Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with Consort Aviation.
Fixed Term Contract for up to 12 months
Salary – circa 18.3k, plus contributory pension
(Based at Durham Tees Valley Airport)
Durham Tees Valley Airport is a regional airport offering global connectivity for the Tees Valley. In addition to its Domestic and European routes, the airport is focused on developing General & Business Aviation. Consort Aviation is a fixed-base operator (FBO), providing services for private, business and military and is actively recruiting for an Operations Officer to join the existing team.
To ensure FBO customers receive an excellent customer service throughout and the services they require.
Respond to handling requests and ensure all services are anticipated and arranged.
To chock fixed-wing and helicopters safely onto the ramp and to operate a GPU and other ground services equipment
To assist flight crew with flight planning and communications and passengers with luggage and associated loading.
To hold an airside driving permit, adhering to all safety and security procedures.
To maintain accurate information on the Airport Operations system and other manual and computerized systems.
To process invoices and payments and other related finance duties.
To liaise with the Control Authorities and to comply with all Border Force requirements and instructions.
To liaise with the Airport’s fuel supplier for the provision of efficient aircraft fuelling.
You will work an operational shift pattern, averaging 40 hours per week, including weekends, a flexible attitude to working hours is essential.
The successful candidate:
A real genuine interest in Aviation and ideally experience of working in the business / general aviation sector
Flexible attitude to working hours, work activities and an ability to work shifts
Able to work under their own initiative
Calm under pressure and able to work effectively as part of a small team
Good communication skills and ability to follow procedures
Excellent personal presentation and communication skills
A passion for delivering exceptional levels of Customer Service
Ability to listen and respond to customer needs
Proven competency of working in a highly regulated and safety environment
A full UK driving licence and you will also be required to complete a Counter Terrorist Check and a five year background check.
To apply please send an up-to-date CV and covering letter which states your current salary / benefits, to Human Resources Department, Consort Aviation, HR Department, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date is 2 December 2018.
However, if you feel you have something we may be looking for in the future please don’t hesitate to send your details to: