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Aviair

Aviair

Careers

Aviair seeks expressions of interest from quality employees to undertake a variety of roles at our growing operations in Kununurra and in 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.

Information Technology & Communications Officer

 Aviair and HeliSpirit are leading aviation companies with headquarters in Kununurra and other key bases in Broome and Karratha WA. The two companies are also affiliated with various other tourism businesses operating across the Kimberley and Pilbara.

We are seeking an Information Technology & Communications Officer based in Kununurra, with some travel to bases throughout the Regions. The role will be responsible for ensuring the efficient, secure, robust and continuous running of all IT and telecommunications systems across the group of companies.

To be successful in this role you must have:

·         Qualifications in Information Technology, and/or equivalent experience administering IT systems

·         Extensive Experience with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Exchange/Office 365, SharePoint,

·         Experience with Windows Server 2012 and 2016 (desirable)

·         An understanding of the challenges of working in remote areas

·         Strong problem solving and analytical skills

·         Ability to present information and instructions in non-technical user-friendly language

·         Ability to work independently and as part of a team

 

Please send your resume with a covering letter outlining your experience to [email protected]

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

 Group Marketing Manager

 Aviair, HeliSpirit and associated companies (Freshwater East Kimberley Apartments, Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge, Bungle Bungle Guided Tours, Kimberley Experiences) are looking for a Group Marketing Manager to be a part of our management team.  In this key position, you will be an integral member of the sales and marketing team, providing expertise and direction in all aspects of marketing activities in line with the overall business strategy.

Our rapidly expanding group of aviation and tourism businesses operate throughout the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of Western Australia, and into the Northern Territory. We also transport people and freight across vast and isolated regions providing essential transport services to remote towns and communities.

Working closely with the Sales Manager, you will be responsible for preparing and implementing the Marketing plan and strategies to achieve greater profitability through increased revenue, and business volume.

You will need to enjoy helicopter flights and light plane flights to be able to experience the thrilling adventure tours we offer.

Ideally you will have a high level of experience in the tourism industry, with a network of contacts in tourism and associated media. You will have outstanding digital marketing knowledge, written and verbal communication skills and be able to work well in a team environment, whilst also mentoring and motivating reporting staff members. Travel is an essential part of this role with your base office situated in Broome, Kununurra or Perth.

 Key Responsibilities Include:

Responsible for actively marketing and promoting all group businesses with the aim to grow them and increase brand awareness.
Responsible for planning, choosing and implementing the marketing and promotional activities, in consultation with the MD
Responsible for the preparation and implementation of the Marketing Plan.
Network building and maintaining relationships with relevant partners in tourism and business, including committee positions on relevant associations.
Responsible for preparing and monitoring the budgets for all promotional and marketing activities
Responsible for managing the PR aspects of the businesses including Sponsorships
Management of E-Marketing, Print Media, Advertising (Print & Digital)’ Media Journalists and Public Relations, Statistics Collation,  Product Development, Merchandise, Award Submissions, Sponsorship and Customer Service.

An attractive remuneration package is offered for the role. Please send your application and resume to [email protected]

B1 LAME – Aviair Broome

Aviair is a major regional aviation company with headquarters in Kununurra and other key bases in Broome and Karratha WA. Aviair provides charter, RPT and tourism services to the regions and operate their own aircraft maintenance facilities. The fleet includes B200, C208, PC12 and GA8 aircraft.

To support our growth, we are seeking a B1 LAME who is a positive and safety focussed team player to join our Broome team.  This opportunity would suit someone looking for the lifestyle change that only the Kimberley and Pilbara can provide!

To be successful in this role you must have:

  •          A CASR Part 66 B1 Aircraft Engineer Licence
  •          Relevant fleet experience
  •          At least 6 months of relevant aircraft or aeronautical product maintenance experience in the preceding 2 years
  •          Computer literacy
  •          ASIC eligibility

Duties and responsibilities of the role include:

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

·         In conjunction with the Stores Supervisor, ensuring all parts and materials are airworthy and appropriate for their fitment

·         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

·         Maintaining the work area in a clean and tidy state

·         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

·         Ensuring that all worksheets and documents are signed as work is completed, ensuring a comprehensive hand-over is carried out as required and maintaining up-to-date information including accurate man-hour                                    recording

·         Maintaining required authorisations, licences and approvals as required (including Aircraft Engineer Licence, ASIC and Airside Drivers Licence)

·         Keeping the Senior Base Engineer informed on progress of the task allocated and any problems which may affect the completion including defects, deficiencies in spares, tooling, ground support and test                                                equipment

·         Reporting to the Group Quality Manager and Head of Maintenance any deviation from procedures

·         Providing guidance and instruction to apprentices and unlicensed engineers as required

·         Adhering to the Aviair Quality & Safety Policy

·         Maintaining currency with respect to all relevant documentation and the revision status of company manuals

·         Liaising with Head of Maintenance and SBE to ensure timely completion of maintenance and engineering activities and providing regular updates as time frames are revised

·         Other duties as directed by the Head of Maintenance and Senior Base Engineer

Please send your LAME licence and Resume with a covering letter outlining your experience to [email protected]

 Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

B2 LAME – Aviair & HeliSpirit Kununurra

Aviair and HeliSpirit are leading aviation companies with headquarters in Kununurra and other key bases in Broome and Karratha WA. Combining fixed-wing and rotary wing aircraft, the two companies provide charter, RPT and tourism services to the regions from numerous bases across the Kimberley and Pilbara. Both companies operate their own aircraft maintenance facilities and jointly manage a fleet of aircraft including B200, C208, PC12, GA8, R22, R44, R66, Long Ranger and Jet Ranger aircraft.

 To support our growth, we are seeking a B2 LAME who is a positive and safety focussed team player to join our Kununurra team.  This opportunity would suit someone looking for the lifestyle change that only the Kimberley and Pilbara can provide!

 To be successful in this role, you must have:

  •          A CASR Part 66 B2 Aircraft Engineer Licence
  •          Relevant fleet experience
  •          At least 6 months of relevant aircraft or aeronautical product maintenance experience in the preceding 2 years
  •          Computer literacy
  •          ASIC eligibility

Duties and responsibilities of the role include:

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

·         In conjunction with the Stores Supervisor, ensuring all parts and materials are airworthy and appropriate for their fitment

·         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

·         Maintaining the work area in a clean and tidy state

·         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

·         Ensuring that all worksheets and documents are signed as work is completed, ensuring a comprehensive hand-over is carried out as required and maintaining up-to-date information including accurate man-hour                                    recording

·         Maintaining required authorisations, licences and approvals as required (including Aircraft Engineer Licence, ASIC and Airside Drivers Licence)

·         Keeping the Senior Base Engineer informed on progress of the task allocated and any problems which may affect the completion including defects, deficiencies in spares, tooling, ground support and test                                                equipment

·         Reporting to the Group Quality Manager and Head of Maintenance any deviation from procedures

·         Providing guidance and instruction to apprentices and unlicensed engineers as required

·         Adhering to the Aviair Quality & Safety Policy

·         Maintaining currency with respect to all relevant documentation and the revision status of company manuals

·         Liaising with Head of Maintenance and SBE to ensure timely completion of maintenance and engineering activities and providing regular updates as time frames are revised

·         Other duties as directed by the Head of Maintenance and Senior Base Engineer

 Please send your LAME licence and Resume with a covering letter outlining your experience to [email protected]

 Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Group Accountant 

Full Time (part-time by negotiation)

Aviair and HeliSpirit are leading aviation companies with headquarters in Kununurra, and other key bases in Broome and Karratha, WA. Combining fixed wing and rotary aviation, the two companies provide charter services, scenic flights and regular public transport from numerous bases across the Kimberley, Pilbara and Northern Territory. Both companies also operate their own aircraft maintenance facilities and jointly manage a fleet of more than fifty aircraft. They are also affiliated with several other tourism businesses operating across the Kimberley, including Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge and Bungle Bungle Guided Tours.

The Group Accountant will be located in Kununurra (or potentially Broome), with this role suiting someone after the once-in-a-lifetime adventure the Kimberley region offers!

The role will oversee the preparation of entity and group budgets, provide timely management reports and external financial obligations, as well as ad-hoc finance reporting.

In consultation with the Finance & HR Manager, and as part of the Finance Team, you will also assist in the general finance function including accounts receivable, general accounting, financial administration, and monthly benchmarking.

Skills / Qualifications Required

  • Accounting Qualifications (CPA, CA preferred)
  • Demonstrated Financial Experience
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Experience in MYOB or equivalent, and Microsoft Excel
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise
  • Ability to work in and positively contribute to a team environment
  • The ability to work independently

Start Date: July / August 2018

Please send your resume with covering letter to [email protected]

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Aviair Customer Service Officer – Kununurra Base

Aviair is accepting expressions of interest for our 2019 recruitment program. Each season, Aviair is seeking positive and confident team players who are motivated to provide an exemplary level of customer service representing several affiliated tourism companies in the East Kimberley.

This role will see you managing all aspects of the reservations experience for public passengers, visitors to the region, as well as tailoring unique tourism packages for clients interested in Aviair’s products. You will also be responsible for coordinating the operation of charter flights from our Kununurra and Karratha 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-motivating, and be passionate about providing the best Kimberley experience to every client.

Please send your resume with a covering letter outlining your customer service skills and experience to [email protected]

If you fit the above criteria, we look forward to receiving your application.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Current Vacancies 

See also: HeliSpirit Vacancies

PILOT RECRUITMENT

Aviair pilot recruitment is ongoing and we encourage expressions of interest from suitably experienced pilots.

Pilot minimum requirements are:

  • Total Time: 600 hours
  • IFR PIC on a plan: 125 hours (150 desirable)
  • Night Time: 25 hours (50 desirable)

To apply, send your resume including total time, IFR PIC on a plan, night flight time, date of birth and a current photograph to [email protected]

Due to the large volume of applications, you may not get an immediate response.   

OVERVIEW

  • 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.
  • Aviair offer excellent facilities, great career development opportunities and attractive industry award salary packages to quality candidates.
  • Aviair operate a fleet of Cessna Caravan, Pilatus PC12 and Kingair B200 aircraft.
  • All are operated both single pilot and multi crew.
  • Flying is a mixture of both VFR and IFR.
  • All pilots start on the Caravan before progressing onto a more complex type, and progression within the company 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

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

Contact Kununurra

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

Email Kununurra

[email protected]

Kununurra Office Hours

April to October
5:00am to 5.30pm daily

November to March
Monday to Friday 5.30am to 5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday 8:00am to 4:00pm

Broome Address

Hangar 9, Gus Winckel Drive, Broome WA 6725

Contact Broome

08 9194 4300

Email Broome

[email protected]

Broome Office Hours

6am to 6pm Monday to Friday
Weekends 8am to 5pm

Karratha Address

7 Norman Road, Karratha WA 6714

Phone Karratha

08 9144 2444

Email Karratha

[email protected]

Karratha Office Hours

Monday to Friday 8- 5

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
5:00am to 5.30pm daily

November to March
Monday to Friday 5.30am to 5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday 8:00am to 4:00pm