Job Description


Make your mark in Broadcasting. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the nation, programming 167 stations located in 77 geographically diverse markets after pending transactions. Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believes in a vision and is dedicated to making Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc a communications powerhouse. We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

KATU-TV, the ABC affiliate in Portland, Oregon seeks a backup helicopter pilot.  KATU’s helicopter is a Bell 206B Jet Ranger.  The backup pilot operates the aircraft in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with all appropriate FAA regulations and Rotorcraft flight manuals.  The backup pilot is also responsible for helping KATU's full-time pilot with tracking and scheduling maintenance and mechanical issues, as well as keeping the aircraft clean at all times.  The backup pilot must understand how to perform all maneuvers, procedures, and emergency operations appropriate for a Bell 206B.  
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Must have U.S. commercial pilot license or higher with Rotorcraft Helicopter class rating

Must have second class or higher FAA medical certification (unrestricted)

Prior Bell helicopter factory pilot training

Prior experience working with microwave/ENG transmitters and receivers in helicopter

Must have completed 4000 hours total time, 3000 helicopter time, 1000 turbine time

Must have 750 hours Bell 206 time

Must have 500 hours mountain time

Must have 350 hours unaided night time

Must comply with all federal and state drug and alcohol policies

Must have a valid driver's license

Must be able to work unusual schedules, including weekends and nights as necessary

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Experience: 5-7 years of experience required Education: High school diploma or GED equivalency required

 Candidates must apply online to be considered. Apply below or at www.sbgi.net

 

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!



 

Company Overview

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs, or provides sales services to 57 television stations in 35 markets. Sinclair's television group includes 19 FOX, 17 MyTV, 9 ABC, 9 CW, 2 CBS, and 1 NBC affiliates and reaches approximately 22% of all U.S. television households. Sinclair, either directly or through its Ventures subsidiary, makes equity investments in strategic companies. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the Nasdaq Exchange under the ticker symbol SBGI.

Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believes in a vision and is dedicated to making Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc a communications powerhouse. We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

We believe Sinclair Broadcast Group’s people are our most important asset. Our teams
make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents, and determination separate us from our competitors. We also believe people can achieve their full potential when they enjoy their work, so it is a priority to provide a workplace where growth, success, and fun go hand in hand.

We are quite simply, the employer of choice in the broadcast industry. We believe our employees have the knowledge, the dedication, and the ingenuity to lead us to newer heights, to break through the barriers to success, and to continue to build upon our already celebrated tradition. Become a part of our family today.

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