Join Our Team

Join Our Team: Embrace the Spirit of Hinterland Aviation

Become a part of Hinterland Aviation, where our culture is built on the pillars of teamwork, excellence, and unwavering dedication. We are a family united by a common goal: to provide unparalleled service that puts our customers first. Our team’s commitment to these values is the engine that drives our success and the hallmark of our operations.

At Hinterland Aviation, every team member plays a crucial role in maintaining our legacy of safety, reliability, and outstanding customer service. We foster a work environment where proactive thinking, collaborative efforts, and a passion for aviation excellence are deeply valued and nurtured.

If you resonate with our commitment to safety, share our enthusiasm for proactive and team-oriented solutions, and are dedicated to upholding the highest standards in everything you do, we would love to hear from you. Join us in our mission to deliver exceptional air travel experiences, and be a part of a team where your contributions are recognized and celebrated.

Pilot Employment

Hinterland Aviation prides itself on cultivating a professional environment in which all employees can excel. Known for providing exceptional standards of safety and service, Hinterland Aviation also offers working conditions that surpass industry standards.

All aircrew undergo a comprehensive in-house check and training program designed to maintain high standards of proficiency and provide continual professional development.

Mandatory Requirements

We require all applicants to possess the following:

  • Australian Commercial Pilot License or Australian Air Transport Pilot License
  • Command Multi Engine Instrument Rating
  • Civil Aviation Safety Authority Class 1 medical certificate
  • Minimum of 1200 hours total flight time
    • 150 hours planned IFR
    • 50 hours total night
  • Australian citizen or permanent residence status

(Applications that do not meet these requirements will not be considered).

Selection Process


All applicants are required to submit a brief application by email to or via the form below with the following information. Applications, either hand delivered or not sent as above will not be held on file, regardless of qualifications.

Please include:

  • Licence type and number
  • Total hours flight time
  • Multiengine hours
  • Instrument hours
  • Night hours
  • Endorsements held
  • Ratings Held
  • Relevant industry tertiary qualifications
  • Previous aviation employment history including dates
  • At least two professional referees


Applications are held on file for 6 months only. When vacancies do become available, applicants will be short listed and selected candidates given details regarding online psychometric testing. Successful candidates will then be invited to complete the next stage of the selection process.


Subsequent stages include a telephone interview, synthetic trainer testing and flight testing. Applicants who successfully complete the initial stages are expected to be able travel to Cairns for the synthetic trainer and flight testing. Costs of travel and accommodation must be met by the applicant.

Submit your application

    Please ensure your CV includes the mandatory information stated above.