Airport Manager

Shellharbour City Council, Shellharbour Airport, Albion Park Rail
Full Time
Listed on 27 October 2022
In this role, you will be responsible for the management of Shellharbour Airport within the Local Government and regulatory compliance frameworks. This role also has responsibility for the strategic planning for the Airport and ensuring it operates as a business environment within the public sector and is financially sustainable. Shellharbour Airport has recently undergone a $20M upgrade including a new passenger terminal which opened in February 2021 and has been awarded Small Regional Airport (RPT) of the year. The development of an aviation business park is also central to the Airport upgrades.  Therefore your commercial, property and stakeholder experience to activate and contribute to the economic growth of Shellharbour Airport is key. You will show demonstrated team leadership and apply a strong commercial and operational approach to the current Shellharbour Airport re-development. This role will play an active part in developing and maintaining positive, cooperative and effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You will be suitably qualified and experienced to manage the day to day operations of the airport including the regular passenger transport. About us: Shellharbour City, located in the Illawarra region, just 80 minutes south of Sydney and home to almost 73,000 people in a city that spans 154 square kilometers.  It's a place of great natural beauty - stretching west from the picturesque coastline to rolling pastures, against the majestic backdrop of the Illawarra escarpment. Our dedication to be financially sustainable in an evolving environment while striving on great organisational culture and committing to employing staff who embrace our Core Values has made Shellharbour Council an employer of choice. We have been recognised with a wealth of state and national awards in 2019, 2020 & 2021 including our 5 star Civic Centre building, Museum space and City Library, Winner in 2021 for Small Regional Airport of the year, and recently being presented an AR Bluett Memorial Award for Most Progressive Metropolitan and Regional Council in NSW. We offer:
  • Full time, 35 hours per week position, with access to flexi-time
  • Salary range from $114,800 to $126,749 per annum, plus 10% superannuation
  • You will have access to a fully maintained leaseback vehicle
  • Council offers a great values based organisational culture
  • Access to local government benefits such as; Long Service Leave after 5 years, Purchased annual leave, Parental leave, Fitness Passport and more..
Note: This position requires the ability to pass a National Police History check For further information about the position, click here for the position description. Contact: Our Human Resources team on (02) 4221 6080 for general application questions, alternatively for specific Airport related enquiries, please contact Scott Bridgement, Director Council Sustainability via email on Closing date: Sunday, 13th March 2022 at 11:30pm.   Apply now... Click here to apply. Complete the application by answering the questions, describing how your skills and experience are relevant to the position. Your Resume and qualifications can be attached on the NEXT page. Once you start your online application, you cannot save and return to this later. You may wish to prepare your responses in a word document and then COPY and PASTE into the fields below. When you have submitted your application, an email confirmation will be sent to your nominated email address. Please ensure you have the correct email address and check your inbox (including your "junk" inbox).   For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria, please view our Guide To Applying on our website.   Our core values of Collaboration, Accountability, Integrity, Respect and Sustainability represent who we are and what we expect of one another. To work for us, you must be committed to role modelling our core values. Shellharbour City Council is an equal opportunity employer.

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