Gama Aviation is currently recruiting for Trainee Operations Controllers to join the busy Operations Department of our global aircraft management and charter operation.
We are looking for individuals who are driven, determined and excited by the opportunity to succeed as a Trainee Operations Controller in order to further their career and become an Operations Controller over a period of 6 months.
Reporting to the Operations Delivery Manager, you will be based within the Operations Department at our Farnborough Airport HQ in Hampshire.
Upon completion of initial training you will be responsible for flight and weather watch, and arranging fuel releases, whilst continuing to learn the Operations Controller role through training courses, and supported “on the job” training.
Over a 6-month period each Trainee Operations Controller will undergo a detailed orientation of operations, after which time they will move into a front line role of Operations Controller (upon successful completion of training).
Main activities will include:
During this period, you will be trained to work as a member of the Operations Department. You will have the support required to build your skills to a level which will offer a long and successful career as an Operations Controller in the Operations Department (and other operations related roles).
Training will be provided in the following areas:
Skills and Experience
This is a permanent, full-time position, based at Farnborough Airport. The successful applicant will be required to work 12 hour shifts including days, nights, weekends and public holidays and as such, should live within a suitable distance to ensure they are sufficiently rested for their duties.
Salary is dependent on experience (up to £22,000). After 6 months, on successful completion of training, the salary will rise to £25,000 and full Company Benefits including private healthcare will apply.
A training bond will apply to this position.
All staff must hold a valid UK driving licence and own their own vehicle.
In the first instance, please apply by sending us an up to date CV and covering letter.
Upon successful completion of your training, you will embark on an exciting and varied career as an Operations Controller. Please find details of the Operations Controller role set out below:
This role is integral to the operational structure we operate and the overall purpose is to deliver safe, efficient and timely aircraft services to our clients, ensuring compliance with the Company’s Operations Manual (OM), in conjunction with the Company Ground Operations Manual (GOM) and the regulations produced by the UK CAA and other applicable Regulatory Authorities under whose registers we operate aircraft.
With principal accountabilities for the following: