Airport Operations Officer (Ref: 236)

Employment Details
Closing Date: 7-Jan-2019 04:00 PM

About the position:

The City is seeking an Airport Operations Officer to join the Geraldton Airport team. The key focus of the role is to be responsible for the secure and safe operations of the airfield in accordance with the Airport Manual, relevant standards and legislation.

Key accountabilities:

  • Provide a level of professional assistance in achieving the objectives of the Geraldton Airport in accordance with statutory regulations as required by Civil Aviation Safety Authority, Office of Transport Security and Local Government Act.
  • Maintain Airport infrastructure and grounds.
  • Aerodrome Reporting Officer Duties as required.
  • Aerodrome Works Safety Officer Duties as required.
  • Aerodrome Security Duties as required.
  • Operate plant and equipment as deemed necessary and within qualifications.

For further information view the position description Airport Operations Officer.

To gain a better understanding of the role, please call Desmond Hill, Airprot Manager on 08 9956 6657.

Position requirements:

The successful applicant should hold a tertiary qualification in Airport Operations or, lesser qualification with significant relevant experience in a similar environment. Have demonstrated experience in the aviation industry or with technical or building maintenance in a trade environment.

Completion of a pre-employment medical including alcohol and other substances testing is required of all positions at the City.

Remuneration and benefits:

A salary starting from $71,053 per annum or $35.9581 per hour will be offered dependent on knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications.

Some of the additional benefits of working for the City include:

  • Up to 18.5% Superannuation
  • 22 Annual Leave days per annum
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career opportunities
  • Study Assistance
  • Centrally located
  • Free parking

Interested in applying?

To be considered for this vacancy, you must include the following documents in your application:

  1. A completed Application Form (to enable the E-Form, save the document to your computer desktop)
  2. A current resume
  3. A document addressing each of the selection criteria outlined in the roles position description (please refer to Information for Applicants for further details)

Applications should be emailed to the Chief Executive Officer at or sent to: City of Greater Geraldton, PO Box 101, Geraldton WA 6531 by 4pm, Monday 7 January 2019.

Ross McKim


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