilots and Crewmen whose roles ensure we can continue to provide an essential, life-saving service to the communities of Tauranga and the Bay of Plenty.
Although this is a voluntary position, Philips Search & Rescue Trust will invest in extensive training and support to enable you to carry out your role. In addition to providing uniform and safety gear a response vehicle will be provided to enable you to travel to and from the base when on duty.
In return Philips Search & Rescue Trust requires your commitment to the role, working 24-hour shifts, on an on-call basis. Continual currency training along with attendance at inter-service trainings is also expected.
The successful applicant must be comfortable working within the confined space of a helicopter, confident to fly in all weather conditions and possess excellent communication skills with the ability to work in a team environment.
• Previous emergency service experience
• Exceptional customer service skills
• Exceptional communication skills
• Team player
• Live and work within 10 minutes of the Tauranga Hospital Hangar
Please apply to Leigh Sefton, in writing including your CV, at [email protected]
Applications close 5pm, Friday 21st August 2015.