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Position Objective - Essendon Airport

Sharp Airlines is committed to providing competitive air services throughout South East Australia. For three decades Sharp Airlines has built a culture based on service and innovation: we listen to customers, encourage initiative, look for opportunities, invest in training and development and cultivate new ideas.

We are seeking to employ an individual who not only has the qualifications, personal attributes and skills required, but who also has a proven ability within the industry. We wish to engage a professional to represent Sharp Airlines to our clients and customers.

The successful applicant(s) will be required to work in our Operations Centre at Essendon Airport. Typical work hours are 6:00am-2:00pm or 1:00pm-9:00pm with the availability for weekend and after hours work where required. Our Operations Department is responsible for managing up to 15 Aircraft and 50 personnel on a 24/7 basis.

Remuneration is subject to experience and length of commitment. Sharp Airlines is willing to negotiate with potential applicants.

Minimum Requirements

  • Previous aviation experience in Operations, Ground Handling or Logistics
  • Capable of holding an Australian Security Identification Card (ASIC)


Key Responsibilities

  • Able to work accurately and neatly
  • Excellent presentation and a pleasant manner
  • Sound organisational skills
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Can work under pressure and meet critical deadlines
  • Ability to work on any day of the week if required
  • Ability to present a professional image for the organisation
  • Can deal competently with customers and problems they encounter


Position Description

  • Quoting, coordination and implementation of charter flights
  • Design, implementation and monitoring of schedules
  • Rostering of pilots in accordance with the provisions of the regulations or applicable exemptions
  • Dissemination of rosters to all flight crew and senior management staff
  • Compliance with respect to the company's recent experience requirements, including dissemination of notices to Aircrew
  • Maintenance and upkeep of flight and duty times of all flight crew
  • Ensuring crew accommodation is organised as required for overnights
  • Ensure crew meals are organised as required
  • Always seeking to improve the way Sharp Airlines functions to ensure the most efficient and effective economical practices at all times
  • Take part in the Sharp Airlines performance management system
  • Perform other lawful tasks as required by the company


Assisting the Continued Airworthiness Manager with the following tasks:

  • Co-ordination and scheduling of maintenance with the Maintenance Controller
  • Aircraft of Ground (AOG) follow up and effect of changed utilisation
  • Trend Data Entry
  • Spectrometric Oil Analysis Program (S.O.A.P) administration
  • Aircraft Maintenance Logs & Deferred Defect Logs
  • Original documentation collation, filing and archiving


Coordinating disruption management with affected flights/passenger in the following manner, but not limited to:

  • Notifying affected ports of delays/disruptions
  • Liaising with the company Ground Agents with regard to notification of schedule and aircraft changes and other related issues
  • Coordinating with the maintenance hotline representative to recieve advice on maintenance matters
  • Informing company personnel of disruption IAW communication sheet/checklist
  • Advising passengers of the delay and expected time frames
  • Decision making based on time frames as to whether or not we look at alternative means to transport the passengers
  • Make arrangements for alternative travel, i.e. charter or bus transfers
  • Make arrangements when required to accommodate passengers
  • Ensuring economic factors are taken into account when organising the previous two points



Applications to be emailed to:

Chief Pilot/Managing Director - Malcolm Sharp

Email: ms@sharpairlines.com.au

For further information please call: Malcolm Sharp 0419 874 535

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