Airport Coordinator

Full Time
Listed on 27 October 2022
Do you have experience in the airport sector? Are you ready for a unique career opportunity working for a diverse and progressive Council who is committed to growing and developing our employees? The Whyalla City Council is seeking a highly motivated individual who is ready to take on this fantastic and challenging prospect to become an integral member of the Airport team to drive the effective day to day operations of the newly redeveloped airport. About the role: The Airport Coordinator will: Provide leadership to ensure day to day operations are efficient and effective and lay the foundations for the growth of Whyalla Airport operations into the future Focus on day-to-day operations to ensure compliance with regulatory bodies and all relevant legislation Manage key relationships and regulatory requirements associated with the Whyalla Council Airport as a Tier 2 screening airport Provide leadership of Airport direct reports About you: We are looking for a highly motivated person who is looking for a challenging and rewarding career with Council’s airport team. We are seeking a leader who has: Well-developed leadership, planning and management skills Knowledge of Airport Security requirements and relevant legislation including a thorough knowledge of the Civil Aviation Authority Regulations and Practices and Aviation Transport Security Regulations Qualification as Airport Reporting and Works Safety Officer A current Drivers Licence, ASIC Card and a national police security check Relevant tertiary qualifications in a business discipline or airport operations (or significant contemporary experience) A strong focus on safety and a working knowledge and understanding of the WHS and Risk Management legislation within a diverse setting A committed approach to continuous improvement and thrives as a self starter with strong problem-solving skills to propose improved ways of working High level interpersonal, communication and customer service skills Good time management skills and excels working in a fast-paced diverse environment, managing multiple priorities, meeting deadlines and achieving targets Excellent computer/technology skills and is proficient in the use of Microsoft suite of products If this sounds like your perfect role, we want to hear from you! About the Whyalla City Council: As a multifunctional regional Council we manage Childcare services, Library, Airport, Cemetery, Crematorium, Infrastructure and recreational facilities including a Visitor Information Centre. We are a progressive Council, committed to the pursuit of excellence and always looking for opportunities to improve the quality of life for our community, now and into the future. We stand by and embrace our core values when delivering each and every one of our services: We Care, We Work Together, We are Committed and We Own It. About the benefits: Competitive salary + 10.5% Superannuation with the ability to salary sacrifice Excellent Enterprise Agreement benefits with above award rates Whilst this is a 38-hour a week role, working a 19 day a month, we encourage flexible working hours so that you can shape your work life balance Opportunities for career growth and professional development Provision of uniform and full PPE Employee Assistance Program and wellbeing support Special Pandemic Leave, and Family and Domestic Violence support Commuting to work when living in Whyalla is no more than 15 minutes About Whyalla, South Australia: The City of Whyalla is one of the largest regional cities in South Australia – it’s a culturally-diverse community and home to just over 21,000 people. Whyalla offers first-class facilities with a relaxed lifestyle, all set amongst gorgeous natural scenery – an ideal blend between the outback and the sea. Whyalla is a welcoming community with a well-established industry and retail base. Its residents enjoy a comfortable lifestyle with plenty of amenities, events and activities – everything is less than 10 minutes away. It also features the new state-of-the-art Whyalla Secondary College, along with the University of South Australia and TAFE campuses offering tertiary progression. So be sure to Unearth your next step right here in Whyalla – we’re waiting for you! Further Information and to apply: For more information and to apply for this role, visit the Whyalla City Council careers page at Enquiries can be directed to Brad Benson, Manager Airport on 0417 842 459. The salary applicable for this role is in accordance with the South Australian Municipal Salaried Officers' Award and Council’s current Enterprise Agreement, paid at Level 5-6 depending on qualifications, skills and experience. Salary ranges from $88,952 to $102,824 plus superannuation. Applications close 9.00am Monday 12 September 2022. Late applications can not be accepted. The Whyalla City Council is committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, with a smoke, drug and alcohol free work environment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply. The Whyalla City Council is committing to minimising the spread of COVID-19 in our community and all new appointments will be required to have at least 2 TGA approved COVID-19 vaccinations prior to commencement.

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