Regulatory and Quality Assurance co-ordinator

Gladstone, Queensland
Full Time
Listed on 27 October 2022
Gladstone Airport Corporation (GAC) is responsible for the development and operation of the Gladstone Airport, ensuring safe and secure travel connections that contribute to the economic and social fabric of Gladstone and the wider central Queensland region. GAC operates and maintains the airport asset both airside and landside, including the airside movement areas, passenger terminal building, other buildings, carpark and gardens. GAC is looking for a practical self-driven person, who can work independently and as part of the wider Gladstone Airport team. Your experience or training will allow you to quickly understand various legislation pertinent to Gladstone airport, and implement as required any necessary measures to address the regulatory requirements. You will be safety focused, practical, organised, and a team player who possess high energy to drive improvements across the organisation. The Role The Regulatory & Quality Assurance co-ordinator (RQA) is responsible for coordinating the operational, regulatory & compliance activities and processes of the Airport, Providing oversight of all associated compliance activities to the General Manager Operations. Maintaining internal operational reporting & document management systems, ensuring data is current & pertinent. Key Responsibilities: · Apply relevant Aviation safety and security regulations and internal operational procedures across GAC operations. · Administer robust Airport audit program to identify if legal requirements are being met and identify areas for improvement · Co-ordinate Emergency, security and safety exercises in accordance with regulatory requirements. · Co-ordinate all Operational safety and security committees, keep relevant minutes and list of findings to be actioned · Provide written board, operational and regulator reports to both internal and external stakeholders. · Liaise with various regulators including but not limited to CASA, ATSB and CISC as required · In conjunction with operations supervisor, co-ordinate and responds to annual ATI, OLS and Avsec audits · Ensure all published information pertinent to the airport operations is current and correct, this includes but is not limited to ERSA, AIP, OLS charts. · Represent GAC at networking and industry forums as required · Review internal procedures, SOP’s and the Integrated management system to assure currency and best practices are delivered · Provides data metrics on safety incidents, breaches, Non compliances to both the GAC board of directors and the Executive · Undertake ARO/WSO requirements as required · Assist the GMO with Operational projects, Pax screening contract management and any other reasonable activities that are within your ability and experience · Deputy Security Officer requirements as per the ATSR 2005 The successful applicant will possess: · Undergraduate degree in a related field of Aviation or Safety OR at least 2 years’ experience in Airport Operations (desirable) · Qualifications in WHS, Project Management, Workplace training (highly desirable) · High level of competency in MS Office suite of products · Experience with IT Safety systems and Airport operational software ‘ARINS’ (desirable) · Aerodrome Reporting Officer and Works Safety Officer Certificate (highly desirable) · Current Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC), or ability to obtain · Current C-Class Drivers’ License (required) · CASA Aeronautical Radio Operator Certificate (AROC), or ability to obtain · QLD Firearms Licence, or ability to obtain · Current First Aid and CPR certification · Audit and process improvement experience · Passenger security screening experience (desirable) · Good understanding of relevant Acts, Regulations and Standards that relate to operation of an airport in Australia (ability to acquire) Key Relationships · The RQA reports directly to the General Manager Operations and works closely with the GAC CEO and the Board of directors through the Risk and Compliance Committee · The RQA works closely with the airside operations and Assets team · Ongoing periodic liaison with primary regulators, CASA, CISC, ATSB and local council authority · Work closely with the airport stakeholders including the ground handling agent, local operators, itinerant operators, airport contractors, customers, tenants and community members · Collaborate with emergency services personnel including Aviation Rescue and Fire Fighting Services (ARFFS), Queensland Police Service (QPS) and other pertinent emergency services agency Experience within airport operations and compliance is highly desirable, but GAC is prepared to invest the time in training the right person who can demonstrate they possess the personal attributes that would allow the applicant to quickly acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to become a productive member of the operations team. If this sounds like you, please submit your application, along with your resume and cover letter to; Mr Peter Friel General Manager Operations E: P: 07 4977 8809 Applications for this position close, 5pm Monday , 27 June 2022.

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