Air Traffic Control Officer

Air Traffic Control Officer Norwich, England

Norwich Airport Limited
Full Time Norwich, England 68386 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description


To provide aerodrome and radar approach control at Norwich Airport in accordance with Manual of Air Traffic Services Parts 1 and 2, the Air Navigation Order and the Aerodrome Manual.


The Air Traffic Control Department is situated in the Control Tower on the North side of the Airport and is accessed via the A1270, also known as the NDR.


The post holder will be required to operate and make decisions in accordance with the valid ratings and current unit endorsements contained within their Air Traffic Controllers Licence.

The postholder will be responsible for the supervision of the Air Traffic Services Assistants and for the training of Air Traffic Controllers to unit endorsement standard in accordance with the Unit Training Plan (subject to the holding of an OJTI licence endorsement and being accredited as an OJTI at the unit).


To provide aerodrome control

To provide radar approach control

To provide flight information services

To formulate and ensure despatch of METARs

To ensure that information is processed and disseminated to relevant departments (both internal and external) however received.

e.g. (i) meteorological information

(ii) flight plan information

(iii) NOTAMS


(v) any general information relevant to the safe and efficient operation of the ATC department and the Airports’ organisations

6. To provide supervision of the Air Traffic Control Assistants.

7. To undertake any other task commensurate with the responsibilities and level of this post as reasonably requested.


As directed by the Air Traffic Services Manager, Senior Air Traffic Control Officer or the Unit Training Officer.

As detailed in the MATS Part 2 and the Aerodrome Manual.

39 hours per week averaged over a twelve-month period.


Qualifications / Education

a. A current Air Traffic Controller’s Licence issued by the Civil Aviation Authority, containing a current medical certificate (CAA Class 3) and the following valid ratings:

(i) Aerodrome Control Instrument (ADI)

(ii) Approach Control Surveillance (APS)

b. ICAO English Language Proficiency Certificate at Level 5 or higher

c. Be able to obtain a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Check

d. Provision of employment history and references for previous 5 years

Specialist Training

a) May be available if required.


Experience of working in a complex visual circuit, integrating visual and radar traffic; control of vehicular traffic on the airfield and monitoring maintenance and engineering teams on the airfield.

Preferably 2 years minimum experience as a valid radar and tower controller, experience of working in Class D and Class G airspace preferred.

Previous experience as an OJTI is desirable, but not essential.

A current Certificate of Competence in Meteorological Observing

Supervisory/managerial experience within an ATC environment is also desirable.

Single rated ATCO applications will also be considered.

If you are interested and would like further information please send in your CV and by the closing date.

Closing date for applications: 19th March 2023. We reserve the right to remove this vacancy prior to the closing date.

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Up to £68,385.79 per year


  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking


  • Day shift


  • Aerodrome Control Instrument (ADI) (required)
  • Approach Control Surveillance (APS) (required)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 19/03/2023

Air Traffic Control Officer
Norwich Airport Limited

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