Head of Training & Checking

Located at Perth Airport, Maroomba Airlines operates a fleet of Dash 8 aircraft servicing a diverse group of valued clients. Established in 1985 we are one of Perth’s longest established privately held Charter companies and enjoy an enviable reputation as a quality aviation provider.

An opportunity exists for an experienced and professional individual to take up the position of Head of Training and Checking (HOTC).

This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a well-respected and professional organisation offering great working conditions and a flexible approach to achieving a good work/life balance.

We are looking for an experienced and professional candidate who takes pride in their work and wants to be part of an outstanding team.

You will be joining a group of dedicated colleagues who aspire to be leaders in their fields and strive to exceed our customers’ expectations.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Head of Training & Checking is responsible for the standards of all Flight and Cabin Crew and the development and implementation of training (initial & recurrent) programs within the Company fleet that ensure and promote safe operations in compliance with CASA Regulations and Company policies and procedures. The HOTC reports to the Head of Flying Operations (HOFO) and is responsible for:

• Promote a positive Safety Culture in the company and ensure that no disciplinary action will be taken against any staff member for reporting errors, safety deficiencies, hazards, accidents and incidents.

• Encourage staff to report errors, safety deficiencies, hazards, accidents and incidents.

• Communicate, with visible endorsement, the safety policy, goals and objectives to all staff.

• Safely manage the training and checking activities of the company for the company’s flight crew.

• Ensure that the Company complies with each provision of the civil aviation legislation that relates to the qualifications, training or checking of the operator’s flight crew.

• Report to the head of flying operations on the Company’s compliance with the civil aviation legislation that relates to the qualifications, training or checking of the Company’s flight crew

• Ensure that training and checking of flight crew conducted by or for the operator is conducted in accordance with our expositions

• Set and maintain flight standards for all pilots and flight crew check and training staff

• Set and maintain operating standards for all cabin crew and cabin check and training staff

• Review the performance of the Training and Checking Organisation.

• In consultation with the HOFO, select and appoint Training and Checking staff.

• Conduct internal incident or accident investigations as requested by the SQM.

Essential Criteria

• Sufficient experience and qualifications to hold the CASA approved HOTC position.

• Previous Instructor/Examiner or equivalent experience.

• Hold an ATPL, current multi-engine Command Instrument Rating and valid class 1 medical.

• Have sufficient safety and regulatory knowledge to enable the company to conduct air transport operations safely and compliantly.

• Excellent verbal communication and written skills with strong attention to detail.

• Work well within a team environment.

• Have at least 500 hours flight time on a Dash 8 aircraft or similar type.

• Have at least 6 months experience in the conduct or management of air operations conducted under an AOC.

• Have sufficient safety and regulatory knowledge to enable the company to conduct air transport operations safety and in accordance with this exposition

• Holds or able to hold an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC).

• Training and Checking experience in a Part 121 or Part 141 / 142 organisation.

• Demonstrable skills and ability to provide a customer focused service.

• The successful applicant will be required to be approved by CASA prior to commencing in the role.

• Comply with the Part 121 key personnel requirements for the Head of Checking and Training.

Desirable Criteria

Dash 8 Type Rating, Held HOTC or equivalent role previously

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

How to apply

Send your Cover Letter and Resume to: hr@maroomba.com.au

Kurtis Zuchkan (Head of Flight Operations)
Apply online

Closing date

Wednesday, 31 July 2024

Work type

Full time


Perth, WA


Maroomba Airlines