Airport Reporting Officer

Full Time
Listed on 3 April 2024

Company Information
The Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley (SWEK) is an extraordinarily beautiful and sparsely populated area in the northeast corner of Western Australia, and is known as one of the world’s last wilderness frontiers. As a global tourism attraction, it is known for luxury accommodation, great food and friendly locals, and is a breathtaking and very unique part of Australia.  The Shire is diverse in many ways, with a unique mix of cultures, lifestyles and abundant opportunities.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley, values inclusivity and promotes a workplace that actively seeks to welcome contributions from all people. We encourage people of all abilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, diverse cultures and backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQIA+, and all age groups to apply.

Position Purpose
This role is responsible for maintaining compliance with the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASR) Part 139, Aerodrome Manuals and the applicable Safety Management Systems in place at the East Kimberley Regional Airport (EKRA).

Skills, Experience and Qualifications required for the role

  • Demonstrated previous experience with gardening, small plant and maintenance duties;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, in a team environment;
  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients, other employees and members of the public and in the resolution of routine and usual matters;
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and complete in a timely manner.
Qualifications and Licences
  • Current unrestricted WA “C” Class Drivers Licence;
  • Current Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC) (or ability to obtain);
  • Current Aerodrome Reporting Officer & Aerodrome Works Safety Officer Certificate from an approved authority (or ability to obtain);
  • Current Aircraft Radiotelephone Operator Certificate of Proficiency (or ability to obtain);
  • Current Senior First Aid Certificate (or ability to obtain);
  • Current White Construction Safety Card (or ability to obtain).
  • Previous experience in a similar role;
  • Understanding of Local Government policies and procedures.
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • ADT (Diphtheria, Tetanus and Whooping Cough)

A copy of the full position description applicable to this vacancy can also be found at the bottom of this page.

Housing & Relocation
This position is not eligible for any assistance with housing or relocation. As such, applicants are strongly advised to make themselves aware of relevant accommodation and relocation options and costs that may be applicable to them should they be successful prior to submitting an application.

Benefits of working for SWEK
Working for the Shire means that as an employee, in addition to a competitive salary package, you will also enjoy:

  • 6 weeks annual leave + 17.5% leave loading
  • up to 5% matching superannuation contributions for additional employee contributions made (in addition to the statutory 11% amount)
  • the ability to salary package rent or mortgage interest expenses
  • 10 public holidays
  • 2 additional ‘Local Government Days’ per year (accrued on Christmas Day & Good Friday)
  • access to regular rostered days off (if working permanent full-time hours)
  • Shire provided work uniforms and PPE
  • opportunities for professional development and training
  • 24/7/365 free and confidential access to SWEK’s Employee Assistance Program (access also extended to members of SWEK employee’s immediate family and households members)
  • free benefits such as annual flu vaccinations and skin checks offered as a part of SWEK’s Health and Wellbeing Program
  • complimentary memberships for permanent staff to the Kununurra Leisure Centre and Wyndham Pool

If you are ready to be part of our diversely talented team to build your future with an organisation that makes an impact, improves lives and inspires others please click the ‘Apply’ button at the bottom of this page or contact Ken Bond, the Shire’s Senior Airport Reporting Officer, for a confidential discussion on 0417 980 673 or if there’s more that you’d like to know.

*Applicants for this position must be legally entitled to work in Australia and will be required to provide evidence of this entitlement – acceptable evidence includes an Australian or New Zealand passport, birth certificate, or foreign passport with a relevant visa. Applicants will also be required to provide a National Police Clearance prior to interview stage of the recruitment process.

– 1206 – Position Description – Airport Reporting Officer (Kununurra) – March 2024.pdf

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