Air Traffic Control Officer – Tower – Sharjah

Airlines & Aviation Full Time
  • Airlines & Aviation
  • Full Time
  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates
  • Attractive Salary
  • Salary: Attractive Salary
  • A validated Aerodrome Rating with a minimum of 5 years total experience exercising this rating at a recognised airport

Website Serco Group

Serco is one of the world’s largest providers of public services to governments, employing over 50,000 people in over 20 countries. The services we provide are often of critical importance to the communities and nations we serve.

Air Traffic Control Officer – Tower – Sharjah

The Job Opportunity
Serco are currently recruiting experienced and highly motivated Aerodrome/ Tower Air Traffic Control Officers (ATCOs) to be a part of a great team based at SHJ, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. If successful, you will be responsible for directing the movement of aircraft within assigned air space and on the ground to provide a safe, orderly and expeditious air traffic service. The successful applicants will enjoy the amazing lifestyle opportunities which living in the United Arab Emirates affords.

Key Accountabilities
Provide Air Traffic Services in Class D airspace
Follow and comply Sharjah DCA Safety Management System
Ensure self-briefing on latest TIs, SIs and weather information
Control of Aircraft on the manoeuvring area
Control of vehicular activity within the manoeuvring area
Organize and control of air traffic approaching, departing and flying in the vicinity of the Control Zone (CTR)
Maintenance of GCAA and company administrative records in accordance with published procedures
Ensure the supervision, training and reporting requirements detailed in the unit training plan in relation to OJT Instruction
Provide flow control and slot allocation to departing aircraft
Ensure current flight plans are up to date and update delays as required
Provide weather information to pilots
Advise the MET office of significant weather changes
Co-ordinate runway inspection and maintenance with least disruptions to flights
Monitor aerodrome equipment to ensure serviceability
Provide alerting service for aircraft in emergency and notify appropriate organizations regarding aircraft in need of search and rescue aid, and assist such organizations as required
Prepare ROSI (Report Of Safety Incidents) according with reporting procedure for incidents, accidents or safety related occurrence.

What we are looking for in our candidates
Customer Focus: Delivers Customer Service
Sees those they interact with as customers and seeks to identify and meet needs, taking swift action to resolve issues with integrity. Always alert to the customer’s point of view and demonstrates a sense of urgency.
Drive for Results: Demonstrates Personal Drive
Actively works towards ambitious personal goals, demonstrates enthusiasm and energy toward all aspects of work. Shows drive to make a difference to others at work.
Collaboration: Demonstrates Collaboration
Demonstrates proactive team working and collaboration with others, role modelling the belief that the whole of the team is greater than the sum of individual efforts.
Empowerment & Delegation: Assumes Responsibility
Effectively manages their time, resources and relationships to ensure that work is completed efficiently

Specific Requirements
A validated Aerodrome Rating with a minimum of 5 years total experience exercising this rating at a recognised airport
A minimum of 3 years exercising an Aerodrome Rating within a civilian environment.
An OJTI (on the job training Instructor ) Endorsement is preferable
ICAO English Level 4 or above proficiency
A valid ATC Medical
Actively controlled live traffic within the past 12 months

Working with Serco
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We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

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