Join the Backcountry Team

At Backcountry Aviation, we are dedicated to providing safe, reliable, and efficient air transportation services. As the operator for Dash Air Shuttle, we are a dynamic and ambitious company with a goal of restoring regional air travel in the Northwest and taking it to new heights.

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We believe that our team is the key to our success, and we are always looking for passionate and motivated individuals to join us.

We're Hiring!

Pilots - Cessna

We are seeking skilled and passionate pilots to help us take flight and grow. We're starting with flights between Port Angeles (CLM) and Seattle (SEA) and have big plans for the future. Join us and be part of the team that is revolutionizing air travel in the Northwest.


  • Meet FAA Part 135 Operator requirements
  • Minimum of 1,500 flight hours and 500+ hours of multi-engine experience
  • Multi-engine aircraft experience (Cessna 300/400 or similar preferred)
  • First Class Medical Certificate
  • ATP (MEL)
  • Open to retired candidates over 65


  • Competitive salary - Base pay for Full-Time pilots is $75k/yr
  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discounts
  • Full-time and part-time positions available, based near CLM or SEA

If you’re interested in joining the team, please send your resume to We’d love to hear from you!

Aircraft Mechanic

We're currently seeking an experienced Aircraft Mechanic to join our team. As an Aircraft Mechanic, you will be responsible for visually inspecting and testing aircraft equipment, troubleshooting and repairing system malfunctions, and maintaining aircraft structure. You will also provide maintenance coverage at Line Stations and conduct maintenance inspections to ensure the airworthiness of the aircraft.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Visually inspects and tests aircraft equipment.
  • Troubleshoots, detects malfunctions, communicates information to Maintenance Control and other maintenance personnel as needed to diagnose and/or repair system malfunctions.
  • Communicates regularly with Maintenance Control, indicating aircraft status and condition.
  • Provides maintenance coverage at the Line Stations or traveling with the aircraft as a “Flight Mechanic”.
  • Ensures Flight Log Pages are e-faxed after each departure.
  • Repairs and maintains aircraft structure. On time departure of aircraft while maintaining safety in work area .
  • Participates in the RII (Routine Inspection Items) Program.
  • Conducts briefings with the inbound Flight Deck Crew ensuring a clear understanding of all maintenance write-ups that are to be addressed at the turnaround or layover.
  • Conducts maintenance post/ preflight inspections (walk around) to ensure problems or malfunctions are found prior to Flight Crew arrival.
  • Performance of Interior Cabin Inspection.
  • Repairs and Maintains interior cabin systems and components as required.
  • Follows maintenance reference to ensure airworthy of aircraft.
  • Communicates with outside sources at a variety of stations for servicing, equipment and assistance.
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Maintenance.

Backcountry Aviation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Requirements:

  • Associates degree or technical training with a minimum of 2-4 years’ experience on Cessna 402’s, with a minimum of 3-5 years total aircraft maintenance experience (or equivalent combination of education/training and experience).
  • Ability to read and comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write simple correspondence and routine reports. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small groups of customers and other employees of the organization.
  • Cessna Twin Engine aircraft experience Preferred.
  • Avionics Experience Preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Previous experience working with Computerized Maintenance Tracking Programs such as CAMP, MyCMP, Flightdocs, Corridor, or similar preferred.

Education or Formal Training:

  • A&P Certificate (Required)
  • Inspection Authorization Rating or the ability to obtain an IA. (Preferred)

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • 7 + years of Aviation experience
  • Proficient in troubleshooting systems, inspecting airframe and engines, performing alterations, and replacing parts and components.
  • Proficient in understanding Manufacturers Maintenance Manuals and drawings.
  • Valid FAA A&P certification with 7 years of commercial line maintenance experience
  • Valid Driver License
  • Provide Training documents if available
  • Positive attitude towards productivity, safety, and quality maintenance
  • Good communication skills (verbal, written and radio)
  • Must have great customer skills
  • Must have own set of tools
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and show evidence.
  • Must be able to read, speak, write, and understand the English language.
  • Must be willing to travel up to 15% of time.

This is a Safety-Sensitive Position subject to random drug and alcohol testing under FAA guidelines:

  • Applicants must complete a pre-employment drug screen, comprehensive background check and/or fingerprinting to comply with company security requirements.


  • Competitive salary
  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discounts

If you’re interested in joining the team, please send your resume to We’d love to hear from you!


About Us

We are a team of aviation professionals dedicated to making a difference in the industry. At Backcountry Aviation, we believe in providing safe, reliable, and efficient air transportation services to our customers. As a Part 135 operator, we are committed to meeting the highest standards set by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Our experienced pilots, mechanics, and support staff are at the forefront of our operations, delivering an exceptional flying experience to our passengers.

Backcountry Aviation operates on behalf of Dash Air Shuttle in the State of Washington. Together, we’re building a new regional airline to restore air service in the Northwest.

We are proud to be a growing airline and we are always looking for talented individuals to join our team. Whether you're a young pilot just starting your career or an experienced aviator looking for new opportunities, Backcountry Aviation offers a dynamic and exciting work environment. We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and a supportive culture that values teamwork, open communication, and a balanced work-life.

Join us and take your aviation career to new heights with Backcountry Aviation.