Pilot Field Operator

  • Position Title: Pilot Field Operator
  • Location: Fort St. John, BC
  • Status: Permanent, Full-time
  • Posted Date: 2023-05-08
  • Closing Date: 2023-07-31



Serving Northern British Columbia since 1989, Bailey Helicopters continues to offer its employees diversified and challenging work, while promoting from within and securing opportunities for company growth. Our fleet consists of Bell 206’s, AS 350 (B3’s, B2’s, and BA’s), and Bell 212’s.

We are seeking and willing to train motivated, energetic, and experienced Bell 206 Pilot Field Operators, that are looking for an excellent schedule, competitive wages, benefits and to be part of our great team. Safety is our number one priority; if you’re a Bell 206 Pilot that feels the same way, Bailey Helicopters would be a good fit for you.




Fort St. John, BC


2 weeks on/2 weeks off – Touring


  • Participation in our Safety Management System Program.
  • Fly single engine helicopter and comply with outline of their dispatch, COM, and all applicable published standards of clients.
  • Complete all required flight documentation in accordance with company procedures and regulations.
  • Supervise and carry out the loading and securing of passengers, freight, or external loads.
  • Complete all pre- and post-flight duties as required by company and clients.
  • Complete operator duties, including gas engine checks, hydraulic checks, production books, change and zero charts, routine compressor checks, routine checks, and blowdown scrubbers considered asset, but willing to train, test and monitor gas and oil wells using correct procedures, operate and maintain central production facilities, water injection pumps, related equipment and various utility support systems including oil field boilers, centrifugal desanders, and chemical injection equipment. Willing to train successful candidate.
  • Maintain documents and equipment.
  • Liaise with clients to ensure their needs are satisfied.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • May perform other duties, assigned



  • Current Canadian CPL (H) or ATPL (H) and Medical.
  • Valid Driver’s License and valid Passport
  • Personal GPS unit and mandatory flight helmet.
  • Personal cell phone
  • Pre-employment drug and alcohol testing is required.
  • Fully completed COVID-19 vaccination is required.
  • Minimum 1000 hours total time on Helicopters, preferably turbine engine.
  • BC approved Mountain Course is required.
  • Mountain and vertical reference is required.
  • Current and valid H2S Alive, Level 1 First Aid is considered an asset.

Work Conditions

We offer an exceptional work environment with an ethical, approachable, and accountable Management Team. Effort is rewarded and job safety is a primary focus for everyone.

  • Work/ Life balance is encouraged
  • Competitive employee benefits package
  • Excellent remuneration.
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • This position will involve frequent travel and rotational shifts.
  • Fast paced environment, attention to detail, hand-eye coordination.
  • Supportive of continual safety and quality improvements.

Additional Assets

  • Post-Secondary Education
  • Strong work ethic and able to work efficiently as part of a team, flexibility with changing requirements regarding work hours/days, location, and travel.
  • Maintain a high standard of conduct; be respectful of clients, visitors, coworkers, and managers.

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Please refer to the job posting title in your email subject. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.