Firefighter

Hours per week         4 on 4 off shift pattern

Hire Type                   Permanent

Closing Date              12th November 2021

 

We are offering an exciting opportunity to join the Fire & Rescue Service here at Cardiff Airport. We have a number of full-time permanent positions for both qualified and experienced Firefighters and as new recruits.

Successful candidates will provide and assist in the provision of the firefighting and rescue both at Cardiff Airport and St Athan Aerodrome and to act as an integral part of an emergency response team to both airports. In addition, the role involves working with the community to educate and deliver fire safety to the benefit of the public.

 

About us

Cardiff Airport is the national Airport for Wales and an important part of the national transport infrastructure.

The Airport is a major contributor to the Welsh economy, supporting 2,400 aviation-related jobs and driving over £246m of direct economic benefit to the region annually. In 2019, the year prior to COVID-19, our passenger numbers were at 1.6 million with a historic growth rate of 50% over 7 years. That growth reflects the rapid developments in our catchment area and the Airport’s position as an important gateway for the economic developments in Wales acting as a key international port for visitors to the UK. We are currently in the phase of rebuilding our business following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cardiff Airport also manages the operations and maintenance at St Athan and Anglesey airfields.

 

About the role

The successful candidates will be part of the crucial Fire & Rescue department. We welcome applications from both qualified Firefighters and those wanting to train as new recruits.

As a Firefighter based at the Airport, you will be a part of a dynamic and supportive team, where every day is different. You will learn a wide range of skills, operate and maintain vehicles and equipment and deliver training in addition to dealing with aircraft related emergencies and a variety of special service calls. You will be expected to undertake both reactive and proactive roles, that involve contributing to the airport’s organisational aims, goals and objectives.

 

About you

We are looking for candidates who are motivated team players who have a strong work ethic. To succeed in the role, you will be required to possess great communication skills and the ability to work under pressure. The role of a Firefighter requires ongoing learning and development to ensure you are compliant in all aspects of the role. There will also be opportunities for further training to develop in your role.

Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Be in possession of a valid full driving licence and willingness to attain a LGV driving licence.
  • Be physically fit: the role is physically demanding, and you will need to meet the required standard.
  • Eligibility to work in the UK.
  • Successful competition of a Criminal Records Check will be required.

 

The Airport operates on a 24/7/365 basis, therefore flexibility and commitment will be required to attend at short notice for operational reasons, such as special events, emergencies and adverse weather conditions. The shift pattern for the role is 4 on, 4 off and this comprised of 2 days followed by 2 nights.

These positions are open to candidates who can demonstrate that they can work effectively in a team environment, possess self-discipline and promote a positive image of the Airport, taking pride in and displaying our company values.

As part of the recruitment and selection process, you will be required to complete an application pack, undertake physical and written tests, and a formal interview.

To find out more about this role, please click here to download the job description.

If you would like to know more about the role or if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the HR team on hr@cwl.aero.

If you would like to be part of the team, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please send a CV and detailed covering letter how you meet the requirements for the role to hr@cwl.aero.

CVs must be sent in either MS Word or PDF format.

If a high volume of suitable quality applications are received, Cardiff Airport reserves the right to close the application process if suitable applicants are identified. In order to avoid disappointment, we recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience.

At Cardiff Airport we offer a competitive salary and benefits package and full training will be provided.

Cardiff airport is an equal opportunities employer.

Aviation Development Manager

Aviation Development Manager

Location                            Cardiff Airport

Hours per week                37.5

Hire Type                          Permanent

Closing Date                    22nd October 2021

We are offering the opportunity to play a key role in the recovery and growth of Cardiff Airport as an Aviation Development Manager. This is a vital role, where the postholder will be responsible for directing the execution of strategic and tactical plans and partnerships to support and drive aviation development at Cardiff Airport.

About us

Cardiff Airport is the national airport for Wales and an important part of the national transport infrastructure. The airport is a major contributor to the Welsh economy, supporting 2,400 aviation-related jobs and driving over £246m of direct economic benefit to the region annually. In 2019, the year prior to COVID-19, our passenger numbers were at 1.6 million with a historic growth rate of 50% over 7 years. That growth reflects the rapid developments in our catchment area and the Airport’s position as an important gateway for the economic developments in Wales acting as a key international port for visitors to the UK.

We are in the phase of rebuilding our business following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. As the Aviation industry begins to recover from the crisis, this role will be key in ensuring our revival targets are achieved through building on our focus of developing aviation and aerospace partnerships.

Cardiff Airport also manages the operations and maintenance at St Athan and Anglesey airfields.

About the role

The successful candidate will play a key role in leading the Airport’s commercial relations for the incumbent and new aviation and aerospace partners working with the Airport. The postholder will be tasked with developing new and innovative ways to grow revenue from stimulating flight activities that utilise the airport facilities. This is a business development function and senior role that will work in collaboration with other executives and key staff, formulating and executing strategies and actions to ensure recovery and future growth for the Airport.

About you

Candidates must possess an in-depth knowledge and experience in airline network planning, transport and tourism, as well as the ability to acquire and develop strong commercial partnerships. The ideal candidate will have a track record in developing strong commercial relationships, negotiation and presentation skills. A detailed knowledge and understanding of the airline and aviation industry and the economic drivers within route development is essential, as well as the ability to analyse and identify market opportunities.

The core hours for this position will be Monday to Friday with a hybrid working approach, however some evenings and weekend work will be required as well as frequent travel.

 

Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Be in possession of a valid passport and full driving licence
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Successful competition of a Criminal Records Check will be required

 

To find out more about this role, please click here to download the job description.

At Cardiff Airport we offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

If you have the skills and experience for this role, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to hr@cwl.aero.

CVs must be sent in either MS Word or PDF format.

If a high volume of suitable quality applications are received, Cardiff Airport reserves the right to close the application process if a suitable applicant is identified. In order to avoid disappointment, we recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience.

Cardiff airport is an equal opportunity employer.

Fire Services Manager - Cardiff Airport and St Athan Aerodrome

HOURS:                              37.5 hours per week (Monday-Friday)

 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 hr@cwl.aero.

 CVs must be sent in either 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

Facilities Management - Technical Supervisor (Mechanically biased)

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.

A full-time Technical Supervisor (Mechanically biased) position has become available within the Facilities team at Cardiff Airport, the national airport for Wales, with an immediate start.

The successful candidate will support delivery of an effective and efficient technical services and facilities maintenance function across each of the Cardiff Airport sites. Along with supervision of technical staff in order to maximise and ensure delivery of a complete maintenance service across the Cardiff Airport & St Athan sites.

Candidates must be able to work with the community to educate and deliver to the benefit of the public. The position is open to applicants who can demonstrate that they can lead and work effectively in a team environment, have strong communication skills, self-discipline and work the business core hours Monday to Friday.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • In possession of essential qualifications detailed in the job description
  • Be in possession of a valid full driving licence
  • Able to legally work in the UK
  • Applicants will require successful completion of a Criminal Records Check.

Please click here to download the job description.

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

If you have the skills and experience for this role, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to hr@cwl.aero.

CVs must be sent in either MS Word or PDF format.

Cardiff Airport is an equal opportunities employer

FM Technician (Mechanical)

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.  

We have two full-time vacancies in the position of FM Technician (Mechanical) within the Facilities team at Cardiff Airport, the national airport for Wales, with an immediate start.  

The successful candidates will provide and assist in the provision of the Electrical and Facilities Maintenance Services on behalf of Cardiff Airport & St Athan Aerodrome and act as an integral part of the aerodrome  & terminal Facilities Maintenance Team. They will primarily be responsible to help successful delivery of the planned maintenance regime, fulfilling industry and aviation statutory obligations, whilst also providing a breakdown reactive response harmonising both customer and organisational requirements across 2 airfields. 

Candidates must be able to work with the community to educate and deliver to the benefit of the public. The position is open to applicants who can demonstrate that they can work effectively in a team environment, have strong communication skills, self-discipline and work a rotating shift pattern. 

Applicants must meet the following criteria: 

  • In possession of essential qualifications detailed in the job description 
  • Be in possession of a valid full driving licence 
  • Able to legally work in the UK 
  • Applicants will require successful completion of a Criminal Records Check 

Please click here to download the job description.  

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

If you have the skills and experience for this role, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to hr@cwl.aero 

CVs must be sent in either MS Word or PDF format. 

 Cardiff Airport is an equal opportunities employer.

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