Deputy Crew Manager

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Cranfield, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 07 Oct 2023

Organisation: Cranfield Airport Operations Limited
School/Department: Cranfield Airport Operations Limited
Based at: Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work: 40 hours per week - worked to an agreed shift pattern that will include weekend working
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £36,750 per annum based on qualifications and experience
Posted Date: 18/09/2023
Apply by: 07/10/2023
Documents: 4646 - Deputy Crew Manager.pdf
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Role Description

As RFFS/Ops Deputy Crew Manager at Cranfield Airport, you will be an integral part of the management team and play a key role in the strategies relating to equipment, resources, training and the future development of the service. You will assist to manage a crew within the RFFS on site, ensuring that they remain in a constant state of readiness and are able to respond to any report incidents as needed. In addition you will aid the Crew Manager organise day to day operations that would include the completion of Airport Ops, testing equipment, fire drills, fitness activities and taking responsibility for training records.

In addition you will work on an agreed rota to support a wider range of essential operational functions to ensure ongoing efficiency and continuous improvement of the business these include but are not limited to Wildlife Management, Aerodrome Inspection Duties, Operations.

Cranfield Airport is focused on achieving high levels of customer satisfaction and therefore it is essential that you can demonstrate the required level of professionalism and a commitment to client care. In addition you will need show that you can adopt a flexible attitude to work, possess well-developed communication skills and that you have the ability to work effectively within a closely knit team environment.

To meet the requirements of this role you must have a full valid UK driving licence, be medically fit and able to meet the required fitness standards for Fire Fighters and be willing to undertake regular theoretical and practical training.

Previous aviation fire-fighting experience (Civil Aviation Authority - CAA approved certification) is essential, an LGV2 Licence would be beneficial. We are looking for someone who has had significant previous experience of working within an operational role in the Fire Service. Please refer to section 5 of the Job Description for further details of the person we are looking for.

Please note you will be required to pass a fitness test and undertake relevant skills\aptitude tests as part of the selection process.

For an informal discussion, please contact Filippo Pragliola, Fire Service Manager  on (T); +44 (0)1234 75 8154 or (E);

Apply online now at  or contact us for further details on (E); . Please quote reference number 4646.

Closing date for receipt of applications:  7 October 2023

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