Maryland State Police Helicopter Pilot

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THE MARYLAND STATE POLICE AVIATION COMMAND IS ACTIVELY RECRUITING
EXPERIENCED HELICOPTER PILOTS TO BECOME PART OF OUR TEAM.

We are actively seeking pilots to fly our fleet of AW-139 aircraft.  You will be part of a crew that includes a pilot in command, second in command, and two state trooper / flight paramedics.  Your work will include a broad mission profile that is always unique.

 

There are many reasons to fly with the Maryland State Police.  Here are a few:

 

Our Crews

​ - Two Pilots (PIC & SIC)

 - Two State Trooper / Flight Paramedics

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Our Aircraft
Image may contain: one or more people and outdoor ​​· Ten AW-139 helicopters delivered in 2013
· Night vision goggle (NVG) compatible glass cockpit
· Hoist-capable platform
· 4-axis enhanced flight director
· WAAS certified dual GPS
· WESCAM MX-15 Series FLIR with tactical work station
· Trakkabeam A800 searchlight
· Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System, Terrain Awareness &  Warning System and Traffic Collision & Alert System
Our Mission
· Scene medevacs
· Search & Aerial Rescue
· Homeland Security
· Disaster Assessment
· Law Enforcement Support
Professional Development
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· Annual IFR/EP refresher course using onsite AW-139 flight training device
· Annual hoist training
· Bi-monthly training flights with an instructor pilot
· Water egress / survival training
Support
· FAA-certified repair facility
· Full-Time FAA-certified Aircraft Mechanic assigned to each helicopter base.
· 24-hour SYSCOM Helicopter Dispatch Center.

 

 

BENEFITS
Annual Salary Increases, contingent upon funding, to top base pay for a Pilot IV of $105,864.
Non-Competitive Promotions & Salary Increases to Pilot III (after three years as a Pilot II) and Pilot IV (after three years as a Pilot III).
Competitive Promotional Opportunities to Pilot II (Pilot In Command),  Instructor Pilot and Chief Pilot.
Health Insurance 80% subsidized by the State.
State Law Enforcement Retirement vested after 10 years; 2% per year at age 50 or 25 years of service, to maximum of 60%.
Retirement Credit up to five years for non-retired military personnel.
All Uniforms and Equipment provided at no cost.
Overtime Opportunities compensated at time and a half cash or compensatory time.
12-Hour Shifts and flexible schedules.
Opportunity for Assignment at one of our seven bases statewide.
 
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
FAA Certificates Required for All Pilots:
  Commercial Helicopter             Instrument Helicopter            1st or 2nd Class Medical 
Pilot in Command: 2,000 helicopter flight hours.
Second in Command: 1,200 helicopter flight hours.

 

LEARN MORE

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View the State job specifications:

Pilot I (Second in Command)

Pilot II (Pilot in Command)

Apply

Contact a pilot recruiter if you have specific questions:

Email msp.pilots@maryland.gov (please do NOT email your resume; apply online)

Call 410-238-5842