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Senior Technical Officer (Shift Support)

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Work type: Full Time Permanent
Location: NSW
Categories: Technology

  • Opportunity to work in the Australian Aviation Industry
  • Located in Sydney
  • Full time permanent opportunity


The Organisation

Airservices Australia is a government-owned organisation responsible for the safe and efficient management of 11% of the world’s airspace and provision of aviation rescue fire fighting services at Australia’s busiest airports.

Our people are our greatest asset with a dynamic and diverse team operating from locations across the country - from bustling cities to regional and remote locations, including an island. This team keep Australia’s aviation industry safe every day of the year, both in the air and on the ground.

We connect people with their world safely – linking family and friends, generating economic activity, creating jobs, and facilitating trade and tourism.

Airservices is committed to fostering a culture that is diverse, inclusive, and respectful.  We encourage motivated individuals who love what they do, value a service first mindset and embrace a challenge to explore a career with Airservices. In return you will be a valued team member, be offered flexibility and experience a meaningful career in an exciting, ever-evolving aviation industry.


The Role & The Team

As part of the wider team this role is responsible for monitoring, maintaining and installation of critical Communication, Navigation, Surveillance and Infrastructure (CNSI) and Air Traffic Management (ATM) assets that support Air Traffic Control (ATC) and Aviation Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) operations.

Provide high level technical leadership and support to the Team Leader in the leading and development of a specialist team to maintain CNSI and ATM assets that support ATC and ARFF operations.

You will be required to:

  • Provide technical leadership for the activities of a specialist 24/7 shift team installing and maintaining CNSI and ATM systems 
  • Management of team maintenance activities
  • Coaching, mentoring and developing team members within the wider team
  • Coordinate with the Team Leader and/or CSDO CNSI Manager to manage internal and external relationships
  • Implementation of enterprise governance systems and policies, including safety, environmental, work health and safety, risk and compliance
  • Support and establish methods of work and work standards and monitor the completion of work ensuring adherence to legislated and CASA regulations


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

Download File Senior Technical Officer (CNSI)- PD .pdf


The Person

The successful applicant will have:

  • Ability to successfully contribute to strategic change and improvement in a large, complex organisation
  • Ability to think critically and objectively when considering options for resolving complex problems.
  • Ability to draw key insights from data and use these to guide decision making
  • Operational and technical excellence
  • Communication and leadership skills
  • Diploma of Technology in one or more of the following:
  • Radio engineering
  • Communications engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Electronic engineering
  • Computer science
  • Information technology or Qualifications equivalent to the above
  • The ability to obtain an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC)
  • Australian Citizenship (requirement for ASIC)
  • Australian Drivers Licence


Airservices Australia is a diverse and inclusive employer that recognises the benefits of having a workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. We encourage applications from diverse groups including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.


Security Clearance

 To be eligible to apply, you must be an Australian Citizen or a Permanent resident as an ASIC is required for this role. Please refer to the security check requirements successful applicants will be required to undertake as part of the recruitment process.


Should you require any further information please contact Neethu Steven- TA Advisor at


How to Apply

To apply for this position please lodge an application online before Applications close 11.55 pm (AEST) 6th February 2022.

Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Application close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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