King Air Firefighting Pilot - Captain

Virtual Req #622
Thursday, October 13, 2022

About Us

At Dynamic Aviation, we solve unique challenges for our customers with innovative aviation solutions. Our focus is on operations that serve, protect, and enhance the lives of families and communities worldwide.  Whether modifying aircraft to help protect our service members overseas, performing geographical mapping for scientific research, or working to suppress large wild fires on the West Coast, we serve with integrity and excellence.


Since our beginning in 1967, Dynamic Aviation continues a legacy of building strong relationships among our coworkers, community and customers.  Guided by our values, our talented team of more than 500 aviation professionals provide the foundation of our success. At Dynamic Aviation, everyone has the opportunity to make an impact and enrich the lives of others.


You will grow both personally and professionally being a part of our team. We enjoy helping our employees achieve their potential and support them every step of the way. 


Are you ready to make a difference in your career and in the world?  Opportunity awaits!

We are currently looking for King Air Captains to support safe and professional short notice, on-demand, aerial firefighting operations in Beechcraft King Air 200 aircraft. Check out a short video of one of our firefighting missions:


Company Compensation and Perks: 

  • Paid hourly, estimated yearly earnings ~ $60,000 - $85,000
  • Schedule is 13 days on (includes travel days) / 9 days off
  • No relocation required
  • Full-time position
  • Company paid airline, hotel, and rental car, per diem while on project
  • Company paid training with no backlog
  • Comprehensive Benefits offered
    • Medical, Dental, Vision
    • HSA/FSA
    • Life Insurance, Long-Term and Short-Term Disability
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • 401(k) with Company Match
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Company Wellness Program


Job Responsibilities:

  • Our special missions require pilots to utilize a wide range of skills, from project management to customer service and crew resource management as well as various hands-on work
  • Support short notice on-demand aerial firefighting flights in an Air Tactical Group Supervisor (ATGS) role based out of various bases dependent upon national firefighting needs
  • Perform all duties and responsibilities of a Pilot in Command (PIC) in single pilot operations
  • Become familiar with the mission and customer requirements and determine a plan for the execution of the mission
  • Conduct flight operations in accordance with Part 135 standards and Dynamic Aviation operating procedures and policies
  • Communicate and coordinate with the on-site aircraft mechanics to ensure the aircraft is available to meet customer expectations

Job Requirements:

  • Commercial multi-engine pilot certificate and instrument rating
  • The following minimum fixed-wing qualifications:
    • 1500 hours total time
    • 1200 hours PIC in an airplane
    • 200 hours PIC multi-engine land with at least 100 hours PIC multi-engine fixed wing in the last 12 months
    • 200 hours PIC flying low level in mountainous terrain at 2500 feet AGL and below
      • Mountainous terrain is designated in Subpart B of 14 CFR Part 95, which begins at 14 CFR 95.11
    • 200 hours PIC night
    • 500 hours PIC cross-country
    • 50 hours PIC instrument in flight
    • 75 hours PIC instrument simulated
  • Second class medical 
  • Ability to make travel arrangements on short notice


It is the policy of Dynamic Aviation to prohibit and eliminate discrimination on grounds of race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristics protected by law. It is also Dynamic Aviation's policy to provide equal employment for all and comply with any affirmative action obligations pursuant to the Federal Executive Orders, 11246 and 11375, as amended. 


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $60,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $85,000.00
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