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City Airport Manchester in Salford is looking to give someone the chance to work in their Air Traffic Control Tower.

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Within this role, you will be responsible for providing vital information for the effective, safe, and efficient conduct of flights using the aerodrome and the associated air traffic zone. Previous experience is not essential as full training is provided.

City Airport is a busy general aviation airport with a complex traffic environment and are looking for an individual who is able to work under a variety of workloads, is flexible, and willing to help us develop and grow our business whilst providing first class service to our customers.

Employment is subject to passing a defined medical standard, passing of written examinations and suitable progress through initial training programme and successful validation during a probationary period in accordance with CAP 1032 Aerodrome FISO Licensing.



Conduct duties to provide an Aerodrome Flight Information Service, and maintain FISO competency in accordance with Airport policies and procedures.

Co-ordinate the interaction of aircraft operations and airside activities.

Monitor and maintain aerodrome status systems and equipment.

Promulgate and record information about aerodrome status and conditions.

Inspect the apron and manoeuvring area and monitor/co-ordinate work in progress.

Carry out FISO training and instruction to maintain own qualification and support the training activity of the Airport.

Assume Airport Duty Officer Responsibilities when required.



Excellent IT skills (Word Processing, Email etc)

Excellent Practical Skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Able to work with others at all levels within the organisation

Self-reliant and resilient

Able to work to targets and deliver results

Willing and able to work flexibly



 The holder must; 

 Hold a Current UK driving licence

 Be of suitable fitness to hold an appropriate medical certificate

 Have an ability to work well under pressure

 Have an ability to prioritise and organise own workload

 Be capable of fast decision making in a high paced, multitasking environment.

 Be a good team player

 Be able to maintain the confidentiality of company and security-related information within the department.



Hours: Minimum 40 hours per week (annualised) on a repeating shift rota basis which will include regular weekend working including eight and ten hour shifts. 7 day/week availability required. Flexibility essential. Additional hours will be required to cover provide shift cover and for operational requirements.
Term: Permanent following suitable medical assessment and validation within a 6 month probationary period.

Salary: Starting at £23,000 per annum. 

Location: City Airport & Heliport (Barton Aerodrome).



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