Air Traffic Control Officer

Based at: Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work: 40 hours per week, worked to an agreed shift pattern that will include weekend working
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted Date: 21/08/2020
Apply by: 06/09/2020

Role Description

Cranfield Airport is a commercial and GA airport situated in Class G airspace situated between Bedford and the City of Milton Keynes with a 1,800m runway which can accommodate business jets such as the Falcon, Gulfstream and Boeing Business Jet, which currently do not require runway slots.

We currently have a vacancy for an Air Traffic Controller who, as an integral part of the tower team, will guide aircraft on and off the airport safely, efficiently and on time and who will manage aircraft movements on approach and landing using the air safety management systems and processes. You will be pivotal in the co-ordination and deployment of the support staff / operators across the business.  In addition you will liaise with the Aerodrome Authority on operational matters, support the Senior ATCO and Airport Manager as required in the smooth running of the airport.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing airport in terms of movements and provide a safety critical function within the airport business. To be successful in this role you must hold an Air Traffic Controller’s Licence with ADI and APP ratings, ICAO Level 4 English as a minimum, and a European Class 3 medical, and will be expected to maintain this standard for the duration of your employment. Most of all you will be a flexible, resilient individual with well-developed communication skills, ability to cope with the pressures and demands of this safety critical role, and you will adapt your approach to different customers you will meet.

It would be advantageous if you could further contribute to the business by having OJTI and Assessor endorsements, possession of a Met Observers qualification, have operational experience as a Unit Safety Management Officer or acted as a project lead in this area. An APS rating is also desirable.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS Criminal Record check and provide a 5 year work reference history.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Sophie Hayes, Senior Air Traffic Controller, on (T); +44 (0)1234 75 4676 or (E);

Deputy Crew Manager

Based at: Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work: 40 hours per week, worked to an agreed shift pattern that will include weekend working
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted Date: 10/07/2020
Apply by: 02/08/2020

Role Description

This is an excellent opportunity to develop and enhance your experience as a fire fighter and join the Cranfield Airport Fire Service Management Team.

As RFFS/Ops Deputy Crew Manager at Cranfield Airport, you will be an integral part of the management team and play a key role in the strategies relating to equipment, resources, training and the future development of the service. You will assist to manage a crew within the RFFS on site, ensuring that they remain in a constant state of readiness and are able to respond to any report incidents as needed. In addition you will aid the Crew Manager organise day to day operations that would include the completion of Airport Ops, testing equipment, fire drills, fitness activities and taking responsibility for training records.

In addition you will work on an agreed rota to support a wider range of essential operational functions to ensure ongoing efficiency and continuous improvement of the business these include but are not limited to Wildlife Management, Aerodrome Inspection Duties, Operations and Aircraft Handling.

Cranfield Airport is focused on achieving high levels of customer satisfaction and therefore it is essential that you can demonstrate the required level of professionalism and a commitment to client care. In addition you will need show that you can adopt a flexible attitude to work, possess well-developed communication skills and that you have the ability to work effectively within a closely knit team environment.

To meet the requirements of this role you must have a full valid UK driving licence, be medically fit and able to meet the required fitness standards for Fire Fighters and be willing to undertake regular theoretical and practical training.

Previous aviation fire-fighting experience (Civil Aviation Authority – CAA approved certification) would be an advantage as would a LGV2 Licence. We are looking for someone who has had significant previous experience of working within an operational role in the Fire Service. Please refer to section 5 of the Job Description for further details of the person we are looking for.

Please note you will be required to pass a fitness test and undertake relevant skills\aptitude tests as part of the selection process.

For an informal discussion, please contact Filippo Pragliola, Fire Service Manager  on (T); +44 (0)1234 75 8154 or (E);

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