Job Description



  • Full time touring opportunity
  • Servicing Aviation & Critical Services in the Torres Strait
  • Be part of something BIG!


REF:  SF56726


Who we are:


Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.


Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock has grown to a team of over 1,000 talented people, and we are on a path of continued growth and expansion. We operate across sectors such as Defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy. In many ways, we are the brand behind the brand. You may not always see our logo, but we are behind the scenes using specialist skills and knowledge to facilitate our client’s operational requirements. To provide you some local context, some of the programs our team are proud to be a part of involve:


  • Providing emergency medical and search & rescue aviation services through our Aviation & Critical Services business.
  • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business.
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.



About the role


An opportunity currently exists for a Rescue Crew Officer to join our Aviation & Critical Services team, supporting our operations in Horn Island. Babcock has been awarded the Queensland Health Horn Island contract for a period of 12 years with 2 new AW139 helicopters. This opportunity offers great stability using state of the art equipment.


As part of this role you will:


  • Conduct safe flight operations IAW CASR, Operations Manual and contractual requirements.
  • Report promptly on all operations and maintenance deficiencies.
  • Complete pre-flight and post-flight documentation.
  • Conduct rescue operations over land and water in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Conduct Front left seat day and NVIS operations.
  • Assist Aircrew Officers and Medical Transport Specialists in training and operations when required.
  • Perform the tasks of a Surveillance Air Crew in support of Australian Border Force Operations.
  • Be able to obtain a Baseline Security Clearance.
  • Be an effective member of an operational team, displaying teamwork, integrity and competence.
  • Maintain readiness of operational role equipment.
  • Assist with the ongoing maintenance and inspection of base and role equipment.
  • Conduct aircraft flight preparation, configuration and post-flight husbandry.
  • Ensure security of cabin and equipment; and
  • Other tasks as designated by the Base Manager or Chief Aircrew Officer.



About You


Essential requirements:


  • Current CASA Class II Medical Certificate
  • Current Senior First Aid/ Advanced Resuscitation Certificate
  • HUET Qualified
  • A high level of physical fitness
  • Ability to successfully complete the Rescue Crew Officer fitness test



Desirable requirements:


  • 500 hours of rotary wing experience
  • AVI40119 Certificate IV in Aviation (Aircrew Officer) (highly regarded)
  • Bronze Medallion
  • B412/AW139 experience
  • FLS experience
  • NVG experience


Your future at Babcock – what we offer you


What sets us apart at Babcock?


  • Babcock offers a supportive and engaging environment where you can drive change and grow your career.
  • We promote and foster training and development.
  • Central to Babcock’s core values are those of health, safety and environment, and diversity.
  • The opportunity to be a part of something BIG!

So if you would like to be part of the Babcock team, then please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


Applications close on 17th April, 2024


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