Maryland State Police
Pilot IA (2281)
SALARY: Starting $67,312; Competitive Promotions to MSP Pilot II, MSP Pilot III and MSP Pilot IV once hired. Competitive promotions to MSP Instructor Pilot Positions or MSP Chief Pilot ; Annual Cost-of-Living pay raises; Exceptional Retirement Package; Outstanding Employee Benefits; multi-mission platform; New AW/139 aircraft and more.
I. NATURE OF WORK
MSP Pilot IA, Second-in-Command is the intermediate level of civilian helicopter pilot work within Aviation Command, Maryland State Police Department (MSP). Employees will act as the Second-in-Command pilot of helicopters enumerated in the Aviation Command Standard Operating Procedures and as directed by the Director of Flight Operations or the Commanding Officer of Aviation Command. Flight Operations will be conducted in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules and regulations for aero-medical missions; search and rescue missions; homeland security; disaster assessment and other law enforcement related missions. Employees in this classification do not supervise.
Employees receive moderate supervision from the Sworn Section Supervisor of Aviation Command and technical training from Maryland State Police Civilian Helicopter Pilot Flight Instructors, the MSP Civilian Fixed Wing and Helicopter Chief Pilot. The Pilot-in-Command assigns, reviews, approves and critiques work of the Maryland State Police Helicopter I.
Employees in this classification are assigned shift work including holidays and weekends and are subject to 24-hour on-call during emergencies and staff shortages. Employees are required to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions. The work involves hazardous conditions such as maneuvering helicopters in congested or unusual terrain.
The MSP Pilot IA and MSP Pilot II, III and IV classifications are differentiated on the basis of the degree of supervisory control exercised over employees. The MSP Pilot IA performs duties under close supervision at times and under general supervision at other times depending upon the complexity of the mission or training being performed. The MSP Civilian Helicopter Pilot II, III and IV, pilot-in-command, performs the full range of duties under general supervision.
II. EXAMPLES OF WORK (Examples are illustrative only)
III. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES
IV. MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Completion of 1200 helicopter flight hours as an FAA Certificated pilot.
V. LICENSES, REGISTRATION AND CERTIFICATES
VI. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE CLASSIFICATION
VII. EXAMINATION / SELECTION PROCESS
VIII. HOW TO APPLY
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