Aircraft Support Officer – Melbourne

Rex is looking for energised and reliable individuals to join our team as an Aircraft Support Officer, based at Melbourne Airport.If you’re excited about aviation, then you’ll love getting up close and personal with our diverse aircraft fleet.Join our Rex team now and enjoy many benefits like:Full on-the-job and upskill training provided – no previous experience is neededRex Group Staff travel and flight benefitsStaff discounts incl. Health Clubs and HotelsCareer development opportunities (from Bagroom, Team Leader, Line Trainer, Leading Hands, Ramp Coordinator etc. – the sky is the limit for opportunities at Rex)Competitive rotational shift roster with overtime availability and shift swap flexibilityStaff car parking and full uniform will be providedAbout the roleWe are currently recruiting for Aircraft Support Officers to join our team at Rex in part-time capacity. An Aircraft Support Officer is primary responsibility to ensure efficient and smooth operations on the ground to facilitate the safe and timely departure and arrival of aircraft. The position will operate under the supervision of the Ramp Leading Hand.Duties and responsibilitiesPerform various aircraft handling tasks, including marshalling aircraft and ensuring the safe movement coordination of aircraft on the groundHold Safety as a core valueAssist in the loading and unloading of baggage and cargoEnsure proper handling, sorting, and delivery of baggage to the designated areas while adhering to safety and security proceduresSupport ramp operations, such as the positioning of ground support equipment, waste cart, and potable water activities.Operate and maintain ground handling equipment, such as tugs, loaders, and belt loaders. Collaborate effectively with colleagues, supervisors, pilots, and other airport personnel to ensure efficient operations. Key Selection Criteria:Previous experience in aviation or in a similar role is desirable but not mandatoryHighly motivated and interested in being part of a small and talented teamHold or be able to obtain Aviation Security Identity Card (ASIC)Hold a Current Driver’s Licence and have the ability to hold an Airport authority to drive airside license (ADA)Ability to work in a team environment and a commitment to on time performancePhysical fitness and ability to lift heavy objects and work in outdoor environmentsFlexibility to work in shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays Positive and professional attitude, well organisedExcellent communication and interpersonal skills.About usRex is Australia’s largest independent regional and domestic airline operating a diverse fleet of aircrafts to more than 50 destinations throughout all states in Australia. In addition to the airline Rex, the Rex Group comprises wholly owned subsidiaries Pel-Air Aviation (air freight, aeromedical and charter operator), the Australian Airline Pilot Academy, and propeller maintenance organisation, Australian Aerospace Propeller Maintenance. Rex is also a shareholder of National Jet Express (NJE), a premier Fly-In-Fly-Out (FIFO), charter and freight operator.To Apply:If you are interested in this position, please submit your application with an updated copy of your resume and answer the screening questions relevant to the role. AUD Melbourne 3000

Aircraft Support Officer - Melbourne

Rex is looking for energised and reliable individuals to join our team as an Aircraft Support Officer, based at Melbourne Airport.

If you’re excited about aviation, then you’ll love getting up close and personal with our diverse aircraft fleet.

Join our Rex team now and enjoy many benefits like:

  • Full on-the-job and upskill training provided – no previous experience is needed
  • Rex Group Staff travel and flight benefits
  • Staff discounts incl. Health Clubs and Hotels
  • Career development opportunities (from Bagroom, Team Leader, Line Trainer, Leading Hands, Ramp Coordinator etc. – the sky is the limit for opportunities at Rex)
  • Competitive rotational shift roster with overtime availability and shift swap flexibility
  • Staff car parking and full uniform will be provided

About the role

We are currently recruiting for Aircraft Support Officers to join our team at Rex in part-time capacity. An Aircraft Support Officer is primary responsibility to ensure efficient and smooth operations on the ground to facilitate the safe and timely departure and arrival of aircraft. The position will operate under the supervision of the Ramp Leading Hand.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Perform various aircraft handling tasks, including marshalling aircraft and ensuring the safe movement coordination of aircraft on the ground
  • Hold Safety as a core value
  • Assist in the loading and unloading of baggage and cargo
  • Ensure proper handling, sorting, and delivery of baggage to the designated areas while adhering to safety and security procedures
  • Support ramp operations, such as the positioning of ground support equipment, waste cart, and potable water activities.
  • Operate and maintain ground handling equipment, such as tugs, loaders, and belt loaders. 
  • Collaborate effectively with colleagues, supervisors, pilots, and other airport personnel to ensure efficient operations. 

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Previous experience in aviation or in a similar role is desirable but not mandatory
  • Highly motivated and interested in being part of a small and talented team
  • Hold or be able to obtain Aviation Security Identity Card (ASIC)
  • Hold a Current Driver’s Licence and have the ability to hold an Airport authority to drive airside license (ADA)
  • Ability to work in a team environment and a commitment to on time performance
  • Physical fitness and ability to lift heavy objects and work in outdoor environments
  • Flexibility to work in shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays Positive and professional attitude, well organised
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

About us

Rex is Australia’s largest independent regional and domestic airline operating a diverse fleet of aircrafts to more than 50 destinations throughout all states in Australia. In addition to the airline Rex, the Rex Group comprises wholly owned subsidiaries Pel-Air Aviation (air freight, aeromedical and charter operator), the Australian Airline Pilot Academy, and propeller maintenance organisation, Australian Aerospace Propeller Maintenance. Rex is also a shareholder of National Jet Express (NJE), a premier Fly-In-Fly-Out (FIFO), charter and freight operator.

To Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application with an updated copy of your resume and answer the screening questions relevant to the role.

  • Posted Date 08 Jul 2024
  • Location Melbourne
    VIC / Australia
  • Industry Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type Part Time
  • Salary Not provided