Network Operations Controller

At Airnorth we are more than just a business, we’re also part of the social and economic fabric of Northern Australia, and vital to many of our clients. The symbiotic relationship between our people, our clients and the communities makes us truly different. Airnorth has been mastering Australia’s northern skies for over 40 years. Remaining true to our Territory roots, our headquarters lies in Darwin, complimented by a newly acquired Perth base employing over 225 staff across administration and operations. At Airnorth, we are a family and we care for our employees,

Reporting to the Network Operations Manager, Network Operations Controllers are responsible for coordinating the day to day delivery of Airnorth’s flight schedule and ensuring efficient use of aircraft, people and other resources. Network Operations Controllers mitigate operational disruption risk, evaluate options and implement recovery plans considering commercial and operational factors to minimising the impact on our customers, cost and revenue loss.

The role involves 7-day shift work including early starts and late finishes.


  • Passion for problem solving, works well under pressure and has a demonstrated commitment to safety.
  • Organised and efficient
  • Excellent communicator with a calm approach towards ever-changing operational requirements including flight schedules and crewing of flights.


  • Experience in the aviation industry, preferably within a Network Operations and/or Ground Operations role, demonstrating an understanding of RPT and charter practices
  • A knowledge of operational and aircrew regulations and limitations, meteorology, flight planning and/or load control is an advantage.


At Airnorth, we are a family, we care for our employees and offer a flexible workplace. Our core values are Safety, Integrity, Passion, Teamwork, and Progress.

Airnorth also offers a range of employee benefits including discounts on domestic and international travel, cruise line discounts, health insurance, gym memberships and an employee assistance program.

To apply for this position, you must have the legal right to live and work in Australia, as shortlisting will commence immediately, we reserve the right to close this position earlier than stated.

How to apply

Apply via Seek link below

Apply online

Closing date

Friday, 31 May 2024

Work type

Part time


Darwin, NT