Landing Site Officer

Privy Purse and Treasurer’s Office
Royal Travel
Circa £28,353
37.5 hours per week

We are a small, dedicated team providing helicopter travel services in the UK and near continent to The Royal Household. You’ll play a crucial role in ensuring safe helicopter operations at a variety of non-aviation locations. Within this role there will be significant amounts of travel required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducting detailed landing site surveys.
  • Managing landing sites both during the day and night, ensuring safe operations.
  • Liaising with external agencies, including venue hosts, local authorities, and police forces.
  • Conducting aviation radiotelephony procedures and marshalling helicopters.
  • Providing on-site support, including cleaning, guarding, and replenishing aircraft.
  • Conducting refuelling operations including pre-departure fuel quality checks, assessing site suitability and dispensing aviation fuel.

With previous aviation experience, you’ll be able to make operational decisions within established policies and standard operating procedures and comfortable resolving complex matters by collaborating with senior stakeholders.

Essential Criteria

  • Excellent spatial awareness and map reading ability.
  • Knowledge and experience of standard aircraft marshalling signals.
  • Practical knowledge of helicopter operating procedures.
  • Understanding of aviation risks, hazards, and air safety.
  • Proficiency in aviation weather factors, TAF and METAR formats.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills with attention to detail.
  • Initiative, problem-solving skills, and proactive thinking.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Capable of working as part of a team and lone working.
  • Full UK Driving License and the ability to travel to a number of different locations within UK and near continent.

The Royal Household offers a generous benefits package designed to support your wellbeing and life priorities, including:

  • 25 days annual leave, rising to 30 days (plus bank holidays) dependent on the length of time in post.
  • 15% Non-contributory pension.
  • A range of leave options to support your life priorities, such as parental pay and leave and volunteering days, as well as benefits to support your physical and mental wellbeing.
  • 20% off at our Royal Collection Trust Shops and complimentary admission tickets across all our locations, along with many more exclusive employee discounts.

Find out more about the full range of benefits available to our employees here.

Vacancy Closing Date: 03/03/2024, 23:55

This vacancy is closed to applications.