Airspace Regulator (Environment)

Job Title: Airspace Regulator (Environment)
Location: Gatwick
Category: AAA
Type: Permanent (would consider a job share)
Salary: £50-65k depending on skills and relevant experience
Reference #: VN1978
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Job Description

The Role

This role will undertake assessments of the environmental impacts of airspace change proposals submitted to the CAA, principally in terms of noise, local air quality and climate change. The post holder is required to produce objective assessments of the environmental advantages and disadvantages of each proposed airspace change, and to set out their conclusions in reports that form a key part of the CAA’s transparent decision-making process.

About you

The successful candidate will possess an excellent understanding of UK airspace (including the CAA’s Airspace Change Process), air traffic operations, aircraft performance and developments in the aviation industry.  A comprehensive knowledge of the CAA’s regulatory role, strategic plan and responsibilities is also essential.

They will also possess a good knowledge of the key environmental impacts of aviation – noise, local air quality and climate change – and the strategies and actions to mitigate these along with methods of environmental assessment and relevant current legislation. In addition, they will have experience of data analysis, ideally in relation to acoustics and noise effects.

The successful candidate will be flexible, committed, customer-focused and able to work under pressure. We are looking for a team player with a willingness to embrace new working methods, tackle a job and get it done.

Strong interpersonal skills to deal tactfully, diplomatically and authoritatively with people at all levels, together with strong verbal and written communication skills.

Additional Information

In 2019, we will be relocating some of our teams in London to a newer and more vibrant workplace in Canary Wharf. This is part our commitment to supporting more flexible and smarter ways of working.  This particular role will be based in Aviation House, Gatwick, once the office move has been completed.

Interview Date: 1st and 2nd August 2018

Working with us

We offer a range of fantastic benefits such as flexible working arrangements, 28 days annual leave, and a competitive pension scheme.

The CAA is committed to smarter working arrangements and will consider all applications.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition. The CAA embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.

Closing Date: 22nd July 2018

This position is now closed and no longer accepting applications.

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