XP151 Line Pilot **External**
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NPAS Barton, Redhill, St Athan (3 posts)
NPAS is the national provider of air support to the Police Forces of England and Wales with West Yorkshire Police being the lead Force.
As part of its commitment to delivering the National Police Air Service, West Yorkshire Police is looking to recruit three Line Pilots to be based at Barton, near Manchester, St Athan, South Wales and Redhill in Surrey.
You will be required to fly as a rostered Line Pilot in accordance with the approved Flight Time Limitation (FTL) scheme providing effective aerial support to the ground based officers and in doing so improve operational response to incidents within the highest safety standards.
The ideal candidates will have a minimum of a Commercial Pilot’s Licence (Helicopter) with RT Licence and Class 1 Medical (unrestricted), plus an EASA Single Pilot Instrument Rating.
A team player and self-starter, you will already have gained a minimum of 1,500 hours total helicopter flying time which must include 50 hours flying at night (20 hours PIC), 500 hours PIC overland under VMC and significant low flying experience.
You must possess the ability to communicate clearly and concisely to team members while carrying out other tasks, as well as the ability and flexibility to work at other locations if required, usually with notice but also occasionally on an ad hoc basis.
In addition, you must hold a full UK driving licence for this role.
Applicants should be aware that it is not possible to carry out adequate security checks on persons who have not been resident within the UK for the last three years. Therefore, where this applies, applicants will be refused on the grounds that is was not possible to vet them to the appropriate standard.
For a full description of the role and the required skills and experience please view the role profile.
This post is suitable for job share. The application process will close at 23:55 hours on 15 February 2019 .
West Yorkshire Police is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.
For a detailed description of the Competency and Values levels required please refer to the http://www.college.police.uk/What-we-do/Development/competency-and-values-framework/Documents/Competency-and-Values-Framework-for-Policing_4.11.16.pdf (This link may be copied and pasted into your browser). This document will assist you in completing the Evidence of Achievement section of the application form.
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