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 

Pilot Employment

About the roles
We are currently seeking expressions of interest from motivated, safety conscious and highly skilled pilots who are interested in joining our growing team as a Direct Entry Dash 8 Captain or Dash 8 First Officer based in Perth, Brisbane, Townsville or Cairns.

The following essential selection criteria will need to be met for your application to be considered:

Direct Entry – Dash 8 Captain

  • Australian ATPL (A)
  • English Language Proficiency of at least Level 4
  • 4000 hours total time
  • 2500 hours as pilot in command
  • 1500 hours as pilot in command of aircraft >5700kg MTOW
  • 2000 hours as pilot in command of multi-engine aircraft
  • 500 hours Gas Turbine
  • CASA Class 1 Aviation Medical Certificate
  • Type Rating (DHC8) with >100 hours on type preferred
  • Current Dangerous Goods Certificate or the ability to obtain
  • Ability to think quickly, make decisions and work calmly under pressure
  • Collaborative and a team player
  • The ability to obtain an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC)

Dash 8 First Officer

  • Australian CPL (A) + MCC or ATPL (A) (preferred)
  • English Language Proficiency of at least Level 4
  • Minimum 1000 hours total time (>1500 preferred)
  • 300 hours multi-engine command (>500 preferred)
  • Current MEA Instrument Rating
  • CASA Class 1 Aviation Medical Certificate
  • Type Rating (DHC8) is highly advantageous
  • Current Dangerous Goods Certificate or the ability to obtain
  • Ability to think quickly, make decisions and work calmly under pressure
  • Collaborative and a team player
  • The ability to obtain an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC)

You must be eligible to live and work in Australia as either a citizen or hold the appropriate visa.

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.

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