Aug 19, 2019

Pilot Mechanic - Helicopter

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

Job Description

Did you know your helicopter flying skills can impact Bible translation and spread the Gospel? Would you enjoy working with a team of like-minded aviators, flying in some of the world’s most challenging and demanding flight environments?

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. Would you join our team?

 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


  • Good airmanship
  • Good judgement
  • Disciplined, safety conscious, aptitude for learning, and adaptability

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 a beautiful 500+ acre campus just 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.

We are pleased to have more than five hundred people serving on our campus. We partner closely with SIL International, the organizations of the Wycliffe Global Alliance and other organizations locally and globally.

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.

JAARS Core Values

Together in Christ, we commit to:

  1. Seek God Above All
  2. Serve in Love
  3. Act with Integrity
  4. Steward God’s Resources with Courage
  5. Pursue Excellence
  6. Collaborate with Respect
  7. Create a Culture of Innovation

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