Trainee Air Traffic Control Officer

Highlands and Islands Airport Ltd. is one of the largest Air Navigation Service Provider in the UK with operations at 11 Scottish Airports. We have an amazing opportunity for you to join us to train as an Air Traffic Control Officer (ATCO).

Wick John O’Groats Airport
- Training £30,918 progressing to £45,073
- Once Quailified £50,511 progressing to £61,959
This position also attracts a 12.5% Shift Allowance, Meteorological Observer Allowance of £1,513 per annum and Weekend Allowance.

Start the process by asking yourself if you have the prerequisite skill set to pass a specialised
selection test, do you have:

• Excellent spatial awareness
• Strong visual-motor coordination
• Strong memory skills
• Capacity to multi-task
• Excellent communication skills
• A strong sense of team spirit
• The ability to remain calm under pressure


You must be:
• At least 18 years of age on or before the closing date for applications
• Able to pass the strict medical criteria set down by the UK Civil Aviation Authority.
• Available on all the dates set out in the online applicant information.

In return we offer a sponsored training package, excellent salary and allowances, generous annual leave entitlement, a company pension, and an employee assistance programme which both you and your family can use.

We welcome applications from previously qualified, or part-qualified, ATCOs.

Vist our careers site today at for more information and to apply online.

Closing date for applicants is midnight on 23 June 2024

Please note that the company is currently undertaking a job evaluation project including pay
and grading systems. All salaries are subject to review through the process.

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