Airport Business Manager

New South Wales
Full Time
Listed on 19 January 2023

At PMHC every employee plays a part in ensuring we work together to achieve positive outcomes for our Community. PMHC looks after the operations of the Port Macquarie Airport. Our regions large airport offering 100 flights per week. Our airport operations officers work hard to accommodate 220,000 passengers each year

Upon commencement, you shall call ‘home’ one of the East Coasts most enviable locations. With access to stunning hinterland, miles of pristine beaches, national parks, playgrounds sporting facilities, restaurants, galleries, theatres and a genuine community feel, the mid-north coast is the perfect location if you enjoy hiking, surfing, camping, fishing, off road exploration, Saturday sports, arts, theatre, food and wine.


We are looking for commercial focused individual with solid business acumen to manage the ongoing operation and development of the Airport as a self-funded business unit of Council. The role is responsible for the identification and capitalisation of new business opportunities and generation of alternative income streams; and ensuring safe, secure and efficient operations consistent with legislative and regulatory requirements, industry best practice, and Council’s economic development and commercial objectives.

About you

To be successful in this position you will hold a relevant Tertiary qualification and/or significant professional experience in a commercial business environment. You will have strong project management, communication and interpersonal skills, and have the ability to liaise with a range of internal and external stakeholders.  You must also meet the eligibility requirements to obtain an Aviation Security Identification Card.

Knowledge of relevant aviation legislation is desirable along with previous Local Government and/or airport management experience.

Remuneration and Benefits

Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent, 35 hours per week

Salary (exclusive of super): In the range of $106,639.38 – $120,023.46 per annum depending on skills and experience


Flexible work arrangements, hybrid working and flexi-time, discounted gym membership, career development opportunities, annual salary increase set as per the Local Government (State) Award 2020 plus annual salary review, long service leave after 5 years and employee assistance program.

This role qualifies for a Vehicle Allowance

Interested in Applying?

Before you apply for the job please read the position description and recruitment selection criteria below.

Position Description
Selection Criteria

Please complete the application form below and upload a cover letter that addresses the Selection Criteria, then upload a copy of your resume.

You may find it helpful to write your response to the questions in a word document then copy/paste this into the application form once you are ready to submit your application.

Applications Close: Tuesday 31 January 2023 11:30pm


Suitable candidates may be placed on a talent pool or eligibility list for future identical, or similar positions for a period of 12 months. You are encouraged to discuss your application with your line manager prior to submission.

Please upload documents in PDF format.

We often ask our preferred applicants to complete pre-employment checks. This may include: Reference Checks; National Criminal Police Check; Medical Assessment; Qualification Verification; Working with Children Check Verification.

All PMHC employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or hold a valid Medical Contraindication Certificate. If shortlisted for interview, you will be asked to present your Vaccination/Medical Contraindication Certificate for sighting upon arrival. This can be hardcopy or via the ServiceNSW OR Medicare App.

PMHC’s recruitment notification process is primarily via system generated emails. Please ensure your email is correct before submitting an application to avoid missing crucial updates and outcomes.

Please regularly check your ‘junk mail’ or ensure our email address is set to ‘trustworthy’.

Email communication notifications are used for but not limited to: application received, interview booking tools, confirmation of interview, request for references/more information, delay notifications, testing/assessments (aptitude/psychometric/industry specific) and application outcomes (unsuccessful before or after interview).

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