Jota Aviation is a specialist private charter Airline based at London Southend Airport operating a fleet of BAe 146 and Avro RJ jets for both passengers and freight. We offer a fast response service to our customers in the aviation industry as well as offering VIP charters for such clients including sport teams, film crews, music bands as well as support for the oil and automotive industries.
We are looking to appoint an experienced Operations Controller based at the companies offices at Southend Airport. This is an ideal position for someone who has aviation experience and looking to develop their career further. The company provides good training and development with excellent prospects for further career progression for the right applicant.
Operations Controller duties will include flight watching the company’s aircraft to ensure efficient and on time departures. The role will entail working a 4 on, 4 off 12 hour day and night shift pattern.
The key duties and responsibilities will include
⦁ Preparing and filing accurate flight plans
⦁ Acquiring and managing slots, arranging ground handling and overflight permits where required.
⦁ To monitor the weather conditions and preparing pilot notices where necessary to alert aircrew of any potential hazards on route
⦁ To monitor and action as necessary any crewing, engineering or despatch issues that could effect on time departures.
⦁ To liaise as necessary with all relevant departments, customer and/or 3rd party providers for the smooth and cost effective running of the flying programme.
As part of the training, the company will also sponsor the successful applicant in completing the UKOMA course .
Suitable candidates should have a keen interest in aviation with excellent communication abilities. We are also looking for applicants who have a good level of numeracy and computer skills with the ability to resolve problems or issues under pressure.
A detailed job description for the position is available on request.
⦁ A competitive and progressive salary structure linked to performance
⦁ Life assurance
All applications will be handled in confidence
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Closing Date : 22nd March, 2019