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Airport Coordinator

Narrabri Shire Council

Date posted: May 26, 2024

Closes: Jun 23, 2024


  • The sky is the limit with this exciting opportunity
  • $80,627 - $89,217 per annum, plus superannuation
  • 9-day fortnight
  • Accommodation provided

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated and suitably experienced individual to coordinate activities at the Narrabri Airport.

About Us

At Narrabri Shire Council, we're not just about providing services; we're about soaring to new heights! Situated in the heart of a vibrant, regional community, we are dedicated to innovation, prosperity, and ensuring our skies are as friendly as our town. We pride ourselves on creating an inclusive work environment that encourages growth, supports development, and nurtures talent across all levels.

About the Role

In the position of Airport Coordinator, you will oversee the operational excellence and regulatory compliance of the Narrabri Airport, a crucial piece of infrastructure within our community. This role demands a blend of technical expertise and leadership to ensure the aerodrome remains the pinnacle of safety, efficiency, and serviceability. Your days will be filled with diverse activities, such as: 

  • Performing comprehensive aerodrome serviceability inspections, aligning with the highest standards of airside safety and civil aviation safety regulations.
  • Proactively managing wildlife to guarantee the safety and serviceability of aircraft operations.
  • Overseeing the maintenance of airside and landside facilities, ensuring all aspects of the airport's infrastructure meet stringent compliance and quality standards.
  • Supervising airport operations, maintaining a keen focus on emerging and priority issues, and effectively communicating these through established reporting channels.
  • Collaborating closely with management, external stakeholders, and aviation authorities to fortify the airport's infrastructure and operational frameworks.

This role is not just about overseeing daily operations; it is about elevating the Narrabri Airport's status through strategic oversight and a commitment to excellence.

For further information, please refer to the Position Description

About You

You’re not just looking for a job; you’re ready to take off with a career that makes a daily difference to our community. You're a leader, a problem solver, and a safety conscious individual with a keen eye for detail and a heart for community service. Your flight plan includes:

  • A Certificate III in a relevant field (or equivalent experience) with your sights set on (or already holding) Airport Reporting and Works Safety Officer Certificate.
  • A knack for navigating the complexities of aviation legislation and safety regulations.
  • Great communication skills, ready to liaise with everyone from patrons and ground crew to pilots, ensuring every interaction is first-class.
  • A toolbox of skills ranging from fence repairs, mowing and refuelling of both commercial and private planes, showcasing your readiness to tackle any task, big or small. 
  • Independence, with the ability to problem-solve, prioritise, and manage tasks efficiently, ensuring our airport operations are always ready for takeoff.

How To Apply

If you are ready to take on a rewarding role with potential for growth and opportunity, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and help us make a difference on the roads of Narrabri.

1. Complete the information below as requested
2. Click ‘APPLY.’
3. Attach your resume and cover letter
4. Click ‘NEXT’ and ‘CONFIRM.

Closing Date For Applications

Applications for this position close at 5:00pm on Sunday, 23 June 2024.

Narrabri Shire Council reserves the right to close or withdraw vacancies before the advertised closing date or extend without prior notice.

Narrabri Shire Council is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We support difference and thrive on it for the benefit for our employees and community, and are committed to celebrating diversity and creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Narrabri Shire Council is committed to ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of all people within our workplace. Please note that the successful applicant will be required to be fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccine before commencing employment with Narrabri Shire Council or provide evidence of an authorised medical contraindication.

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