About Bridger Aerospace

Bridger Aerospace is an aerial firefighting company based in Belgrade, Montana, located at the Bozeman Yellowstone Airport (KBZN). It was founded in 2014 to support front-line firefighters with world-leading technology and aerial fire suppression systems. We have grown from operating a single plane to commanding a significant Air Attack and the largest Super Scooper fleet in the U.S. in less than eight years.

Bridger is a leader in fighting wildfires, specializing in UAS Operations, Air Attack, Fire Suppression, and Aerial Fire-Mapping technologies. Our focus is to provide the most effective and modern capabilities to fight fires from the air. Meeting the needs of the growing threat of economic and environmental damage caused by wildfires and supporting ground-based firefighters is our priority.

About the Role

Bridger Aerospace is seeking a Duty Officer who will assist the Operations Center Manager in monitoring daily operations and communications. The Duty Officer position is an opportunity to learn how fire aviation works, expand your knowledge of commercial operations in a multi-faceted environment, and interact with industry professionals, pilots, mechanics, and administrative personnel. As a Duty Officer, you act as a conduit for communication and information to flow within the company.

This position is based at Bridger Aerospace HQ in Belgrade, MT and is a full-time, seasonal position through the fire season (May-October). This role is shift based and may include some nights and weekends, as well as on call responsibilities. Shifts may vary through the season to meet the needs of the Operations Center.

What You’ll Do:

• Assist the Operation Manager in optimizing a company-wide dashboard to communicate operational and administrative performance metrics

• Familiarize oneself with company General Operating Manuals (GOMs), OpSpecs, contracts, and procedures.

• Make timely decisions to complex challenges using company knowledge and data

• Coordinate logistics for mechanics and pilot crews

• Coordinate company flight requests

• Create and deliver daily ops briefs to company leadership and managers.

What We’re Looking For:

• Technologically savvy – computers, mobile devices, hardware, and software.

• Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills

• Must be a self-motivated individual with excellent critical thinking skills, strong initiative, and close attention to detail. Team orientated.

• Experience or an avid interest in aviation

• Knowledge of the Federal Aviation Regulations preferred

• Flexible and dependable with availability to work weekends, nights, days, and holidays

Benefits and Perks:

• Employer funded comprehensive health, vision, and dental insurance for employees and their dependents

• Employer funded life and disability insurance coverage

• Company HSA, FSA, Dependent Care, and 401k

This position is subject to pre-employment essential background check.

This position requires obtainment of an AOA Badge issued by Bozeman-Yellowstone Int’l Airport.

Bridger Aviation Group, LLC. and its family of companies does not discriminate or permit discrimination by any member of its community against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, marital status, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, genetic information or any other classification protected by federal or state law in matters of employment, promotion, services or activities it operates.