Can you work for pilot catastrophy team with epilepsy

If you're trying to apply for a job at Pilot Catastrophe Services - an independent insurance adjusting firm headquartered in Mobile, AL, there's a good chance that an applicant with a history of epilepsy will be hired.

Below is what they have stated on their PILOT EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION page:

Pilot Catastrophe Services is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Read more information about your rights under equal employment opportunity laws.

Notice to Applicants: The following matters will generally restrict an applicant from working for Pilot (This is not an exclusive list): Any conviction involving breach of trust (lying, cheating, stealing, etc.); any conviction involving violence; any conviction for bad checks or other evidence of mishandling of money or finances; any outstanding warrant; lack of a valid driver's license; under the age of 21; work as property or auto insurance agent or ownership of a property or auto insurance agency within the last 12 months.

As opposed to finding pilot and other airline positions, federal regulations, according to, in effect, bar anyone with a history of epilepsy, who have been diagnosed with epilepsy or who have experienced a "disturbance of consciousness without a satisfactory medical explanation of the cause," from obtaining any type of pilot's license.

Under Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations, in order to obtain a pilot's license for commercial, private or transport purposes, the applicant must obtain a medical certificate from an FAA-approved physician. In order to obtain such a certificate, however, an individual cannot have any established medical history or diagnosis of epilepsy or disturbance of consciousness (Title 14 of the Code the Federal Regulations, Part 67 entitled, "Medical Standards and Certification").

For more info, contact: Pilot Catastrophe Services - 1055 Hillcrest Road, Suite B-1, Mobile, AL 36695-3957; Tel: 800.345.2287.

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Wednesday, October 25 2017

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