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									             Information Pack
Position Title:               Air Traffic Control (ATC)
                              Supervisor/Training Officer

Job Reference Number:         AF/33735

Position APS Level:           Executive Level 1

Position Locations:           Nowra NSW, Richmond NSW,
                              East Sale VIC, Oakey QLD

Salary:                       $88,019 - $99,285 (plus super)

Positions:                    Several

Employment Status:            Ongoing

Security Level:               Negative Vetting 1

Group:                        Air Force

Division:                     Surveillance and Response Group

Branch:                       44 Wing
                              Mr David Bailey
Contact Officer:
                              (02) 4034 7009
                              david.bailey1@defence.gov.au

Closing Date:                 5:00pm (AEDT), Thursday 3 March 2011



             One APS Career…Thousands of Opportunities
       About this Information Pack

This information pack provides useful material regarding the role that you are
applying for and further advice to guide you with your application.


       Position Description

44 Wing is the Defence Air Traffic Control (ATC) organisation established to
provide the safe, orderly and expeditious flow of air traffic at Defence
operated aerodromes. Air Traffic Controllers are responsible for preventing
aircraft collisions by providing control and advice to aircraft in the air and on
the ground.

The positions at Nowra, East Sale and Oakey will operate in the Tower and
Approach environment and the positions at Richmond will operate in the
Tower-only environment. All positions are responsible for the control of
aircraft, management of airspace, coordination of emergency response and
the operation of ATC equipment. These positions also include the delivery of
ATC on-the-job training and ATC supervision.

Note: These positions have additional engagement and employment
conditions, which are included in this information pack. Applicants are
encouraged to familiarise themselves with these additional conditions. Shift
work and overtime may also be required in this role. A number of Air Force
bases operate with reduced activity over the Christmas period. In the event
of reduced activity, the successful applicant may be required to utilise some
form of leave for the duration of this period, excluding mandated stand-down
provisions.

Further enquiries about the position can be made to the Contact Officer.


       Duty Statement

All duties are to be performed in accordance with the Australian Air
Publication 8132.003 (Air Traffic Control Organisation and Administration)
within the Tower and Approach or Tower-only environment (dependant on
location).

1.     Perform the duties associated with the delivery of an Air Traffic Control
       (ATC) service including the:
       a.    control of aircraft and vehicles utilising a computer-based ATC
             system;
       b.    management of airspace and airfield environment;
       c.    management and coordination of emergency response;
       d.    maintenance of documentation; and
      e.     management of serviceability of facilities and equipment.

2.    Perform the role of ATC Supervisor within the Tower and Approach or
      Tower-only environment.

3.    Perform the role of ATC Training Officer.

4.    Perform ATC associated secondary duties as directed.


      Selection Criteria

Selection criteria are based on the capabilities and performance behaviours of
the Defence Leadership Framework. Applicants, when preparing their
application, are encouraged to review the Defence Leadership Framework
available on the Defence internet website at
http://www.defence.gov.au/publications/DLFBooklet.pdf

Applicants should address each of the selection criteria and provide examples
which demonstrate their ability to perform the duties of the position.

When you include an example, you should explain:
   Your personal role in the task
   The methods you used
   Any barriers you were able to overcome and
   The outcome.

PLEASE NOTE: Each selection criteria response has a word limit of 400.

1.   Demonstrated knowledge, skill and experience in applying the principles
     and practices of Air Traffic Control (ATC).

2.   Demonstrated knowledge, skill and experience in applying the principles
     and practices of ATC training.

3.   Demonstrated ability to apply supervision techniques and methodologies
     in an ATC environment.

4.   Demonstrated ability to competently operate computer-based ATC
     systems.

5.   Demonstrated ability to lead, develop and motivate a team to achieve a
     range of outcomes in a high pressure environment.

6.   Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and liaise with clients and
     colleagues at all levels.
         Qualifications / Experience Requirements

        Must hold an Australian Air Traffic Control licence with endorsements
         in Aerodrome Control and Approach Control or Aerodrome
         Control only, depending on location (or PH112, Air Traffic Control
         Record of Training and Proficiency with appropriate Tower and
         Approach or Tower-only endorsements) and

        Maintain a Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) Class 3 medical
         certificate standard.

Applicants who meet the above mentioned qualifications, but who have not
held the required endorsements in an Australian Defence environment or
have not held the required endorsements within the last three years will have
their application evaluated by a Training Assessment Panel in order to assess
and advise on the training requirements that would be applicable to each
individual applicant. The training requirements as determined by the Training
Assessment Panel will be taken into account by the Delegate as part of the
selection process.


         Training Requirements

Successful applicants may be required to attend the School of Air Traffic
Control (SATC), located at RAAF Base East Sale Victoria, for knowledge and
skills assessment followed by refresher training as determined by the SATC.
Failure to complete this training to the required level of performance, and
within the prescribed timeframe may result in termination of employment.

Training Pathways

As determined by the Training Assessment Panel, a successful applicant
may:

1.       Start on-the-job training program immediately at the relevant
         employment location

         or

2.       Be required to attend the School of Air Traffic Control (SATC) located
         at East Sale Victoria, for knowledge and skills assessment followed by
         refresher training as determined by the SATC. Once refresher training
         at SATC is successfully completed, on-the-job training will commence
         at relevant employment location.

Following the successful completion of the relevant training program/s (SATC
and/or on-the-job) employees will need to obtain the required ATC
endorsements at the relevant employment location. Failure to obtain, or loss
of, the required ATC endorsements at location, to the ATC Supervisor and
Training Officer level within the prescribed timeframe may result in termination
of employment.


      Employment Agreement

Terms of the Engagement
The successful candidate for the position noted in this Information Pack will
be employed under the Public Service Act 1999.

Remuneration Package
In accordance with Defence Enterprise Collective Agreement 2009 (DECA) the
successful candidate can expect to receive an attractive remuneration package
with a salary within the range noted on the front page of this Information Pack
and superannuation paid in accordance with legislative requirements.


      Defence Values

Defence has a framework of values that reflects the long traditions and
distinctive identities of the three Services and the APS. They underpin our
corporate culture and contribute to achieving organisational goals. The
Defence values – Professionalism, Loyalty, Integrity, Courage, Innovation and
Teamwork (PLICIT) – have been formulated as a unifying factor across all
facets of Defence. The Defence values work alongside the APS Values and
the values of each of the single Services. They form the basis of the
behaviours expected of all our people and leaders (both APS and ADF) in
Defence.

Professionalism     Striving for excellence in everything we do.

Loyalty             Being committed to each other, our leaders and the
                    organisation.

Integrity           Doing what is right.

Courage             The strength of character to do what is right – extending
                    to both courage of convictions (moral courage) and
                    courage in harm's way (physical courage).

Innovation          Actively looking for better ways of doing business.

Teamwork            Working together with respect, trust and a sense of
                    collective purpose.
      To Submit Your Application

Defence Current APS Vacancies are detailed on our APS Careers @ Defence
Website – http://www.defence.gov.au/apscareers/

We recommend you start your application on e-Recruitment as soon as
possible. It is best to complete your application in Microsoft Word then copy,
paste and save each selection criteria into the system. For further instructions
on how to apply online please reference the Applicant User Guide.

All Defence job applications are to be submitted through the online application
system, prior to the closing date. For ease of reference internet café locations
can be found on our APS Careers @ Defence website. Applicants who need
to submit their application in a different format, or who are unable to apply
online, will need to email or phone the Contact Officer 24 hours prior to the
vacancy closing date.

Only in exceptional circumstances is a vacancy able to be extended.
Applicants who require an extension must contact the Contact Officer 24
hours prior to the vacancy closing date.

PLEASE NOTE: APS Careers @ Defence is for job seekers only. We do not
accept unsolicited resumes or applications from recruitment agencies and/or
search firms and will not pay fees to any such organisations unless arranged
with the provider prior to advertising the vacancy.


      Withdrawing an application

If you have submitted an application, but no longer wish to be considered for
the position, you need to withdraw your application online.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you withdraw your application you will be unable to re-
submit it or submit another application for this vacancy.
For more information on withdrawing your application via the APS Careers @
Defence e-recruitment system, please refer to our Applicant User Guide.

If you withdraw your application after the closing date, please inform the
Contact Officer through the phone number and/or email address on the front
page of this Information Pack.


      Selection Process

Defence recruit staff based on merit, which means that from a field of
applicants, we need to select the best person for the job. To do this we
compare and weigh-up the skills, experience and abilities of each applicant.
We use different tools and techniques, such as written applications, interviews
and/or work sample tests, to collect the evidence we need to make a merit-
based decision. Details on our selection process can be accessed via the
APS Careers @ Defence website.

For additional information on preparing your application and addressing
selection criteria refer to the ‘Cracking the Code’ publication located on the
Australian Public Service Commission website.

The range and nature of work in Defence requires a workforce that reflects
our diverse society. We welcome applications from Indigenous Australians,
people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with
disability. We are committed to providing an environment that values diversity
and supports all staff to reach their full potential. Defence will consider all
requests for reasonable adjustment for people with disabilities to assist in the
application process and if successful, the inherent requirements of the
position. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated
in order to participate in an interview or assessment centre please inform the
contact person listed above.

For confidential advice contact equityadvice@defence.gov.au.

Merit List
A Merit List may be created from the list of suitable applicants which may be
used to fill similar position/s in the event a position/s becomes vacant within
the 12 months from gazettal date of this position.


       Eligibility

Please be aware if you are considering employment within the Defence
organisation in a Safety Sensitive Aviation Activity you are advised that you
are required to perform free from the effects of drugs or alcohol and may be
subject to drug and alcohol testing. A history of drug or alcohol misuse may
disqualify you from employment within a role requiring the performance of a
Safety Sensitive Aviation Activity.

Please note that these positions require the performance of a SAFETY
SENSITIVE AVIATION ACTIVITY.

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements before formal
engagement within the Air Traffic Control Structure:

      Must hold an Australian Air Traffic Control licence with endorsements
       in Aerodrome Control and Approach Control or Aerodrome
       Control only, depending on location (or PH112 Air Traffic Control
       Record of Training and Proficiency with appropriate Tower and
       Approach or Tower-only endorsements); and
          Hold, or successfully obtain, a CASA Class 3 medical certificate
           standard.

Employment with the Department of Defence is subject to conditions
prescribed within the Public Service Act 1999.

Citizenship - To be eligible for employment with Defence, applicants must be
an Australian citizen. Only in exceptional circumstances can this requirement
be waived.

Health Assessment – The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a
medical examination conducted by the Department’s preferred medical
provider.

Security Clearance - The preferred applicant will be required to successfully
undergo the security clearance vetting process at a specified clearance level.
The preferred applicant MUST be willing to disclose all relevant and required
information.

The preferred applicant MUST have lived in Australia, or have a checkable
background, for at least the preceding:

           Five years for BASELINE clearances, or
            Ten years for NEGATIVE VETTING 1 / NEGATIVE VETTING 2 or
           TOP SECRET POSITIVE VETTING clearances.
Please note that the security clearance level required for this position can be
found on the front page of this Information Pack.

More information on the security clearance process is available on the
Australian Government Security Vetting Agency (AGSVA) website.

Additional Employment Conditions:

These positions are subject to a number of additional Conditions of
Employment. Loss of identified qualifications or the inability to meet
employment conditions at any time during engagement or employment in this
position may result in termination of employment or reassignment to other
duties in the Department of Defence.

Applicants must:

          Obtain and maintain Air Traffic Control endorsements in the required
           elements to the Air Traffic Control Supervisor and Training Officer
           level. Endorsements must be obtained within 6 months for the Tower-
           only environment or within 12 months for the Tower and Approach
           environments;
   Obtain and maintain a Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) Class 3
    medical certificate standard; and

   These roles are deemed a Safety Sensitive Aviation Activity, and as
    such employees performing Air Traffic Control duties are required to
    perform free from the effects of drugs or alcohol and may be subject to
    drug and alcohol testing throughout their employment.


                   Thank you for your interest

                      Department of Defence

								
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