Based in Oxnard, CA, Aspen Helicopters is a leading provider of charter airplane and helicopter services, as well as FBO and maintenance facilities.

We operate a fleet of fourteen aircraft, composed of five P68 Partenavias,  one Merlin IIIB, two Bell 206 Long Rangers, three Bell 206B Jet Rangers, three Bell 407’s, and one Bell 212 Twin Turbine.

All of our aircraft are outfitted with up-to-date technology and equipment.


Aspen offers a competitive salary and benefit package to all employees, including:

  • Medical & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Flight Hour Bonus
  • 401(k) with match


Helicopter Pilots

Pilot Duties

PIC of light and/or medium Bell helicopters in utility operations, including:

  • Offshore
  • Platform landings
  • Ship landings
  • Fire fighting
  • Part 133 External load operations, including 150 foot long line operations
  • Mountain Time

Pilot Requirements

  • FAA Commercial Rotorcraft-Helicopter
  • Instrument-Helicopter
  • Class II medical
  • Minimum 2000 hours PIC
  • Bell 206 Series experience
  • Bell 407 expereince
  • Bell 212 experience, for a 212 position
  • USDA Forest Service
  • USDOI Interagency Fire Card
  • Left seat long line experience or trainable for 212.  Right seat for light helicopters
  • Mountainous terrain operating experience is a “must-have”

Fixed-Wing Pilots

Pilot Duties

PIC of a Partenavia P-68 light twin-engine airplane. Work involves extended operations away from Oxnard, usually two weeks on and two weeks off. Pilots average 60-70 hours per month.

Pilot Requirements

  • Commercial AMEL License
  • Instrument Airplane Rating
  • 1000 hours PIC
  • 250 hours multi-engine preferred

Fixed-Wing and/or Helicopter Mechanics

Mechanic Duties

Maintenance duties under a Certified Repair Station on Bell series single and twin helicopters, Piper and Partenavia multi-engine airplanes. All phases of maintenance are performed to include:

  • Scheduled and unscheduled maintenance
  • 50hr/100hr/annual inspections
  • Manufacturer’s programs

Mechanic Requirements

  • Certificated Airframe and Powerplant (FAA)
  • Minimum two years experience