Airservices is Australia's air navigation service provider - we provide air traffic control, aviation rescue and fire fighting and air navigation services.

Senior Instrument Flight Procedure Designer

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Work type: Full time permanent
Location: VIC, ACT, Various
Categories: Safety, Technology, Aviation

The Organisation

Airservices is a government owned organisation providing safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible services to the aviation industry.
Each year we manage over four million aircraft movements carrying more than 156 million passengers, and provide air navigation services across 11 per cent of the world’s airspace.
Airservices has two major operating centres in Melbourne and Brisbane and a corporate office in Canberra. We operate 29 air traffic control towers at international and regional airports, and provide aviation rescue fire fighting services at 26 Australian airports.

The Role

As a Senior Instrument Flight Procedure (IFP) Designer within the Operational Standards Unit you will assist the Flight Path Design Manager to ensure the provision of instrument flight path development, implementation and maintenance services in support of safe, efficient and environmentally responsible Air Navigation Services (ANS). Work will be managed and delivered in compliance with ICAO, CASA and Airservices technical and safety standards.

You are an integral part of the Operational Standards Unit in a regulated high-performing and accountable team; and continue to contribute towards delivering Airservices’ record of Safety, Environmental, WHS, and regulatory compliance excellence.

The Person

The ideal candidate will possess a high level of IFP design expertise and experience, across both conventional and satellite-based ICAO Doc 8168 design principles, supplemented by extensive professional experience within the aviation industry, perhaps gained during a former career as a Safety Regulator, Air Traffic Control Officer or Commercial pilot.

The person in this role will have good personable skills, be well presented, courteous and respectful in their dealings with other staff, internal and external stakeholders.

Candidates must have the right to reside and work in Australia and be eligible for issuance of Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC) with airside access.

Skills and Experience

The successful applicant will have:

  • Relevant qualifications and experience in IFP design in accordance with ICAO Doc 8168 – PANS-OPS. The qualifications and experience must meet the requirements of CASA MOS 173, 3.1.2
  • Advanced knowledge of CASA rules and ICAO SARP relevant to IFP design and publication
  • A good understanding of the principles of operation of modern ground, airborne and space based navigation systems and their use in instrument flight operations
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver work on time and on budget
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong inter-personal skills and the ability to lead others
  • Experience with CAD software is desirable, preferably Bentley Microstation
  • Experience with dedicated IFP design software is advantageous

Please see the link below to view the full Position Description:

Download File ASA8 - Senior Instrument Flight Procedure Designer - PD.pdf

Should you require any further information please contact Obrad Puskarica via email at

How to Apply

To apply for this position please lodge an application online via the “apply link”, completing the application form and attaching your resume and a cover letter

Applications close 11.55pm (AEST) Thursday 31st May 2018

Please refer to the security check requirements successful applicants will be required to undertake as part of the recruitment process.

Airservices is a government owned corporation providing the aviation industry with services such as air traffic control, navigation facilities and aviation rescue and fire fighting.

Airservices values social and cultural diversity and is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and the provision of a safe and healthy work environment.

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