Team: Operational Control

Salary: Excellent

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Hours Per Week: 40 Hours

Operations Control Apprentice, based at Low Fare Finder House in Leeds Bradford Airport. & Jet2holidays have an outstanding opportunity to start your airline career in our Operations Control team as an Operations Control Apprentice.

Working within our Operations Control Centre, the Operations Control Apprentice will be supported through an 18-month apprenticeship scheme to learn all the planning, operational, logistical and regulatory elements required to deliver our award-winning flying operation.

What will you do in the role?

The Operations Control Apprentice will contribute to a proactive and safe approach to flying operations with attention to weather, aircraft serviceability, crewing status, air traffic flow management and other potential problems that may have an adverse effect on our flying operation, initiating swift recovery actions whenever necessary.

Through a combination of on-the-job training and workshop learning, you will receive extensive training across airline operations, including:
  • Flight Planning & ATC
  • Meteorology
  • Crew Flight Time Limitations
  • Aircraft Maintenance Activities
  • Customer Communications
  • Ground Operations
  • Aviation Systems
  • Safety
  • Incidents & Emergencies
  • Dangerous Goods
  • Aviation Security
What are the key skills / experience you’ll already have?

On successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will gain a formal aviation qualification by achieving a Level 3 Ground Operations Specialist Apprenticeship in Flight Operations which is approved by the institute for Apprenticeships. We are looking for an individual who:
  • Is genuinely passionate about airline operations
  • Has a positive and forward-thinking attitude
  • Takes a customer focused approach
  • Is prepared to make a significant commitment to their own development and career
To take advantage of this fantastic opportunity, the minimum entry level required is GCSE English and Maths, Grade 4-9 (A*-C) or equivalent.

This role will involve office-based shift work including nights therefore, only those individuals aged 18+ are eligible to apply.

What can we offer you?

We have been recognised as one of the Top 50 Best Places to Work in the UK on Glassdoor and offer our valued colleagues a range of benefits including: -
  • Competitive salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 26 days holiday entitlement per annum (plus bank holidays)
  • 3 x salary life assurance
  • Generous Discretionary Profit Share Scheme
  • Colleague discounts on Jet2holidays and holidays and flights
  • Share Save scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Annual pay review
  • Many retail discounts on – travel and leisure, health, and wellbeing, eating out, shopping and lifestyle
We offer an excellent remuneration package with fantastic opportunities for progression in a growing business.

This is a great opportunity to be part of an exciting, forward-thinking business. We operate scheduled leisure flights to holiday destinations in the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands and to European Leisure Cities from our 10 UK bases.

Help us to send our all-important customers on holiday with and Jet2holidays!!

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