Airplane Pilot

Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN4.2








Medical Transport

Why Mayo Clinic

The position is a supplemental position working day and night 12 hour shifts with the expectation of working 2 shifts per month to maintain currency in Mayo Clinic airplanes. This position will function as a Second-in-Command of a two pilot airplane.

Position description

The Mayo Clinic Airplane Pilot provides Part 135 flight services associated with medical transport that originates from the Rochester MN airport. At times, aviation and medical services are also provided to and from the Mayo Clinic Jacksonville FL and Phoenix AZ clinic campuses. Employees are expected to follow the Mayo Clinic Culture of Safety by modeling five safety behaviors which include: attention to detail, communicating clearly, having a questioning and receptive attitude, hand-off effectively, and supporting each other, with the ultimate goal of placing the needs of our patients first by ensuring aviation safety. Pilots will actively participate in the management of the company Safety Management System (SMS) as well as participate in required simulation training events. All pilots will perform additional tasks as necessary to support General Operations Manual, Standard Operating Procedures, CAMTS (The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems), IS-BAO (International Standards for Business Aircraft Operations) policies and accreditation standards. The Pilot's weight must not exceed 250 pounds/114 kilograms and all pilot candidates must have had an FAA Class One medical exam within the preceding 12 months of the interview. Subsequent FAA medical examinations must be an FAA Class One category issued from the Mayo Clinic Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine. The position is a 0.9 FTE/36 hours per week with every other weekend coverage - day and night 12 hour shifts to include scheduled shifts at a non-primary base (Jacksonville, Phoenix or as growth dictates). This position is an FAA safety sensitive position.


Current FAA ATP Fixed Wing Rating Airplane. Multi-Engine Instrument Rating, Current FAA Class I Medical Certificate. 2,500 total Airplane Flight Hours, 2000 total Airplane PIC Hours, 1,000 total Turbine Hours, 700 hours of multi-engine airplane flight time, 200 Airplane Night Flight Hours as a Pilot-in Command 200 Hours Actual Weather Hours.

Additional qualifications

Prefer jet and turbo-prop experience Prefer currency in airplane category and class at time of application Prefer air medical experience Prefer a 4 year degree.

License or certification

Current FAA ATP Fixed Wing Rating Current - FAA Class I Medical Certificate.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $34.38 per hour.

Benefits eligible



Supplemental/On-call/Per Diem

Hours / Pay period


Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.


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Tammy Pfeifer

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).