Airside Operations and Safety Officer

Full Time
Listed on 28 March 2024

Canberra Airport’s goal is a simple but ambitious one – to be the best small airport in the world.

With a stunning, modern terminal, thriving business precincts and weekly international flights, Canberra’s world-class airport is well on the way to achieving this goal.

Working as an Airside Operations and Safety Officer, your day will be diverse. From maintaining compliance and work safety duties to maintaining patrol of airside and undertaking bird and wildlife management to ensure our grounds are safe and free of hazards, no two days are the same at Canberra Airport.

We have strong requirements for this role and all applicants must have (or have the ability to obtain within 6 months of commencement):

  • Certificate III in Aviation, Aerodrome Operations or ability to obtain within 12 months of commencement.
  • Valid Driver’s License (C Class) and ability to obtain Authority to Drive Airside (ADA).
  • Ability to obtain Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC)
  • Ability to obtain Aeronautical Radio Operator Certificate (AROC)
  • Ability to obtain a Firearms License.
  • Undertake pre-employment medical testing and obtain negative result for Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD); and maintain negative results throughout employment, as per CASR 1998 – Part 99 and Canberra Airport’s Drug and Alcohol Management Plan (DAMP).


  • Free onsite car parking.
  • Fully subsidised income protection, annual health checks and flu shots.
  • Childcare subsidies when utilising onsite facilities.
  • Discounted gym memberships and rates at selected hotels.
  • Opportunities for career growth and professional development.

How to apply:

Please email your Cover Letter and Resume to

For more information:


Telephone: (02) 6275 2222

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