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Senior Technical Standards Specialist

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Work type: Full Time Permanent
Location: QLD, Various
Categories: Aviation, Senior Management

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

This role will organise and set the work program for a team of technical specialists and work with subject matter experts and regulatory bodies to review, inform and understand regulatory changes including ICAO and CASA. Where required you will be expected to champion regulatory changes required by the organisation.

We have a highly positive and collaborative team culture, working closely with Airservices business groups to address challenges and implement fit for purpose solutions to ensure effective compliance controls.

People enjoy working in the Technical Standards team because of our friendly work environment, practical approach, and opportunities to work across a diverse range of technology disciplines and locations around Australia.  

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

Download File PD - Senior Technical Standards Specialist.pdf

The Person

As the Senior Technical Standards Specialist, you will ensure the Technology Management System (TMS) and Part 171 Operations Manual design and application enables efficient and effective technical change management, system management and competency management requirements. You and the team will focus on continual improvement, which may require changes in the design of the TMS, gaining optimisation for Airservices in a complex technical environment, whilst aligning to industry standards. The design will meet our regulatory and legislative obligations, industry standards and competency frameworks. You will educate, communicate and maintain the framework and standards documents, gaining organisational understanding and uptake.  

The successful applicant will have:

  • Ability to understand, design and apply organisational frameworks;
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct stakeholder management and consultation;
  • Superior communication skills (written and oral);
  • Experience in understanding and developing processes and procedures;
  • Exception research and analysis skills with ability to translate technical and legislative information to a variety of stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated high level of business process management to develop and implement solutions that align and support strategic objectives;
  • Possession of  relevant tertiary qualifications and industry certifications;

Should you require any further information please contact Michelle Petersen on

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 permanent resident as an Australian Government Baseline Security Clearance 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.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please lodge an application online via the “apply link” attaching your resume and a cover letter outlining your skills and experience and how they relate to this role.

Applications close 11.55 pm (AEST) Wednesday 26 January, 2022.

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