Aviair

Careers

Aviair seeks expressions of interest from quality applicants to undertake a variety of roles at our growing operations in Kununurra, Broome and Karratha, Western Australia.

Aviair is an equal opportunity employer and our varied team of employees includes roles such as pilots, aircraft maintenance and technical engineers, ground handling staff, stores persons, and check-in / reservations agents.

Aviair offer excellent facilities, great career development opportunities and attractive industry award salary packages to quality candidates.

Aviair’s commitment to safety and quality involves the search for exemplary high standards of employee candidate complimented with ongoing training. Aviair offers the right candidate a pathway to an exciting career within this dynamic, global industry.

If you would like to be part of the Aviair team, please email your resume and cover letter addressing the relevant criteria for the position to [email protected] 

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.



Apprenticeship Opportunity - Aircraft Engineering B2 Avionics

Are you looking to start your career in aircraft engineering?

Aviair is a major regional aviation company that has bases in Broome, Kununurra, Karratha and Adelaide.  Aviair proudly provides charter, RPT and tourism services to the regions with a varying fleet including PC-12, B200 King Air, C208 Caravan B58 Baron and Airvan. 

Aviair are seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to commence an apprenticeship in Aircraft Engineering – Avionics. This apprenticeship presents with opportunities to travel and work at our different bases, with the prospect of exposure to work on our helicopters within our sister company, Helispirit. 

The successful applicant will be reliable, hardworking, committed to aviation safety and be able to pass an aptitude test and trade school modules.

Aviair are committed to providing opportunities for the local community and encourage Broome residents to apply. 

Email applications and Curriculum Vitae or enquiries to: [email protected] 



Group Information Technology & Communications Officer

The Kimberley Experiences Group is currently looking for a skilled Information Technology & Communications Officer to join our vibrant team in one of the most iconic regions of Australia.

The role is based in Kununurra WA with a start date in or around the first week March 2021.

The Company

The Kimberley region in the far north-west of Australia is a stunning wilderness destination on the must-visit list of adventurous travellers. The Kimberley Experiences Group is a collection of seven quality businesses under common ownership, operating across the tourism and aviation sectors.

Businesses in the Kimberley Experiences Group include: 

Aviair - Operating aircraft across Australia’s north-west

HeliSpirit - Offering helicopter adventures from eleven spectacular locations in the Kimberley, Pilbara and Northern Territory regions

Australian Helicopter Academy Providing CPL (Commercial Pilot Licence) training

Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge & Guided Tours Eco-accommodation in the heart of Purnululu National Park & Guided walking tours

Freshwater East Kimberley Apartments Kununurra’s newest and only 4.5-star self-contained accommodation

The Role

Our rapidly expanding group of aviation and tourism businesses operate throughout the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of Western Australia, and into the Northern Territory. The group requires the expertise of an IT & Communications Officer to ensure the efficient, secure, robust and continuous running of all IT and telecommunications across the companies. Responsibilities also include network administration and help-desk duties.

Essential Requirements 

- Experience with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Exchange/Office 365, Network administration and Cloud technologies.
- Experience with Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and 2016 (desirable).
- Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
- Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
- An understanding of the challenges faced by small to medium business in remote areas.
- Ability and patience to work with and teach people who are not IT literate.
- Previous experience in small business remote support. 
- Ability to liaise with various third-party providers.
- Proficient record-keeping skills to track IT assets across the business group.

Desirable Requirements

- Knowledge of PABX.
-VMWare and virtual environments.
- SharePoint/OneDrive management.
- Previous small business IT management experience.
- Previous experience in computer building and hardware troubleshooting. 


The role will include some travel, with visits to our iconic locations across the Kimberley, with your main office being situated in Kununurra, Western Australia. Aviair is able to provide assistance should an application for entry into Western Australia be required.

We are looking for someone who will have a sense of ownership and pride in their performance, who is efficient, always a step ahead and understands the importance of effective IT and Communications in the business landscape.

In addition to working in one of the most stunning landscapes in Australia, the position comes with an attractive salary and salary packaging benefits (including remote area housing benefits).

If you feel this is the job for you, please apply by sending your cover letter and resume to [email protected]




Group Safety Manager

Aviair and HeliSpirit are leading aviation companies with their headquarters in Kununurra and other major bases in Adelaide, Broome and Karratha. Combining fixed-wing and rotary wing aircraft, the two companies proudly provide charter, RPT and tourism services across the Kimberley and Pilbara. The broader Group also includes Freshwater East Kimberley Apartments, Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge and a range of ground touring products.

Due to the growth of our company, we are seeking a motivated and committed Group Safety Manager who has extensive safety management experience, including in risk assessment, systems analysis and risk mitigation.

To be successful in this role, you will be a highly experienced safety professional with proven ability to juggle operational requirements, strategic priorities and client relationships. You will partner with all levels of the business to influence and drive the group safety culture.

Reporting to the Managing Director and Head of Quality & Safety, you will be supported by the Group Safety Co-Ordinator and work closely with all Department Heads.

The position is preferably based in Broome with safety oversight across all bases including Adelaide, Karratha and Kununurra. There will be a requirement to travel between the bases from time to time to meet operational needs.

It is essential that you have a strong understanding of safety management systems, preferably in an aviation environment.  Additionally, you will have the proven ability to positively engage and provide positive influence within the Group.

The role will include:

•                 Day to day safety leadership and direction to all levels of the Group.

•                 The analytical review and reporting of safety management system.

•                 The development and implementation of safety improvement activities.

•                 Ensuring that regulatory safety compliance is in place across the Group.

•                 A hands-on approach to the awareness of critical risks, incident reporting and investigations.

•                 The provision of accurate reports for the senior management team.

•                 The management and further development of the Safety Management System.

•                 Leading an effective strong safety culture across the Group.

 

The full position description can be found at https://www.aviair.com.au/about-aviair/careers/

Please send your application and resume to [email protected]

The role is preferably based in Broome however other locations may be considered.

Attractive remuneration is offered for the right candidate.



CUSTOMER SERVICE OFFICER, KUNUNURRA

The Kimberley Experience Group is seeking positive and confident team members who are motivated to provide an exemplary level of customer service representing several affiliated tourism companies in the East Kimberley. The role is based in Aviair’s Kununurra office.

This role will see you undertaking all aspects of the reservations experience from scenic flights, both plane and helicopter, regular passenger transport, guided tours and accommodation as well as tailoring unique tourism packages for clients. You will also be responsible for coordinating the operation of Aviair charter flights from our Kununurra and remote bases.

Previous experience in aviation or tourism is preferred but not essential, as full training and ongoing support is provided to strong candidates who can demonstrate dedication and willingness to learn new skills.

Successful applicants will possess high level computer literacy and excellent professional communication and interpersonal skills. They will be highly organised, self-motivated, and be passionate about providing the best Kimberley experience to every client.

Aviair has three positions available with one commencement immediately, one in February and one in March 2021.

If you fit the above criteria, we look forward to receiving your application. Please send your resume with a covering letter outlining your customer service skills and experience to [email protected]

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.




B1 LAME – Aviair Broome

Aviair is seeking a B1 LAME to join its Part 145 AMO team in Broome WA. 
Aviair is a leading aviation company with its head office in Kununurra and significant key bases in Broome and Karratha WA. Aviair provides charter, RPT and tourism services across the Kimberley and Pilbara. Aviair operate their own aircraft and manage a fleet which includes C510, B200, C208, PC12 and GA8 aircraft. With a great work-life balance, this opportunity would suit someone looking for adventure and the lifestyle change that the Kimberley can provide.  There is plenty to do in your down time including camping, fishing, hiking and boating. There is also a strong family atmosphere in the community with great local schools, community and sports groups. 

 

To be successful in this role, you must have:

·            A CASR Part 66 B1 Aircraft Engineer Licence with a PT6A engine rating;

·            Computer literacy;

·            ASIC eligibility;

·            Relevant fleet experience; and

·            6 months relevant aircraft maintenance experience in the preceding 2 years

 

Competitive remuneration is offered  for suitably qualified and experienced candidates.  Aviair is able to provide assistance should an application for entry into Western Australia be required. 

 

Duties and responsibilities of the role include:

·            Performing aircraft maintenance in accordance with the provisions of the aircraft approved maintenance data

·            Ensuring that work undertaken is carried out safely, in line with the best industry practices, with the most efficient and economical use of labour, materials and other resources

·            Ensuring that all worksheets and documents are signed as work is completed and ensuring a comprehensive hand-over is carried out as required 
·            Liaising with Senior Base Engineer and CAM to ensure timely completion of maintenance and engineering activities and providing regular updates as time frames are revised 
·            In conjunction with the Stores Co-Ordinator, ensuring all parts and materials are appropriately managed, airworthy and suitable for their fitment 
·            Maintaining the work area in a clean and tidy state 
·            Adhering to the Aviair Quality & Safety Policy 
·            Participating in the Safety Management System 
·            Ensuring that Aviair policies, procedures and instructions are adhered to for all maintenance 
·            Reporting all defects or faults identified during the course of aircraft and aeronautical product maintenance 
·            Maintaining required authorisations, licences and approvals as required (including Aircraft Engineer Licence, ASIC and Airside Drivers Licence) 
·            Reporting any deviation from procedures to the Head of Quality & Safety and Head of Maintenance 
·            Providing guidance and instruction to apprentices and unlicensed engineers as required 
·            Maintaining currency with respect to all relevant documentation and the revision status of company manuals 
·            Other duties as directed by the Senior Base Engineer 





PILOT RECRUITMENT

Aviair pilot recruitment is ongoing and we encourage expressions of interest from suitably experienced pilots. Aviair's flying is a mixture of both VFR and IFR and is operated both single-pilot and multi-crew. Progression within the company and on to more complex aircraft types is performance based. All crew members will have a current medical, ASIC, first aid certificate, dangerous goods awareness certificate and light rigid vehicle licence prior to employment.

Aviair’s minimum pilot requirements are:

·                  Total Time: 600 hours

·                  IFR PIC on a plan: 125 hours (150 desirable)

·                  Night Time: 25 hours (50 desirable)

Applicants must be willing to commit to a reasonable return of service and will be offered exciting opportunities to progress onto more complex aircraft types. A pilot position with Aviair offers:

·                  Competitive remuneration;

·                  Full-time and secure employment with a reputable aviation company;

·                  On-going training and professional development opportunities;

·                  Comprehensive orientation program;

·                  Employee assistance program (EAP); and

·                  Diverse flying experiences.


Applications will be reviewed on receipt.

Due to the large volume of applications, you may not get an immediate response. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

See also: HeliSpirit Vacancies

 

Get in touch

For more information about us or our services contact us on 1800 095 500 (scenic flights)
(08) 9166 9300 (Scheduled and Charter flights)
or email us at [email protected]

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Kununurra Address

Lot 319 Laine Jones Drive, Kununurra Airport KUNUNURRA Western Australia 6743

Kununurra Postal Address

PO Box 612 KUNUNURRA Western Australia 6743

Kununurra Office Hours

April to October
Monday to Friday 5:30am to 5:00pm 
Saturday and Sunday - 7:00am - 4:00pm

November to March
Monday to Friday 5:30am to 5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday - office closed, flights are still available

Broome Address

Hangar 9, Gus Winckel Drive BROOME Western Australia 6725

Contact Broome

(08) 9192 3360

Email Broome

[email protected]

Broome Office Hours

Monday to Friday 5:00am to 6:00pm

Karratha Address

7 Norman Road KARRATHA Western Australia 6714

Phone Karratha

(08) 9144 2444

Email Karratha

[email protected]

Karratha Office Hours

Monday to Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Address

Lot 319 Laine Jones Drive, Kununurra Airport KUNUNURRA Western Australia 6743

Postal Address

PO Box 612 KUNUNURRA Western Australia 6743

Contact us

(08) 9166 9300 - (Scheduled and Charter flights)
1800 095 500 - (scenic flights)

Office Hours

April to October
Monday to Friday 5:30am to 5:00pm 
Saturday and Sunday - 7:00am - 4:00pm

November to March
Monday to Friday 5:30am to 5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday - office closed, flights are still available