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If a sense of purpose, fulfillment and community connection resonates with you then look no further. View our current positions.

What’s your mission?

Are you innovative and driven?

We are here for each other as we work together to deliver the highest standard of aeromedical and rescue services to our community.

As the recipient of the 2019 Employer of Choice Award, our people are positive, invested and motivated to go the extra mile. Oh, and we love to have a laugh along the way.

What’s more, you’ll be embraced by a supportive and encouraging work environment where innovation, aspiration and personal growth is promoted.

We offer exciting opportunities across Northern NSW; including our headquarters in Broadmeadow and our operational bases at Belmont, Tamworth and Lismore. We also have regional staff located on the Central Coast, Hunter Valley and Mid-North Coast.

Who we are

Company Culture & Values

Joining our crew means you care. You share a vision to be Australia’s leading aeromedical and rescue services provider and value compassion, integrity, accountability and unity.

Our Values guide our actions, decision making and reflect who we are and what is important to us.


Taking responsibility and ownership of our behaviour, priorities and our growth.


Demonstrate a high level of genuine care and empathy to all.


Working together respectfully, valuing each other, to deliver the best outcomes for the customer, community and stakeholders


We are honest, fair, transparent and conduct ourself with the highest ethical standards.

Diversity & Inclusion

Here at the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service we are committed to diversity and inclusion.

For us inclusion means people being able to bring their true selves to work and creating an environment that supports them to be the best person they can be. Diversity for us is a business decision to ensure we have different viewpoints, perspectives, which lead us to better decision making and outcomes.

It is essential to our company culture that we represent the outside community within our organisation, whether that be age, race, gender or ability. We have a gender diverse workplace and love to celebrate each and every one of our employees. Check out our recent International Womens Day 2020 Video, where our staff explain what this day means to them.

In early 2020 we joined Castle Personnel’s Inclusive 100 campaign, where we committed to improve our diversity and include people with all levels of ability in our workforce.


Our community provides such significant support to us and we believe it is important to pay this forward. Therefore we like to give back to the community through a range of programs. We offer industry placement and work experience opportunities for people to advance their capability and experiences. Many of our people volunteer their time to community programs that make a difference including school education programs and women’s mentoring programs.

We get to change the lives of patients every day, but we also strive to change the lives of those who work for us.

Click here to find out more about our employee benefits and wellbeing.

Introduce Yourself

Employment Opportunities

Here at the Service, we are always on the lookout for talented, passionate and vibrant people who share our vision. We love people who thrive on giving back, who are solution focused, collaborative and truly believe that together we are better.

If it sounds like our crew is the place for you, take a look at current job vacancies listed.

Click here to find out more about our Recruitment Process.


Line Pilot

We are currently seeking an experienced Line Pilot to join our highly skilled Tamworth team, conducting helicopter aeromedical and search and rescue operations with the utmost focus on safety and professionalism. This role will report to the Head of Flying Operations and will operate on a 4:4 (2 day/2 night) roster pattern. We expect our successful candidate to be deeply connected to the Tamworth area, living within 1 hour of our base, and willing to travel across our network from time to time in support of operations.

To be considered for this role, you will be an experienced Helicopter Pilot who is well regarded within the industry and will be able to demonstrate the following qualifications and experience:


CASA ATPL (H) & Current Class 1 Medical

2500Hrs Rotary Wing, 2000Hrs PIC Rotary Wing

Instrument Rated on multi engine helicopters

Low Level Rating with Winch endorsement

Helicopter command experience in a variety of operations


Highly Desirable:

AW139 Type Rating


Previous EMS/SAR experience

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Casual Housie Assistant

A key component of our fundraising is our Helicopter Housie program which was established in 1989. Every week over 1,600 people play Cash Housie (Bingo) at one of 27 sessions in Newcastle, Hunter Valley, Manning Valley, Mid-North Coast, Central Coast and New England Northwest.

We are currently seeing applications for the role of Casual Housie Assistant in the Tamworth Region. In this role you can make a difference by helping us provide a fun and friendly environment for our customers. Housie is an ideal social activity for people of all ages to keep their minds sharp, win great cash prizes and support a worthwhile local charity.

Reporting to the Housie Manager, this role is responsible for conducting engaging and efficient Housie sessions in a variety of Registered Clubs across the region.

The key accountabilities of the role include:

  • Interacting with Housie Patrons to ensure a positive Helicopter Housie experience.
  • Selling Housie books and electronic playing devices.
  • Conducting Housie games in a safe and professional manner.
  • Completing sales reconciliations and session worksheets.
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People & Culture Business Partner

We are currently seeking an energetic, people person to join our People, Culture and Capability team. If you thrive in a dynamic and collaborative environment, and want to use your highly developed ER and IR skills to help others, then this is the opportunity you have been seeking. Operating in an environment underpinned by compassion and respect, you will be professionally challenged and generously rewarded for your experience and expertise.


As a valued partner to the business and reporting to the People, Culture and Capability Manager, you will be responsible for driving and implementing initiatives that support the Service’s strategic goals. You will oversee all aspects of the employee lifecycle and have the opportunity to:


  • Facilitate employee engagement and workplace culture initiatives that drive an inspiring employee proposition.
  • Collaborate on the development Service’s Diversity and Indigenous Strategy.
  • Raise the profile employee wellbeing through the coordination of psychosocial risk strategy.
  • Implement effective workforce planning programs and identify and support strategic learning and development initiatives.
  • Deliver industrial relations consulting, advocacy and advice.
  • Provide high level proactive and reactive advice to managers and staff with regard to employee relations, policy and process, performance improvement and disciplinary matters.
  • Facilitate performance and remuneration review processes and provide guidance and coaching to managers.
  • Supporting senior leaders in developing and executing change management initiatives.
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Expressions of Interest

If you would like to express your interest in working for the Rescue Helicopter, please submit your resume below.

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Essential to our community engagement

Volunteer Opportunities

Our volunteers are essential to our fundraising and community engagement.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service has over 1000 “Red Shirt” volunteers who contribute to the Service. From BBQs and raffles to Op Shops and Administration support, our volunteers are essential to our fundraising and community engagement.

You can learn more about the types of volunteering you can do for the Service and apply below.

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