Alpine Helicopters: Golden Base Pilot

Alpine is looking for a committed and skilled 407 Endorsed Pilot with mountain experience to fill a full-time Golden Base Pilot position.

The Golden Base Pilot provides assistance to the Base Manager to ensure the success of the Golden Base operations. The Base Pilot is responsible for conducting base flight operations safely and in accordance with the Company Operations Manual, Rotorcraft Flight Manual and Transport Canada regulations, while also supporting the Base Manager with the coordination of customer quotes and aircraft scheduling. The position will be accountable to the Base Manager for such things as upkeep of operational gear, hanger equipment and the cleanliness of company aircraft.


  • Ensure the overall day to day success of the Golden base operations;
  • Support the Golden base operations and maintenance;
  • Participate in growing the Golden client base;
  • Assist the Base Manager; and
  • Support other Alpine operations and provide temporary support outside of the Golden base operations on an as and when needed basis.


  • Good organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage priorities.
  • Conduct themselves in a professional manner.
  • Strong communication and customer relations skills.
  • Team player who can work well with the complement of company crew members.
  • Punctual for scheduled flights.
  • Be available within a reasonable time period when called in for a non scheduled flight (approximately 1 hour).
  • Ability to adapt to unusual working hours or working conditions.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to all customers and passengers.


  • Valid Transport Canada category 1 medical certificate.
  • Canadian Commercial Pilot License Helicopter.
  • Restricted Aeronautical Radio Licence.
  • Endorsed on the Bell 407 or equivalent.
  • 2000 hours flight experience as Pilot in Command.
  • Mountain experience is required.
  • Provide an acceptable drivers abstract.

Desirable assets include, but are not limited to Bell 212 Endorsement, Longline, Forestry and Class “D” experience.

Must reside in the Golden area, within a one hour drive or less, of the Golden Base or be willing to relocate.

This is a safety-sensitive position requiring a confirmed negative Pre-Employment Drug and Alcohol Test.


Alpine operates a fleet of over 40 helicopters, across seven bases in British Columbia and Alberta. Alpine Helicopters currently operates Bell 206L3’s, Bell 407’s, AS350B3E’s and Bell 212HP’s We strive to offer exciting and dynamic opportunities in the Canadian rotary wing business, with year-round operations specializing in heli-skiing, fire-fighting, utility mining, mountain rescue and heli-tourism. We are proud to be known as a Western Canadian leader in the helicopter charter industry with safety at the forefront of all of our decision-making.

Alpine’s number one resource is our human capital and our culture would not be what it is today without our people. We care about the safety and well-being of our employees and provide a competitive benefits program, including comprehensive medical, dental and disability insurance, plus an RRSP matching program, employee profit sharing plan and employee assistance program.


Qualified applicants should address their resume, cover letter and drivers abstract to David Hauber, Chief Pilot at

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The deadline for submission of applications is midnight on Sunday, May 21, 2023.

 Alpine Helicopters is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all interested and qualified candidates. 

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