Occ. Code 7607000
AIRCRAFT PILOT, NS
New York State Department of Civil Service
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
Aircraft Pilots control and navigate aircrafts to transport cargo and passengers; and conduct aerial surveillance, and search and rescue activities. These positions are classified only at the Division of State Police.
AIRCRAFT PILOT: exempt class; reports to a State Police Staff Sergeant; operates aircrafts.
AIRCRAFT PILOT: operates aircraft to transport passengers, crew, and cargo, adhering to Federal Aviation Administration regulations, Division policies and procedures, and other applicable aviation rules; selects routes, altitudes, and speeds that will provide the fastest, safest, and smoothest flights; inspects aircrafts to ensure they are in airworthy condition prior to flight; ensures the safe transport of all passengers and cargo; monitors engine operation, fuel consumption, and functioning of aircraft systems during flights; performs general maintenance and repairs on aircrafts; and completes records of flights and work performed.
A minimum of 1,500 hours operating a commercial Rotorcraft with Instrument rating.
NOTE: Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe. Standards cannot and do not include all the work that might be appropriately performed by a class. The minimum qualifications above are those required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written. Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.