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] 

 

GROUP QUALITY MANAGER

Aviair and HeliSpirit are seeking a motivated and passionate person to fill the role of Group Quality Manager.  Reporting to our Head of Quality & Safety and working closely with our Group Safety Manager, you will be responsible for the continued development and management of our Quality Management Systems.  The role will ideally be based in Broome however other locations may be considered for the right candidate.  Some travel will be required.

Applications close COB 13th December, 2019.

Attractive remuneration is offered for a suitably qualified and experienced candidate.

 Duties & Responsibilities 

The Group Quality Manager reports directly to the Head of Quality & Safety and is responsible for managing all aspects of the Aviair and HeliSpirit Quality Management Systems:

·         Responsible for the continued establishment and management of our Group Quality Management Systems;

·         Ensure the Managing Director and Head of Quality & Safety are kept properly informed on quality matters by providing feedback, including in the event of any reported discrepancy not being adequately addressed or if there is any unresolved disagreement over the nature of a discrepancy;

·         Prepare and implement the quality audit program, ensuring that applicable procedures and systems are audited at regular and regulatory required intervals;

·         Prepare post Audit Reports, including raising of Findings and Observations;

·         Review audit findings, causal factors and action (corrective and preventive) and working with Department Heads to understand and address them;

·         Conduct External Audits;

·         Participate in Third Party Audits and assist the Head of Quality & Safety in their co-ordination when required;

·         Monitor performance against key quality performance indicators;

·         Monitor closure of Findings raised and escalating them to the Head of Quality & Safety should they not be closed out in accordance with agreed timeframes;

·         Investigate quality related Safety Reports;

·         Analyse work-package error data supplied by the CAM/Maintenance Planner to identify causal factors and include in re-currency training syllabus;

·         Encourage all personnel to adhere to our 'Just Culture' policy;

·         Update electronic records; and

·         Attend Safety Meetings.

Qualifications & Experience

To qualify as a Group Quality Manager, the applicant should have:

·         Extensive quality management experience (preferably in aviation but can also be in another demanding industry) and a demonstrated understanding of Quality Management Systems;

·         Knowledge of Safety Management System principles;

·         Knowledge and understanding of the regulations applicable to the Aviation industry or demonstrated experience in working within a highly regulated industry and ability to apply this in aviation;

·         Knowledge of aviation regulations and standards;

·         A formal qualification in quality management; 

·         At least 2 years’ experience in quality management system activities;

·         Demonstrated excellent written communications skills;

·         Analytical and problem-solving skills;

·         Excellent computer skills including the use of Microsoft Office;

·         Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail;

·         An understanding of risk management principles and techniques to support the QMS and SMS;

·         Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate confidently and positively with a wide range of people/cultural diversity;

·         Demonstrated ability to be firm in conviction, promote a “just culture” and advance an open and non-punitive atmosphere for reporting;

·         Experience, and preferably recognised qualifications, in aviation accident/incident investigation and human factors;

·         The qualifications and experience to be approved by CASA to be a CASR Part 145 and CASR Part 42 Form 4 holder;

·         Ability to obtain an ASIC (Aviation Security Identification Card);

·         Preferably have attained a Cert IV in Workplace Training & Assessing;

·         Preferably have Safety Management System experience;

·         Preferably have experience in risk management principles and techniques; and

·         Preferably proficient with Air Maestro.

 

DIGITAL MARKETING COORDINATOR
The Kimberley Experiences Group is currently looking for a highly-skilled Digital Marketing Coordinator to join our vibrant Sales & Marketing team in one of the most iconic regions of Australia. 

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 include:
·       Aviair
Operating a fleet of thirty modern, air-conditioned aircraft across Australia’s north-west. Experiences include scenic air tours to the Bungle Bungle and Mitchell Falls from Kununurra, as well as charters and regional airline services     connecting the Kimberley and Pilbara regions.

·       HeliSpirit
Offering thrilling helicopter adventures from 11 spectacular locations in the Kimberley, Pilbara and Northern Territory regions. Products range from scenic flights to heli-hikes, heli-picnics, heli-fishing and high-end Luxury Helicopter         Safaris. HeliSpirit are the pioneers of scenic flights in the Kimberley.

·       Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge

Eco-accommodation in the heart of Purnululu National Park, providing prime access to explore the Bungle Bungle by day, relax in the park’s only pool of an afternoon or dine under the stars of an evening.

·       Bungle Bungle Guided Tours

Guided walking tours in the Bungle Bungle, providing insight into the cultural significance and history of World Heritage-listed Purnululu National Park.

·       Freshwater East Kimberley Apartments

Kununurra’s newest and only 4.5 star self-contained accommodation. Offering studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments within close proximity to the town centre. Voted in TripAdvisor’s Top 25 Hotels in Australia, three years in a row.

·       Australian Helicopter Academy

 Providing CPL (Commercial Pilots Licence) training conducted alongside the day to day operations of HeliSpirit, allowing students to gain a first-hand insight into one of Australia’s most successful and exciting helicopter businesses.

·       Kimberley Experiences

A team of local Kimberley experts assist with planning tailored itineraries for guests, packaging product across the Kimberley Experiences Group of companies to create unforgettable experiences for travellers of all budgets, at no           additional cost to the guest.

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. This growth has created the need to bring additional skills and resource into our team, with the newly created role being responsible for providing expertise and implementing digital marketing activities in line with the overall business strategy.

Ideally, you will have a high level of commercial experience on social media, strong understanding of online channels, best practices and analytic reporting, proven experience with SEO and SEM campaign management, photo and video editing skills, excellence in copywriting and have strong attention to detail. Prior experience in the tourism industry is advantageous, but not essential.
Key responsibilities include: 

·       Management of social media platforms

·       Coordinate optimized online adverts through Google Ads and Facebook

·       Regular review and improvement of SEO practices

·       Prepare and distribute engaging EDM campaigns

·       Website updates and online content management

·       Monitor TripAdvisor listings and respond to reviews

·       Content generation including photo, video and blogs

·       Copywriting and design for company collateral

·       Contribute with the formulation of digital marketing strategies

·       Identify opportunities for collaboration and growth

Travel is an essential part of this role as it will include regular visits to our iconic bases across the Kimberley, with your main office being situated in Kununurra, Western Australia. 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 digital marketing 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]  


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-gong 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
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 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
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