Careers


Manager of Flight Operations

Based in Cairns, this position is responsible for the management of all facets of the Flight Operations department including operational safety, operational compliance, line operations and the oversight of Training and Checking.

The requirements for this position include:

  • Hold an Australian ATPL(A), DHC8 type rating (or similar), current instrument rating and a valid class 1 medical
  • Previous experience as a CASA approved Check Pilot and/or Flight Examiner within a CAR 217 organisation
  • English Language Proficiency Level 6
  • Extensive aviation industry experience and sound working knowledge of current CASA regulatory legislation
  • Exceptional people management skills as well as the ability to relate to people at all levels, both inside and outside the organisation
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite (Word/Outlook/Excel) and Adobe Reader
  • Proven ability to manage, mentor and positively lead a team
  • The ability to obtain an ASIC (Aviation Security Identity Card)

To find out more information regarding the positions duties and responsibilities or to apply for the role, please visit Seek.

RAMP Services Officer (Aircraft Loader)

Based in Cairns, the role is offered on a casual basis (approximately 20 hours per week) to provide safe, timely and efficient Ramp Services (Ground Handling) to Skytrans and West Wing Aviation Flights.
The requirements for this role include:
  • Minimum two years’ experience as a Ground Handler/Loader in the Aviation Industry
  • Awareness of the importance in achieving on time performance goals in an efficient and safe manner
  • Physically capable to perform loading duties and other manual tasks
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to provide exceptional levels of customer service that exceeds customers’ expectations
  • Capacity to work independently with minimal direction and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Must be willing to work in all weather conditions
  • The ability to obtain an Aviation Security Identity Card (ASIC)
  • Manual Drivers Licence
To find out more information regarding the positions duties and responsibilities or to apply for the role, please visit Seek.

Aircraft Maintenance Employment

We are currently accepting applications for the role of B1 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME), based in Cairns.

The requirements for this position include:

  • CASA Part 66 B1 Licence
  • Dash 8, C208 Caravan and B200 King Air Experience preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years experience – either licensed or unlicensed
  • Full QLD Drivers Licence
  • Current Human Factors Certificate (or willing to obtain)
  • Ability to obtain and hold a valid Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC)
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, but also have an ability to work unsupervised

To find out more information regarding the positions duties and responsibilities or to apply for the role, please visit Seek.

Airline Operations Employment

We are currently seeking expressions of interest for future casual vacancies based in Cairns in the roles of Customer Service Officers (Check-In) and Ramp Services Officers (Aircraft Loaders).

If you are interested in joining our dynamic and growing Cairns team, please forward your resume and cover letter to careers@skytrans.com.au

Pilot Employment

We are currently calling for expressions of interest for future vacancies:

  • C208 Captains based on Horn Island (FIFO); and
  • Type Rated Dash 8 First Officer positions based in Cairns and Brisbane.

Position Requirements

Cessna 208 Caravan Captains

Positions are based on Horn Island, FIFO from Cairns. Accommodation and transportation is provided.

The minimum requirements for this position include:

  • 700 hours total time
    • 150 Planned IFR
    • 50 night hours
  • Australian CPL (A)
  • Current Instrument Rating
  • CASA Class 1 Aviation Medical Certificate
  • Experience on type (C208) is highly desirable
  • 300 hours multi-engine command desirable (for future progression)

Dash 8 First Officers (Type Rated)

Positions are based in Cairns or Brisbane on a full-time basis.

The minimum requirements for these positions include:

  • 1500 hours total time
  • 300 hours multi-engine command (>500 preferred)
  • Australian CPL (A) or ATPL (A) ‘frozen’ or issued
  • Current MEA Instrument Rating
  • CASA Class 1 Aviation Medical Certificate
  • Type rating (DHC8) required
  • Experience on type (DHC8) is highly desirable
 

Recruitment and Selection Process
The Company adopts a robust and professional approach to recruitment and selection in order to attract and appoint individuals with the necessary skills and attributes to fulfill our aims and support our business goals.
If you would like to join our team of dedicated Pilots and be rewarded with a stimulating career in aviation, please complete the Skytrans Pilot Recruitment Application Form and forward your resume and cover letter addressing the position requirements to: careers@skytrans.com.au
All applicants who apply for a position with either Company will receive an immediate acknowledgement of their application. Applications will be kept on record for three months. If you wish to submit your details again after this time, please do not hesitate to do so. When vacancies do become available, the recruitment team will invite short listed candidates to attend a recruitment day.
Applicants invited to complete this next stage of the selection process will be required to travel to Cairns to complete a face to face interview, simulation assessment and flight testing. All costs associated with travel and accommodation must be met by the applicant.
Thank you for your interest in our organisation. We wish you every success with your application.

Applications that do not meet these eligibility requirements will not be considered.

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