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!

Airline Operations Employment

We are currently seeking expressions of interest for future casual vacancies based in Cairns in the roles of Customer Service Officers (Check-In) and Ramp Services Officers (Aircraft Loaders).

If you are interested in joining our dynamic and growing Cairns team, please forward your resume and cover letter to

Pilot Employment

We are currently calling for expressions of interest for future vacancies:

  • C208 Captains based on Horn Island (FIFO); and
  • Type Rated Dash 8 First Officer positions based in Cairns and Brisbane.

Position Requirements

Cessna 208 Caravan Captains

Positions are based on Horn Island, FIFO from Cairns. Accommodation and transportation is 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)


Dash 8 First Officers (Type Rated)

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

The minimum requirements for these positions 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
  • Type rating (DHC8) required
  • Experience on type (DHC8) is highly desirable
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 fulfill 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:
All applicants who apply for a position with either Company will receive an immediate acknowledgement of their application. Applications will be kept on record for three 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 a recruitment day.
Applicants invited to complete this next stage of the selection process will be required to travel to Cairns to complete a face to face interview, simulation assessment and flight testing. All costs associated with travel and accommodation must be met by the applicant.
Thank you for your interest in our organisation. We wish you every success with your application.
Applications that do not meet these eligibility requirements will not be considered.


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