Sep 15, 2021

Pilot Mechanic - Helicopter

  • JAARS, Inc.
  • Waxhaw, NC, U.S. and Overseas
Full time Missionary Mission Jobs Nonprofit Transportation

Job Description

JAARS helicopter operations, in various countries around the world, work tirelessly to facilitate Bible translation, provide humanitarian care for local communities and generate revenue for mission flight subsidies. 

 Brief Description

 Conduct fight operations and maintenance on helicopters in our overseas flight programs.

  • For a non-paid career staff person who raises support
  • Positions in the US and Overseas


  • Participate in an overseas flight program, engaging in various assigned duties that facilitate that program
  • Conduct routine helicopter flights
  • Operate aircraft in accordance with JAARS standards and policies
  • Oversee the construction of and maintenance of landing zones
  • Depending on qualifications, conduct aircraft maintenance
  • Participate in the field program’s Safety Management System (SMS)
  • Demonstrate a deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
  • Embrace the vision, mission, and core values of JAARS, and help us live them effectively

Education and Experience

  • Commercial Pilot certificate
  • Class II Medical certificate or equivalent
  • Successful completion of a JAARS technical evaluation and orientation
  • 500 hours minimum flight time
  • A&P license or equivalent

JAARS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Christian ministry headquartered on 500+ acre campus south of Charlotte, NC. Our campus includes extensive training facilities, an airport, office and commercial facilities, guest housing, food services, recreational areas, health clinic, on-site childcare, and youth and family ministry support for staff and partners.

JAARS vision is that people’s lives and communities are transformed as they experience God’s Word in their own language.

JAARS mission is to make Bible translation and language development possible, especially in the most remote and difficult places on earth. We do that by enabling locally appropriate and sustainable solutions in transportation, technology, media, and training.

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