Air Traffic Control Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Air Traffic Control Officer on the isles of Scilly. 

Applicants must hold a current UK/CAA licence with both Aerodrome and Approach procedural control ratings with a minimum of 2 years validated experience. Ideally experience should include working in remote or offshore locations with experience in a busy mixed traffic environment.

A current EU Class 3 Medical Certificate is also required. A MET Observers Certificate advantageous.

The ATCO will work under the general direction of the ATS & Airport Manager to assist in fulfilling the necessary statutory functions in order to permit the safe operation of public transport and other flights at St Mary’s Airport.

St Mary’s Airport currently operates six days a week with the prospect of seven days a week operation in the future.

Housing will be provided for rental for the successful candidate along with a relocation package.


Thinking of working for the Council of the Isles of Scilly? Here are just some of the benefits which we are able to offer to our employees:

·         Eye care voucher scheme

·         Cycle To Work Scheme

·         Defined benefit pension scheme

·         Training and Development opportunities

·         Family friendly leave, pay and working arrangements

·         Generous Holiday allowance

·         A free confidential and impartial counselling service

For an informal discussion please telephone Russ Schild on (01720) 424561 or email


Business Unit: 
Infrastructure and Planning
Full Time - Permanent
37 per week
£38,052 - £42,806 per annum plus £5000 Market supplement per annum
Closing Date: 
Thursday, 28 February, 2019 - 1pm
Application Pack: 
Additional Information: 

Application Form
Advertisement Monitoring
Equal Opportunities Monitoring
Guidance Notes
Isles of Scilly Information Sheet
Job Applicant Privacy Notice
Recruitment and Selection Policy

Please submit completed applications to or:
HR Officer
Council of the Isles of Scilly
Town Hall
St Mary's
Isles of Scilly
TR21 0NA

Please note that canvassing of Members or Officers will disqualify you from consideration.

If you require this application pack in an alternative language, in larger text, Braille, easy read or in an audio format, please email or telephone 0300 1234 105.