STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION
Salary Group B22
Class No. 9626
AIRCRAFT PILOT II
Performs advanced (senior-level) aviation work. Work involves planning and coordinating aeronautical operations, operating aircraft, and providing air transport services for passengers and cargo. May assign and/or supervise the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Oversees activities of the aircraft operations unit.
Administers directives related to pilot proficiency, safety, inspection and maintenance procedures, and aircraft utilization reporting requirements.
Evaluates technological and equipment innovations for cost-effectiveness, potential utilization, and applicability to activities.
Establishes and maintains liaison with other governmental and law enforcement agencies.
Operates aircraft to transport passengers and designated goods.
Operates radio equipment aboard airplanes.
Coordinates and files flight plans with flight service station.
Obtains weather data and interprets data based on flight plan.
Evacuates victims of natural disasters.
Inspects condition of aircraft for defects and malfunctions, recommends repairs, secures bids, and maintains log books and records pertaining to repair and operation of aircraft.
May analyze proposed and enacted legislation and testify before legislative committees.
May assign and/or supervise the work of others.
Performs related work as assigned.
GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES
Experience and Education
Experience in piloting single- and multi-engine fixed-wing aircraft. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of principles of aircraft operation, inspection, and maintenance; of navigation and instrument flight equipment; of first aid and rescue operations; and of aircraft capabilities and application to law enforcement activities.
Skill in the use of aircraft radio, navigation devices, and instrument flight equipment and in the operation of aircraft equipment.
Ability to schedule and plan flights, to operate aircraft in adverse weather conditions, to inspect and maintain aircraft and other equipment, to prepare log books and reports, to communicate effectively, and to assign and/or supervise the work of others.
Registration, Certification, or Licensure
Requires a commercial pilot’s license, a multi-engine and instrument rating issued by the Federal Aviation Administration, or a second-class medical certificate issued under Part 67 of Federal Aviation Administration regulations.
State Auditor’s Office