Careers

Take Flight with the Best

Working for Bristow is an Investment in Your Future

With over six decades of operations, Bristow is one of the largest helicopter operators in the world and the longest-serving helicopter transport operator in the U.S. We invest in our employees through creating safe work environments, employee training and development programs, leadership development programs and multi-level engagement to support the success of our employees and business as leaders in the aviation industry.

We seek qualified candidates who desire to support our commitment to safety and our other core values of integrity, passion, teamwork and progress. Bristow offers market competitive benefits and compensation. We encourage external applicants to visit the Bristow page below to apply for open positions. Current Bristow employees please review open positions on your internal career pages.



Bristow Helicopters will host a UK Careers Open Day on December 14 for pilot recruitment. Click this link for more details.

Why Bristow

When you take flight with Bristow, your career soars.

Our employees are some of the most highly regarded experts in vertical lift aviation, and we fuel them for success with training, competitive benefits packages and career development. Our tenured employees value our worldwide presence, commitment to safety, diversification and our attentiveness to the newest technology. Future employees can expect:

  • Commitment to safety
  • Strong value system
  • Career development opportunities
  • Domestic and international travel
  • Staff engagement
  • On-going training and development
  • Diversification of services into different industry sectors
  • Participation in philanthropic events worldwide
  • Competitive benefits package
All Systems Go for a Safe Workplace

All Systems Go for a Safe Workplace

Our pilots, maintenance technicians and support personnel are committed to our mission to provide safe, efficient and reliable helicopter services. We initiated our industry-leading safety program, Target Zero, and are one of the five founding operators of HeliOffshore, an organization dedicated to collaboration across the offshore helicopter industry to improve safety around the world.

Core Values: Checklist for Success

We have well-established core values that guide our day-to-day decisions.

Growing Leaders from Within

We are committed to elevating our employees into global leaders. Bristow has numerous leadership development programs, including programs to promote diversity and grow our leaders.

Business Means Global Travel

The nature of our business requires employees at all levels to travel both domestically and internationally as work demands.

Hoisting Up Our Leaders

We have a flat organizational structure with opportunities for engagement between management and staff throughout our global organization. Importantly, senior leaders play active roles in our employee development programs and are proponents of our leadership development.

Industry Innovators Wanted

As a global leader in vertical lift operations, we are always looking beyond the horizon to expand our services in oil and gas transportation, search and rescue (SAR), UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems), and other aviation sectors such as wind power and government contracts especially in the area of SAR. We are looking for people with the technical and functional skills and attitude to support new ventures.

Supporting the World Around Us

Supporting the World Around Us

Our custom-designed corporate social responsibility program, Bristow Uplift, makes a positive difference and builds strong community relationships. We engage in philanthropic activities through our global network of employees.

Supporting Our Workforce and Their Families

We believe that our people are our most valuable asset and we offer market competitive compensation and benefits that can include: 

  • Attractive salary
  • Major medical insurance
  • Dental insurance (U.S.)
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement/pension plans
  • Paid holidays
  • Employee training
Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Employment Opportunity

Bristow Group will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, sex, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic. For more information on Equal Employment Opportunity, please click here.