Job Title: Airfield Manager

Location: Orkney

Job Start Date: June/July 2021

Application Closing Date: 16 May 2021

Job Salary: £41,628 - £44,037

Outline of Business/Company: Local Government

General Description
This is a unique opportunity to manage six small licence airfields used for the operation of the internal air service in the Orkney Islands, which includes the world’s shortest scheduled flight between the island of Westray and Papa Westray. You will be based in Kirkwall, the historic capital situated on the Mainland of Orkney, but will involve frequent travel to the island airfields which are located on the picturesque northern islands.

The duties include ensuring the airfields meet Civil Aviation Authority category 1 licencing requirements, together with the management and training of the 60 or so casual airfield staff on the islands. While the current post holder has carried out all management activities including training, it may be acceptable for the new post holder to delegate some activities.

Experience and Technical Skills / Professional Qualifications:
You will be educated to at least SVQ Level 3 or equivalent and have sufficient experience in the operation and maintenance of licenced airfields to be considered competent by the Civil Aviation Authority.

DBS Check Required:
Basic Disclosure check.