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Samaritan's Purse

Pilots, East Africa (1225)

Samaritan's Purse
Eldoret, Rift Valley Province, Kenya

Date Posted: 07/09/2012
Categories: Missions/Int. - Social Services
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Eldoret, Kenya -

• Maintains a current aviation medical certificate and valid pilot's license.
• Performs pilot duties as needed or assigned.
• Files flight plans as needed or assigned.
• Obtains weather data and interprets data based on flight plan.
• Completes aircraft weight and balances for flights.
• Loads and unloads passenger's luggage in aircraft.
• Keeps assigned aircraft charts and software updated.
• Keeps the aircraft clean, neat, and polished when home and away from the home base including sanitizing the aircraft restroom facilities after each flight.
• Assists in the maintenance, repair, and cleaning of all Samaritan’s Purse (SP) hangars property.
• Performs pre-flights, in-flight test, and post-flights as needed to ensure safety of flight.
• Works with the FAA as assigned.
• Represents Samaritan’s Purse and AIM as a professional when dealing with donors, government officials, and others.
• Assists with office duties and other duties as assigned.
• Attend daily morning devotions and participate in prayer support for the ministry, its donors and volunteers.
• Maintain a strong Christian witness to colleagues, vendors, charitable beneficiaries, and the general public.
• Assess, manage, and report critical physical, emotional, or spiritual concerns of supervised staff.


• Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
• Fifth year college or university program certificate; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 12 credit hours of college-level Biblical studies is preferred.
• 2,500 flight hours, 1,000 of which as PIC.
• 2 years of commercial/for profit aviation experience.
• A&P or significant management/leadership experience.
• 2 years of living and/or working overseas, desirable.
• ATP and/or CFI licenses and/or experience in the DC-3T, King Air B-200, or C-208 desireable

Samaritan's Purse Pilots perform various flights related to the missions work out of Kenya. We offer a 4-year contract with the potential for renewal.

Mission Statement:
Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Distinct Objectives:
The work of Samaritan’s Purse is marked by five distinct objectives, grounded in Scripture and biblical principles:
PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL- EXALT Christ and share the Gospel while working in His Name around the world
SERVE WITH EXCELLENCE- EXCEED the world’s standard while serving the purposes of God’s kingdom
RESPOND WITH COMPASSIONATE ACTION - EXPEDITE our response to needs as the Lord reveals opportunities to minister
DEMONSTRATE BIBLICAL INTEGRITY - EXHIBIT character and integrity personally, at home and work
WALK IN BOLD FAITH - EXPECT God to do the impossible-- “God Room”