Integrated Operations Controller

About the role

We are looking for a motivated aviation professional to join our proactive, diverse and social Operations team, in a rostered shift environment.

This opportunity will see you located in our brand-new Integrated Operations Centre, the first of its kind in New Zealand and at the heart of Wellington Airport’s day to day operations.

You will be:

  • working directly with Airlines and Border Agencies
  • planning and managing aircraft resource stand allocation
  • ensuring all regulatory requirements are maintained including CAA Part 139 obligations.
  • utilising CCTV and other operating systems to proactively monitor for any safety, terminal or security discrepancies
  • centrally managing and executing Wellington Airport’s emergency response procedures
  • providing intel and support to Wellington Airport’s medical response
  • providing exceptional customer service to passengers and stakeholders on the airport

In return for your hard work, you will be rewarded with:

  • a competitive remuneration package
  • multiple opportunities for learning and development
  • a free car park
  • retail discounts
  • onsite fitness facilities and activities

About you

You have:

  • the ability to be resilient under pressure
  • initiative and situational awareness
  • customer service experience
  • a positive attitude

You are comfortable:

  • proactively monitoring complex technology systems
  • navigating safety issues, considerations and best practices
  • communicating (oral, written and radio)
  • multi-tasking

Ideally, you have:

  • undergraduate degree in aviation management (or other relevant experience)
  • two to four years’ experience working within a control room environment (or an aptitude for learning new things quickly)
  • customer service experience
  • an appreciation of/an interest in the aviation industry

As part of our standard pre-employment requirements, you must be able to obtain security clearance from Aviation Security Services, complete a Ministry of Justice background check and pass a medical assessment and drug/alcohol test.

About us

Wellington Airport is the hub of New Zealand’s domestic aviation network and the gateway to the Capital and the surrounding region. A major player on Wellington’s economic landscape, we contribute to the growth and development of regional commercial activity and tourism, and are a significant enabler of business and government activity.

This is an exciting time for Wellington Airport as we have recently opened a multi-level carpark, a four-star hotel and a suite of new retail stores. We are constantly progressing and expanding; come and be a part of our success.

Your Application

  • apply with a cover letter and CV in PDF or Word format
  • applications close Sunday 26 January 2020
  • please note that you must have the permanent right to work in NZ to be considered for the role.

The application form will include these questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • Are you available to work on a rotating roster?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?

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