Career Harvest

Agricultural Pilot

Fly small planes for crop dusting and planting and other agricultural operations.

Tasks

  • Apply chemicals to fields in a safe manner
  • Spread seed and fertiliser to fields
  • Prepare flight plans based on weather forecasts and operational information
  • Ensure aircraft are properly loaded for safe and efficient flights
  • Check fuel requirements and fuel quantities prior to flight
  • Check on maintenance status of aircraft prior to flight
  • Conduct checks of flight controls, instruments and aircraft engines before flights
  • Fly aircraft according to operating and safety procedures under a range of flight conditions

Personal Requirements

  • good eyesight
  • problem solving skills
  • communication skills
  • organisational skills
  • ability to work unsupervised

Qualifications

For this position, the skills required could have been developed through on the job training, previous work experience in other related roles or through vocational training.

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For further Information on TAFE Courses

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NSW

Vic

SA

Tas

NT

WA

QLD

For further information on University Courses

Western Australia

Edith Cowan University

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