Weekend Operations Assistant - Blackbushe Airport Tower

Due to the growth of the business, we are now looking to recruit a Weekend Operations Assistant to work in our Control Tower at Blackbushe Airport. If Air Traffic Control is something that you aspire to, or you have a real passion and interest in aviation this could be great experience and a very good training ground for you.

Blackbushe is a busy GA Airfield and has ambitious plans to develop its existing infrastructure over the next 18 months. We are looking for a person who will enjoy this environment and share in the development.

Role and Responsibilities

The Airport is very busy particularly over the weekends. Your role will be to support the Flight Information Service Officers (FISOs) in the Control Tower by answering the telephone, responding to emails, entering data onto the Red Atlas Booking system and assisting with any other jobs delegated during the day.

Person Specific

  • You will be passionate about aviation, be able to work under pressure with the ability to work in a small team.
  • Have great interpersonal and communication skills to enable effective liaison with Aerodrome users and potential customers.
  • You will be proficient in MS Office packages and be keen to work in a safety critical environment.
  • Training will be provided on the Airport’s Red Atlas system to enable the management of air traffic movements to be recorded.

We are willing to consider individuals who can work either Saturdays or Sundays or both. Hours will be 0800 – 1730, with an hourly rate of £7.50. Additional hours may be available at other times to help cover holiday of full time staff.

Due to the rural location of the role, you will need your own transport.

You must also provide evidence that you are legally entitled to work in the UK.

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience and are interested in this fantastic opportunity to join a growing Airport business, please apply now by sending an up to date and relevant CV and covering letter to employment@blackbusheairport.co.uk with the subject “Weekend Operations Assistant”.

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Submit Application

If you experience trouble with our Application link, please send us an email with the subject "Application - #105 - Weekend Operations Assistant" to employment@blackbusheairport.co.uk.