Fire Services Manager - Cardiff Airport and St Athan Aerodrome

HOURS:                              37.5 hours per week (Monday-Friday)

CLOSING DATE:                31 July 2021

 Cardiff Airport is an important part of the transport infrastructure in Wales and a major contributor to the local economy, supporting 2,400 aviation-related jobs.  As the national airport for Wales, it drives over £246m of direct economic benefit to the region every year with over 30% of passengers being visitors to the country. Prior to COVID-19 passenger growth had reached over 50% since the Airport came under public ownership in 2013. This growth reflects the Airport’s position as not only a point of departure, but also as a key international gateway for visitors to the UK.

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cardiff Airport airfield has remained open as it is vital, as a key part of the national infrastructure, that it remains in a position to support any essential flying for the UK whether it be freight, emergency, or other essential or legitimate travel.

St Athan airfield is also managed, operated and maintained by Cardiff Airport, and handles military, training and other non-passenger flights.

Candidates will need to have the following:

 A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Fire & Rescue or Airfield management position, with previous relevant operational experience to support this.

  • A solid understanding of aviation Fire Fighting tactics, techniques, and procedures, with an in-depth knowledge of CAA and EASA regulatory requirements relating to airport RFFS.
  • Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability and willingness to effectively communicate at all levels within the business.
  • The ability to effectively plan and organise their workload, prioritising tasks to maintain operational output.
  • Experience in the planning and delivery of Emergency Exercises.
  • Experience in the management of operational budgets, with the ability to be innovative in the utilisation of assets to realise opportunities of income generation.

The airport operates on a 24/7 basis and the successful candidate will be flexible and committed to attending at short notice for operational reasons, for example, special events and adverse weather conditions.

 Please note the successful candidate will be asked to complete a DBS check to comply with Department for Transport regulations.

 For the full job description for this role, please click here.

 To be considered for this role please send a current CV and a covering letter to

no later than 31 July 2021. CVs must be sent in either a MS Word or PDF format.

 Following shortlisting candidates will be invited to attend a selection process.

 A competitive salary and benefits will be offered to the successful candidate.

 Cardiff Airport is an equal opportunities employer

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Seasonal Contract until Nov 2021 (possibility to go permanent)

10 - 40 hrs per week, overtime will be available

Salary - £8.50 18-22 years / £8.91 23 years plus

Meals on duty

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