May 04, 2022

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

For full-time career staff, the following information is helpful:

Pilot-Mechanics Technical Evaluation

Pilot Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes

Timeline to Service

Training Advice

For volunteer staff:

JAARS Volunteer Pilot Questionnaire

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