Airside Safety and Training Assistant
Post: Airside Safety and Training Assistant
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Mon-Fri)
Hire Type: Permanent

 

A full time, permanent position has become available within the Airfield Operations Team at Cardiff Airport for an Airside Safety and Training Assistant.  The role will report to the Airfield Operations Manager and will be responsible for a variety of airside safety specific tasks and administrative duties, including, but not limited to, assisting with the processing, investigation, actioning and administration of all airside safety reports; supporting the Airside Safety and Training Supervisor (ASTS), with the creation and distribution/delivery of airside safety briefings and notices; reviewing, maintaining and assisting with the development of airside Risk Assessments. 

Other duties will include supporting the Airside Safety and Training Supervisor in delivering various airside specific training courses, assisting with the day-to-day management and oversight of the CWL vehicle fleet, both for vehicle leasing and the oversight and approval of vehicle maintenance. The role will also include assisting the Airfield Operations Team with Bird Control and Monitoring within a 13k radius of Cardiff Airport to comply with Civil Aviation Publication (CAP) 772. The post holder will also be required to act as the secretary, and where necessary plan and coordinate, internal and external airside/airfield operations related meetings.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience operating in an airside role.
  • A good level of general administration experience.
  • A clean driving licence.

Desirable qualifications and experience:

  • Airfield/airside driving.
  • Incident investigation techniques.
  • Instructional techniques, Level 3 Education and Training or equivalent.
  • IOSH Managing Safely.
  • CAA Aerodrome Operations Course.
  • Experience of developing and refreshing all training materials to remain compliant with current legislation.
  • Experience of delivering training in a multi-skilled environment based upon company and/or regulatory body policies and procedures.
  • Experience of supporting Managers with airside operational issues.

 The airport operates on a 24/7 basis and flexibility will be required to attend at short notice for operational reasons, for example special events, adverse weather conditions.

The successful candidate will be asked to provide a Criminal Record Check to comply with Department for Transport regulations.

Please click here to download the job description.

If you wish to apply for the vacancy please provide a CV and cover letter to [email protected] no later than 0900 on the Monday 12th December 2022.

We reserve the right to close this position early if sufficient applications are received.

Cardiff Airport is an equal opportunities employer.  

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