Helicopter Spray Pilot Position

Posted by Leanne Carson
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Phone 506-434-3503
Category Job
Posted on 2018-05-11

Helicopter Spray Pilot

At J.D. Irving, Limited our role as stewards of the land is one of the most important we play. Our business begins with the forest. We are dedicated to overseeing sustainable forest management, research and conservation, and protection of our forests from fire and insect outbreaks. Focused on rigorous land management and responsible stewardship, J.D. Irving, Limited is guided by a 100-year Management Plan that preserves the environmental and ecological integrity of our land, air, water and wildlife. We are committed to applying disciplined science, advanced technology and best practices while ensuring accountability through independent audits and environmental certification.

We are currently looking for a Spray Pilot to join our Forest Patrol Limited team.

Forest Patrol Limited operates four Ayres 510 Turbine Thrush and one Cessna TU206G. In addition to fixed wing planes we also operate two Bell 407 helicopters. We are constantly updating our equipment to have the latest technology and practices.

As a Spray Pilot you will work 15 days on, 6 days off and will be responsible for both spray applications and fire protection (water bombing). Our pilots stay in onsite camps in Juniper, New Brunswick during their rotation and are able to travel home for their off days. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package which is paid weekly in the form of salary with additional bonuses for flight time. Lodging and meals are included while staying in onsite accommodations.

We are seeking an experienced pilot who wants to join a family-owned business and be a member of a team of dedicated pilots. The ideal candidate will be looking for a long term, full time seasonal opportunity.

•Canadian commercial pilot license with valid medical.
•Minimum 1000 hours total flying time.
•Valid Passport for entry in the U.S.
•Turbine powered aircraft experience will be an asset.
•Aerial forestry or agricultural application and/or forest fire suppression (water bombing) experience.
•Flexibility to work in a team environment.

•Aerial application of pesticides
•Fire fighting
•Forestry reconnaissance
•Passenger transport
•Flying in all day light hours in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Maine.
•Carry out daily inspections of the equipment and aircraft.
•Keeping equipment clean and assisting Maintenance Engineer.
•Responsible for maintaining and cleaning living and working area.

Ideal Candidate:
•Ability to excel in a team environment.
•Professional and adaptable to a fast and flexible work environment.
•Ideally looking for a long term career opportunity.
•Always operating in a safe and environmentally conscientious manner.


Fredericton, NB is approximately a 1 hour and 30 minute drive from Juniper. It is situated along the Saint John River and is the capital of New Brunswick. Fredericton is the third largest city in the province and houses two universities, a community college as well as many other cultural, educational, and government institutions. The city plays host to numerous festivals, conventions and events throughout the year. Many of our employees make Fredericton their home as it is diverse, provides opportunities for families and is central to our operations.

To Apply for this Career Opportunity: Please apply online at http://r.rfer.us/JDIC_a3z4

We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

To learn more about our products and services, go to www.jdirving.com.

J.D. Irving, Limited, Woodlands Division is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees

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