Careers


Skytrans values the contribution of its employees and are committed to providing a positive, safe and enjoyable working environment along with future opportunities for both personal and professional development and growth. We pride ourselves on our diverse workforce and are always looking for talented, skilled and passionate people to join our growing team. If you are interested in joining Queensland’s leading regional aviation operator, we would love to hear from you!

Current Opportunities 

Our sister Company, Skylink Engineering, is currently accepting Expressions of Interest for B1 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer and B2 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer opportunities for our Cairns base! Click here for more details.

Pilot Employment

Cessna 208 Caravan Captains

Positions are based on Horn Island, FIFO from Cairns. Accommodation and transportation (between Cairns and Horn Island) are provided. 

The minimum requirements for this position include:

  • 700 hours total time
    • 150 Planned IFR
    • 50 night hours
  • Australian CPL (A)
  • Current Instrument Rating
  • CASA Class 1 Aviation Medical Certificate
  • Experience on type (C208) is highly desirable
  • 300 hours multi-engine command desirable (for future progression)
Applications that do not meet these eligibility requirements will not be considered.

Dash 8 First Officers

Positions are based in either Cairns or Brisbane on a full-time basis.

The minimum requirements for this position include:

  • 1500 hours total time
  • 300 hours multi-engine command (>500 preferred)
  • Australian CPL (A) or ATPL (A) ‘frozen’ or issued
  • Current MEA Instrument Rating
  • CASA Class 1 Aviation Medical Certificate
  • DHC8 Type Rating (preferred)
  • Experience on type (DHC8) is highly desirable
Applications that do not meet these eligibility requirements will not be considered.

 Part 145 Employment 

B1 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineers and B2 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineers

Positions are based in Cairns on a full-time basis.

The minimum requirements for these positions include:

  • CASA Part 66 B1 or CASA Part 66 B2 Licence
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience – either licensed or unlicensed
  • Dash 8 100/200/300, C208 Caravan, B200 King Air and PT6 experience is highly advantageous
  • Full QLD Drivers Licence
Applications that do not meet these eligibility requirements will not be considered.

Recruitment and Selection Process

The Company adopts a robust and professional approach to recruitment and selection in order to attract and appoint individuals with the necessary skills and attributes to fulfil our aims and support our business goals.

If you would like to join our team of dedicated Pilots and be rewarded with a stimulating career in aviation, please complete the Skytrans Pilot Recruitment Application Form and forward your resume and cover letter addressing the position requirements to: careers@skytrans.com.au.

For all other vacancies, please forward a copy of your resume and covering letter addressing the position requirements to: careers@skytrans.com.au.

Applications will be kept on record for six months. If you wish to submit your details again after this time, please do not hesitate to do so. When vacancies do become available, the recruitment team will invite short listed candidates to attend an interview

Thank you for your interest in our organisation. We wish you every success with your application.

Contact Us

Call 1300 SKYTRANS
(1300 759 872)
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